The Reluctant Doctor of Love

2005 - Christchurch Summertimes Festival

(The Botanical Gardens)

Moliere's 'The Reluctant Doctor of Love' in the beautiful botanical gardens of Christchurch and directed in the Commedia dell’arte style.

A classic farce in which true lovers are brought together by the folly of clowns. Geronte is a wealthy man who seeks a doctor for his daughter, Lucinde, because she has become a mute. Martine wishes to take revenge on her husband, Sganarelle, the fool.

Director - Teodor Surcel

Produced by the clinic



Anastasia Dailianis - Doctors wife / Lover
Chris O'Connor - Musician
Gareth Reeves - Reluctant Doctor
Jane Donald - Ensemble
Greg Cooper - Lover / Ensemble
Tom Trevella - Ensemble
Lucette Hindin - Costume Designer
Veronica Barton - Producer/Actor
Haydn Kerr - Assistant Director