Plays Directory : The Love of the Nightingale

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Timberlake Wertenbaker
  • Written
    1989
  • Setting
    Ancient Greece
  • Overview
    An adaptation of the Ancient Greek legend of the rape of Philomela by her brother-in-law Tereus, and the gruesome revenge undertaken by Philomela and her sister Procne. The play takes a feminist look at the ancient tale.

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6 known characters

6 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Amy Rushent
Amy Rushent
Actor
2019, Echo/Soldier 1/Theseus
The Monkey House
Chrissy Kapartis
2019, June
Risha Silvera
2019, Procne
The Monkey House
Kate Vowles
Kate Vowles
Actor
2019, Philomele
The Monkey House
Hamish MacGillivray
2019, Tereus
The Monkey House
Ly Nguyen
Ly Nguyen
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Stage Manager
Ivy Arts Theatre
Lizzi Adams
Lizzi Adams
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Stage Manager on Book
Monkey House
Ronay Poole
Ronay Poole
Actor
2019, Philomele
Anna Lumkin
Anna Lumkin
Actor
2019, Niobe/Aphrodite
The Monkey House
Rosa Whicker
Rosa Whicker
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, ASM
The Monkey House
Jessamy Semmens
Jessamy Semmens
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Assistant Stage Manger
Bellairs Theatre
Farah Abdelwahab
Farah Abdelwahab
Set Designer
2019, Wardrobe Assistant
Hattie Chapman
2019, Iris / Phaedra
Bellairs Theatre
Rebecca Wake
Rebecca Wake
Actor
2019, Helen
Connie McLeod
2019, June / Nurse
Sophie Thorne
2019, Hero/Aphrodite
Bellairs Theatre, GSA
Fridthjofur Thorsteinsson
Fridthjofur Thorsteinsson
Lighting Designer
2019, Lighting Designer
Bellairs Theatre
Ishbel Cumming
2019, Procne
Ivy Arts Theatre
Charlie Povey
Charlie Povey
Assistant Stage Manager
2019, Deputy Stage Manager
Bellairs Theatre, Guildford
Alice Winter
Alice Winter
Stage Manager
2018, Deputy Stage Manager & Sound Op
Lipa, Sennheiser Studio Theatre

Alternative Names

love of a nightingale, Love of the Nightingale, The Love of a Nightingale