SPARKLESHARK

Synopsis:

 

High up on a tower block roof, Jake writes magical and fantastic stories in secret. The boys think he's a wimp but to the girls Jake's almost one of them. When the gang of boys actually arrive though, everyone's in for a great surprise. To save himself, Jake weaves his best story yet. It is so good that the gang drop their tough trendy act and demand starring roles in the unfolding drama of mystery, danger, love... and the final encounter with Sparkleshark. Eventually they make a pact to meet up every week as a group and tell stories together.


BHTC NOTES: This was a junior workshop production. It was supported by a Mid Sussex Grant Award and involved the cast meeting the Queen as part of her visit to Burgess Hill.


Unfortunately only a photo montage rather than individual photographs of the cast or production have so far been discovered.

 

PLAYWRIGHT: Philip Ridley Sparkleshark is funny, poignant and had an acclaimed run at the Royal National Theatre followed by a tour in 2001.

SPARKLESHARK

Genre:   Comedy Drama (1 Act Play)

Playwright: Philip Ridley

Directed by:  Rick Peckham

Production Date: March 1999

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Theatre, Church Walk, Burgess Hill

BHTC Production Number: 203

Cast 

Andrew Squires
Debbie Mclean

Jinanne Karkar

Amanda Holman

Ben Jones

Richard Flambard

Jon Plummer

James Mills

Edward Ross

Jake

Polly

Natasha

Carol

Russell

Buzz

Speed

Shane

Finn

Crew

Pippa Jones & Helen Clapperton

Derek Mclean

Steve Brown

Helen Clapperton

Jaimie Todd

Derek Mclean, Steve Pavey, Peter Forester, Steve Brown & Anthony Fisher

Stephen Tyrrell

Keith Samphier, Daniel Pepper & Nick Barnes

Julia Peckham

Pippa Jones & Julia Peckham

Mike Ward

Jim Wilson

Rick & Julia Peckham

Rosalind Wood

Sandra Stapleton

Assistant Directors

Stage Manager

Assistant Stage Manager

Dressing Room Co-ordinator

Set Design & Dressing

Set Construction & Stage Crew

 

Technical Design & Training

Technical Management

Hair & Make-Up

Prompts

Photographs

Publicity

Programmes

Box Office Manager

Front of House Admin

Programme & 

Letter regarding

The Queen's visit

 

Sparkshark programme

Sparkshark programme