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Princess Ascending

Princess Ascending
Written by Norman Holland
Directed by David Maun, assisted by Jacky Maun
15 – 20 May 1989

Follows the course of English history from Lady Jane Grey, through Queen Mary, to Elizabeth I through the eyes of four ladies in waiting.


Emma – Shelley Nottage
Rose – Polly Owen
Margaret – Joanna Lovell
Nell – Alison Salway
Lady Jane Grey – Jaqui Rand
Queen Mary – Pauline Ellard
Kate Ashley – Margaret Baird
Princess Elizabeth – Jacqueline Medhurst
Jane the Fool – Jeannie McCullough
Lady Alicia Mordaunt – Carol Butler
Lady Harriet Scrope – Linda Jeffries
Zuleika Daniels – Mollie Watts
The Commons of England – The Audience


Stage Manager – Bill Watts
Set Design and Construction – Graham Peters
Prompt – Elsie Bate
Costumes – Carole Bramall
Lighting – Dennis Kingshott, Alan Hunt and Brian Rumble
Sound – Tom Bramall
Guitar – Graham Peters

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