Finals of the 2nd Festival of Coarse Acting

held at the Salisbury Playhouse

performed at the

Salisbury Playhouse


Sunday 16th January 1977

In aid of the Salisbury Playhouse Appeal

Adjudicated by Michael Green

1. The Maskers
The Eddystone Lighthouse Theatre-in-the-Round Company
in their multi-media presentation of the epic drama
Moby Dick
(after Herman Melville)

Cast played by:
Ishmael  Brian Stansbridge
Elijah  Mr. Peter White
Capt. Ahab Sir Kenneth Hann
Bosun Binky Carrington
Queequag Big Al Watson
Carpenter Chippy Spencer
Starbuck Little Al Newell
Ship’s crew and wives ‘HANN’ picked members of the Company
Sound and effects The Almighty

2. The Salisbury Playhouse
TOADS (Tenby Operatic & Amateur Dramatic Society) in association with
NEWTS (North Engadine & Woolloomooloo Theatrical Society)

Present their Jubilee Year Production of
by William Shakespeare
Directed by D. William Crewe

Cast played by:
Chorus Jill Graham
Salisbury Adrian Reynolds
Henry V David Shaughnessy
Westmoreland Adrian Reynolds
Erpingham David Grout
Montjoy Lionel Guyett
Gloucester Adrian Reynolds
York Adrian Reynolds
Orleans Lionel Guyett,
Pistol Lionel Guyett
Dauphin Lionel Guyett
French soldier Roger Leach
Constable David Grout
Boy Patience Tomlinson
Granpre Adrian Reynolds

3. Pitton Theatre Club
South East Wilts Rabbit Clearance Society
present a revival of the 1936 Broadway musical

Cast played by:
Fred Jerkerley Busby Blandford
Mamie Starr Al Johnson
Hey You Ginger Ainsworth
Broadbeam Babes Ginger Dewey ,Ginger Trevendale, Ginger Mason, Ginger Simmons, Ginger Judd
Ziegfield Zillouettes Fred Simmons, Fred Brown, Fred Yeek, Fred Judd, Fred Farwell
King of the Konstipated Keyboard Oscar Lawrence

4. Bournemouth Little Theatre Club
Bournemouth Big Theatre Club (unauditioned section)

Cast played by:
Butler Esau Ewe
Jane Billie Jean Queen
Tom N. E. Tennis
Lord Heart Enoch Balls
Lady Heart W.I.Dogsbody
Maid Penelope Bassing-Thwaigthe-Smythe
Man Ivor Ham
Gardener Percy Throwup
Inspector A.N.Other
Production Team
Produced by L/Cpl. Peter Hall (by kind permission of Col. Alf Gone Commandant, The Royal Army Labour Corps, A. & B. Section, by kind permission of the Ministry of Defence, and Mrs. Gone)
Stage Manager (vacant)
A.S.M. (drunk)
Prompter E.Loped

5. London Theatre
represented by The Purley (Twenty Miles from London) Way Strolling Players
by Marb Rekots

Cast played by:
Count Alucard Knight Mantell
Renfield Michael Stroud
Lucy Charmian May
Van Helsing Francis Sargent
Jonathan Harker Peter Mantle

6. Questors Theatre
The New Bunny Langridge Players (formerly Mike Langridge Anti-Theatre)
by David Herbert Galsworthy

Cast played by:
Ida Hepplethwaite Ann Johnson
Daniel Obediah Hepplethwaite David Crews
Victoria Hepplethwaite Sonia Pearson
Albert Hepplethwaite Richard Gaunt
Marjorie Hackforth Margaret Turner
Lionel Headbracket John Wilbourne
P.C. Clement Boothroyd John Turner
Jo Clegghorn David Pearson
Jed Throttle Michael Langridge


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