A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. Originally produced on Broadway by Harold Prince

Directed By Shula Fitzgerald and Produced By Phil Ward with Lynda Newton as Musical Director, Set Designer Cassie Lato, Lighting Designer Alex Cooper and welcoming Jessica McEwen as Choreographer

Cast List

Pseudolus: a slave to Hero – Richard Banks
Hero: the son of Senex and Domina – Jason Down
Philia: a virgin courtesan – Kathryn Pay
Senex: a hen pecked Roman Senator – Richard Gissing
Domina: the wife of Senex – Cathie Parker
Hysterium: the Chief Slave in the house of Senex – Ian Slipper
Marcus Lycus: a purveyor of courtesans – Ray Currier
Miles Gloriosus: a Captain in the Roman Army – Ben Newton
Erronius: Senex’s elderly neighbour – Tony Fish/Alan Cremer
Madam: in charge of the courtesans – Ferne Haxby


Elizabeth Adcock
Amy Barclay
Vanessa Elliott
Rebecca English
Fran Wintour


Mark Johnson
Shane Lee
James Staniland
Phil Ward
Giles Wolfe