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STOCKPORT

THEATRE ROYAL, HIPPODROME, DAVENPORT THEATRE & STOCKPORT PLAZA

1928/29 DICK WHITTINGTON

Stockport Hippodrome

Enid Morrell
Bert Thompson

Betty Royce
Betty Le Brooke
Hodley Claxton
Jack Audley
Harry Wray
Doris Inglis

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1956/57 MOTHER GOOSE

Theatre Royal

Tommy Dixon
Nita Dene
Clifford Wade
Charlie O'Brien
June Hayes
Geoff Reed

 

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1960/61 BABES IN THE WOOD

Stockport Plaza

The Dallas Boys

 

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1967/68 ALADDIN
Davenport Theatre
Wilfred Brambell (Steptoe & Son) as Widow Twankey
Eve Boswell as Aladdin
Danny Ross as Wishee Washee
Tony Melody as Abanazar
Audrey Joyce as So Shy
Roy Rama as Slave of the Lamp
Dorothy Holgate as Princess Balroubador
With Richard Andrews, Derek Wright, Malcolm Hilbery, Ian White

Choreography by Bunty Billing
Produced by Jack Billing
Opened 22nd December 1967

 

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1965/66 CINDERELLA

Davenport Theatre

Al Read
Robert Earl
Julie De Marco
Kenneth Henry
Robert Earl
Johnnie Tudor
Charles Cardiff
David Vickers
John Peacock

 

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1969/70 MOTHER GOOSE

Davenport Theatre

Hylda Baker

Alan Randall
Mimi Law
Tricia Money
Jean Barbour

Peter Barbour

 

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1970/71 DICK WHITTINGTON

Davenport Theatre

Frank Ifield

Bobby Bennett
 

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1971/72 BABES IN THE WOOD

Davenport Theatre

Mike & Bernie Winters

 

1971/72 Mother Goose 

Romily Forum

Max Wall

Anne Sessions

Julie Devon

Barry Halfpenny

Colin Gayle

Malcolm Dicon

Linda Beckett

Irene Stevens

Anita Dixon

Ken Skelton

Steve Allen

 

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1972/73 CINDERELLA

Davenport Theatre

Charlie Drake
John Boulter

 

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1973/74 ALADDIN
Davenport Theatre
Hope and Keen
Billy Dainty
Joe Baker
Billy Reilly
Pavlovs Puppets
Frances Parkes
Noel Cowder

 

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1974/75 BABES IN THE WOOD

Davenport Theatre

Millican & Nesbitt

 

1976/77 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Davenport Theatre

Little & Large
Lyn Paul

Sue Hodge

Guy Graham

Ron Meadows

Jan Currey
 

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1977/78 Dick Whittington

Davenport Theatre

Cannon & Ball

Leah Bell

The Rockin' Berries

1978/79 TREASURE ISLAND

Romiley Forum

Peter Adamson (Coronation Street)

George Bolton

Dave Thomas

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1978/79 BABES IN THE WOOD

Davenport Theatre

Windsor Davies (Never the Twain)

Don Estelle (It Ain't Half Hot Mum)

Linda Lou Allen

Joe Black

Alan J Bartley

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1979/80 CINDERELLA
Davenport Theatre

Charlie Drake as Buttons
Anne Ashton as Cinderella

Barry Hopkins as The Prince
Stewart Sherwin as Baron Hardup
Harman & Elliott (AKA The Chuckle Brothers) as The Brokers Men
Billy Whittaker as Ugly Sister
Mimi Law as Ugly Sister
With Margot Anne Kennedy, Stan Simmons, Ian Calvin

Produced and Directed by Bob Duffy

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1980/81 MOTHER GOOSE
Davenport Theatre

John Inman (Are You Being Served?) as Mother Goose
Jimmy Patton as Jimmy
Brian Patton as Brian
Jan Fyffe as Colin
Charmaine Parsons as Fairy
Nicholas Brent as Demon King
Sian Hopkins as Jill
Brian Godfrey as Sammy
With Peter Austin, Barbara Newman and Geofrey Russell

Written and Produced by Bill Robertson
Choreographed by Rita King


 

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1981/82 ALADDIN
Davenport Theatre

Russ Abbott

Phil Wood

Anne Aston

Hugo Myatt

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1982/83 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Davenport Theatre

Les Dawson as Dame Ada
Pete Lewis as Fleshcreep

Patti Gold as Jack Trott
Roy Barraclough (Coronation Street) as Fairy Vegetable
Lenny Windsor as Lenny
Beverley Andrews as Princess
With Robin Denys, Martin Beaumont and Eric Desiles

Produced and Directed by Peter Roberts
Script by Norman Murray
Choreography by Marie Ashton

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1983/84 CINDERELLA
Davenport Theatre

John Inman (Are You Being Served?)

Jack Douglas (Carry On Films)

Roy Barraclough (Coronation Street)

Beverley Andrews

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1984/85 SINBAD THE SAILOR
Davenport Theatre

Ken Dodd as Sinbad
Alan Curtis as Yazid
Bryan Sullivan as Yusuf
Johnathan Linsley as Hasan
Freddie Lees as Bertha
with Jacquie Toye, Katherine Francoise McCarney, Nicholas Powell, Stuart Clark, Scott Chealer, Tony Parkin with The Acromaniacs

Opened 14th December 1984
Directed by Alan Curtis
Choreography Stephanie Light
Musical Director Nigel Hogg

 

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1985/86 ALADDIN
Davenport Theatre

John Inman (Are You Being Served?)

Jack Douglas (Carry On Films)

Roy Barraclough (Coronation Street)

Beverley Andrews

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1986/87 CINDERELLA
Davenport Theatre

Lewis Collins

Aiden J Harvey

Lynda Baron (Open All Hours)

Simon Barry

Ken Platt

Alan Vicars

The Houghton Weavers

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1988/89 MOTHER GOOSE
Davenport Theatre

Peter O'Brien (Neighbours, The Flying Doctors, The Bill)

Elaine Smith (Neighbours)

Mike Doyle

Jeffrey Longmore

Peter Piper

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1989/90 DICK WHITTINGTON
Davenport Theatre

Anne Charleston (Bellbird, Prisoner Cell Block H, Crossroads, Emmerdale, Neighbours)

Ian Smith (Prisoner Cell Block H, Neighbours)

Kenneth Waller (Bread)

Nick Conway (Bread)

Billy Pearce

Anthony Mayne

Joe Black

Duckula

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1990/91 ALADDIN
Davenport Theatre

Danny La Rue as Widow Twankey
Rachel Friend (Neighbours) as Princess Balroubador
Mark Stevens (Neighbours) as Aladdin
Robert Aldous as Abanazar
Peter Piper as Wishee Washee

David Bell as Slave of the Lamp

Dorothy Brome as So-ho

With Max Latimer, Jim & John Lavelle, Mark Dudley, Claire Blackwell, Joanne Cookson, Carol Hasberry, Sophie Pavlov, Nick Haswell, Steve Haswell and Jodie Gale

Directed by Richard Frost

Choreography by Phil Winston

Musical Director Chris Hocking

Written by Bryan Blackburn

Produced by New Pantomime Productions

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1991/92 CINDERELLA
Davenport Theatre

Lionel Blair (Give Us A Clue)

Una Stubbs (Worzel Gummidge, Give Us A Clue)

Craig Douglas

Phil Randal

Ross Davison (Eastenders)

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1992/93 Jack and the Beanstalk
Davenport Theatre

Max Boyce
Jane Freeman
Lewis Macleod
Ian Botham
Graham Hamilton
Duggie Chapman
William Shrew
Jenny Howe

 

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1993/94 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Davenport Theatre

Letitia Dean (Eastenders)

Freddie Garrity

Diana Davies

Johnnie Carson

Martin Ball

Stephen J Dean

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1994/95 MOTHER GOOSE
Davenport Theatre

John Inman (Are You Being Served?, Grace and Favour)

Lynne Perrie (Coronation Street) - Replaced by Susan Maughan

Christopher Farries

Claire Sweeney (Brookside)

Hope & Keen

Jo-Anne Sale

Barbara Newman

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1995/96 Cinderella
Davenport Theatre

Nicola Quilter
Ian Kelsey
Tom Bright
Norman Barrett

Simon Bashford
Jon Bartram
Rhianydd-Lesley Jones

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1995 Ian Kelsey with Rhianydd Lesley Jones and Simon Bashford in Cinderella Davenport Thea

1996/97 ALADDIN
Davenport Theatre

Geoffrey Hughes
Sandi Ning

The Roly Polys

Tony Monroe

Tony Vallance

Johnathan Owen

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2000/01 CINDERELLA
Stockport Plaza

Kathy Staff
Martin Hancock
Laura-Page Andrews
Karen Henson
John Goodrum
Jeremy Worsnip

Derek Lewis
Deborah Field

 

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2001/02 ALADDIN
Stockport Plaza

Toyah Willcox

Martin Gold

Mark Chatterton

Steven Cole

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2002/03 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Stockport Plaza

Bella Emberg

Martin Hancock (Coronation Street)

Kate Baines (Hollyoaks)
Eileen Pollock (Bread)
Mark Chatterton

Lisa Williams

Graham Ashe

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2003/04 ROBIN HOOD AND THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Stockport Plaza

Cathy Shipton (Casualty)
Alun Lewis (Birds of a Feather, Emmerdale)

Allan Beswick

Colin Ridgewell

Seb Craig

Lisa Williams

Rachel Attersby

Graham Ashe

Zoe Edgar

Andy Fryer

Matthew Scott Hale

David Farrell

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2004/05 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Stockport Plaza

Denise Welch  (Soldier Soldier, Coronation Street)
Daniel Collopy (Home and Away)
Douglas Mounce
Melissa D'Arcy
Benjamin Goodridge
Mark Campbell

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2005/06 DICK WHITTINGTON
Stockport Plaza

Ken Morley (Coronation Street)
Daphne Neville

Tam Ryan

Neil Patrick

Steven Cartait (Brookside)
Benjamin Goodridge
Antony Law

Peter Chapman

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2006/07 SLEEPING BEAUTY
Stockport Plaza

Vicki Michelle (Allo Allo)

Kim Hartman (Allo Allo)

Tam Ryan

Robin Parkinson

Colin Roberts

Mary Ann Cafferkey

Barry Ryan English

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2009/10 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Stockport Plaza

Claire King (Emmerdale, Bad Girls, Coronation Street)

Roger Kitter (Allo Allo)

Tony Rudd

Louise Frank

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2013/14 DICK WHITTINGTON
Stockport Plaza

John Challis (Only Fools and Horses)

Gary Damer

Jayne Bickerton 

Danny Posthill

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2014/15 CINDERELLA
Stockport Plaza

Crissy Rock (Benidorm)
Ted Robbins (Phoenix Nights)

Gary Damer

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2015/16 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
Stockport Plaza

Dean Sullivan (Brooksdie)

Kim Hartman (Allo Allo)

Bradley Thompson

Bradley Clarkson

Becky Bennett

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2016/17 PETER PAN
Stockport Plaza

John Altman (Eastenders)

Jamie Jukes

Becky Bennett

Bradley Thompson

Shelley Anne Rivers

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2017/18 ALADDIN
Stockport Plaza

Ted Robbins (Phoenix Nights)

Brian Capron (Coronation Street)

Bradley Thompson

Benjamin Connor

Becky Bennett

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2018/10 SLEEPING BEAUTY
Stockport Plaza

Ted Robbins (Phoenix Nights)

Claire King (Emmerdale, Bad Girls, Coronation Street)

Bradley Thompson

Robert Laughlin

Annelies Williams

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2019/20 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Stockport Plaza

Ted Robbins (Phoenix Nights)

Cheryl Fergison (Eastenders)

Bradley Thompson

Tyler Sargent

Lisa Jane Kelsey

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2020/21 No panto due to Covid-19

2022/23 CINDERELLA
Stockport Plaza

Cheryl Fergison
Phil Mealey
Michael Alan-Bailey
Jeremy Stroughair
Robert Laughlin
Sarah Alexandra Brown

 

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2023/24 PETER PAN
Stockport Plaza

Brian Capron
 

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