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My Cousin Rachel

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Joseph O'Connor (1) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Daphne Du Maurier 

  • Author Notes

    Based on Daphne du Maurier's 1951 novel of the same name.

  • Setting

    A large estate in Cornwall

  • Synopsis

    Ambrose Ashley, a wealthy landowner, is wintering in Italy when he meets a distant relation, the Contessa Sangalletti, and everything changes.

    Based on Daphne du Maurier’s gothic classic, 'My Cousin Rachel' follows the struggle of Philip Ashley, Ambrose’s young ward, to come to terms with his guardian's fate and find his own place in the world.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Nicholas Kendall Stephen Brennan (1)
John Seecombe Bosco Hogan
Guido Rainaldi Bryan Murray
Thomas Connors John Cronin
Louise Kendall Amy Molloy
Philip Ashley Michael Legge
Rachel Coryn Ashley Hannah Yelland
Production Team  
Director Toby Frow
Lighting Designer Mark Jonathan
Fight Director James Cosgrave
Production Manager Jim McConnell
Production Co-ordinator Valerie Keogh
Stage Director Donna Leonard
Assistant Technical Stage Manager Lucie Ryan Donnelly
Assistant Stage Manager Clare Howe
Assistant Stage Manager Monica Callan
Set and Costume Designer Francis O'Connor
Technician Simon Maxwell
Technician Andy Walsh
Set Construction Theatre Production Services (TPS)
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Wardrobe Supervisor Monica Ennis
Wardrobe Assistant Eimear Farrell
Music & Sound Designer Denis Clohessy
Voice Coach Cathal Quinn (1)
Hair & Make-Up Anne Dunne

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Blake Friedmann

  • Address

    122 Arlington Road
    London NW1 7HP
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7284 0408

  • Email

    conrad@blakefriedmann.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from the company website.