Ian McKellen Stage
The principals: Ishamel (H E McGlashan), Thyi (C D Sculthorpe), Geoffrey Barry, Yusef (B Oatley), Athribis (D A Pass), Asnath (Ian McKellen), Potiphar (G F Tetlow)
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Written by Gordon Daviot
Directed by Frank Greene
Ian McKellen in the role of Asnath, the High Priest's daughter
Bolton School
22 March 1954 - 27 March 1954
CAST
Benjamin, as a boy
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P Clough
Simeon
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J B Loukes
Judah
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H Gibson
Levi
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M D Crompton
Reuben
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Peter J Harrison
Yusef
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B Oatley
Asher
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M H Shipley
Keturah
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F D G Norburn
Ishmael
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H E McGlashan
A Boy Sweetmeat Seller
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D Thomasson
Potiphar
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G F Tetlow
Asnath
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Ian McKellen
Thyi
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C D Sculthorpe
Netchemet
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D R Thomas
Benha
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D H Hargreaves
Mekau
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B W Thomason
Shumadda
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P N Grimshaw
Ziri
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G J Hardy
Khazura
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D N Wood
Badir
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G D Clayton
A Boy Singer
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R W Morgan
Abdi
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J M Farmer
Mitanni
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R F Pollitt
A Prison Guard
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N W Williams
Pharaoh
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G N Berry
Aahmes
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F Gee
Athribis
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D A Pass
A Priest
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N Marsden
Weigher of Grain
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A J Hardy
Checker
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M J Prag
Benjamin, grown up
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F R Greenlees
Pharaoh's servant
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J T Rowson