A Christmas Charivari

an Entertaining Concoction of seasonal Fare

devised and directed by Philip de Grouchy

Presented at the

Maskers' Studio Theatre


7th to 13th December 2012

A note from the Director

I have directed and taken part in several Christmas shows over the years. It's always a pleasure to gather together a group of talented performers to entertain with seasonal words and music for our friends, old and new.

Why 'Charivari', I have been asked? Defined as a 'collection or series of pieces - thoughtful, serious, comical, provoking, irritating, but above all entertaining', it seems a most suitable epithet for a Maskers Christmas Show! I am sure you will enjoy tonight's performance and I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Philip de Grouchy

On Stage
Pauline Dukes Mike Dukes
Philip de Grouchy Meri Mackney
Eric Petterson (with Guitar) David Pike
Janet Scott Jenni Watson
Alan Watson John Evans on the Keyboard


Off Stage
Stage Manager Chris Baker
Production Manager Graham Buchanan
Sound Geoff Grandy
Lighting Clive Weeks & team
Setting Gill Buchanan
Construction Roger Lockett & team
Decor Gill Buchanan & team
Refreshments & Bar Jan Spiers & team
Box Office Chris Baker
Prog/flyer Design Sarah Russell/Geoff Wharam
Acknowledgements Chris Nichols (violin)


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