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The Woman in White

A tale of mystery and suspense

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Declan Hughes 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Wilkie Collins 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the novel by Wilkie Collins

  • Synopsis

    The Woman in White is an adaptation of Wilkie Collins's novel of the same name. Written in 1860, the novel is a mystery thriller with an intricate plot of confused identities and unsuspected surprises. This stage adaptation remains true to the high melodrama of Collins's original and to the Victorian period.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Marian Halcombe Anne Byrne
Mr. Fairlie Arthur Riordan
Mr. Kryle Arthur Riordan
Walter Hartright Martin Murphy
Laura Fairlie Helene Montague
Anne Catherick Helene Montague
Count Fosco Stanley Townsend
Sir Percival Glyde Peter FitzGerald
Production Team  
Director Declan Hughes
Set Lynne Parker
Lighting Designer Paul O'Neill
Costumes Nigel Boyd
Music Composed by John Dunne (1)
Musician John Dunne (1)
Musician Aileen Dullighan
Costume Construction The Costume Shop
PR Siobhan Bourke
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Amelia Stein
Hair by The Cutting Room
Administrator Siobhan Bourke

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Curtis Brown Group

  • Address

    Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket Street
    London
    SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 20 7393 4400

  • Email

    info@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    www.curtisbrown.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and press release. Additional information was supplied by Rough Magic Theatre Company.