The Three Musketeers

An adaptation by John Nicholson and Le Navet Bete from the original book by Alexandre Dumas

November 2021

Directed by Mark Wakeman

AuthorJohn Nicholson and Le Navet Bete with an adaptation the original book by Alexandre Dumas

John Nicholson and Le Navet Bete

PlayThe Three Musketeers

Bench Theatre presents this hilarious adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas's classic. Four actors play nearly forty characters in a wonderful mix of jokes, slapstick and swashbuckling.

Join D'Artagnan, Porthos, Athos and Aramis as they cross swords with the devious Cardinal Richelieu and the murderous Milady de Winter to save the queen's honour and the country from total war!!!! A perfect tonic of joy for all the family! There will be wild wigs, dodgy accents and facial hair that defies belief!

You may know the story, but you've never seen it like this!!!! So, book your tickets now for a night of laughter. All for Fun and FUN FOR ALL!!!

The Bench Production

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This play will be staged at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre (formerly Havant Arts Centre), East Street Havant - Bench Theatre's home since 1977.


D'Artagnan and multiple parts Leigh Cunningham
Porthos and multiple parts Jo Langfield
Athos and multiple parts Chris Davey
Aramis and multiple parts Katie Watson


Director Mark Wakeman
Producers Jaspar Utley and Fiona Fairhurst
Stage Managers Becky Davey, Alan Welton, Megan Green, Jeff Bone
Lighting Design
Sound Design Howard Alston
Original Music Archie McKeown
Lighting Operation Jessica Jones
Sound Operation Jacquie Penrose
Set Design Pete Woodward
Props making Julie Burt-Wood, Jules Simmons, Roger Wallsgrove, David Penrose
Flyer Design Dan Finch
Programme Editor Dan Finch
Costumes Di Wallsgrove


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