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Beauty and the Beast (2001)

Beauty and the Beast
Written and directed by David Maun
6 – 20 January 2001

This show had all the familiar ingredients: marvellous music, mystical magic, mirth and mayhem mixed into a mythical love story. A pantomime for all the family to enjoy together.


Belladonna – Michelle Pearl
Prince Ferdinand/The Beast – Matt Hawes
Fairy White Rose – Nichola Bate
Nathaniel Goldsmith (Beauty’s Father) – Brian Roberts
Beauty – Jenny Tallowin
Cecily (Beauty’s Sister) – Polly Owen
Rosemary (Beauty’s Sister) – Emma Stewart
Lucy Lastic (the Housekeeper) – Tony Bate
Crispin Cuthbert-Smythe – Michael Bate
Roderick Ruff-Diamond – Steve Hunt
Hudson (Manservant to the Beast) – Geoff Hawes

Chorus: Jenny Brookes, Debbie Cain, Emma Holland, Ian Humphreys, Nicky Jones, Neil Langley, Dawn Leese, Mark Woodham, Alison Ward


Musical Director – Andy Hall
Choreographer – Yvonne Pearl
Keyboard – Andy Hall
Keyboard/Percussion – Bernard Tilley
Stage Managers – Colin Burring, Roger Butler
Assistant Stage Managers – Elsie Bate, Marie Hawes
Set Design – Colin Burring, David Maun
Sets Built by – Dave Birmingham, Colin Burring, Bill Brookes, Roger Butler, Roger Hodge, Michael Holland, Len Huntley, Barry Richardson, Eric White
Properties – Carolynn Birmingham, Sue Newman
UV Properties – Ian Giles
Wardrobe Mistress – Carole Bramall
Costumes Made by – Christine Angell, Peggy Ball, Carole Bramall, Molly Graham, Yvonne Pearl, Marjorie Sawyer, Shirley Tallowin
Wigs – Christine Angell
Lights – Jon Hudson assisted by Nikki Horner, Janet Pearce, Suzy Pearce
Sound – Simon Dinsmore
Production Assistant – Jacky Maun

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