Digital Archive:Cast List, The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1964)

Listing show dates and detailing cast, creative and production teams

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The National Theatre at Chichester

 

WORLD PREMIERE

THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN

by PETER SHAFFER

 

Characters in order

Martin Ruiz – Robert Lang

Martin Ruiz as a boy – Roy Holder

Francisco Pizarro – Colin Blakely

Diego de Truxillo – Mike Gambon

Salinas – Dan Meaden

Rodas – Rod Beacham

Fray Vincente de Valverde – Peter Cellier

Vasca – Robert Russell

Domingo – Lewis Fiander

Juan Chavez – Christopher Timothy

Pedro Chavez – Gerald McNally

Hernando de Soto – Michael Turner

Felipillo – Derek Jacobi

Fray Marcos de Nizza – Edward Caddick

Miguel Estete – James Mellor

Manco – Neil Fitzpatrick

Atahuallpa – Robert Stephens

Villac Umu – Edward Petherbridge

Challcuchima – Edward Hardwicke

Pedro de Candia – Frank Wylie

Chieftan – Peter John

Headman – Bruce Purchase

Inti Coussi – Louise Purnell

Oello – Jeannette Landis

Peruvian Indians – Michael Byrne   Christopher Chittell   Kurt Christian

Anton Darby   Nicholas Edmett   William Hobbs

Alan Ridgway   John Rogers   Clive Rust

 

Musicians

Howard Bradsham   Edward Joory   Anne Collis   Susan Bixley

 

Director – John Dexter

Assisted by – Desmond O’Donovan

Designer – Michael Annals

Music – Marc Wilkinson

Movement – Claude Chagrin

Lighting – John Read

 

Stage Managers – Diana Boddington, John Walters

Deputy Stage Managers – Terence Banks, Byron Chandler, John Rothenburg

Assistant Stage Managers – Noola Delaney, Simon John, Ross Wallace, Mervyn Willis

 

 

July: Tue 7F, Wed 8, Thu 9, Fri 10, Sat 11m&e, Fri 17, Sat 18m&e, Thu 23m&e, …… Tue 28, Wed 29m

August: Sat 1m&e, Mon 3, Wed 5e, Fri 7, Wed 12m, Thu 13e, Sat 15m, Tue 18, ……….. Thu 20m, Sat 22e,

Mon 24, Wed 26e, Fri 28L

 

F = First Night

m = matinee

e = evening

L = Last Night

 

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