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Capulets & Montagues

Cast List
Production Team 

Lope de Vega wrote his play Castelvines y Monteses between 1606 and 1612, drawing on a Spanish translation of Matteo Bandello’s story of two unhappy lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare used an English version of the same story for his play which was first published in 1597.


Vaughan Jacob
Arnaldo   Sam Smallman
Anselmo   Matthew Armstrong
Lidio   Jamie Hewitt
Julia   Lizzie Phillips
Antonio   Jeff Leach
Teobaldo   Powder Thompson
Ottavio   Oliver Turner
Dorotea   Lottie Flintham
Marin   Karl Niklas
Celia   Rhiannon Stalinski
Lucio   Fiona Hampton
Fesenio   Josh Nawras
Celio   Jamie Hewitt
Fabio   Sam Smallman
Belardo   Sam Smallman
Loreto   Ant Stones
Tamar   Sophie Robinson
In Ferrara    
Silvia   Fiona Hampton
Fernando   Oliver Turner
Rutilio   Ant Stones
Duke of Verona   Alex Knight
Count of Paris   Ryan Shorthouse
Captain   Ant Stones

 Ladies, gentlemen, soldiers, musicians, servants are played by members of the company

Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes. There is no interval.

The Dell Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 13-16 August 2006
George Bernard Shaw Theatre, Malet St., London, 25-26 August 2006



Production Team

Heather Davies
Assistant Director
  Harriet Mann
Designer   Alison Cartledge
  Ellen Goodman
Movement   Anna Morrissey
Fight Director   Kate Waters
Stage Manager   Chloe Shipman
Assistant Stage Manager   Jennifer Thomas
Deputy Stage Manager   Zoe Freedman
Production Manager   David Hartwig
Costumes   Catherine Prout, Melanie Gilbert, Joanne Phipps
Publicity   Robyn Smith

Heather Davies: Director

Directing work includes: Poor Mrs Pepys (New Vic Theatre); Blithe Spirit (The English Theatre, Frankfurt); Copenhagen, Neville’s Island (Watermill Theatre, Newbury); A New Vision of Life (Royal Albert Hall); Stratford Talking, The Witch, Desire Under the Elms (RSC); The Rose Tattoo (Electric Theatre, GSA, Guildford); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Castle Grounds, GSA, Windsor); Party Pieces (Swan Theatre); Bring Me Sunshine (Riverside Studio and Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh – Edinburgh Fringe First Nomination). Associate Director: The Winter’s Tale; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Propeller/Watermill); Calico (Duke of York’s) New Directions (Watford); The Malcontent, The Island Princess, The Roman Actor, Edward III, Eastward Ho!, Julius Caesar, Love in a Wood, Hamlet (RSC); The Best of Times (Vaudeville Theatre). Heather trained at Ryerson University and Webber Douglas Academy.

Alison Cartledge: Designer
Her work has mostly been in theatre, but has also ventured into corporate design: working for Diageo and Guinness; trade fairs and interior design; and fete champetres for the National Trust. Design work for the theatre includes: The Real Thing (Strindberg’s Intima Theatre, Stockholm); The Marriage of Figaro (Music Theatre London); Fruit Salad (Greenwich Theatre and Hackney Empire); Emi Ijo (Badego Arts); Long Time No See and Flyin’ West (Talawa Theatre Company); Cued Up, When Snow Falls, Tuna Girl, Gotcha!, Baa Moo Yellow Dog (Half Moon Theatre); Of Thee I Sing (Bridewell Theatre); The Rink (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond); La Folie (Scarlet Theatre Company); Carmen, The Impresario and La Boheme (Clonter Opera); Last Tango (Royal Opera House Garden Venture); The King and I (Covent Garden Festival) and Dames at Sea (Ambassadors Theatre). Pantomime includes: Aladdin (Waterman’s Arts Centre) and Cinderella (Freud Theatre, Los Angeles), Aladdin, Jack and the Beanstalk, Robin Hood, Sleeping Beauty (New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich). Alison trained in Theatre Design at the Central School of Art & Design. She is associated with drama schools, both as designer and tutor at Guildhall, RADA and CSSD.

Kate Waters: Fight Director
Kate works as an actress and fight director. Her work includes Lord and Ladies: Terry Pratchett Fantasy; Treasure Island; Twelfth Night, Coriolanus and King Lear (The Tobacco Factory)

Anna Morrissey: Movement
Anna is currently xxxxx with the Royal Shakespeare Company

Ellen Goodman: Voice
Ellen has been a voice coach with the Royal Shakespeare Company since
May, 2006 and is also Head of Voice at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.