1988 - The Tempest

         Also performed in 2022

Dates & Location

Monday 20th June - Saturday 25th June 1988
Evenings at 8pm - Saturday matinee at 3pm

Hillbark Gardens, Frankby
In Association with the Department of Leisure Services and Tourism,
Metropolitan Borough of Wirral


Booking via Floral Pavilion, Heswall Hall, Birkenhead Central Library, Beavan, Murch, West Kirby

Monday, £5.50 and £4.50
Monday ( OAP's children under 16 ) £4.50 and £3.50
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday £5.50 and £4.50
Saturday Matinee £3.00


The Cast  
Prospero Lance Robinson
Miranda Glenda Cooper
Antonio David Oliver
Alonso Derek Williams
Sebastian Nigel Wighton
Ferdinand Iain Pelling
Gonzalo Patrick Gee
Adrian Les Woollen
Fransisco Dennis Gannon
Trinculo Keith Hill
Stephano Frank Nance
Boatswain Andrew Dale
Ariel Patricia McDonough
Caliban Tim Downes
Iris Suzanne Bonin
Ceres Julia Hall
Juno Helen Hill
( Spirit1, Spirit2 )
Chris Penn, Matthew Pollard,
Shion Abdillah
( Nymph1   Nymph2 )
Debbie Montgomery, Nicola Moran,
Janet Stanley, Pauline Moran

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The production team




                         Malcolm Ash


Lighting designed by Ron Lamb
Costumes designed & made by Staff and Students of the Theatre Wardrobe
course of the City College, Liverpool
Music composed and arranged by Greg Williams
Played by Past and present creative arts diploma students
of Wirral Metropolitan College
Dances arranged by Sheila Myers
Assisted by Joanne Hughes
Stage Director Nigel Cooper
Assisted by Jim Jardine
Properties Pauline Moran
Assisted by Isobel Roberts, Sheila Thompson,
Margot Drechsler
Wardrobe Jean Longstaff
Assisted by Diana Hardman
Hairstyles Pat Kelly
Musicians Members of the Wirral Theatre Orchestra
Synthesisers Rachel Williams, Rachel Jones,
Derek Farrell, Greg Williams
Lighting assistants Nigel Pegrum, Richard Angwin,
Charles Speakman, Brian Williamson
Sound Andy Steele
Continuity Hilary Abbott
Production Secretary Marion Guyse-Williams

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The Committee  
President Glenda Jackson CBE
Chairman Eric J Murch
Hon Secretary Hilary Abbott
Hon Treasurer Michael DG.Ellis
Hon Business Manager Alan Thomas
Hon Patrons & Ticket Secretary Owen Roberts
Press & Publicity Paul Holliday
Heswall & District Arts Association Brian JR Danger
Hoylake & District Arts Association Hilary Abbott
Arts Officer, Wirral Leisure
Services and Tourism
Rob Smith
Committee Members Joan Astbury, Henry McDowell,
Geoff Sharples, Marion Guyse-Williams
Officer in Charge, Hillbark Marjorie Wynn