Bradgate Drama Society : Aladdin

The Pantomime "Aladdin" by Derek Dwyer & Merlin Price, with additional material by Peter Upton, was directed by Peter Upton, assisted by John Williams and performed from Thursday December 3 until Saturday December 5, 2009 in Newtown Linford Village Hall, with a matinee performance on Saturday 5 December, at 2:00 p.m.

 

CAST LIST

 

So-So

Narrator

Anita Gillingham

Abanazer

Evil magician, and door to-door salesman

Peter Warlow

Dame Widow Twanky

Washerwoman, mother of Aladdin and Wishee

John Rolinson

Wishee Washee

Dame's youngest son ... not very bright!

Sally Cook

Suzuki

A Chinese policeman

Tracey Hastie

Yamaha

Suzuki's assistant

Karen Griffiths

Aladdin

A bright, honest boy

Robert Willson

Jasmine

Companion to the Princess

Chloe Dickinson

Fang

The Emperor's Prime Minister 

Geoff Bourne

The Emperor of China

Rapidly going to pot! 

John Williams

Princess Lotus Blossom

The Emperor's daughter, pretty but clumsy

Keturah Butler-Burke 

Genie of the lamp   

Rubs up pretty well

Peter Upton

Stagehand

The only person who really knows what’s going on.

 

Holly Warlow

                 

 

BEHIND THE SCENES

 

 

Director     

Peter Upton

Assistant Director

Producer

John Williams

Hannah Johnson

Lighting       

John Boyd

Sound

Set design and Paint

Dave Walton and Fern Warlow

John Nixon and members of the Newtown Linford Art Group

Set Build

Paul Johnson, Brian Anderson, Peter Upton, Hannah Johnson

Prompt                  

Mary Barby

Front of House

Andi Hastie and Gillian Bates

Business Manager

Gillian Bates

Bar

Des Bates, Philip Baker, Lesley Baker, Felicity Manning, Debbie Rigby, Helen Tansley

Stage Manager

Asst. Stage     Managers

Brian Hooper

Toby Manning and Paul Johnson

Properties   

Hannah Johnson

Costume

Marion Williams and Hannah Johnson

With special thanks to Markfield and Thornton Theatre
Group for the loan of costumes.

 

 

 

 

In the ancient Chinese village of Newtown Linford, just outside Peking, a poor washerwoman and her wayward son, Aladdin, have their lives changed by a magic lamp. Join our spectacular extravaganza of romance, colour, special effects and cardboard scenery as we enter the traditional pantomime world of villainous villains, handsome heroes, and pretty princesses as they try not to rub the lamp up the wrong way