Production Notes

This is a production of the play Hard Times by Ian Taylor (adapted from the Novel by Charles Dickens), 25th November – 22nd December 1975, at The Bristol Old Vic.


Louisa Gradgrind Louise Jameson
Josiah Bounderby Harold Innocent
Mrs. Sparsit Mary Griffiths
James Harthouse Malcolm Sinclair
Mr. Sleary Ronald Forfar
Mrs. Peglar Audrey Leybourne
Stephen Blackpool Jack Klaff
Rachal Jacqueline Morgan
Mrs. Gradgrind June Barrie
Tom Gradgrind Roger Davenport
Sissy Jupe Joan Moon
Bitzer John Telfer
Thomas Gradgrind Ronnie Stevens
Mill Workers, Circus Folk Jenny Bell, Dominic Letts, Rod Menzies, Timothy Turnbull


Lighting Designer David H. Cohen
Set Designer Fiona Mathers
Director Richard Cottrell