The Merchant of Venice

The Buskins Garden Show on the Worcester College Lake

4th - 8th June 2013
Tuesday - Saturday 8pm
Thursday 2:30pm
Saturday 12:30pm
£12  |  £8 concessions



Lloyd Houston


Miles Lawrence


James Sheldrake


Thomas Hilton


Nathan Ellis


Freddie Bowerman


Hannah Gliksten


Connie Greenfield


Barney Fishwick

Prince of Morocco

Nick de Mulder

Portia's handmaid

Emily Reid

Portia's handmaid

Rosalind Isaacs

Portia's handmaid

Charlotte Fraser

Lancelot Gobbo

Jack Sain

Old Gobbo/Tubal

Oliver Davies

Duke of Venice
/ Leonardo

Luke Howarth


Amber Husain

Prince of Arragon

Richard Hill


Jonathan Sellin



Anna Koch, Christ Church

Anna is a first year DPhil student at Christ Church working on French and Czech New Wave Cinema.  She has three years of professional experience in the British film industry, most recently working on Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut Quartet (2012) as Producer’s Assistant to Finola Dwyer.  In Michaelmas Term she produced The Maids by Jean Genet in Balliol College’s Michael Pilch Studio.

Lucinda Dawkins, Worcester

Lucie is the outgoing President of the Oxford University Dramatic Society and has directed in a range of spaces in Oxford.  As well as producing the Oxford Shakespeare Festival 2012, she previously directed Worcester’s winning entry in the Drama Cuppers Competition in 2010 and also more unusual summer college shows, such as the immersive theatre piece C.A.R.Nival at Oriel College.

Assistant Producer
Stephen Kyberd, Brasenose

Stephen has performed in Cuppers, two college pantomimes and Chutney and Chips. He has also held numerous positions on the Brasenose JCR committee including Treasurer and is currently Treasurer of Brasenose Ball 2013, as well the current OUDS webmaster.
Assistant Director
Charlotte Fraser, Worcester

Previous experience at Oxford includes directing a comic piece for the New Writing Festival, in which she experimented with elements of physical and non-naturalistic theatre, and writing and directing an adaptation of Ovid’s Pyramus and Thisbe for Cuppers.
Assistant Producer
Aleks Al-Dhahir, Trinity

Aleks has produced Titus Andronicus and The Glass Menagerie while at Oxford. He is also co-founder of Cabal Student Productions, which puts on and helps fund productions around the University.
Claudia King, Magdalen

Claudia has acted in various plays including Dangerous Liaisons, Wit, Bloody Poetry, Clytemnestra and The Cherry Orchard and is also co-wardrobe mistress on the OUDS standing committee.
Production Designer
Zoё Guzy-Sprague, St. Edmund’s

Zoё is the President and Technical Director for the Melodramatics Theatre Company, a student theatre company in New York.  Her set design credits include Elegies: A Song Cycle at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, and she also has numerous Technical Director and Carpenter credits.
Assistant Designer
Zoe Bullock, New

Zoe has acted in several plays including The Man UpstairsLove's Labour's Lost and Mephisto. She has also edited theatrical trailers in Oxford as well as a documentary on pilgrimage in Tibet, and is a standing member of the OUDS committee. This is her first time Assistant Designing a show.
Stage Manager
Helen Morris, St. Anne's

Helen has worked as the Technician for Wonderland, the St Anne’s Cuppers entry for 2012; Assistant Stage Manager for Hansel and Gretel; Co-Stage Manager for Angels in America; and Production Manager for the Oxford University New Writing Festival and La Vida Es Sueño. She is also currently Production Manager for Arcadia.
Production Manager
Elizabeth Walker, Regent's Park

Lizzie has worked in several backstage roles during her time in Oxford. These include Stage Manager for Titus Andronicus and Angels in America, DSM for Cabaret, and Production Manager for Beats and Antigone After Sophocles.
Assistant Production Manager
Rachel Forster, Regent's Park

Rachel is part of the OUDS committee and has been involved in various productions as an actor, Director, Producer and Assistant Director. Her Oxford credits include RumoursTitus Andronicus and Isobel.
Lighting Designer
Antonio Materio, St. Edmund's

Antonio has previously worked as Assistant Lighting Designer on John Rawls' A Theory of Justice: The Musical and as Lighting Designer on The Maids. He has also worked in production for BRIClab in Brooklyn, NY; in operations for the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts festival; and as a script supervisor and production assistant for the independent film Katie55.


Hannah Moore, Worcester Alumnus

Chris Williams, Worcester

Chris is currently completing his Masters in composition at Oxford. He has previously written music for Love’s Labour’s Lost, and was sound designer for Orphans and Eight. His theatre credits as an actor and musician in Australia include Arcadia, Hippolytus, Moonlight, Pericles, and The Lover.
Education & Outreach
Anita Subedi, Lincoln

Anita was a member of the Bull Theatre Youth Drama Group for three years and during that time acted in a variety of productions. At Oxford, she worked as Marketing Assistant for the Oxford Shakespeare Festival 2012.
Marketing Manager
Lucy Welch, Worcester

Lucy is the outgoing Treasurer of Buskins, as well as the designer for The Oxford Guide to Careers 2014, which will be published in September of this year.  This summer, she is moving to Paris for a year to work with a brand management company as part of her third year abroad.
Trailer Director
Nicholas Lory, Regent's Park

Nick is co-founder of the production company Zissou Pictures and has most recently worked as cinematographer on a number of their films, most recently on the feature film Drowned Out.  Nick also has extensive experience as a fashion photographer, and has previously specialised in look-videos for new collections.
Production Diaries
Sunhyung Mandy Kim, St. Hilda's

Mandy has worked as Assistant Producer for TV talent competition The Voice of Korea (2012) and also has production experience in studio music shows, award ceremonies, and reality television. In Oxford, she is the Section Producer for Music in The Preview Show.


Photographer Angelika Benz, St. John's

Angelika is a freelance photographer in and around Oxford University. She has worked for various student newspapers as well as a range of university societies and more recently documented the production of The Maids. Some of her work can be found at


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