A Harlot's Progress

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portraitist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girl's downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.

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01* Plate 1 - Moll Arrives In London20060206

By Jonathan Myerson.

Comedy bringing to life the stories revealed - and concealed - in William Hogarth's famous sequence of engravings.

One day in 1732, an impoverished portraitist abandons his classical training and sets out to paint the wicked tale of a country girl's downfall on the streets of London.

It's a story which will lead him and his imaginary heroine, Moll Hackabout, to very different ends.William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1 /Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2 /Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris /Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay /Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/ Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/ Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

02* Plate 2 - Moll The Harlot20060207

The innocent country girl is now a City trader's courtesan.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/ Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/ Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/ Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay/ Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/ Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/ Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

03* The Harlot Apprehended20060208

Now Moll's a prostitute, and her lover's a famous highwayman.

But that's not why trouble knocks on her door.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/ Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/ Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/ Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay/ Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/ Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/ Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

04* The Harlot Does Bird20060209

But there's more than one way out of Bridewell prison.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/ Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/ Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/ Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay/ Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/ Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/ Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting

05 LAST* The Harlot's End20060210

Moll's great London adventure is finished.

But William's is just beginning.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Indira Varma

Moll Hackabout....Liz White

London Girl 1/ Susannah....Amelia Lowdell

London Girl 2/ Floss....Annabel Scholey

Mrs Needham....Rosemary Leech

Charteris/ Keeper....Crawford Logan

Gourlay/ Gonson....Gerard Mcdermott

Wagondriver/ Curate/ Francis/ Card Sharp....Stephen Critchlow

Giuseppe....Paul Reynolds

Solomon Nunes/ Sir James....Nickolas Grace

Bess....Amelda Brown

James/ Dr Rock....Ben Crowe

Client/ Joshua/ Dr Misaubin....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Jonquil Panting