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The Shoemaker's Holiday archiveRowland Lacy loves Rose Oatley but it's not going to work out. An aristocrat and a middle class girl aren't supposed to marry, not least because Rowland is a very bad boy and her parents really don't approve. When his father sends him to war to reform his ways, Rowland must take drastic action to avoid any chance of unnecessary personal injury and secretly pursue his love. He goes from riches to rags. Losing himself among the craftsmen of London he assumes the guise of a Dutch shoemaker (he learnt Dutch on his gap year of course) at the shop of the larger-than-life Simon Eyre and his wife Margery who are decidedly on their way from rags to riches. First performed at the Rose Theatre, July 1599. Marks the 400th anniversary of the play

Cast/Performers

Steven Black, John Brenner, Jennifer Burgess, Richard Burnip, Andy Hawthorne, Dennis Herdman, Hannah Jackson, Duncan Law, Barbara Muston, James Quarton, Philippe Spall, Harry Thompson, Jeremy Todd, Sally Woodfield

Creatives/Company

Author: Thomas Dekker
Company: Troupe and Comyns Carr
Director: Simon Purse
Design: Isobel Drury
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The Shoemaker's Holiday

The Shoemaker's Holiday (Play) production archive for QTIX code T467530416. Details of all The Shoemaker's Holiday archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1485717963

Archive Listings

30 Jun 99
to
17 Jul 99
Southwark Playhouse
Inner London
Greater London

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