Dido, Queen of Carthage (2013)

Video © Gavin Birkett, used by permission of the author

DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE

by Christopher Marlowe

Directed by Perry Mills

Music by Benjamin Britten

dido-poster

Poster by David Troughton

 

CAST

Gods
Jupiter: Will Lindsay
Hermes: Pascal Vogiaridis
Ganymede: Nick Jones
CupidJoe Pocknell

Goddesses
Venus: David Fairbairn
Juno: Hamish de Nett

Trojans
Aeneas: Barnaby Bos
Ascanius: Charlie Waters
Achates: Ben Clarke
Ilioneus: Fred Barnes
Cloanthus: Kieran Pope
Sergestus: James Williams

Carthaginians

Dido: Daniel Wilkinson
Anna: George Hodson
Nurse: James Wilkinson

Lord: Oliver Lloyd

Iarbus: Finlay Hatch

Trojan sailors, Carthaginian lords, attendants, waiters, choirboys, gymnasts. P.E. teachers: Patrick Ellis; Dominic Ellis; Jack Hawkins; Ben Clarke; Alistair Campbell; Joshua Danks-Smith; Samuel Bridges; Joseph Woodman

 

PRODUCTION TEAMS

Technical Assistants: Lawrence Woodward; Tim Beswick; Charles James-Pemberton

Costumes: Amanda Wood

Make-up and Wigs: Hamish de Nett; Joshua Danks-Smith

Props: Louisa Nightingale

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Musical Director: Andrew Henderson

Percussion: Matthew Jones

Stage Manager: Felix Marot

Design and Construction: David Troughton

Producers: Richard Pearson and Mark Ellis

Director: Perry Mills

 

Friday 20th September 2013: Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon

Saturday 21st September 2013: Great Hall, Christ Church College, Oxford

 

Click here to read a review by Dr Brett D. Hirsch of the University of Western Australia.

Related link: review of Dido, Queen of Carthage by Helen Osborne in Marlowe Society of America Newsletter (Vol. 33, No. 2, Spring 2014)

Related link: audience reaction to Dido, Queen of Carthage

 

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