Past Shows

Information for Contrary Mary (1991)

Contrary Mary, was a Pantomime directed by Mary Littlechild.


By Wilfred Miller

Cast, includes (amongst others)

BOUNTEOUS, Queen of the Fairies – Michele Anns
DISCORD, A Despicable Demon – Desmond Shadrick
MARY, Who later was Quite Contrary – Hannah Higgins
ROBIN, A Goodly Youth – Tracey Jones
DANNY, Robin’s Dim Brother – Crispin King
DAME DERELICT, A Vacant Ruin – Phil Barfett
SQUIRE SQURT, A Blot on the Landscape – Alan Bewes
DOLLY BLEW, Mary’s Dizzy Sister – Jo Martin
TOM, The Piper’s Son – Kate Osborne
MARJORY DAW, Tom’s Beau Belle – Wendy Andrew
LETTY, Mary’s Little Lamb – Kerry Bailey
GEORGY – Jonathan Hutchings
PORGY – Harry Maunder
KATHLEEN – Frankie Peen
MOYA – Heather Cleverdon
MOLLY – Ann Withall
BRIDGET – Amy Painter
1ST CHILD – Suzanne Vallance
2ND CHILD – Georgina Mitchell
1ST FAIRY – Rachel Soby
PIXIE – Mark Vallance

Margaret Hayes, Edward Humphries, Tracy Jee, Tracey Mitchell, Maureen Thomas

Choreography – Mary Littlechild, assisted by Tracey Gardener
Conductor – Philip Jackson
Pianist – Myrtle Rooke
Organist – Sheila Ford
Percussion – Robert Elcombe

Stage Manager – Bill Littlechild
Assistant Stage Manager – Andrew Daniel
Assisted by:- Val Kelley, Martin Curnow, Colin Davies, Guy Newcombe, John Clark, Aubrey Woollard, Andrew Garland, Matthew Freeburn & Robert Horton.
Lighting – Bill Crumblehulme, Chas Painter & Tony Prouse
Spots – Sean Crumblehulme, Lesley Crumblehulme & Chris Nosworthy
Scenery painted by – Fred Stacey, Bill Littlechild & Hilary Vivian
Makeup – Janet George & Annette Dennis
Props – Sylvia Gilbert & Rebecca Coomber
Wardrobe Mistress – Beryl Gammon
Additional costumes made by – Beryl Gammon, Shirley Harris & Joyce Ball
Prompt – Pam Crumblehulme & Sonia Jackson
House Manager – Jack Vanstone
Programme Steward – Celia Sanders
Sweet Kiosk – Sue Painter
Postal Publicity – George Tucker

Photos from Contrary Mary

Click on a photo for an enlargement

If you have photos, or anecdotes about this Show please please email them. (Photos scanned at 300dpi).