The Hunting of the Snark

Adapted from the nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll with some help from Edward Lear
Book by Laurence Geoghegan; music by Kenneth Paine


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
December 27th, 1971 - January 8th, 1972

First London production

Cast List

The Bellman : William Flemming
The Beaver : Celia Reynolds
The Witch : Marjorie Hogg
The Baker : Denis Turner
The Jumbly Girl : Maxine Simms
The Barrister : Gately Freeman
The Banker : Edward Hayman
The Butcher : Peter Lyons
The Boots : Lorna Dodd
The Broker : Tony Goodman
The Queen of the Jumblies : Maureen Seal
The Jumblies : Karen Killaspy, Deborah Berry, Karen Berry, Christopher Seal
The Jub-Jub Bird : Dominic Batty
The Bandersnatch : David Deshmukh, Julie McBride

The Hunting of the Snark


The Hunting of the Snark

Production Team

Director : Rod Dungate
Musical Director : Betty Weatherly
Set design : Richard Grove
Lighting Design : Marilyn Gold
Costume Design : Jane Schwartz

Stage management : Angela Culbert, Daphne Grose, Julie McBride, Georgina Willerton, Andy Hamilton, Roy Robbins
Lighting operators : Terry Blundell, David Holyoake
Special effects : Colin Monk
Fight sequence : Larry Barnes
Set construction : Mark Benjamin, Mike Cosh, Mick Gaskill