The Sleeping Beauty

A pantomime by John Morley
Thursday 23 January 1997 - Saturday 25 January 1997
& Thursday 30 January 1997 - Saturday 1 February 1997
Faringdon Community Theatre, The Pump House, 5 Market Place, Faringdon
Directed by Carole Tappenden
Musical Director: Debra Warner

Performances start 7:30 pm. Doors open 30 minutes earlier.
Tickets were available from Breath of Spring (florist), 4a Market Place, Faringdon.

Sleeping Beauty is a classic fairy tale which involves a beautiful princess, a sleeping enchantment, and a handsome prince.

Curtain up on the wicked witch stirring at the cauldron. She is dressed in the traditional black with the pointed hat. She has two attendant RATS (lames and Cagney) who put various nasties into the cauldron …

Sleeping Beauty 1997 7

Laura Thompson; Christina Willett

Sleeping Beauty 1997 5

Debra Keasal; Christina Willett

Sleeping Beauty 1997 4

Andrew Logan; Dave Headey

Sleeping Beauty 1997 8

Sarah Varnom; Andrew Logan; Debbie Lock

Sleeping Beauty 1997 9

Andrew Logan; Debbie Lock; Dave Headey

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Photographs by kind permission of Ian Smith (founder of the ‘Faringdon Folly’ newspaper)

Cast (in order of appearance):

Carrabosse the Witch - Sarah Varnom
James - Robert Harte
Cagney - Sammy Crook
Queen of the Fairies - Debra Keasal
Bimbo (the Court Jester) - Debbie Lock
Toffee Nose (the Chamberlain) - Mike Durham
King Fred - Dave Headey
Queen Formica - Andrew Logan
Fairy of Happiness - Catherine Walden
Fairy of Beauty - Rebecca Lock
Fairy of Love - Jenny Barter
Princess Beauty - Laura Thompson
Prince Richard - Christina Willett
Lady Pamela Tooth - Jeni Summerfield
Prince of Iceland - Hannah Logan
Prince of Mexico - Ben Scotcher-Lane
Prince of China - Tom Woolman
Prince of Ceylon - James Barter
King of the Spiders - Luke Gerry
Vitriolic Vulture - Mario Simmons
Dum Dum - Josh Smith
Courtiers - Helen Barter; Joan Lee; Carol McDowell; Irene Schoonenberg; Walther Schoonenberg; Karen Whiffen
Courtiers / Dancers - Naomi Bullock; Connie Castiglione; Kimberley Dobner; Hayley Drawbridge; Samantha Fletcher; Kelly Gardiner; Larabeth Gerry; Claire Gibbard; Kirsty Hatton; Alison Jerome; Kathryn Jerome; Emily Payn; Naomi Phillips; Lauren Roberts; Kathryn Whiffen
Orchestra - Debra Warner; Julian Probert; Sophie Ablitt; Sam Higazi; Ben Warner; Phillipa Brodie; Felicity Hainge; Jim Horton

See programme for further details.

Production No.123 (6 shows were performed over 6 days)