MOTHER GOOSE

MOTHER GOOSE (50th BHTC Pantomime)

Directed by:  Suzi Allan

Production Date:  January  2015

Playwright:  June Colledge

Genre:  Pantomine

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

David Plank

Amy Somerville

Pippa Jones

Emma Hudson

Katherine Whinn

Sophie Jones

Natalie Howe

Peter Gooding

Megan Roberts

Matt Roberts

Mary Ward

Neil Batsford

Gill Roberts

Chris Smith

Ryan Gray

Graham Wood

Backstage Crew

 

Cast

Montezuma

Fairy Fortuna

Zola

Jill

Colin

Jenny

James

Mother Goose

Priscilla

Johnny

Gretchen

King Gander

Queen Gander

Mayor

Bog

Trog

Courier Guards

Crew

Phil Laybourn

Jeanette Seymour & Steve Pavey

Steve Pavey

Jaimie Todd

Laurie Parsons

Graham Wood

Jaimie Todd, Jane Churchill, Graham Wood, John Unwins,

Paul Todd, Peter Gooding, Steve Pavey, Phil Laybourn

assisted by Club Members & Friends

Laurie Moody, John Arnold, Joe, John Unwins, Dave Martin, Kerri Cooper,

Callum Blake, Chris Stapleton, Chesney Jones, Lance Gill,

Malcolm Stevens, Mark Hudson, Des Fitzpatrick, Dean Bridger, Matt Sullivan,

Ryan Gosling assisted by Club Members & Friends

Chris Childs

Stephen Brown

Lesley Rowland & Trudy Stewart

Janet Cooper & Tracey Chandler

Graham Todd

Pauline Childs

Pauline Childs assisted by Alison Arnold, Jan Moody &

Club Members

Pamela Skilton

Sarah Packer & Debra Church assisted by Club Members & Friends

Laurie Parsons

Peter & Sue Gooding

Sue Gooding

Rosalind Wood

Rosalind Wood, Val Whitehead, Nicola Collins, Sandra Stapleton,

Barbara Parsons, Hilary Smith, Julia Peckham, Diane Cubitt, Graham Cubbitt,

Doug Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, Linda Alford, Jo White, Jan Case, Nicki Plank,.

Chris Batsford, Freya Stafford, assisted by Club Members & Friends

Studio 93

Stage Manager

Deputy Stage Manager

Assistant Stage Manager

Set Design

Production Coordinator

Set Construction Coordinator

Set Painting & Construction

 

 

Stage Hands

 

 

 

Sound

Lighting

Costume Team

Properties

Maker of Props

Make-up Design

Make-Up Team

 

Hair & Wig Coordinator

Hair & Wigs

Rehearsal Prompt

Publicity Managers

Poster & Programme Design

Box Office & Front of House Manager

Front of House Team

 

 

 

Cast Photos

Programme & Press Cuttings

BHTC CHORUS

CHOREOGRAPHER

Suzi Allan 

Assisted by Rosalind Wood

 

 

JUNIOR CHORUS

Charlotte Anderson, Charlotte Curran, Erin Lang, Olivia Lucas, Ellah Sasson, Laura Scott, Ella Shuck, Nathan Ward

 

 

 

SENIOR CHORUS (GIRLS):

Maddy Burton, Jenna Coole, Eve Corcoran, Lily Dumbrill, Hetty Lucas, Megan Plank, Faith Parker, Emily Roffey,

Lucy Ward, Cydney Wilson

 

 

 

 

BOYS CHORUS:

Bradley  Collett, Joe Marchant, Josh McLoed, Josh Plank, Sam Wilkins & Philip Wilson

 

 

 

 

DRUSILLAS DANCERS

CHOREOGRAPHER:  Vikki Harris

 

SENIORS:

Esther Brooks, Yasmin Howell, Natascha Eastwood, Jessica Snape & Lydia Goodridge

 

 

JUNIORS:

Emma Mackay, Jemima Mills, Halla Downes, Phoebe Moses, Alice Gibson & Yasmin Said

 

 

 

 

ACCOMPANIMENT

Musical Director & Piano: James Tunstill

Drums: Derek Guildford

Bass:  Matt Greaves

Synopsis: 

 

The story of poor Mother Goose , who is befriended by Priscilla, the goose that lays golden eggs. Although suddenly rich, she finds that wealth cannot buy her beauty and in desperation, she finally swops Priscilla for the promise of youth and beauty, as offered by the evil wizard, Hassan. However, she soon realises that beauty is not everything and that she must get Priscilla back and after a visit to King & Queen Gander in Gooseland, Priscilla agrees to return and they all live happily ever after.

 

BHTC NOTES:  Donald Stewart played the

role of Montezuma on the first night with

David Plank resuming the role for the rest

of the performances.

 

PLAYWRIGHT:

 

This script was adapted by June Colledge

from her mother's (Marjorie Ristorie)

professional script.  It has since been

adapted by Suzi Allan, (June's daughter)

whos continuing work keeps our pantos

hilariously funny and topical,

but always traditional.

All rehearsal Photographs courtesy of Sue Gooding

& Production Photographs courtesy of Studio 93

 

Our grateful thanks to the many other club members, patrons and friends that assisted with scenery painting, props making, box office, front of house and the selling of sweets & refreshements, and of course the BHTC & Drusillas registered chaperones who supported our junior members.

MOTHER GOOSE (5th Show)

Further Productions:

 1968     1977    1987    1996    2006

  

Pantomime Link

Pantomime Production Number: 50

BHTC Production Number: 284

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Cast in Character

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Audience Reviews (Some of the many fantastic comments we received on our Comment forms during the run)

"Loved the show. It was so funny and very professional. Thought the scenery was excellent.

Thank you for a great time."

Jennifer Streader

10/01/15

"Fantastic Fun!  Lovely Set and brilliant energy from all the actors!"

Rachael Godwin  09/01/15

 

"Very entertaining!

Really enjoyed the show, extremely funny and costumes are amazing!

Been every year since 2004 and it's always lived up to expectations" Dodds 09/01/15

"Excellent, will definitely be coming again, thank you.

Ages 70, 27, 30, 3 & 7"

10/01/15

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