FROM THE BARN THEATRE ARCHIVE

Barn Theatre Club presents

Barn Theatre Production Graphic
Part of the Barn’s 1992-1993 Season.

Tom Jones

Based on Henry Fielding’s novel by Joan MacAlpine
Directed by Jack Wood
14th – 21st November 1992

Director’s note: This is the second time I have had the pleasure of directing this delightful play. The first was for presentation at the Minack Open-Air Theatre in Cornwall and for this present Barn production I have adapted the setting, the sword–fight and the dances from that previous occasion. Credit is therefore due to Geoff Moore, John Stacey, John Wilson and Anna Twilley who designed and arranged the originals.

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Described as “a pantomime without music”, Joan Macalpine’s riotous dramatisation of Henry Fielding’s great novel captures the spirit of the original while imbuing the text with a contemporary sparkle.

This is the tale of a handsome young reprobate who falls victim to the charms of one woman after another, becoming at one point entangled with three at once! After many adventures, all ends happily with Tom winning both a fortune and the girl he really loves. With its sword fights and dances, noise and colour, this is an entertainment for all the family.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Jack Wood

CAST

Tom Jones
Squire Allworthy
Allworthy’s Manservant
Bridget Allworthy
Jenny Jones
Squire Western
Molly Seagrim
Sophia Seagrim
Honour Seagrim
The Doctor
Mrs Walters
Mrs Fitzpatrick
Captain Fitzpatrick
Andrews
Lord Fellamar
The Constable
First Bystander
Second Bystander
The Woman with a Basket
The Executioner
The Priest

CREATIVE TEAM

Production Secretary
Stage Manager
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Costume Design
Hairdressing & Wigs

DON'T FORGET, COMING UP AT THE BARN SOON

Opening 16th September
Directed by
Jack Wood

 

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