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Martin Guerre

Book: Alain Boubil & Claude-Michel Schönberg.
Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg. Lyrics: Edward Hardy.
Original French Text: Alain Boubil. Additional Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer & Alain Boubil.

Productions

Prince Edward Theatre, 1996

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Prince Edward Theatre
World Premiere: 10th July 1996
Director & Co-Adaptor: Declan Donnellan. Choreographer: Bob Avian.
Production Designer: Nick Ormerod. Lighting: David Hersey.
Sound: Andrew Bruce. Orchestrator: Jonathan Tunick.
Musical Supervisor: David White. Musical Director: David Charles Abell.
Associate Director: Ken Caswell. Associate Choreographer: Maggie Goodwin.
Resident Choreographer: Craig Revel Horwood. Fight Director: Terry King.

Cast lists
~July 1996
December 1996

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~July 1996 programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Arnaud Du ThilIain Glen
Bertrande De RolsJuliette Caton
GuillaumeJérôme Pradon
Martin GuerreMatt Rawle
BenoitMichael Matus
HortenseAnn Emery
ErnestineSheila Reid
CelestineJulia Sutton
Madame De RolsSusan Jane Tanner
Pierre GuerreMartin Turner
Father DominicMarcus Cunningham
Judge CorasPaul Leonard
AndreNathan Harmer
CatherineStephanie Putson
NotaryMichael Cahill
Villagers of ArtigatPaul Bailey
Villagers of ArtigatMichael Cahill
Villagers of ArtigatJames Corden
Villagers of ArtigatAmanda Courtney-Davies
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Ernestine
Alison Crowther
Villagers of ArtigatNicola Jane Filshie
Villagers of ArtigatEmma Flett
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Pierre Guerre
Alan Forrester
Villagers of ArtigatGeoffrey Garrett
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Arnaud Du Thil
Steven Houghton
Villagers of ArtigatSarah Ingram
Villagers of ArtigatNatasha Kellett
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Bertrande De Rols
Rebecca Lock
Villagers of ArtigatTania Mathurin
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Benoit
Craig Purnell
Villagers of ArtigatAdrian Sarple
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Hortense
Louisa Shaw
Villagers of ArtigatDavid Shelmerdine
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Celestine, Madame De Rols
Nicola Sloane
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Guillaume
John Stacey
Villagers of ArtigatSevan Stephan
Villagers of ArtigatDanny Teeson
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Martin Guerre
Sebastien Torkia
The Orchestra
Musical DirectorDavid Charles Abell
Deputy ConductorNick Davies
Violin 1Adrian Levine (Leader)
Violin 2Sue Briscoe
Violin 3Gwilym Hooson
Violin 4Bjorn Petersen
Violin 5Dermot Crehan
Violin 6Mark Pharoh
Violin 7Christina Emanuel
Viola 1Peter Collyer
Viola 2Jacky Woods
Cello 1Ferenc Szucs
Cello 2Sue Sutherley
Double BassAllen Walley
Flute/Piccolo/Alto FluteKathleen Stevenson
Oboe/Cor AnglaisJuliet Lewis
Bb Clarinet/Eb ClarinetJulian Farrell
Flute/Clarinet/Bass ClarinetBernie Lafontaine
BassoonPeter Harrison
Trumpet 1Nick Betts
Trumpet 2Dave Archer
Horn 1Dave Wythe
Horn 2Dean Foley
TromboneTracy Holloway
Bass TromboneJohn Higginbotham
Percussion 1Julian Fairbank
Percussion 2Nigel Charmen
Keyboard 1Marcus Tilt
Keyboard 2/Assistant Musical DirectorStuart Calvert

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December 1996 programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Arnaud Du ThilIain Glen
Bertrande De RolsJuliette Caton
Bertrande De Rols at certain performancesRebecca Lock
GuillaumeJérôme Pradon
Martin GuerreMatt Rawle
BenoitMichael Matus
HortenseAnn Emery
ErnestineSheila Reid
CelestineJulia Sutton
Madame De RolsSusan Jane Tanner
Pierre GuerreMartin Turner
Father DominicMarcus Cunningham
Judge CorasPaul Leonard
AndreNathan Harmer
CatherineStephanie Putson
Villagers of ArtigatPaul Bailey
Villagers of ArtigatMichael Cahill
Villagers of ArtigatJames Corden
Villagers of ArtigatAmanda Courtney-Davies
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Ernestine
Alison Crowther
Villagers of ArtigatNicola Jane Filshie
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Bertrande de Rols
Emma Flett
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Pierre Guerre
Alan Forrester
Villagers of ArtigatGeoffrey Garrett
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Arnaud Du Thil
Steven Houghton
Villagers of ArtigatSarah Ingram
Villagers of ArtigatNatasha Kellett
Villagers of ArtigatTania Mathurin
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Benoit
Craig Purnell
Villagers of ArtigatAdrian Sarple
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Hortense
Louisa Shaw
Villagers of ArtigatDavid Shelmerdine
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Celestine, Madame De Rols
Nicola Sloane
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Guillaume
John Stacey
Villagers of ArtigatSévan Stephan
Villagers of ArtigatDanny Teeson
Villagers of Artigat
Understudy Martin Guerre
Sebastien Torkia
Villagers of ArtigatSara West
The Orchestra
Musical DirectorDavid Charles Abell
Deputy ConductorNick Davies
Violin 1Adrian Levine (Leader)
Violin 2Sue Briscoe
Violin 3Gwilym Hooson
Violin 4Bjorn Petersen
Violin 5Dermot Crehan
Violin 6Mark Pharoh
Violin 7Christina Emanuel
Viola 1Peter Collyer
Viola 2Jacky Woods
Cello 1Ferenc Szucs
Cello 2Sue Sutherley
Double BassAllen Walley
Flute/Piccolo/Alto FluteKathleen Stevenson
Oboe/Cor AnglaisJuliet Lewis
Bb Clarinet/Eb ClarinetJulian Farrell
Flute/Clarinet/Bass ClarinetBernie Lafontaine
BassoonPeter Harrison
Trumpet 1Nick Betts
Trumpet 2Dave Archer
Horn 1Dave Wythe
Horn 2Dean Foley
TromboneTracy Holloway
Bass TromboneJohn Higginbotham
Percussion 1Julian Fairbank
Percussion 2Nigel Charmen
Keyboard 1Marcus Tilt
Keyboard 2/Assistant Musical DirectorStuart Calvert

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