Cervantes' comic novel is widely regarded as one of the foundation stones of modern fiction.

It was newly adapted for the stage by James Fenton and directed by Angus Jackson to mark the 400th anniversary of Cervantes' death. David Threlfall played Don Quixote and Rufus Hound, whose recent work includes West End runs of made his RSC debut as Sancho Panza.


Will Bless - Travelling Barber/Steward 
John Cummins - Innkeeper/Lion Keeper
Ruth Everett - Duchess/Gallery-Slave 
Gabriel Fleary - Biscayan/Savage/Gallery-Slave
Theo Fraser Steele - Duke/Merchant/Gines De Pasamonte 
Gemma Goggin - Teresa Panza/Shepherd 
Rufus Hound - Sancho Panza 
Natey Jones - Sowgelder/Soldier/Shepherd/Acrobat
Nicholas Lumley - Priest/Devil 
Tom McCall - Physician/Guard/Merchant/Shepherd/Acrobat 
Joshua McCord - Samson Carrasco 
Bathsheba Piepe - Altisidora
Rosa Robson - Niece/Guard 
Amy Rockson - Housekeeper/Emerencia 
Timothy Speyer - Barber/Shepherd/Monk
David Threlfall - Don Quixote 
Eleanor Wyld - Marcela/Peasant Woman/Merchant


Director - Angus Jackson
Designer - Robert Innes Hopkins
Lighting - Johanna Town
Music - Grant Olding
Sound - Jeremy Dunn
Comedy Director - Cal McCrystal
Movement - Lucy Cullingford
Puppetry Designer and Director - Toby Olié
Fights - Malcolm Ranson

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