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The Winter's Tale


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Composed By: David Timson
Sung By: Alan Dudley
Sung By: Theresa Streatfeild
Sung By: David Timson
Sung By: Patience Tomlinson
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Leontes, King of: Ronald Pickup
Hermione, his wife: Hannah Gordon
Polixenes, King of: Gary Bond
Paulina: Barbara Jefford
Antigonus: Michael Gough
Camillo: Michael Spice
Autolycus a rogue: Derek Smith
the old shepherd: Cyril Luckham
the clown, his son: David Timson
Perdita, his daughter': Angela Pleasence
Florizel: Christopher Guard
Time: John Gielgud
Mamillius/Dorcus: Patience Tomlinson
Dion/Court officer: John Livesey
Archidamus/Cleomenes: Michael Tudor Barnes
Doctor/Servant: Spencer Banks
Pauline's steward: Alan Dudley
Emilia: Pauline Letts
Mopsa: Theresa Streatfeild
Lady: Jill Lidstone
First Lord/Mariner: Stephen Thorne
Gaoler/Rogeto: George Parsons
Lord/Shepherd's servant: Steve Hodson
Gentleman: Hugh Dickson
Shepherdess: Stella Forge

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