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Troilus and Cressida

By William Shakespeare

RSC

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 3rd August 1976

Aldwych Theatre, London, 13th September 1977


Stratford
London
Helen
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Agamemnon
Ivan Beavis
Nestor
Norman Tyrrell
Ulysses
Tony Church
Menelaus
Jacob Witkin
Martin Read
Ajax
Brian Coburn
Achilles
Robin Ellis
Paul Shelley
Patroclus
Paul Moriarty
Diomedes
Paul Shelley
Hilton McRae
Diomede’s Servant
Kim Begley
Calchas
Clyde Pollitt
Thersites
John Nettles
Prologue
David Lyon or   John Nettles or  Keith Taylor or Jacob Witkin
John Nettles
Priam
Dennis Clinton
Hector
Michael Pennington
Paris
Richard Durden
Helenus
Paul Whitworth
Paul Wagar
Deiphobus
Peter Woodward
Kevin O’Shea
Margarelon
David Lyon
Alfred Molina
Troilus
Mike Gwilym
Aeneas
Nickolas Grace
Antenor
Leonard Preston
Rod Culbertson
Pandarus
David Waller
Paris’ Servant
Richard Griffiths
Kim Begley
Alexander
Paul Brooke
Alan Cody
Cressida
Francesca Annis
Cassandra
Barbara Shelley
Carmen Du Sautoy
Andromache
Meg Davies
Avril Carson
Trojans, Greeks, Myrmidons
Richard Griffiths
Kim Begley
Pippa Guard
Alan Cody
Greg Hicks
Rod Culbertson
David Lyon
Alfred Molina
Clyde Pollitt
Kevin O’Shea
Leonard Preston
Clyde Pollitt
Keith Taylor
Paul Wager
Frances Viner
Christopher  Whitehouse
Paul Whitworth
Peter Woodward
Director
John Barton & Barry Kyle
Designer
Chris Dyer
Music
Guy Woolfenden
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