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Faustus



By Christopher Marlowe


28-30 March, 3-6 April 2019

at 7.30pm

Matinee 6 April at 2.30pm






Can we have it all? Dr John Faustus thought so, and the terrible price he pays for gorging his appetites is explored in this timeless morality play.

Faustus makes the original pact with the devil. He sells his soul for eternity in return for 24 years of his every desire being satisfied. He has great knowledge but cannot satisfy his thirst for more and once given access, the devil seduces him by degree with baser and baser temptations.

The production explores how temptation can unravel us all,

through live music and a cast of characters who transmute from real to grotesque.




Cast and creatives


Adam Edwards - Faustus

John Dane - Mephistophilis  

David White - Chorus, Wagner, Friar, Gluttony, Old Man

Giles Conneely - Lucifer, Robin, Pope  

Nina Taylor - Good and Bad Angel, Scholar, Friar, Pride, Envy, Lady Vanholt Jane Keidan - Cornelia, Archbishop of Reims, Covetousness, Letchery, Landlady, Helen of Troy

Diane Webb - Scholar, Friar, Sloth, German Emperor

Alex Gale - Valdes, Dick, Wrath, Duke of Vanholt


Direction and design Chris Bealey

Stage Managers Roxy Mason & Kat Barr

Props and set building Martha Bealey, Fiona Fletcher & Chris Bealey

Masks Martha Bealey

Lighting George Page & Pete Sessions

Sound John Dane & Chris Bealey

Choral work  Martha Bealey

Lighting and Sound operator George Page

Wardrobe Rowenna Wood

Photography Barry Parsons





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