The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, aged 13¾

by Sue Townsend
with songs by Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley

Directed by Alison Maguire

9th - 24th August, 2004

The Tower Theatre performing at the Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Cast List

Adrian Mole : Joe Radcliffe
Nigel, his friend : Peter Miller
Grandma : Celia Reynolds
Mrs Lucas : Colette Dockery
Mr Lucas : Colin Guthrie
George Mole : Peter Westbury
Pauline Mole : Diane Carr
Pandora : Berfin Baksi
Bert Baxter : Henry Chester
Barry Kent : Peter Miller
Official : Peter Miller
Doreen Slater : Colette Dockery
Mr Scruton : Colin Guthrie
Matron : Colette Dockery
Queenie : Celia Reynolds
Dog : Ruby

Jonathan Norris, Colin Guthrie (keyboards)


Production Team

Director : Alison Maguire
Assistant Director : Alan Root
Set Design : Jeff Kelly
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Costume Design : Nigel Martin
Sound Design : Phillip Ley
Musical Director : Jonathan Norris
Assistant Musical Director : Colin Guthrie
Choreographer : Anna Twilley

Stage Manager : Juliet Webster
ASMs : Chris Holmes
Lighting operators: Nathalie Lake
Sound operators : Jayne Lawrence
Wardrobe : Nigel Martin, Sheila Burbidge & members of the cast
Dog Handler : Jeff Kelly
Set construction : Keith Hill, Alan Root, Jo Staples, Keith Syrett, Jeff Kelly
Publicity : Hester Viney

The composer of the songs, Alan Blaikley, had this to say :

"The production was great and we enjoyed every minute of it as did the rest of the audience. Cast, musicians, design - all were excellent. Though the show is put on quite regularly all over the country this is the first time I have seen it since the original Wyndhams production twenty years ago; I can't imagine there has been a better version than this one."