Digital Archive:Cast list, Racing Demon (1998)

Listing show dates and detailing cast, creative and production teams




The Revd Lionel Espy – Dinsdale Landen

The Rt Revd Charlie Allen – Denis Quilley

Frances Parnell – Rachel Joyce

The Revd Tony Ferris – Paul Venables

Stella Marr – Jocelyn Esien

The Revd Donald ‘Streaky’ Bacon – Peter Bourke

The Revd Harry Henderson – Mark Kingston

Heather Espy – Helen Blatch

Ewan Gilmour – Paul Ireland

Tommy Adair – Ric Morgan

The Rt Revd Gilbert Heffernan – John Harding

Maitre D’ – John Ogilvie

Waiter – Joe Fraser

Hotel Guests/Synod Members etc – Sue Trenchard   Clare Wille

Joe Fraser   John Ogilvie


Director – Christopher Morahan

Designer – Stephen Brimson Lewis

Lighting Designer – Mick Hughes

Composer – Paddy Cunneen

Sound – John A Leonard

Assistant Director – Jacob Murray

Casting – Anne Henderson


Company Stage Manager – Philip Deverell

Deputy Stage Manager – Amelia Ferrand-Rook

Assistant Stage Managers – Sally Ann Garner, Charlotte A. Harley



The Revd Tony Ferris/Ewan Gilmour – Joe Fraser

The Rt Revd Gilbert Heffernan/The Revd Donald ‘Streaky’ Bacon/

Tommy Adair – John Ogilvie

Heather Espy – Sue Trenchard

Frances Parnell/Stella Marr – Clare Wille


July: Wed 1P, Thu 2Pm&e, Fri 4F, Sat 5m&e, Mon 6, Tue 7, Wed 8, Thu 9m&e, Fri 10(D),

Sat 11m&e, Mon 13, Tue 14(T), Wed 15, Thu 16m(D)&e, Fri 17(D), Sat 18m&e, Mon 20,

Tue 21, Wed 22, Thu 23m&e(S), Fri 24(D), Sat 25m(D)&e, Mon 27, Tue 28, Wed 29,

Thu 30m&e, Fri 31(D)

August: Sat 1m&L


P = Preview

F = First Night

D = Audio Described Performance

S = Sign Interpreted Performance

m = matinee

e = evening

T = Post Performance Discussion

L = Last Night


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