Ophelia Thinks Harder

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Ophelia Thinks Harder

Ophelia – epitome of goodness, obedience, innocence and frailty – gets a right rollicking and going-over in Jean Betts’ reworking of¬†Shakespeare’s Hamlet. In this hilarious and cleverly-constructed play, Ophelia becomes an independent, assertive and confident heroine.

Cast and crew


Lynne Keen


Ophelia - Rosie Dunn
Maid - Laura Wells
Hamlet - Cheyne Jenkinson
Polonius - Craig Storey
St Joan - Sofie Welvaert
Horatio - Greg Freeman
Laertes - Reuben Hilder
Queen - Helen Fearnley
Ophelia's Mother - Charlotte Hall-Tiernan
Three Women - Craig Storey
Three Women - Greg Freeman
Three Women - Reuben Hilder
Rosencrantz - Sofie Welvaert
Guildenstern - Kay Masters
The Players - Charlotte Hall-Tiernan
The Players - Craig Storey
The Players - Reuben Hilder
The Players - Greg Freeman
The Players - Moe Stebbings
King - Dave Keen


Stage Manager - Jacinta Burney
Properties - Kay Masters
Set Design/construction - Ray Fleury
Set Design/construction - Don Vialle
Set Art & Photography - Chris Vialle
Costumes - Sofie Welvaert
Costumes - Quentin Francis
Lighting Design - Brian Byas
Tech Operators - Jamie Byas
Tech Operators - Stephanie Jasperse
Tech Operators - & team
Front of House Manager - Leanne Byas