Dick Whittington
or A Highgate Lad's Adventures

Book & Lyrics by Frank Harwood
Music by Walter Tebbutt


Tavistock Little Theatre
January 6 - 14, 1939

First London production

Cast List

Alderman Fitzwarren : John Blain
Alice, his daughter : Margaret Godwin
Sarah, his cook : Hugh Evans
Wilkie : Jack Newmark
Whelk : Henry Wilkins
His two asinine apprentices
Dick Whittington, the Highgate lad : Dorothy Fox
Thomas, Dick's cat : Janet Burrows
Idle Jack : Jack Richman
Town Crier : Michael Hitchman
Catain "Spanker" Pedro : Francis Bray
First Mate : Madge Dawson
Second Mate : Jack Wing
The Emperor of Morocco : E Willett Brown
The Grand Vizier : David Morrison
Princess Amalthea, the Emperor's daughter : Madeline Durrant
Fairy Bow-bells : Ailsa McCulloch
Demon Rat : Leonard White
Speciality Dancers : Gwyneth Johnstone, George Hepburn
Citizens, Apprentices, Sailors, Guardsmen : Allen Barnsley, Sidney Green, Michael Hitchman, Timothy Killar, David Morrison, Jack Wing
Girls of Chepeside, Mannequins, Sailors, Can-Can dancers : Ethel Smith, Wendy Pate, Eileen Gladman, Carol Jackson, Madeline Sigg, Kathleen Harmsworth

Dick Whittington

Production Team

Director : Frank Harwood
Set Design : Frank Harwood
Musical Director : Norah Back
Princess Amalthea's costume designed by Iris Snowman
Speciality dances invented & taught by James Hepburn
Ensemble & other dances devised & taught by Frank Harwood
Stage Director : Rowland White

Stage Manager : Neale Philips
ASMs : Sheila Atkinson, Desmond Hall
Wardrobe : Winifred Fecher, Eileen Brightv Electrician : C W Godbold
Set construction : Betty Upton & members of the Theatre stage staff