Aladdin 1955

Aladdin was presented by Banbury Cross Players at Church House, Banbury in January 1955. It was the third annual pantomime. This production written by BCP members Martin Blinkhorn and Roy Albans with music by George Mason. Directed by Martin Blinkhorn, the cast was as follows:-

FAIRY DEWDROP – Pat Husselbee
ABANAZAR – Bob Horsley
THE SLAVE OF THE RING – Janet Harris
SING-A-LING – Joan Parsons
ALADDIN – Donora Mann
WIDOW TWANKEY – Ron Harper
THE EMPEROR OF CHINA – John Hill
PRINCESS BELROUBADOUR – Sonia Hunt
WISHY WASHY – Stan Speight
PRINCE PEKOE – Dickie Briggs
HI-SING – Edward Lester
LO-SING – Oliver Robinson
THE SLAVE OF THE LAMP – Arthur Stevens
THE SULTAN OF SAHARA – Pat Butler
A MAN IN THE STREET – Tony Bletchly
plus 30 Children Dancers
Choreography by Daphne Judd

The Cast of Aladdin 1955
ALADDIN Programme 1
ALADDIN Programme 4
ALADDIN Programme 5

There was a run of 10 performances including 2 matinees is the most BCP has attempted.

Aladdin 1955 report

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