By Edward Bulwer-Lytton

This National Theatre revival of Money opened at the Olivier theatre on 3rd June 1999 and played in repertoire throughout the following season.
The cast was drawn from an ensemble company that played in a number of different plays in that season’s repertoire, including Troilus & Cressida, Summerfolk, and Candide.

Production Photographs by Catherine Ashmore

Creative Team

Director John Caird
Designer Rob Howell
Lighting Designer Peter Mumford
Music Jonathan Dove
Sound Designer Fergus O’Hare
Movement Jane Gibson
Company Voice Work Patsy Rodenburg
Staff Director Stephen Wrentmore


Sir John Vesey Denis Quilley
Georgina Vesey, his daughter Sophie Okonedo
Lady Franklin, his sister Patricia Hodge
Charley, her son Thomas Brown-Lowe/Thomas Moll
Clara Douglas, her companion Victoria Hamilton
Alfred Evelyn, *a poor cousin to the Veseys, Sir John’s secretary* Simon Russell Beale
Sir Frederick Blount Simon Day
Lord Glossmore, *a parliamentary agent* Oliver Cotton
Benjamin Stout, *a political economist* Clive Rowe
Henry Graves, *executor to the late Mr Mordaunt* Roger Allam
Mr Sharp, *the lawyer* David Weston
Mr Patent, *a coachmaker* Jack James
Mr MacStucco, *an architect* Martin Chamberlain
Mr MacFinch, *a silversmith* David Arneil
Mrs Crimson, *a portrait painter* Myra Sands
Mr Grab, *a publisher* Robert Burt
Mr Kite, *a horse-dealer* Ruddy L Davis
Captain Dudley Smooth Jasper Britton
Old Member Michael Bryant
First Member Ruddy L Davis
Mr Tabouret, *an upholsterer* Jim Creighton
Toke, *butler to Evelyn* Charles Millham
*Officers, club members, waiters, servants and footmen* David Arneil, Robert Burt, Martin Chamberlain, Jim Creighton, Ruddy L Davis, Jack James, Liam McKenna, Charles Millham
*Maids and Housekeepers* Samantha Lavender, Elizabeth Renihan, Aislinn Sands


Music Director/Harpsichord Clive Williamson
Harmonium Irita Kutchmy
Trumpet Colin Rae
Cello Philip Taylor