Playhouse: Gaveston


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What was the true nature of the execution of Edward II's favourite, Piers Gaveston ? Today there's another chance to hear Colin

Haydn Evans's play that draws on longstanding oral traditions to present a very different interpretation of events to that of written history.

Director Nigel Bryant

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Unknown: Piers Gaveston

Director: Nigel Bryant

Piers Gaveston: Struan Rodger

Edward II: David Robb

Queen Margaret: Diana Quick

Isabella: Moir Leslie

Lancaster: Norman Rodway

Warwick: Roger Hume

Archbishop Winchelsea: Peter Jeffrey

Father Hugh: Steve Hodson

Idonie de Leybourne: Meg Wynn Owen

Idonie's mother: Mary Wimbush

Alice: Daphne Neville

Thomas Lott: Gerry Hinks

Robin ofBarnesdale: Peter Meakin

Assassin: Andy Hockley