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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers
Adapted by Rob Ballard from the novel
Additional material by Andrew Parmley and Kevin Fraser
Music by Andrew Parmley
Directed by Kevin Fraser
25 September – 2 October 1993

A musical play adapted from the famous novel.


Dumas – John Summers
D’Artagnan – Matt Hawes
D’Artagnan’s Father – John Midlane
D’Artagnan’s Mother – Jean Midlane
D’Artagnan’s Lovers – Dawn Leese, Nikki Butler, Clare Berrecloth
Cardinal’s Guards – Eric White, Phill Pain, Brian White, Malcolm Giles, Martin Apsey, Michael Bate
Berou – Richard Apsey
Comte de Rochefort – Ian Giles
Henchman 1 – Richard Apsey
Henchman 2 – Eric White
Milady de Winter – Jane Ghost
Porthos – Vernon Leese
Athos-Comte de la Fere – Philip Vander Gucht
Aramis – Paul Wharton
Verac – Graham Frosdick
M. de Treville – Tony Bate
Messenger – John Midlane
Jussac – Michael Bate
Comte de Cahusec – Brian White
Ron – John Midlane
King Louis XIII – Graham Frosdick
La Chesnaye – Phill Pain
Cardinal Richlieu – John Summmers
Queen Anne of Austria – Joanne Dunham
Constance Bonancieux – Michelle Pearl
Jacques Bonancieux – Tony Bate
Duke of Buckingham – Phill Pain
The Torturers – John Midlane, Eric White
The Tortured – Martin Apsey
Hostess at Inn – Jean Midlane
Host at Inn – John Midlane
Bandits – Martin Apsey, Malcolm Giles, Graham Frosdick
English Guard – John Midlane
Thomas Felton – Michael Bate
Lord Greystoke – Brian White
Various Courtiers, Cardinals, Guards, King’s Musketeers, serving wenches, sailors and the Mob! – The Company


Assistant Director – Pat Summers
Musical Director – Andrew Parmley
Fight Master – Brian Richardson
Keyboards – Andrew Parmley
Woodwind – Alison Shipp
Drums – Malcolm Ball
Set Design – Graeme Horner
Set Construction – Bob Gritton, Polly Owen and the Muskahounds
Lighting Design – Dennis Kingshott
Stage Manager – Joanna Winterbourne
Assistant Stage Manager – Nikki Horner
Sound – Andrew Hunt
Properties – Elsie Bate, Janice White, Nikki Butler, Clare Berrecloth, Dawn Leese
Costumes – Yvonne Pearl, Kevin Fraser
Hair and Wigs – Diane Frosdick, Yvonne Pearl, with thanks to Chris Angell
Photographs – John Midlane