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Pentecost

#Pentecost

by David Edgar

Director - Anna Ledwich

Associate Director - Rachel Heyburn

Set and Costume - Bex Kemp

Accent Coach - Elspeth Morrison

Voice Coach - Annie Morrison

Costume Supervisor - Hannah McMahon-Major

Company Manager / Touring Producer - Joe O'Neill

Production Supervisor / Tour Manager - Matt Bushell

Wardrobe Mistress Derby - Hanne Talbot

BA (Hons) Acting (Musical Theatre) Course Leader - Wendy Gadian

Senior Lecturer in Acting - Vesna Stanojevic

Thanks To - Stig Evans, Orange Tree Theatre Richmond, Toby Mendes-Huston and Sam Booker of Hangman & Metalman, Winston Matthews of Kettners

Venue - Webber Douglas Studio at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

This production is dedicated to the memory of Petrus Bertschinger, 1961 – 2015, Production Tutor at Central and Theatre Consultant. A friend to all who worked with him, he is much missed by his colleagues and students.

Synopsis

Eastern Europe 1994. A fresco is unearthed in an abandoned church by a local curator. Its discovery threatens to revolutionise the history of Western Art. She calls on a British scholar to corroborate her discovery, but unwittingly ignites a dramatic struggle when representatives from the world of art history, religion and politics descend upon the church to stake their claim. Amid the mounting hostilities the unexpected arrival of a group of refugees sets events spiralling toward an explosive climax.

"One of those rare works that makes you want to climb onto rooftops about its merits... Funny, frightening and deeply moving." - Daily Telegraph

Winner of the 1995 Evening Standard Award for Best New Play.

By arrangement with Nick Hern Books. Pentecost image: Getty Images / Richard Nebesky.

Also at: Guildhall Theatre, Derby LIVE, 26th-27th November 2015

Cast

Oliver Davenport - Luke MacLeod

Gabriella Pecs - Ruby Campbell

Teenage Girl / Tunu - Susan Taylor

Toni Newsome - Natasha Culley

Swedish Man / Nico - Aaron Bannister- Davies

FR Peter Karolyi - Tom Babbage

FR Sergei Bojovic - Ryan Heenan

Pusbas / Marina - Helana Muir

Mikhail Czaba / Abdul - Daniel Egerton

Czaba’s Secretary / Cleopatra - Rebecca Daltry

Leo Katz - John James Gulliford

Anna Jedlikova - Kate Prior

Police Woman / Fatima - Tiffany Parker

Raif / First Solider - Alec Porter

Antonio / Second Solider - Jamie Coles

Amira - Holly Sumpton

Yasmin - Jessica Joslin

Grigoria Kolorenkno - Sophie Delin

Production Team

Production Manager - Tyler Cole-Holmes

Stage Manager - Megan Williams

Technical Stage Manager - Matt Owen

Deputy Stage Manager - Rachel Robertson

Assistant Stage Managers - Elaina Waterhouse, Kieran Watson

Lighting Designer - Simen Aashiem

Chief Electrician - Lars Davidson

Deputy Chief Electrician / Programmer - Joe Crossley

Sound Designer - Bethany Taylor

Production Engineer - Dan Harmer

Scenic Artist - Sam Piper

HOD Props - Jessica Dickinson

Props Maker - Miles Ascough

Wardrobe Mistress - Eloise Geffryes

Dressers - Rhiannon Harrison Bird, Kate Peters

Booking

Box Office

Monday to Friday: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Saturday: 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Sunday: Closed
Additional opening on performance nights: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Telephone: 020 7722 8183
Email: boxoffice@cssd.ac.uk

Tickets should be collected 15 minutes prior to the start of the performance. Latecomers may not be admitted until there is a suitable break.

About The Show

Approximate running time: two and a half hours including an interval.

Please ensure that all mobile phones and pagers are switched off. Video and audio recording and flash photography are not permitted. No food or drink is allowed in the performance space.

Venue Location

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Eton Avenue
London NW3 3HY

Event price

£10 / £5 concessions / Complimentary tickets: industry and associated professionals

Event dates

18 Nov 2015 - 7:30pm

19 Nov 2015 - 7:30pm

20 Nov 2015 - 2:30pm

20 Nov 2015 - 7:30pm

21 Nov 2015 - 2:30pm

21 Nov 2015 - 7:30pm