• The Taming of the Shrew

    Production Notes

    This is a production of the play The Taming of the Shrew (by William Shakespeare) by Royal Shakespeare Company, 25th September 1973 (press night), at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.


    A Pedant Denis Holmes
    A Tailor John Abbott
    An Haberdasher Lloyd McGuire
    Baptista Derek Smith
    Bianca Louise Jameson
    Biondello Nickolas Grace
    Christopher Sly Sydney Bromley
    Curtis Robert Ashby
    Gremio Jeffery Dench
    Grumio Brian Glover
    Hortensio Anthony Pedley
    Hostess Annette Badland
    Katherina Susan Fleetwood
    Lucentio Peter Machin
    Petruchio Alan Bates
    Player John Abbott
    Player Robert Ashby
    Player Alan Bates
    Player Jeffery Dench
    Player Susan Fleetwood
    Player Brian Glover
    Player Nickolas Grace
    Player Denis Holmes
    Player Louise Jameson
    Player Peter Machin
    Player Colin Mayes
    Player Richard Mayes
    Player Lloyd McGuire
    Player Anthony Pedley
    Player Derek Smith
    Player David Suchet
    Player 1 Charles Keating
    The Thirdborough Gavin Campbell
    Tranio David Suchet
    Villager Ray Armstrong
    Villager Wilfred Grove
    Villager Catherine Kessler
    Villager Leon Tanner
    Villager Janet Whiteside
    Vincentio Richard Mayes
    Widow Janet Whiteside


    Designer Farrah
    Director Clifford Williams
    Light Designer John Bradley
    Music by Guy Woolfenden
    Playwright William Shakespeare
    Tumbling by B H Barry