The Holy Terror: Melon Revised is a reworking of Simon Gray’s earlier pay, Melon, originally performed in 1987 starring Alan Bates. It was first performed on 15th February 1991 at the Temple of Arts Theatre, Tucson, Arizona.

The Holy Terror: Melon Revised was first performed on 15th February 1991 at the Temple of Arts Theatre, Tucson, Arizona.

The cast was as follows:

MARK MELON – Daniel Gerroll
SAMANTHA – Tracy Sallows
GLADSTONE – George Hall
JACOB/RUPERT/GRAEME – Anthony Fusco
JOSH MELON – Noel Derecki
GLADYS POWERS – Julie Boyd
KATE MELON – Rebecca Nelson

Director: Simon Gray
Set Design: David Jenkins
Costume Design: David Murin
Lighting: Dennis Parichy
Sound: Brian Jerome Peterson

Simon Gray on Melon and The Holy Terror: Melon Revised

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The Holy Terror was revived by The Ambassador Theatre Group and Laurence Boswell Productions, opening at the Theatre Royal, Brighton, on 4 February 2004. The cast was as follows:

MARK MELON – Simon Callow
KATE MELON – Geraldine Alxenader
JOSH MELON – Matt Canavan
GLDASTONE/SHRINK – Robin Soans
MICHAEL/JACON/RUPERT/GRAEME – Tom Beard
SAMANTHA EGGERLY – Lydia Fox

Directed by Laurence Boswell
Designed by Es Devlin
Music composed by Simon Bass

PUBLISHING INFORMATION

The Holy Terror is now available as a Faber Contemporary Classic in Simon Gray: Plays 4. To order a copy on special offer at 25% discount please contact Faber using code GRAYPLAYS. Or check out the plays section of our bookshop.

The Holy Terror: Melon Revised is published in the following editions:

Four Plays (Faber and Faber 2004 ISBN 0-571-21988-8)
The Definitive Simon Gray Volume IV (Faber and Faber 1993 ISBN 0-571-16659-8)
The Holy Terror & Tartuffe (Faber and Faber 1990)
The Holy Terror (Samuel French US)

LICENSING INFORMATION

For UK and Worldwide performance rights please contact Judy Daish Associates at rozzy@judydaish.com. For English-speaking amateur rights, apply to Samuel French Ltd at www.samuelfrench-london.co.uk. For amateur rights in the USA and Canada, apply to Samuel French Inc at www.samuelfrench.com.