Dick Whittington
An Original Pantomime by John Field
Chats Palace Arts Centre
December 21 - 23, 27 - 28 2004 &
January 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9 2005


Fairy Roseblossom, Queen of the Flower Fairies Emily Frith
Alderman Fitzwarren, City Councillor, in love withPeter Novis
Sarah Whittington, his cookFrank Crocker
Dick Whittington, her son, in love with Annalisa Checchi
Alice Fitzwarren, the Alderman's daughterOlivia Wilkes
Queen Anne, wife of Richard IIMeryl Griffiths
Baron Bruno Bloodaxe, an evil property Magnate & city businessman Ian Recordon
The Cat, a feline of size & prowessEvelinka Woollacott
Queen Rat, the ruler of the Rat Kingdom Meryl Griffiths
Mack, an unemployed fool Henry Chester
[Jan 2nd only : Barrie Addenbrooke]
Tosh, another unemployed foolAlison Liney
Willy Longplank, Captain of the good ship Saucy Puss & friend of Dick's Meryl Griffiths

Dick Whittington
Annalisa Checci, Evelinka Woollacott & Olivia Wilkes

Production Team
Director : John Field
Assistant Director : Penny Tuerk
Musical Director : Jonathan Norris
Choreography : Alison Liney
Set Design : Jo Staples
Costume Design : Barrie Addenbrooke
Assistant Costume Design : Fiona Garratt
Lighting Design : Robert Myer
Flying Bat Routine designed and directed by Ken Haines
Recorded music played by Jonathan Norris & Frank Crocker
Music of the Bells composed by Claire Friedman
Additional recording : Laurence Tuerk, Ken Haines

Stage Managers : Martin Brady, Jean Carr, Penny Tuerk
ASMs : Charlotte Kinnock, Sarah Chipperfield, Sheila Burbidge, Stephanie Edge, Terry Baker-Self
Lighting and Sound operators : Chris Holmes, Laurence Tuerk, Victoria Brown, Nathalie Lake, Keith Hill, Moira McSperrin
Wardrobe : Jill Batty, Berfin Baksi, Sheila Burbidge, Jude Chalk, Suzanne Day, Meryl Griffiths, James Lever, Blossom Huggins, Denyse Macpherson, Celia Reynolds, Kay Perversi, Elaine Prenzlau, Eve Smith, Tess Walsh, Sue Lacey
Construction and Rigging : Keith Syrett, Keith Hill, Alan Root, Laurence Tuerk, Stephen Ley