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The Love of a Nightingale
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The Love of a Nightingale

by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Opening Night: March 9th 1999

Venue: Aberystwyth Arts Centre (Great Hall)

About the Play

Wertenbaker fuses Greek myth with modern language, dry humour and social comment in a contemporary play adapted from the story of the devoted sisters Procne and Philomele in Ovid's Metamorphoses.

Cast and Company

Role or Job Name
Male Chorus
David Baggaley
Aaron Birks
Tim Jackson
Richard Wagland
Queen Dorothy Bell
Other Roles Sarah Birch
Captain Aaron Birks
Procne Lindsay Blumfield
Niobe Caroline Clark
Itys Jacob Gough
Other Roles Fleur James
Philomele Claire N. Jones
Other Roles Jenny McKenzie
Second Soldier Bob Morrell
Servant Natasha Pateman
First Soldier Hedd Piper
Tereus Edward Rees
King Pandion Richard Wagland
Hero Jane Elston
June Gill Pateman
Echo A. C. Payan
Iris Kate Sullivan
Helen Alex Townley
Male Chorus (Hippolytus Play) Aaron Birks
Aphrodite Jane Elston
Hippolytus Tim Jackson
Female Chorus (Hippolytus Play) Anne Kidner
Theseus Bob Morrell
Phaedra Kate Sullivan
Nurse Alex Townley
Director David Blumfield
Wardrobe Caroline Clark
Set Design Jane Elston
Set Design Duncan Gough
Set Design Alex Townley