THE TEMPEST

THE TEMPEST

by William Shakespeare, abridged by Rob Creer

On a distant island a man waits.

Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems.

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Rob Creer, assisted by Maggie Allsopp

CAST

Nobles

Alonso, King of Naples - Sue Bridgeman
Ferdinand, hos son - Matt Dunk
Sebastian, Alonso's brother - Paul Cragg
Gonzalo, an aged advisor - Andrew Stubbs
Adrianne, a young lord - Sammy Mountford
Antonio,Prospero's brother - Richard Cottle

Attendants

Stephano, Alonso's drunken butler - Nicky Shipton
Trinciulo, Alonso's sister - Kirsty Scott-Dyer
The ship's boatswain - Paul Milton

Islanders

Prospers, the wronged Duke of Milan - Simon Carney
Miranda, his daughter - Lara Craig
Caliban, the wretched son of Sycorax the witch - Ross Brown
Ariel, a spirit of the air - George Ball, Sammie Ball, Lin Bowden, Roisin Cabry, Melody Lewis, Charlotte Merrick & Sammy Mountford
Scyorax, a witch & mother of Caliban - Katie Salt

CREW

Stage Manager : Phil Lovell assisted by members of Sodbury Players
Music : Rich Painter
Costumes : Stage Style Costumes
Programmes & Tickets : Lin Bowden & FOSC
On the Gate : Gillian Wilcox and Members of Sodbury Players

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