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The Gift of the Gorgon

By Peter Shaffer

RSC

The Pit, Barbican Centre, London, 3rd December 1992

Wyndhams Theatre, London, 23rd March 1993


Edward Damson
Michael Pennington
Helen Damson
Judi Dench
Philip
Jeremy Northam
Damsinki
Michael Poole
Jarvis
Edward Jewesbury
Katina
Helen Blatch
Mary
Lucy Bayler
Else
Ella Kenion
Jo-Beth
Lesley McGuire
Other parts played by
Paul Lacoux
Simon Packham
Director
Peter Hall
Designer
John Gunter
Music
Judith Weir
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