A Play in 2 Acts

By Pam Gems

The world première of Stanley was at the National Theatre’s Cottesloe auditorium on 1st February 1996 and played in repertoire throughout the 1996 season.

It subsequently opened at the Circle in the Square theatre on Broadway on 20th February 1997 where it ran for a limited season until 27th April.

Creative Team

Director John Caird
Designer Tim Hatley
Lighting Peter Mumford
Music J.S.Bach *arranged* by Ilona Sekacz
Sound Freya Edwards
Dance Jane Gibson
Company Voice Work Patsy Rodenburg
Dialect Coach Jeanette Nelson
Stage Manager Angela Fairclough


Stanley Antony Sher
Hilda Deborah Findlay
Patricia Anna Chancellor
Dorothy Selina Cadell
Henry Pip Torrens
Gwen Nicola King
Augustus David Collings
Dudley Richard Howard
Elsie Stephanie Jacob
Mrs Carline Avril Elgar
Brian Nicholas Deigman/Daniel Forster-Smith
Tim Robbie Morton/Robert Smythson
Other parts played by members of the Company
Pianist/Keyboards Walter