Revolting Rhymes

Congratulations!


Congratulations and thanks to everybody who contributed to the success of “Revolting Rhymes”! We played packed houses and people were still trying to get hold of tickets on Saturday and Sunday – Well done one and all on a rip-roaring success! Photographs online now! See photos…

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Sneak peek!


Hi folks, we just got back from the tech rehearsal for Revolting Rhymes and it looks like a heck of a show. Some tickets still available, though we are nearly sold out. Here is a sneak peek…

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Rehearsal schedule


Rehearsal schedule for Revolting Rhymes as listed below…

Date Section Cast needed
Tues 24 Nov Down to the woods, dialogue, welcome Narrators, LRRH, Sniffy, Woodland animals, Wolf (8pm)
Thurs 26 Nov Snouts and Curly Tails, Marching song and Reprise & dialogue Narrator, Pigs, Woodland animals, LRRH
Tues 2 Dec Run and work on Act 1 from beginning as far as Knock, knock, knock, plus Snouts & Curly Tails Everyone except Grandma
Thurs 4 Dec Knock, knock, knock, plus eating Grandma and surrounding dialogue Wolf, Grandma (7pm), Narrators & LRRH (7.45pm)
Tues 8 Dec No rehearsal but room available if people want to arrange to meet up and run through anything – let me know.
Thurs 10 Dec Run Act 1 Everyone (no Sam or Sarah)
Tues 15 Dec Whistling and Waving, Finale and tidy up Act 1 bits Everyone except Wolf (no Saxon)
Thurs 17 Dec Snouts and Curly Tails and dialogue, Never-ending appetite Narrators, Pigs, Woodland Animals, Wolf (8pm)
Tuesday 22 December Run Act 2 as far as Perfectly Marvellous Me Narrators, Pigs, Wolf, Woodland Animals
Thurs 24 Dec
Tues 29 Dec
Thurs 31 Dec
No rehearsal
Tues 5 Jan Run through both shows – no books! – Sing/read-through only, then tidy up bits! All
Thurs 7 Jan Done and dusted, Act 2 Finale All
Tues 12 Jan Wheeler Dealer Piggy (Fliss to choreograph) Pig 3, Narrators, Woodland Animals
Thurs 14 Jan Run whole show All
Tues 19 Jan Block remaining dialogue then Run Act 2 All (7pm), except for Grandma and Sniffy (8.15pm) (no Kate)
Thurs 21 Jan Act 2 – house building (with props???) and chases Wolf, Pigs, Woodland Animals (no Kate)
Tues 26 Jan Bits and pieces everyone on standby please – TBC (no Kate)
Thurs 28 Jan Perfectly Marvellous Me (Fliss to choreograph) and surrounding dialogue LRRH, Woodland Animals, Narrators (no Tina)
Tues 2 Feb Run Act 1 with props All (no Tina or Elin)
Thurs 4 Feb Run Act 2 with props All (no Tina)
Tues 9 Feb Run whole show with costume and props All
Thurs 11 Feb Run whole show with costume and props All
Sun 14 Feb Get in at St Margaret’s Hall All useful hands welcome please!
Mon 15 Feb No rehearsal
Tues 16 Feb Technical rehearsal All 8-10pm
Weds 17 Feb Dress rehearsal All 5.30-8.30pm
Thurs 18 Feb Show 1 – 6.30-8pm All
Fri 19 Feb Show 2 – 6.30-8pm All
Sat 20 Feb Show 3 – 2.30-4pm All
Sun 21 Feb Show 4 – 2.30-4pm and get-out All help appreciated

Cast List


Huge thanks to everybody who turned up for auditions for our Spring 2016 production of Roald Dahl’s “Revolting Rhymes – The Three Little Pigs and Red Riding Hood”. As always the standard of talent on display was very high. We can confirm the casting as follows, congratulations to you all…

Character Actor
Little Red Riding Hood Kate Cooper
Little Pig 1/Private Snort Ian Pritchard
Little Pig 2/Sergeant Helen Sanders
Little Pig 3/Private Squealer Tina Scudder
Granny Dee Way
Big Bad Wolf Phil Courage
Narrator Rachael Courage
Another Narrator Sarah Smart
Red Riding Hood’s Little Dog Ettienne Pritchard
Woodland Animals Saxon Basson-Sanders
Sam Cooper
Danielle Corlett-Clarke
Saffie Gelbier-Bull
Noah Heard
Lauren Hobbs
Elin Lee
Eleanor Powell
Adam Scott


First rehearsal for all cast will be 7-9pm Tuesday 17 November at the Lambert Rooms in Bradford on Avon. For more information please email courages@tiscali.co.uk, or telephone 01225864154.