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Gaslight (1995)

Written by Patrick Hamilton
Directed by Colin Burring
5 – 10 June 1995

This classic Victorian thriller was first produced in 1935. Jack Manningham is slowly, deliberately driving his wife, Bella, insane. He has almost succeeded when help arrives in the form of a former detective, Rough, who believes Manningham to be a thief and murderer. Aided by Bella, Rough proves Manningham’s true identity and finally Bella achieves a few moments of sweet revenge for the suffering inflicted on her.


Mrs Manningham – Christine Angell
Mr Manningham – Paul Wharton
Elizabeth – Betty Miller
Nancy – Joanne Dunham
Rough – John Hart
Rough’s Friends – Eric White, Matt Stevens, Roger Butler


Stage Manager – Eric White
Deputy Stage Manager – Matt Stevens
Assistant Stage Manager – Carol Butler
Properties – Pam Horner
Lighting – Ian Humphreys
Sound – Mark Woodham
Wardrobe – Margaret Ball
Set Design – Colin Burring
Set Construction – Eric White, Matt Stevens, Bob Gritton, Roger Butler, Len Huntley, Bill Brookes, Ray Watts, Mark Woodham
Photography – John Midlane
Foyer Display – Joanne Dunham
Wallpaper Designs – Sylvia Hogg
Moulding Sculptures – Becky IMS
Costumes – Bustles and Breeches