Emma - 2009

Emma Woodhouse "handsome, clever and rich" and also rather spoiled, greatly overestimates her own matchmaking abilities; and is blind to the dangers of meddling in other people's lives ...

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What should I do about Emma? 

The concerns of  Peter Mimmack, Adaptor and Writer, regarding the staging of a Jane Austen theatre production.  As  he researched the book he began to realise what was so special about Austen: the beautifully drawn characters and the way that Austen could mock with subtlety and intelligence the ruling classes of the day to which she belonged.   The end result became, "A truly excellent play with each cast member having an equal uplifting effect... flawless performances rang throughout the cast." Playing Out

Cast:

Sophia/Emma:  HOLLY BETH MORGAN

William/Mr Woodhouse/Mr Elton/Frank Churchill: DUNCAN WIGMAN

Josephine/Harriet/Jane: KIMBERLEY WINTLE

Henry/Mr Knightley/Mr Weston/Mrs Bates: JAMES MERRY

Georgina/Mrs Weston/Isabella/Mrs Elton/Miss Bates: ERIKA SANDERSON

 

Director:Zachary Holton                                                                                                                                                                             

Writer: David Kerby Kendall

Writer & Adaptor: Peter Mimmack

Designer: Kate Unwin

Composer: Andy Guthrie