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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (2007)

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Written by Pauline and Bill Fielder
Directed by Roger Butler
6 – 20 January 2007

As a tribute to Bill Fielder, Erith Playhouse was pleased to present his Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, first performed at this theatre in 1985.


Ali Baba – Jane Cavanagh
Dame Salome – Tony Bate
Sheikh of Araby – Brian White
Grand Vizier – Clive Madel
Princess Yasmin – Jacqui Fenton
Casimir – John McLaren
Rattle – Steve Padgham
Roll – Graham Frosdick
Sandi – Jenny Brookes
Mandi – Amy Waters
Diamond Lil – Polly Owen
Abacus (The Camel) – Jenny Tallowin Snee, Emma Stewart

The Girls: Lauren Bulling, Kelly Randall, Lucy Larner, Nicola Milner, Tamsin Renno and Cathy Dadds
The Boys: Dan Murphy, Danny Eycott, Henry Roast, Ryan Harrild


Choreographer – Stella Jarman
Musical Director – Andy Hall
Keyboards – Andy Hall
Bass – Graham Durrant
Stage Manager – Michael Holland
Set Design – Christine Angell
Lighting – Simon Dinsmore
Sound – Keith Jarman
Properties – Carol Butler, Carolynn Birmingham, Molly Graham, Roger Hodge
Wardrobe – Carole Bramall, Marjorie Sawyer
Continuity – Marge Penny, Edna Rand
Set Construction – Bill Brookes, Roger Butler, Eric Crichton, Len Huntley, Trevor Jeffries, Albert Tilbury
Set Painting – Christine Angell, Emma Constant, Polly Owen, Jane Richardson, Gemma Wallington
Additional Lighting – Mike Auvray, Peter Bennett, Simon Dinsmore