ROBINSON CRUSOE

Offenbach

Opera della Luna 1994
Iford festival 2004

Original cast (English Players):

Sir William Crusoe MICHAEL LESSITER
Lady Deborah Crusoe JAMES BIDDLECOMBE
Robinson BRUCE EVANS
Edwina NICOLA SHARKEY
Toby RICHARD GAUNTLETT
Suzanne HARRIET NEAVE
Friday MICHAEL SAMUEL
JimCocks JAMES BIDDLECOMBE
Will Atkins MICHAEL LESSITER

Conductor JOHN GIBBONS
Costume Designer KATHARINE RICHARDS
Set Designer JEFF CLARKE

Iford production:

Sir William Crusoe JOHN FERNON
Lady Deborah Crusoe SIMON BUTTERISS
Robinson OLIVER WHITE
Edwina VICTORIA JOYCE
Toby HARRY NICOLL
Suzanne ROSEMARY ASHE
Friday SANI MULLIAUMASSIALI’I
JimCocks SIMON BUTTERISS
Will Atkins JOHN FERNON

Conductor JOHN GIBBONS
Costume Designer
RAYMOND CHILDE
Set Designer CATHERINE DEVEREL


“Offenbach pokes huge fun at religion in this piece and Jeff Clarke’s witty translation underlines why Robinson is a headstrong tearaway before he is a castaway.”
THE GUARDIAN 2004