Stars come out
for All The Queens Horses
An all-star cast will be the voices of All
The Queens Horses - Britains biggest outdoor theatrical
performance to be staged in celebration of Her Majesty The Queens
Jubilee year on 16th -18th May 2002.
Robert Hardy, Sir
Derek Jacobi, Prunella Scales and Edward Woodward are to be star readers
during the 12 acts of this unique Equestrian Extravaganza. With their
world-famous voices they will bring to life an imaginative variety of
Robert Hardy has written
and presented documentaries on Henry V and his numerous television appearances
include Elizabeth R and Edward VII. Film roles include the well-received
Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Mary Shellys
Frankenstein (1994) but he is still probably best remembered as
the kindly Seigfried in the Sunday night TV serialisation of James Herriots
famous books All Creatures Great and Small.
One of Britains finest Shakespearian actors renowned for his royal
roles, Sir Derek Jacobi became a household name with the popular TV series
I Claudius and Cadfael.
Prunella Scales memorably played HM The Queen in Alan Bennetts A
Question of Attribution and was immortalised as the domineering
Sybil in the 1970s cult TV series Fawlty Towers.
With the regal forenames of Edward Albert Arthur, Edward Woodward won
international attention in the title role of Bruce Beresford's "Breaker
Morant" (1980). Perhaps his best- known TV role was as retired secret
agent Robert McCall in "The Equalizer" during the 1980s.
All The Queens Horses will recreate Her Majesty The Queens
finest equestrian occasions, including the 1953 Coronation Procession
with the magnificent Gold State Coach, in a night-time theatrical spectacular
of dramatic proportions, set against the magnificent backdrop of the floodlit
Windsor Castle. The inimitable show has an enormous cast of 1,000 horses,
2,000 participants, a 150 voice choir, a 75 piece orchestra, dancers and
Tickets have already
sold out for the Saturday evening performance of All The Queens
Horses but are still available for Thursday 16th May and Friday 17th May,
via the box office telephone 0870 121 5370. To find out more about All
The Queens Horses visit www.allthequeenshorses.co.uk
To find out more about
Royal Windsor Horse Show visit the website at www.royal-windsor-horse-show.co.uk
or telephone the box office number above.