Jekyll and Hyde cast announced

Following a round of excellent auditions, we have the cast for our October production of Jekyll and Hyde.

Once again, we are pleased to welcome some new members to the stage. They will perform alongside some familiar faces.

  • Dr Jekyll/Edward Hyde – Jesse McKewan
  • Poole, the butler – Greg Gale
  • Hilda, the parlour maid/housekeeper – Shelley Brownlee
  • Charlotte, the maid – Kitty Jans
  • Celestine – Marie Wendlin
  • Dr Lanyon, her Uncle – Rob Smith
  • Utterson, the lawyer – Eric Taylor
  • Penny, Hyde’s woman – Sam Kay-Oliver

Stephen Gaskell, director and chair of the commitee, said: “Thank you to everyone who took the time to audition. The standard was exceptionally high and it was a difficult decision to make.

“I’m pleased to be directing some of our longstanding members again, and excited to begin working with people who are new to the Players. With their help, this production will continue our recent success.”

We are now looking for off stage volunteers. If you are interested in any of the following roles, please let us know.

  • Stage manager
  • Stage design and build
  • Audio visual
  • Props
  • Costume
  • Make up
  • Front of house

Jekyll and Hyde by Leonard Caddy is an adaptation of the well known Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Our three performances are on 26-28 October, and tickets will be available nearer the time.

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