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How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Directed by Bill Fielder
1 – 6 July 1991

The story of young, ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch, who, with the help of the book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, rises from window washer to chairman of the board of the World Wide Wicket Company.


J. Pierrepont Finch – David Maun
J.B Biggley – Colin Bailey
Rosemary – Jeane Poole
Bratt – Brian Roberts
Smitty – Jaqui Rand
Bud Frump – Ian Macdonald
Miss Jones – Margaret Penny
Twimble/Womper – Reg Higley
Hedy Latour – Claire Berreclough
Gatch/TV Announcer – Vernon Leese
Ovington/Policeman – Clive Spinks
Jenkins – John Wilkinson
Tackaberry – Phillip Pain
Johnson – Matt Hawes
Miss Krumholtz – Caroline Hayes
Toynbee – Trevor Coleman
Secretaries / Scrubwomen – Denise Brown, Dawn Hampton
Secretaries – Tracy Gawn, Debbie Hurst, Jenny Brookes
Book Voice – John Wilkinson


Choreographer – Linda Jeffries
Musical Director – Paul Gobey
Singing Master – Andrew Parmley
Stage Manager – Harry Dunphy
Set Design – Martin Howe
Set Construction – Barrie Richardson
Properties – Edna Rand, Jane Ghost, Leslie Copleston
Lighting – Peter Bennett
Sound – Mike Rand
Costumes – Marjorie Sawyer
‘Paris Original’ Gowns – Theatrical Images
Assistant Stage Manager – Yvonne Higley


Reeds – Alison Shipp
Keyboards – Paul Gobey, Tony Rickard
BNass – Peter Robson
Percussion – Dave Webster

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