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Wallis 'a certain person'

27th May - 26th June 2016

Production Manager

Jewish Chronicle
Musical Theatre Review
The Stage

Production Dates: 

27th May - 26th June 2016

Production Venue:

Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Production Role:

Production Manager


Katie Plews


John Plews



Musical Director:


Emily Bestow

Lighting Designer:

Sam Waddington

Sound Designer:

Wallis 'a certain person'

Set between 1931 and 1936, Wallis is centered around the love affair that led to the biggest constitutional crisis in modern Royal history.

Just how did Mrs Simpson, a divorced American, capture and keep the heart of the playboy prince?

What secrets lay beneath the scandal that rocked British Society and threatened to bring down Stanley Baldwin’s Government?

Mountain Lake
Beach Huts
Ferris Wheel
Palm Trees
City Cycle
Misty Slopes
Fire Wood

Cast & Creatives


Wallis Simpson: Emma Odell

The Prince of Wales: Grant McConvey

Fruity Metcalf: Lee Ormsby

Pearl: Katie Arnstein

Lady Cunard/ Lucy Baldwin: Eliza McClelland

Stanley Baldwin: Bernard O'Sullivan

Raymond: Robert Hazle

Lady Thelma Furness: Alice Pitt-Carter

Earnest Simpson: Tom Slatter


Director: John Plews

Writer: Simon Slater

Designer: Emily Bestow

Lighting Designer: Sam Waddington

Production Manager: Christopher Silvester


Assistant Director: Katharina Huchler

Stage Manager: Georgina Pead

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