by Daphne du Maurier

Poster for Rebecca

Mrs de WInter confronts Mrs Danvers
Maxim and Mrs de Winter
Colonel Juilian and Mrs Danvers

In Rehearsal

Nigel Freer (Maxim de Winter), considers the merits of the Director's suggestions!

Director Mary Barker with Maxim de Winter and other characters















September / October 2010

This classic story follows the life of new bride Mrs de Winter as she arrives at the beautiful house of Manderley to live with her wealthy new husband. But life is far from idyllic overshadowed as it is by the spirit of his former wife and the terrifying housekeeper Mrs Danvers.

The play, written by Daphne du Maurier and based on her own novel of the same name proved to be so popular with Ashby audiences that every performance was a complete sell out.

A film about the staging of this production was made by Ashby de la Zouch Museum as part of the Ashby 2010 Film for the Future project. It can be seen here.

Maxim and Mrs de Winter


Mrs de WInter and Mrs Danvers
Frank Crawley and Jack Favell
Beatrice and Mrs de Winter