A Ring Of Roses



A Ring Of Roses

book, music and lyrics by Darren Vallier

directed by Des Young


25 - 28 July 2001

Children on the Hill:

Katie Rose Strong as Abby

Sarah Knight as Alice

Rebecca Watts as Catherine

Leanne Jones as Emily

Sarah Julie Milner as Geoffrey

Ellie Infield as Gilbert

Paul Egan as Peter

Scott Viney as Roland

Joseph Otway as Sheldon

Helen Wighton as Chief Monkey


Other Children:

Amy Courteney, Emily McFarlane, Jazmin Rickards, Joe Mott,

Laura Jayne Egan, Melissa Pover, Rachel McFarlane, Courtney Collins, Jenny Milner, Martha Simms



Georgiana Harvey-Gibson as Marjoram

Hannah Strong as Lichen

Sarah Fulton as Dill




Amy Kimber as Mother

Daniel Jones as Thomas

Ron Common as Jenkins

Hugh Viney as Unwin

Dave Stenning as Stranger


Other Villagers:

Suzanne Courteney,

Vanessa Strong,

Sharon Knight,

Helen Wighton,

Iris Roberts,

Helen Armes,

Mickey Barrett,

Sharon Watts,

Frances Moulton,

Brian Moulton,

Robert English,

Malcolm Wood,

David Otway,

Alison Millam


The Spirit of Death:

Helen Wighton

Directed by: Des Young

Musical Director: James Watson

Choreographer: Sharon Watts

Orchestra: James Watson (piano & keyboard)

          Les Ogden (drums)

          Shona Carter (flute)

          James Aylward (bass guitar)

          Chris Taggart (lead guitar)

Stage Manager: Paul Watts

Assistant Stage Manager: Dave Yarlett

Lighting Technician: Mike Medway

Sound Technician: Simon Snelling

Set Builder & Team: Dave Yarlett, Paul Watts,

          Chris Brownsey-Joyce, Eddie Bolton, Les Ogden,

          Simon Snelling

Set Decor: Bob Layzell

Wardrobe: Frances Moulton, Sue Bolton

Additional Costumes: Theatre Costumes of Shoreham

Properties: Sally Diver

Publicity: Ron Common

Prompt: Sally Diver


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