The Hollow Crown
A production of Gerald Cross’s translation of the French play, “La Reine Morte” by Henry de Montherlant. “La Reine Morte” was written in 1942 and performed for the first time on the 8th December 1942 at the Comedie-Francaise in Paris. The version by Gerald Cross was the first British staging of the play, and as well as directing the production, he also played the part of Ferrante, King of Portugal.
Cast & Crew
|Captain Batalha||Ralph Nossek|
|Dino Del Moro, Page of the King||Beryl Bainbridge|
|Don Alvar Goncalves, Privy Counsellor||Robert Grayson|
|Don Christoval||Charles Hubbard|
|Don Egas Coelho, Prime Minister||Gareth Jones|
|Don Manoel Ocayo||Geoffrey Adams|
|Dona Ines de Castro||Myrtle Rowe|
|Ferrante, King of Portugal||Gerald Cross|
|First Lady in Waiting||Edna Petrie|
|Lieutenant Martins||Don Deuchars|
|Prince Don Pedro||Robert Sewell|
|Second Lady in Waiting||Laurena Dewar|
|The High Admiral and Prince of the Sea||Norman Welsh|
|The Infanta of Navarre||Joan White|
|The Infante of Navarre / Don Eduardo, Privy Secretary||Noel Davis|
|Third Lady in Waiting||Mary Bilton|
|Assistant Director||Joan White|
|Play translated by||Gerald Cross|
|Set designer||Neville Usher|
- Added by Barry.
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