Twelfth Night

Dramaten

By William Shakespeare

 

 

This production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on 14th April 1983 and played in repertoire there until January 1984.  It then transferred to the Barbican Theatre in London, opening on 16th August 1984 and played in repertoire there until 19th March 1985.

Awards

Oliviers

1984

Actress of the Year in a Revival – Zoë Wanamaker for the role of Viola in Twelfth Night at the RSC Barbican.

Actor of the Year in a Supporting Role – Richard O’Callaghan for the role of Feste in Twelfth Night at the RSC Barbican (Nomination)

 

CREATIVE TEAM

Director - John Caird
Designer - Robin Don
Costumes - Alix Stone
Lighting - David Hersey
Music - Ilona Sekacz
Sound - John A. Leonard
Fights Direction - Malcolm Ransom
Company Voice Work - Cicely Berry
Assisant Director – Jeremy Bell

Stage Manager – Rachel Whitteridge
Deputy Stage Manager – Gail Berryman
Assistant Stage Manager – Peter Miller

Twelfth Night

CAST

The Duke of Illyria’s Household
Orsino – Miles Anderson
Valentine – Griffith Jones
Curio – Cyril Nri
A Lord – Paul Spence

First Officer – Jeremy Wilkin
Second Officer – Paul Clayton
Third Officer – Simon Treves
Fourth Officer – Peter Lemon

Viola – Zoë Wanamaker
Sea Captain - Jeremy Wilkin
Sailors – Simon Treves/Jeffrey Robert

The Countess Olivia’s Household
Olivia – Sarah Berger
Sir Toby Belch – John Thaw
Sir Andrew Aguecheek – Daniel Massey
Maria – Gemma Jones
Malvolio – Emrys James
Feste – Richard O’Callaghan
Fabian – Stanley Page
Sir Topas – Stanley Dawson
Lady in Waiting – Caroline Harris
Maids – Selina Carey-Jones/Victoria Wicks

Sebastian – Nigel Cooke
Antonio – Graham Sinclair

Musicians
To be posted.

Photos by Donald Cooper
Poster and Programme designed by The Drawing Room

Barbican Revival Cast

The Duke of Illyria’s Household
Orsino – Miles Anderson
Valentine – Griffith Jones
Curio – Derek Smee
A Lord – Paul Spence

First Officer – Jeremy Wilkin
Second Officer – Paul Clayton
Third Officer – Roger Hyams
Fourth Officer – Jeffrey Robert

Viola – Zoë Wanamaker
Sea Captain - Jeremy Wilkin
Sailors - Roger Hyams/Jeffrey Robert

The Countess Olivia’s Household
Olivia – Joanne Pearce
Sir Toby Belch – Stephen Moore
Sir Andrew Aguecheek – Daniel Massey
Maria – Gemma Jones
Malvolio – Emrys James
Feste – Richard O’Callaghan
Fabian – Stanley Page
Sir Topas – Stanley Dawson
Lady in Waiting – Caroline Harris
Maids – Sheridan Ball/Denica Fairman

Sebastian – Nigel Cooke
Antonio – Graham Sinclair

Musicians
Richard Brown – Music Director/Keyboards
Christopher Lacey – Flute
Victor Slaymark – Clarinet
Brian Newman – Horn
Duncan Hollowood – Horn
Tony McVey – Percussion
Wilfred Gibson - Violin
John Francis – Violin
Andrea Hess – Cello