1966 - 1967

Once Upon a Mattress

The “inside story” of what really happened to the famous princess who was so sensitive that she couldn’t sleep on twenty downy mattresses when one pea was placed underneath. The action takes place in a small kingdom in the year 1428.


Director: Barry Stewart

Musical Director: Berthold Carrière

Choreographer: Paulette Roberts

Cast

Ann Challon

Queen Aggravaine

Bill Lowry

Third Knight

Bryan Smith

Sir Harry

Cathy Patton

Merrill

Don Grant

King Sextimus the Silent

Freda Blain

Lady Larkin

Gordon Newman

Sir Studley

Jean Horwood

Princess No. 12

Jean Wheeler

Rowena

Jennifer Dickson

Lady Mabelle

Jim Perkins

Second Knight

John Boschetti

Pantomime Prince

Leila Usher

Lady Beatrice

Leila Usher

Pantomime Queen

Len Morin

Dancer (Father of Jester)

Len Morin

First Knight

Marcel Carrière

Sir Harold

Margaret Cattell

Lucile

Marylin Day

Nightingale of Samarkand

Paul Gaffney

Prince Dauntless

Paulette Roberts

Pantomime Princess

Ray Smith

Wizard

Sharron Hunter

Princess Winnifred

Wally Burgess

Jester

York Davis

Minstrel

David Brearley

Ensemble

Jack Wallace

Ensemble

John Powell

Ensemble

Joy Phillips

Ensemble

Judy Cairncross

Ensemble

Marg Owens

Ensemble

Pam Payant

Ensemble

Vernon Fraser

Ensemble

Production

Bud May

Stage Manager

Dorothy Gough

Script Assistant

Faye Lavell

Ticket Manager

John McGuire

House Manager

Ken Meyer

Programme

Ken Ross

Set Designer

Larry Lavell

Assistant House Manager

Marg Mahony

Ushers

Mark Brooks

Assistant Ticket Manager

Marylin Day

Prompter

Murray Smith

Photography

Nancy Turner

Lighting Designer

Nancy Turner

Production Co-ordinator

Nancy Turner

Publicity

Norma Coll

Costume Designer

Rod Holmes

Accompanist

Terry Moran

Workshop

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A not-for-profit registered charity
No. 11907 0415 RR0001

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