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Cressida archiveIt is the early 1630s and women in England are barred from the stage. In the sleazily glamorous world of London theatre, actor John Shank trains talented young boys to play female roles. When the theatre company that Shank invests in goes under and leaves him up to his eyes in debt, his only hope of escaping bankruptcy is to find a new star. Enter an unlikely 14-year-old wannabe, Stephen Hammerton.

Creatives/Company

Author: Nicholas Wright

Archive listings for Cressida

Work type: Play.

T68961947

Presented byTring Park School for the Performing Arts. Director David Newell.
27 Feb 18General, General :: V1275
listing details L1687227202

T0469949010

Producer LAMDA.
21 Oct 11The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere :: V191
listing details L1953000833

T01723876287

World premiere. Gambon's first appearance with the Almeida.Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Paul Pyant. Sound Fergus O'Hare. Music Richard Sisson. Sound Fergus O'Hare. Performer Michael Gambon (John Shank). Performer Daniel Brocklebank. Performer Anthony Calf. Performer Lee Ingleby. Performer Charles Kay. Performer Michael Legge. Performer Malcolm Sinclair.
24 Mar 00 to 10 Jun 00Noel Coward Theatre, West End :: V380
listing details L01606236185

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