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Festivals ’79

April - May 1979

Chalfont & Maidenhead Festivals

Festival Contrasts

11 & 12 May, 1979

Curzon Centre, Beaconsfield

THE THISTLE IN THE DONKEY FIELD   |   THE CAGEBIRDS   |   IN NEED OF CARE   |   SHIRTS

Festival Awards 1979


THE THISTLE IN THE DONKEY FIELD

by Richard Tydeman

Maya Sarah Bing
Buff Christine Barry
Thoru, Minister of Defence & War Patrick Duffy
Edda, Minister of Pollination Corinne May
Chloe, Minister of Health & Welfare Claire Phillips
Karla, Minister of Emigration Barbara Brant
President of Thistle No:1 Vivian Williams
Minister of Roots Ian Wagge
Prologue Edward Thornton
Directed by Mr.T.L. Bell
Production Assistant Gary Bell

This play was entered only at Chalfont Festival.


THE CAGEBIRDS

by David Campton

The Long-Tongued Gossip Alison Dugdale
The Mirror-Eyed Gazer Lorraine Patterson
The Medicated Gloom Jenny Reakes
The Regular Thump Hilary White
The Constant Twitting Tessa Lee
The Great Guzzler Sarah-Jane Palmer
The Wild One Anne Harris
The Mistress Philippa Neal
Directed by Michael Wiseman
Production Assistant Joanna Stewart

Performed at Chalfont Festival and won the Smithells Cup (Best All-Women Group)

Also performed at Maidenhead


IN NEED OF CARE

by David E. Rowley

Shirley Elaine Grotefeld
Rita Pamela Redwood
Nobby Tony Barker
Jeff Richard Harwood
Directed by Mark Britton
Technical Asst. Adrian Bower

Performed at Chalfont Festival and won the Rayner Cup (Best group under 20)

Performed at Maidenhead Festival - and won the Youth Drama Trophy (Youth Groups (under 21)


SHIRTS

by John Challon

Performers Sarah Collins, Rebecca Davies, Georgina Harvey,
Emily Hone, Gary Jenner, Hannah Jones,
Mark Oldknow, Tim Palmer, David Reakes,
Margaret Reakes, Alvin Richards, Lucy Stewart,
Mark White & Fiona Whithome.
Directed by Mrs. Eleanor Reakes
Production assistant Jane Fryers

Performed at Chalfont Festival and won the Dennis Shield (Best Group Under 16)

Also performed at Maidenhead


When these plays were performed at The Curzon Centre, May 11th/12th as FESTIVAL CONTRASTS the Technical Team were…

Stage Manager Dennis Carter
Assistant Stage Managers Adrian Bower & Julian Britton
assisted by Ian Wagge; Gary Jenner; Carol Claridge & Kevin Ogilvie
Lighting John Varah & Alec Siddall
Costumes & Make-Up Jenny Reakes; Hilary White; Philippa Neal;
Carol Claridge & Debbie Cutler
Sound Mark Britton
FOH Manager; Publicity & Box-Office Anthony Barry
Asst FOH Manager Jane Fryers
Programme Editors Tony Barker & Anthony Barry


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