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Old Time Music Hall

An "Emporium of Entertainment" and a "Symposium of Style"

A celebration by Carolyn Taylor & Debbie Lock
Friday 27 October 2000 - Saturday 28 October 2000
Faringdon Corn Exchange, Corn Market, Faringdon SN7 7JA
Directed by Carolyn Taylor & Debbie Lock

Performances start 7:30 pm. Doors open 30 minutes earlier.
Tickets: £5. Concessions £4.
Tickets were available from Reflections, 8 Marlborough Street, Faringdon.

Musical Director: Debra Warner
Hosted by Mr Gary Bates

The programme will feature some modem material. but much will be traditional. A large part of the fun will be in the audience joining in the singing of well known songs and dressing up for the occasion. There will be a prize for the best costume. The MC promises he will introduce an evening of effervescent and excellent entertainment comprising music, monologues and melodrama, with much additional alliteration and verbosity. Or in short a jolly good night out …


Three Little Maids – filled to the brim with HRT – Carole Tappenden, Carolyn Taylor and Jo Webster

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The full cast

Back row: Dominic Bullock; Ken Brown; Allyn Richardson; Gary Thompson; Gary Bates
3rd row: Jo Webster; Rachel Coward; Karen Price; Dave Headey
2nd row: Carole Tappenden; Joyce Harrison; Carolyn Taylor; Lucy Walden; Helen Barter
Front row: Kim Ashdown; Catherine Walden; Katherine Smith; Rebecca Whiffen
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‘Three Colours’ – Rebecca Whiffen, Kim Ashdown and Catherine Walden from the Karen Brind School of Dance interpret a song

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Victorian melodrama as Little Nelly (Rachel Coward) reassures her ‘Mother’ (Carole Tappenden)

Photographs by kind permission of ‘The Faringdon Folly’

2 shows were performed over 2 days.