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Jennifer Samuels died 10th Augusl 1995 after a long illness.

One of my earliest on-stage experiences at The Questors was being in The Winter's Tale in which Jennifer Tudor (as Jennifer Samuels was known professionally) was playing Pauline. Each night waited in the wings listening while Jennifer gave her beautifully dignified and inspiring rendering of the closing moments of the play. All her professional experience with both the RSC and the National Theatre came into play and it was a joy to listen to. Having forsaken the professional stage to become a librarian, Jennifer continued with the great love of her life, acting, in an amateur capacity. A very private person, she brought to her craft great dedication leavened with a wry sense of humour. She will be missed greatly, not only by The Questors, but by those other companies she graced with her presence. Brave to the last, and hating any kind of fuss, I am sure she would approve this final quotation:

'What's gone and what's past help should be past grief." (Paulina: A Winter's Tale.)

Peter Knight

1979 Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi
1979 Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
1979 The Vampire
1980 The Girl in Melanie Klein
1980 The White Devil
1981 Oedipus The King
1981 A Streetcar Named Desire
1981 The Winter's Tale
1982 Bonjour La, Bonjour
1982 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
1982 The Whirler
1983 Choices
1984 Loaves and Fishes
1984 Romeo and Juliet
1985 Tom Jones
1985 Under the Gaslight
1986 Maria Marten or Murder in the Red Barn
1986 Steadman: In The Mouth of the Lion
1987 The Lady's Not For Burning
1988 The Caucasian Chalk Circle
1989 On the Razzle
1991 My Mother Said I Never Should
1993 Daisy Pulls it Off
1993 Napoleon (rehearsed reading)
1994 Judgement Day