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Past & Present Shows

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A Country Girl

19 Oct 1948 to 25 Oct 1948

His Majesty’s Theatre

Clarrie Jamieson as Douglas Members of the Ballet in the Rajah of Bhong number Joyce Duckworth as Marjorie and Clement Mewmarch as Geoffrey Challoner Members of the Ballet in the Can-Can number Betty Hayward as Madame Sophie and Ray Houlston as Barry

Creative Team

Artistic Director – Cecily Tabor-Gregory
Musical Director – Len Coker
Choreographer – Cecily Tabor-Gregory, Dorothy Daniels, Elsa Burtenshaw


Rube Fairway – Bruce Turner
Granfer Mummery – Harold Perryman
Sir Joseph Verity – Les Tyler
Douglas – Clarrie Jamieson
Lord Anchester – Hugh Duncan
Nan – Jean Simmons
Nurse – Ngaire Sidaway
Marjorie – Joyce Duckworth
Madame Sophie – Betty Hayward
Geoffrey Challoner – Clement Newmarch
Barry – Ray Houlston
Rajah Of Bhong – Tommy Glover
Lady Anchester – Noeleen Sadler
Footman – Ben Sheard
Chorus – A Ivory, Allan Aberhart, B Ivory, Beverley Webster, Dallas Jellyman, Don Sheridan, E McNabb, Eunice Neal, Fay King-turner, Frank Wilson, Graeme Dowling, Jack Ashley, Jim Grieg, Joan Bate, Joan Perryman, Joan Webster, June Anderson, Lesley Jackson, N Findlay, Noel Laird, Norma Gray, O Campion, Ola Strickland, Randall Wackrow, Rose Mackle, Shirley Rush, W McNabb
Company – Ailsa McFarlane, Doreen Carr, Elsa Burtenshaw, F Poidevin, Gaye Schimanski, Joy O’Conner, June Spiers, Leon Adams, Margaret Bishell, Margaret Cheeseman, Margaret Jackson, Maude Platt, Molly Wallace, Muriel Hubbard, Noel Mangin, Norma Rabone, Phyllis Rutledge, Ron Flaws, Ruth Stiven, Val Burtenshaw


B Hammond, G Maurice, George Simpson, Gordon McIntoch, Howard Mills, Jean Bate, L Gray, N Holdaway, Ron Hoar, T.J.n. Shaw, W.G. Horrocks

Production Team

Stage Manager – Chas Aberhart
Publicity – Cope Dix, Tommy Glover
Stage Crew – Les Sidaway, Lloyd Jowers, Ray Houlston
Wardrobe Manager – J Becconsall
Properties Director – R Orchard
Makeup Director – J.g. Bacon, Norma Rabone
Makeup Assistant – F.a. Wedde, H.H.C Neal, J.r. MacQueen, M Brunetti, R.H. Jellyman
House Manager – Frank Terry
Call – L Hill, M Brydon
Prompt – R Kibblewhite
Programme – Cope Dix, Tommy Glover
Electrician – W.R. Kinnaird

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PO Box 383
Blenheim 7240
Premises: 03 578-4110
After Hours: 03 579-4122
Secretary: 021 142-5736

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Some blasts from the past...

From the production of Chicago. From the production of The Vagabond King. From the production of The Sound of Music. From the production of The Sound of Music.

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