Guys and Dolls

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Cast & Creative

Cast List

Character Actor
Nicely-Nicely Johnson John Tustin
Benny Southstreet Tony Bogod
Rusty Charlie Jim Trimmer
Sarah Brown Marie Creed
Arvide Abernathy Iain Calder
Agatha Beryl Yorath
Mission Band Ray Pitt
Mission Band Marion Pitt
Mission Band Margaret Collier
Harry the Horse Andrew Powell
Lt. Brannigan Bob Salter
Nathan Detroit Martin Elliff
Miss Adelaide Patti Bottomley
Sky Masterson Warden
Joey Biltmore Colin Keel
Hot Box MC Dave Simpson
Mimi Merian Ganjou
General Matilda B Cartwright Trish Vandepeer
Big Jule Kevin Vaughan-Smith
Drunk Terry Narey
Hot Box Girls Merian Ganjou
Hot Box Girls Fiona Gourlay
Hot Box Girls Katie Hart
Hot Box Girls Dorne Hill
Hot Box Girls Wendy Howard
Hot Box Girls Diana McGuigan
Hot Box Girls Stephanie Smith
Hot Box Girls Angela Sturgeon
Hot Box Girls Tara O'Sullivan
Crapshooters Peter Campbell
Crapshooters Dave Evans
Crapshooters Alex Friend
Crapshooters Richard Matthiae
Crapshooters Peter Morris
Crapshooters Peter Vaughan
Crapshooters Michael Wray
Runyonlanders Rachel Acus
Runyonlanders Ellen Harvey-Smart
Runyonlanders Caroline Skinner
Runyonlanders Janet Simpson
Runyonlanders Barbara Thomas
Runyonlanders Lynne Tompkins

Creative Team

Role Name
Director Sylvia Denning
Choreography Viki Osman
Musical Director Carl Smith
Designer Malcolm Chilton
Production Manager Helen Jenkins
Publicity Manager Lesley Vaughan-Smith
Assistant Production Manager Clare Henderson-Roe
Stage Management Wesley Henderson Roe
Deputy Stage Management Chris Chilton
Assistant Stage Managers Kevin Good
Assistant Stage Managers John Loveridge
Assistant Stage Managers Ian Nethersell
Assistant Stage Managers Bernard Messenger
Assistant Stage Managers Gavin Morgan
Assistant Stage Managers Lizzy Shergold
Assistant Stage Managers Jim Sitch
Assistant Stage Managers Angie Smith
Assistant Stage Managers Mike Smith
Costume Design Suzanne Rafferty
Construction Assistants Sue Buxton
Construction Assistants Caroline Skinner
Construction Assistants Barbara Thomas
Set Construction Matthew Hodgson
Set Construction Malcolm Chilton
Assisted by Company members & Residents of Latchmere House
Properties Buyer Beryl Yorath
Props Maureen Howley
Props Mary Linney
Props Sarah Storer
Prompt Debbie Ellis
Make-up Supervisor Jacqui Shreeve
Hair Styles created by Michael Wray & Gari Corbett
Lighting Malcolm Chilton
Lighting Assistants Andy Hales
Follow Spot Operators Matthew Hodgson, Neil Keane
Sound Simon Crombie
Sound Assistants Kim Hotson, Amanda Lean, Nikki Churcher
Publicity Team Trish Vandepeer
Publicity Team Maria Margiotta
Publicity Team Sarah Perkins
Publicity Team Margaret Collier
Publicity Team Michael Russell
Publicity Team Mandy Matthiae
Sponsorship Nick King
Rehearsal Pianists Carole Baker, Simon Crombie
Bass Martin Wilcox
Photography Jeff Phennigan

Reviews & Awards

Jenny Scott - Richmond & Twickenham Times

What Guys! What Dolls! What a show! – May 1994

After seeing two different casts in the National Theatre’s Guys and Dolls, the somewhat disappointing film version twice and a surprisingly good one by Wandsworth prison inmates on the box, I thought saturation point had been reached.

But Barnes & Richmond Operatic Society confounded my expectations and astounded me (as usual), with their production of the show, directed by Sylvia Denning at Richmond Theatre this week.

Unquestionably, Frank Loesser’s music and score captures the very essence of Damon Runyan’s ironic and sophisticated vocabulary in the mouths of gangsters and gamblers.

Click below to read full review.

More info

Show Date: May 1994

Venue: Richmond Theatre

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