Dick Whittington

An Original Pantomime by John Field

Directed by John Field

December 21st - 23rd, 27th - 28th., 2004 and January 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 2005

The Tower Theatre performing at Chats Palace Arts Centre, Homerton


Cast List

Fairy Roseblossom, Queen of the Flower Fairies : Emily Frith
Alderman Fitzwarren, City Councillor : Peter Novis
in love with
Sarah Whittington, his cook : Frank Crocker
Dick Whittington, her son : Annalisa Checchi
in love with
Alice Fitzwarren, the Alderman's daughter : Olivia Wilkes
Queen Anne, wife of Richard II : Meryl Griffiths
Baron Bruno Bloodaxe, an evil property Magnate and city businessman : Ian Recordon
The Cat, a feline of size and prowess : Evelinka 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 fool : Alison Liney
Willy Longplank, Captain of the good ship Saucy Puss and friend of Dick's : Meryl Griffiths


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 and 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