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Desert Song

17 Oct 1955 to 22 Oct 1955

His Majesty’s Theatre

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Creative Team

Artistic Director – Frona King
Musical Director – W.G. Horrocks
Choreographer – Betty Campbell

Cast

Capt. Paul Fontaine – Terence Burtenshaw
Sid El Kar – A.H.W (Bert) Ham
Mindar – David Lind
Hassi – Brian White
Neri – Jean Williams
Hadji – Peter Hoggard
Pierre Birabeau – Gerald Parker
Benjamin Kidd – George Sutherland
Azuri – Tessa Parker
Lt. La Vergne – John Horrox
Sgt. Du Bassac – Gerry Gamble
Edith – Kathleen Fenwick
Susan – Betty Houlston
Margot Bonvalet – Neridah Jowers
Gen. Birbeau – David Waugh
Clementina – Beryl Price
Ali Ben Ali – Ted Jones
Chorus – Bob Christian, Brenda Ham, Bruce Thompson, Dale Murray, David Bagot, Dell Vincent, Diane Hillman, Don Sheridan, Dorelle Fowler, Edna Jermyn, Elizabeth Horrox, Geddes Campbell, Geoff Powell, Graeme Chapman, Graeme Dowling, Ian Wemyss, Jean Bate, Jeanitta Heffer, Jenetta Greig, Jessie Marshall, Joan Coleman, Joan Perryman, John Brantsma, John Campbell, Josephine Matthews, Ken Lawrence, Leslie Wye, Lynnor Mawson, Mavis Steel, Melva Fairhurst, Muriel Edinger, Noami Kilpatrick, Patrica Pennington, Peggy Thomas, Peter Wye, Ray Joyce, Ron Flaws, Sandy Baldick, Shirle Smith, Stan McIsaac, Ted Woodward, Tom Woodward, Trevor Barker, Valerie Ewart, Wynnis Heffer
Company – Beryl Steel, Dorothy Fyfe, Hira Tauwhare, Joy Murphy, Margaret Thompson, Marilyn Russell, Melva Neal, V Forrest

Orchestra

Arthur Powell, F Grant, George Simpson, Gordon McIntoch, H.A. Brett, Ivy Mills, J Allport, K Lammas, L Bansgrove, Miss Simpson, Ron Hoar, Vern Gamble

Production Team

Stage Manager – Ray Houlston
Publicity – John Horrox, Ray Houlston
Stage Crew – Allan Aberhart, Keith Bigham, Kevin Aberhart, Les Aberhart, Ray Houlston, Vince Broughan
Lighting Crew – Alan Wilson, Ian Stewart
Wardrobe Manager – Patrica Reece
Properties Director – H.H.C Neal
Properties Assistant – J Rollason
Makeup Director – J.G. Bacon, R Bacon
Makeup Assistant – H.H.C Neal
Front of House – Frank Terry
Call – B Briden, B Poswillo
Prompt – Betty Hoar
Programme – John Horrox, Ray Houlston
Electrician – R.G. Musson

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PO Box 383
Blenheim 7240
Premises: 03 578-4110
After Hours: 03 579-4122
Secretary: 021 142-5736
info@bmt.net.nz

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