2019/11/15-16 My Cousin Rachel

Back to 2019

2019/11/15 and 11/16 night – My Cousin Rachel – Theatre Royal Bath, Bath


I thought I was new to Daphne du Maurier’s books.


Some notes about the set design and costumes.


Photos by Manuel Harlan, the first one mine.


Cast and Creatives and their Twitter accounts:

Cast (in order of appearance):

Philip Ashley – Jack Holden @1JackHolden

John Seecombe – Sean Murray (not on Twitter)

Thomas Connors – John Lumsden (not on Twitter)

Nicholas Kendall – Simon Shepherd (not on Twitter)

Louise Kendall – Aruhan Galieva @aruhangalieva

Rachel Coryn Ashley – Helen George @helen_george

Guido Rainaldi – Christopher Hollis (not on Twitter)


Ensemble and Understudies:

Philip – John Lumsden

Seecombe, Kendall – Andy Hawthorne (not on Twitter?)

Connors, Rainaldi – Marco Young @marcoyoung_1

Rachel, Louise – Miranda Horn @Miranda_Horn


Artistic Team

Writer: Daphne du Maurier – tribute account @D_DuMaurier

Adapted by: Joseph O’Connor (not on Twitter)

Director: Anthony Banks @anthonypbanks

Designer: Richard Kent (not on Twitter)

Lighting Designer: David Plater @drplight

Sound Designer: Max Pappenheim (not on Twitter)

Assistant Director – Clemmie Reynolds @ClemmieReynold5

Casting Director – Ginny Schiller CDG @GinnySchiller


Production Manager – Mark Carey (not on Twitter)

Costume Supervisor – Lisa Aitken (not on Twitter)

Props Supervisor – Jenny Campbell (not on Twitter)

Fight Director – Alison de Burgh (not on Twitter)

Accent & Dialect Coach – Elspeth Morrison (not on Twitter?)


Company & Stage Manager – Tubs (not on Twitter?)

Deputy Stage Manager – William Buckenham (not on Twitter)

Assistant Stage Manager – Marco Young and Miranda Horn (see above)

Wardrobe & Wigs Mistress – Denny Evans (not on Twitter)



Barton House on the Cornwall coast

Guinevere’s Point, a desolate tidal island in Barton Bay



For the photos https://www.malvern-theatres.co.uk/whats-on/my-cousin-rachel/


UK Tour, Autumn 2019 & Spring 2020

13-23 November 2019 Theatre Royal Bath  @TheatreRBath

26-30 November 2019 Eden Court, Inverness @EdenCourt

3-7 December 2019 Malvern Theatres  @MalvernTheatres


13-18 January 2020 Cambridge Arts Theatre @camartstheatre

20-25 January 2020 Sheffield Lyceum @SheffieldLyceum

28 January – 1 February 2020 Chichester Festival Theatre @ChichesterFT

3-8 February 2020 Richmond Theatre @RichmondTheatre