The Herbal Bed archiveThe true (?) story of Shakespeare's daughter Susanna, being accused of having an affair with a married man. She sues for slander. But will her husband, John Hall discover what really happened one summer night in the herbal garden. Won Peter Whelan the Lloyds Private Banking Playwright of the Year award, 1997.


Author: Peter Whelan
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Archive listings for The Herbal Bed

Work type: Play.


Director Alison Cahill.
14 Jun 16 to 25 Jun 16Highbury Little Theatre, Sutton Coldfield :: V158
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Producer English Touring Theatre. Producer Rose Theatre Kingston. Producer Royal & Derngate. Director James Dacre. Design Jonathan Fensom. Lighting Malcolm Rippeth. Sound Becky Smith. Music Valgeir Sigurdsson. Director Gemma Hancock (casting director). Director Sam Stevenson (casting director). Design Jonathan Fensom. Lighting Malcolm Rippeth. Sound Becky Smith. Performer Emma Lowndes. Performer Charlotte Wakefield. Performer Philip Correia. Performer Patrick Driver. Performer Jonathan Guy Lewis. Performer Michael Mears. Performer Matt Whitchurch.
26 Apr 16 to 7 May 16Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
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19 Apr 16 to 23 Apr 16The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
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12 Apr 16 to 16 Apr 16Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
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30 Mar 16 to 2 Apr 16The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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22 Mar 16 to 26 Mar 16Theatre Royal, Brighton :: V657
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15 Mar 16 to 19 Mar 16Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
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8 Mar 16 to 12 Mar 16Everyman & Playhouse, Liverpool :: V535
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1 Mar 16 to 5 Mar 16Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
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5 Feb 16 to 27 Feb 16Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
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Presented byNew Venture Theatre. Director Tamsin Fraser.
20 Jun 14 to 28 Jun 14New Venture Theatre, Brighton :: V661
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Producer Salisbury Playhouse. Director Caroline Leslie. Design Ben Stones. Lighting Johanna Town. Music Dominic Haslam.
31 Jan 08 to 23 Feb 08Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
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Producer Bath Drama.
9 Nov 05 to 12 Nov 05The Rondo, Bath :: V855
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Company Shakespeare at Traquair.
18 Mar 05 to 19 Mar 05Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles :: V774625305
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Company Halifax Thespians. Director Richard Howe.
3 Aug 02 to 10 Aug 02The Playhouse, Halifax :: V971
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Company Richmond Shakespere Society. Director Mair Graham.
7 Nov 01 to 10 Nov 01Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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Company Colchester Theatre Group.
19 Sep 01 to 22 Sep 01Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
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Company Maddermarket Theatre Company.
28 Jun 01 to 7 Jul 01The Maddermarket, Norwich :: V71
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Company Banbury Cross Players.
2 May 01 to 5 May 01The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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2 May 00 to 5 May 00The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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Company Co-operative Arts Theatre.
23 Apr 01 to 28 Apr 01Arts Theatre, Nottingham :: V1174
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Company Tavistock Repertory Company. Director Zizi Sulkin.
25 Nov 00 to 2 Dec 00Tower Theatre, Outer London :: V249
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Company Questors Theatre.
16 Sep 00 to 23 Sep 00Questor's Theatre, Outer London :: V326
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Company Library TC. Director Chris Honer. Performer Francesca Ryan. Performer Richard Mayes. Performer Burn Gorman. Performer Michael Jenn. Performer Misha Drummond. Performer Georgia Houghton.
20 May 99 to 19 Jun 99Home Theatre, Manchester :: V1858052535
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Company Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).
15 Jun 98 to 20 Jun 98Hull New Theatre, Hull :: V934
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8 Jun 98 to 13 Jun 98The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
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4 May 98 to 9 May 98Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
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16 Mar 98 to 21 Mar 98Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
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Company Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Performer Raymond Bowers. Performer Robin McCaffrey. Performer Christopher Hunter. Performer Nina Sosanya. Performer Dermot Kerrigan. Performer Jason Hughes. Performer Christian Burgess. Director Michael Attenborough. Director Sean Holmes.
1 Jun 98 to 6 Jun 98Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
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18 May 98 to 23 May 98Fairfield Halls, Outer London :: V295
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12 May 98 to 16 May 98Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
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Design Robert Jones. Lighting Alan Burrett. Music Adrian Johnston. Director Michael Attenborough. Performer Raymond Bowers. Performer Kate Duchene. Performer Mick Ford. Performer Christopher Hunter. Performer Katy Odey. Performer Adrian Rawlins. Performer Daniel Ryan.
23 Mar 98 to 28 Mar 98Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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2 Mar 98 to 7 Mar 98Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V570
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23 Feb 98 to 28 Feb 98Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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10 Apr 97 to 4 Oct 97Duchess Theatre, West End :: V391
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Director Michael Attenborough. Performer Teresa Banham. Performer Joseph Fiennes.
9 Mar 98 to 14 Mar 98Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
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30 Oct 96 to 16 Jan 97The Pit, Barbican Centre, West End :: V372
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Other listings

15 Oct 11 to 22 Oct 11Chesil Theatre, Winchester :: V784
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27 Jun 02 to 6 Jul 02Crescent Theatre, Birmingham :: V144
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20 Apr 01 to 28 Apr 01The Barn Theatre Club, Welwyn :: V58
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26 Jan 01 to 3 Feb 01Abbey Theatre, St Albans :: V50
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8 May 96 to 30 Sep 96The Other Place, Stratford-Upon-Avon :: V137
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