Digital Archive:Cast list, The School for Scandal (1995)

Listing show dates and detailing cast, creative and production teams

CFT in association with the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield





Lady Sneerwell – Honor Blackman

Snake – Alexi Kaye Campbell

Lappett – Zibba Mays

Joseph Surface – Richard Garnett

Maria – Federay Holmes

Mrs Candour – Dora Bryan

Crabtree – Edward De Souza

Sir Benjamin Backbite – John Turnbull

Sir Peter Teazle – Ian Carmichael

Rowley – Frank Middlemass

Lady Teazle – Abigail McKern

Sir Oliver Surface – Dinsdale Landen

Moses – Stanley Page

Trip – Peter Gordon

Charles Surface – Tim Wallers

Careless – Rupam Maxwell

Sir Harry Bumper – Roderick Nicolson

Toby Maltravers – Sam Bond

William – Sam Bond

Mamzelle – Harriet Cater


Director – Richard Cottrell

Designer – Tim Goodchild

Composer – Mark Warman

Lighting – Kevin Sleep

Choreographer – Geraldine Stephenson

Sound – Tom Lishman

Assistant Director – Joe Harmston


Company Manager – David Bownes

Stage Manager – Hilary Groves

Deputy Stage Manager – Sally Palmer

Assistant Stage Managers – Jo Bradman, Christopher Lake



Sir Peter Teazle/Rowley – Peter Gordon

Lady Teazle/Maria – Harriet Cater

Mrs Candour/Lady Sneerwell – Zibba Mays

Sir Oliver/Crabtree – Stanley Page

Joseph Surface/Sir Harry Bumper/Careless – Sam Bond

Charles Surface/Snake/William – Rupam Maxwell

Moses/Sir Benjamin Backbite/Trip – Roderick Nicolson


July: Wed 5P, Thu 6Pm&e, Fri 7P, Sat 8Pm&e, Mon 10F/PN, Thu 13m&e, Sat 15m&e,

Mon 17, Thu 20m(D), Fri 21(D), Sat 22m&e, Fri 28(D), Sat 29m&e

August: Tue 8, Wed 9, Thu 10m(S)&e, Tue 15, Wed 16, Thu 17m, Sat 19e, Mon 21, Thu 24e,

Fri 25(D), Sat 26m(D), Tue 29, Wed 30, Thu 31m

September: Sat 2e, Mon 4, Thu 7e, Fri 8(D), Sat 9m, Tue 12, Wed 13, Thu14mL


P = Preview

F = First Night

PN = Press Night

D = Audio Described Performance

S = Sign Interpreted Performance

m = matinee

e = evening

L = Last Night


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