Pride and Prejudice

The audience for the Saturday performance at Torquay included 100 wedding guests, Jennifer Woodford having got married earlier that day. (‘Guests see bride on stage’, Torbay Express 21st February 1966, page 5.)

Board members of Signpost Productions, in addition to Hubert Woodward, included actor Michael Gaunt and co-author Robert Sheaf. (‘Chit Chat’, The Stage 24th February 1966, page 8.)

A new version of this production, directed by David Phethean but retaining six of the same cast members, was previewed at the New Theatre, Oxford on 6th June and opened at London’s New Arts Theatre on Tuesday the 14th (qv).

Cast & Crew


Captain Wickham
Charlotte Lucas
Elizabeth Bennet
Jane Bennet
Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Lydia Bennet
  (credited as Jennie Woodford)
Mr Bennet
Mr Bingley
Mr Darcy
Mrs Bennet
Rev Collins


Stage Manager
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