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Abbey Shakespeare Players 2017: Richard II


Richard II, King of England Matthew Bellwood
Queen, Richard's wife Kathryn Daw
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, Richard's uncle Richard Carwardine
Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford, Gaunt's son Joe Kao
Duke of York, Richard's uncle Richard Mitchley
Duchess of York Georgina Ferry
Duke of Aumerle, York's son Oscar Stafford
Duchess of Gloucester, widow of Duke of Gloucester Linda Kirk
Earl of Northumberland Ian Wood
Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk John Holtorp
Duke of Surrey Phil Gerken
Bushy Ed Long
Bagot Joel Pearcey
Green Tony Shepherd
Bishop of Carlisle Geoffrey Summers
Abbot of Westminster Linda Kirk
Welsh Captain Richard Carwardine
Lord Ross Henry Morris
Lord Willoughby Simon Beattie
Lord Fitzwater Will Long
Heralds Ann Christys, Ann Shepherd
Gardener Richard Carwardine
Gardener's Man Gabriel Pearcey
Servant to the Duke of York Hermione Miltiadou
Groom of Richard's stable Felix Power
Lady, Bolingbroke's daughter Cosima Pearcey


Director Amy Levene
Composer Richard Morris
Lighting Designer & Technical Director David Long
Costumes Steph Ross
Musical Associate Henry Ward
Best Boy Dominic Hargreaves
Wardrobe Ann Shepherd
Props Penny Miltiadou
Publicity Design Daniel Clatworthy
Front of House Jane Hall, Janet Painter
Set Robert Fitzmartin & Henry VIII


Flute Eric Sheldon
Oboe Simon Denison
Clarinets Carwyn Thomas, Katy Lawrence
Bassoon Anne Startup
Trumpets Ben Richards, Dan Webster
Percussion Ann Christys, Oliver Llewellyn-Smith, Dan Webster
Keyboard Jean Smith
Singers Ann Christys, John Holtorp, Ed Long, Jane Morris, Ann Shepherd, Tony Shepherd