The Taming of the Shrew

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Cyfarwyddwyd gan Linda Kirk and members of the company

Such a mad marriage never was before.

This is a way to kill a wife with kindness.

The story of a headstrong, independent woman 'tamed' by a husband who loves her - but shows his love in unorthodox ways.


Christopher SlyClive Burgess
HostessFiona Fulton
LordBill Handley
HuntsmanCeri Jones
Serving WomanJenifer Carrick
PageEdward Long
Lucentio, a young gentleman of PisaAntony Bartlett
Tranio, his servantRichard Carwardine
Baptista Minola, a wealthy citizen of PaduaBill Handley
Katherina, his elder daughterTerry Ram
Bianca, his younger daughterGeorgina Ferry
Hortensio, suitor to BiancoCeri Jones
Gremio, wealthy old suitor to BiancaSimon Bainbridge
Biondello, Lucentio's servant boyEdward Long
Petruchio, gentleman of VeronaIan Wood
Grumio, his servantFiona Fulton
Servant to BaptistaCas Lewis
Curtis, servant in Petruchio's householdJenifer Carrick
Nathaniel, servantWilliam Long
Peter, servantMike Hall
TailorClive Burgess
HaberdasherBill Handley
PedantMike Hall
Vincentio, father to lucentioClive Burgess
OfficerCeri Jones
Widow, in love with HortensioJenifer Carrick


ProductionMembers of company with Linda Kirk
Music performed and selectedSteve Metcalfe
Lighting David Long
Costumes byKitty Burrows and Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds, Sheffield Staff Dramatic Society
Wardrobe and PropertiesJane Hall, Cas Lewis and Jean Latchem-Smith
BannerKate Hall
Poster DesignTheo Keuchel
Front of HouseJane Hall, Linda Kirk, Sue Gentle
SetRobert Fitzmartin & Henry VIII