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Past & Present Shows

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South Pacific

08 Oct 1962 to 13 Oct 1962

His Majesty’s Theatre

Creative Team

Artistic Director – Gordon Sutherland
Musical Director – George Hope
Chorus Master – A.H.W (Bert) Ham
Choreographer – Betty Campbell
Sound Director – Bernie Lankshear


Jerome – Stephen Reece
Ensign Nellie Forbush – Viv Grigg
Stewpot – Leith Anderson
Luther Billis – Bill Mitchell
Professor – Ray Joyce
Liat – Cathy McGoon
Chorus – A.H.W (Bert) Ham, Allan Fairweather, Allen Hogan, Allister Harvey, Barry Holmes, Betty Lammas, Brian Giles, Brian Holderness, Brian Nokes, Carol Cornet, Carol Smith, Claudia Powell, Dianne Newman, Don France, Dorothy Wilson, Elizabeth Sweeny, Faye Roberts, Fayne Fowler, Gary Schroder, Hazel Sheridan, Helen Brunsell, Jacky Crothers, Janet Gilchrist, Janette Baird, Jenine Kane, Jennifer Waine, Joan Charters, Joe Mason, John Kingston, Joy Herron, Leigh Stobie, Lorraine Nelson, Margaret Hagedorn, Margaret Sharman, Mark McKinley, Mary Lankshear, Mavis Neal, Melva Fairhurst, Muriel Parritt, Pam Ewans, Pat Imbs, Patrica Jackson, Phyllis Komene, Rodger Good, Sam Caldwell, Val Dredge, Val Hallett, Valda Craven, Valerie Rutledge, Walter Kennedy, Winifred Hunt, Winsome Aitkinson
Company – Ashley Dry, Audrey Green, Hugh Duncan, Jackie Smith, Ralph Jones, Terence Burtenshaw, Tony Noble


A Beverley, A.p. Inglis, Arthur Powell, Dave Beaumont, E Hill, E Powell, G Maurice, G Whimp, H.A. Brett, Howard Mills, John Lewis, Max Noad, P Holdaway, R Perrett, W Cleaver, W.G. Horrocks

Production Team

Stage Manager – Allan Aberhart
Asst Stage Manager – A.H.W (Bert) Ham
Publicity – Peter Wye, Terence Burtenshaw
Stage Crew – Bob Hutchinson, Bob MacDonald, Brian Cooper, Des Ford, Don Butt, Don Haggitt, Don Shearer, H Tootell, Keith Aberhart, Ken Yealands, Les Aberhart, Max Stewart, Mike Sowman, Neil Lawson, Pat Wilcox, Ray Houlston
Lighting Crew – David Clemett, Don Crooks
Wardrobe Manager – P Reece
Wardrobe Assistant – Alice McArthur, Barbara Pirie, Betty Houlston, Helene Fraser, Josephine Burtenshaw, Margaret Kendrick, Trish Burtenshaw
Properties Director – Chris Beattie
Makeup Director – Eunice Neal, Marianne Smith
Makeup Assistant – Chris Watson, Flora Williams, Joy Mcmath, Lottie Mills, Ngaire Sidaway
House Manager – Frank Terry
Call – Barbara Hutchinson, Gordon Nixon
Prompt – Muriel Hubbard
Programme – Marianne Smith, Nola Yealands
Electrician – Jack Soar
Hireages – Rex O’Brien

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Blenheim Musical Theatre Inc.
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 Footrot Flats. From the production of Chess. From the production of A Funny Thing. From the production of Chess2014.

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