A Tale of Two Cities (2014)

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Production Details


Based on the well known classic Charles Dickens novel, “A Tale of Two Cities” is a sweeping new musical epic that recounts one of the most electrifying love stories ever told, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. 

It is a fast-moving musical switching between Paris and London, which explores injustice, vengeance and the redemptive power of love. 


A Tale of Two Cities Cast

The Company

Alison Banks, Emma Barthel, Denise Beckford, Clare Botone, Liz Cairns, Elizabeth Clapham, Peter Clapham, Rachel Coleman, Doreen Cothay, John Cuckson, Janet Dixon, Mike Dixon, Christine Dobbie, Linzi Downing, Charlotte Fairbairn, Charlotte Ferguson, Catherine Finn, Rob Gair, Karen Gallagher, Anne Gatherar, Katy Haggart, Richard Hall, Steve Hill, Steph Hitch, Tom Hobbs, Michelle Hood, John Hunt, Sarah Jackson, Geoff Knott, Mike Langthorne, Guy Lawes, Peter Lynn,  Catherine Marsden, Delia McNally, Sharon Milton, Sue Morl, David O’Donnell, Louisa Robinson, Sue Robinson, Audrey Robson, Derek Smith, Joan Spence, Nicky Tones, Rebecca Turner, Sarah Watson, Emily Wood, Jade Worthy


Rebecca Clark, Abigail Ferguson, Kameron Milton, Jack Watson


  • Stage Manager – Craig Pugh
  • Deputy Stage Manager – Heather Robertson
  • Assitant Stage Managers – Jean Forster & Liam Glendinning
  • Technical Manager – Brian Dunn
  • Gale Technical Support Team – Mike Brown & Team
  • Stage Crew – Chris Coats, Anthony Dixon, Bob Gale, Tony Harries, Gary Milton, Dan Nelson, Sebastian Ord, Courtney Snow, Ryan Winkworth & Team
  • Stage Plans – Alan Ball
  • Properties Team – Denise Brooksbank, Melanie Spedding, Rachael Burnett, Judith Baglee, Peter Baglee, Megan Milton, Maria Turner, Peter Turner
  • Properties – Society Prop Store
  • Extra Properties – David Foxall
  • Wardrobe – Molly Limpets Sheffield, Society Wardrobe
  • Make-Up – Brenda Mullen, Eileen Glenton, Hannah Bickerdyke, Claire Lonsdale, Lauren Maddock & Team
  • Wigs – Derek Easton Wigs East Sussex, Christoper Carr Whitley Bay
  • Lighting Design – Graham Rushton
  • Sound Design – Thomas Hunter
  • Follow Spot Operators – Alan Ball, Emma Parnaby
  • Prompt – Jo Smart
  • Rehearsal Pianists – Steven Hood, Martin Dack, Mark Thompson, Robert Humes
  • Chorus Notators – Maxine Hitch, Ruth Ball
  • Front of House – David Foxall, Frank Cure, Val Cure, Bill Harland, Mollie Hughes, Heather McLoughlin, Mary Robinson, Bev Thompson
  • Chaperones – Maxine Hitch, Ruth Ball, Joy Ferguson, Sam Peacock
  • Dressers – Ruth Ball, Maxine Hitch, Louise Mills, Janice Smith, Valenda Taylor, Emily Wright & Team
  • Refreshments – Joan Foxall & Team


  • Reeds – Sue Ferris, Judith Rousseau, Catherine Freeman, Jackie Catchpole
  • French Horn – Chris Senior
  • Trumpets – Alex Lewis, Gordon Marshall
  • Trombone – John Flood
  • Keyboards – Mark Thompson, Martin Dack
  • Percussion – Malcolm Dick, Simon Ferry
  • Violins – Julia Boulton, Vince Fleming
  • Cello – Peter Richardson
  • Double Bass – Duncan Brown


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Evening Chronicle Review – Mary Finnigan

A Tale of Two Cities - Chronicle Review