Programme – Dick Whittington

THE DANNEVIRKE OPERATIC SOCIETY presents

Dick Whittington

DICK WHITTINGTON

By Arrangement with Wilcock & Rutherford, England

Producer:   John MacGibbon
Musical Director:   Beverley Lidington

Characters in Order of Appearance . . .
King Rat   Warwick Graham
Fairy Queen   Mary Osborne
Alderman Fitzwarren   Len Osborne
Alice Fitzwarren   Christine Tilson
Idle Jack   Ray Anderson
Tommy the Cat   Sherrin McIntosh
Dick Whittington   Maurice Mehlhopt
Martha the Cook   David Fuller
Naughty Marietta   Pam Magnussen
Captain of the ‘Saucy Sue’   Don Anderson
Mate   Jack Gooch
Bo’sun   Bill Wallace
Emperor of Morocco   Warren Barton
Bodyguard   Dick Sweet
Grand Vizier   William Findlay

Chorus . . .
Jill Anderson, Gillian Ashbey, Audrey Ayson, Jennifer Ayson, Raewyn Cawsey, Alison Coulson, Carol Gimblett, Karen Jameson, Noeline Robertson, Patricia Sharplin, Pat Tilson, Pat Wadley, Irene Wakely

John Fox, William Findlay, Allan Harrison, Dick Sweet, Bill Walker, Bill Wallace

Dancers . . .
Annette Hunt, Kathryn Hunt, Vicki Lidington, Fiona MacKenzie

Synopsis of Scenes . . .

Act I
Scene 1   (Prologue) London, Old Cheapside.
2   Interior of Fitzwarren’s Stores.

Act 2
Scene 1   Highgate Hill.
2   As Act 1, Scene 1.
3   London, the Docks.

– INTERVAL –

Act 3
Scene 1   Sultan of Morocco’s Palace.
2   As Act 1, Scene 1.
3   London, Guildhall.

Vocal Numbers . . .
‘Who Will Buy’   Chorus
‘Some Day My Heart Will Awake’   Alice
‘Martha the Cook’  Martha
‘One Look at You’   Dick
‘Friends and Neighbours’   Jack and Marietta
‘It Only Takes a Moment’   Alice and Dick
‘No Place Like Home When It’s London’   Dick
“Ain’t She Sweet”   Men’s Chorus
‘Long Ago’   Alice and Dick
‘Rats’   Emperor
‘It’s Never Too Late’   Martha
‘No Place Like Home When It’s London’   Chorus Reprise
‘Look For the Silver Lining’   Marietta
“Happy Days Are Here Again”   Dick, Chorus and audience

Production Personnel . . .
Accompanist   Shirley Davidson
Percussion   Graeme Evans
Choreography   Therese Regan
Stage Manager   John Davidson
Stage Technicians   Gary Griffin, Jim Biddulph, Tony Boyden, Gary Edwards, Colin Howard, Alastair McAuslan, Rex Mulinder, Mervyn Polglase, Terry Taplin
Lighting   John MacGibbon, Neville Fletcher
Wardrobe Mistress   Edith MacGibbon
Assistant   Jennifer Simmons
Dressers   Joy Herrington, Trish McAuslan
Properties   Pat Tilson, Bebe Robertson, Jan Turfrey
Prompt   Beverley Jones
Call Steward   Pat Parsonson
Programme and Publicity   Gwen Anderson, Gail Hansen, Edith MacGibbon, Pat Tilson
House Manager   Wilfred Bell
Office   Arthur Hurley
Head Usher   Ann Holdaway

Acknowledgements . . .
Judith Schaare for Cover Design
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Surnames in this programme –
Anderson, Ashbey, Ayson, Barton, Bell, Biddulph, Boyden, Cawsey, Coulson, Davidson, Edwards, Evans, Findlay, Fletcher, Fox, Fuller, Gimblett, Gooch, Graham, Griffin, Hansen, Harrison, Herrington, Holdaway, Howard, Hunt, Hurley, Jameson, Jones, Lidington, MacGibbon, MacKenzie, Magnussen, McAuslan, McIntosh, Mehlhopt, Mulinder, Osborne, Parsonson, Polglase, Regan, Robertson, Schaare, Sharplin, Simmons, Sweet, Taplin, Tilson, Turfrey, Wadley, Wakely, Walker, Wallace

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Dannevirke Operatic Society Incorporated

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