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by Matthew Bugg and Tobias Oliver


Robin Hood

Enjoy the magic of theatre together as a family with Cast! MUSIC IN THE ROUND

Northern Ballet Goldilocks & the Three Bears

Wednesday 22 February ▸ 11am & 2.30pm Izzy Wizzy let’s get busy - it’s The Sooty Show! Direct from CITV!

Saturday 27 May ▸ 12.30pm & 2.30pm Northern Ballet’s brand-new retelling of Goldilocks & the Three Bears.

The Chimpanzees of Happytown

The Tiger Who Came to Tea Live on stage!

The Sooty Show

Saturday 25 March ▸ 2pm Join Ensemble 360 and narrator Polly Ives for this brilliant children’s Concert!

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Wednesday 19 – Thursday 20 April ▸ 6pm Thursday matinee ▸ 2.30pm Join Robin Hood (Gareth Gates) and his Merry Men as they battle to outwit the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham in this star-studded family fun show!

Saturday 17 June ▸ 1.30pm & 4.30pm Sunday 18 June ▸ 11am & 2pm A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr.

Disgusting Doncaster!

Sand House

Friday 7 April ▸ 10am & 1.30pm Saturday 8 April ▸ 2.30pm & 7pm Discover the hideous history of Doncaster from dastardly deeds in Donny market to the stinky secret of Mallard!

Friday 30 June & Saturday 1 July ▸ 1pm & 7pm Sunday 2 July ▸ 11am & 2pm A new play which brings Doncaster’s Victorian marvel the Sand House to life.

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Becky Barry Fairy Fingers & BSL Interpreter Esther Grace Button Penny Pincher Nicholas Coutu-Langmead Mean Melvin/Giant Chris Hogben Tracy Trott Niall Kerrigan Fairy Nuff/ Market Stall Holders Elizabeth Robin Princess Bette Emma Swan Jack Trott Charlotte Gaylor Dance Captain

Mathew Bugg Director, Musical Director & Co-Writer Tobias Oliver Co-Writer Sarah Belk Choreographer Carla Goodman Designer Tom Mulliner Lighting Designer Drew Baumohl Sound Designer

First performance of this production was at Cast in Doncaster on Friday 2 December 2016.

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Matt Young Production Manager Sophie Roberts Costume Supervisor Gail Preece Wardrobe Assistant Clare Lilley Wardrobe Assistant Howard Bugg Puppet Maker (Maisy Moo) Dave Gillan Scenic Artist Dave Law Carpenter and Scenic Artist Sarah Lewis Showsign and Scenic Artist Set Built By Q Division and Service Graphics

Blue Merrick Company Stage Manager Olivia Dudley Deputy Stage Manager Lauren Townsend Assistant Stage Manager

With special thanks to Morrisons and Tesco for donating lots of lovely chocolate gold coins.

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We want more families to enjoy the magic of Panto together, so every performance of Jack and the Beanstalk is integrated with British Sign Language. Now it's your turn to have a go! The BSL signs below spell the alphabet, can you work out what word is being signed at the bottom?

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CHRIS HOGBEN ~ Tracy Trott

BECKY BARRY ~ Fairy Fingers/ BSL Interpreter Becky juggles working as an actor-musician & a BSL/English interpreter (RSLI Becky Allen). Credits include: A Streetcar Named Desire (Royal Exchange), The Government Inspector (Birmingham Rep), The Jew of Malta (RSC), Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Henry V, Love’s Labour’s Lost & Won, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 (RSC Schools’ Broadcasts), The Tempest, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Lysistrata (Watford Palace), The Odyssey (London Bubble), The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming (Tall Stories). In 2017 she will be working on Tommy (Theatre Royal Stratford East), and Snow in Midsummer (The RSC).

ESTHER GRACE BUTTON ~ Penny Pincher Esther-Grace trained at East 15 Acting School where she was awarded The Carleton Hobbs Award for Shakespeare solo work. Theatre credits include: After Orlando (Finborough Theatre), Planet Normal (Waterside Arts), Sleeping Beauty (Cast), All The Little Lights [George Devine Award 2016] (Nottingham Playhouse/Fifth Word), Romeo and Juliet (Fuller’s UK Tour) Robin Hood (Square Chapel Arts), Troupers/Till The Cows Come Home (Mikron UK Tour), The Crucible (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Twelfth Night (The Rose), Fête or Flight (Bush Theatre), As You Like It (Changeling UK Tour), Craven Choke Puppies, La Ronde (Tristan Bates Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Corbett Theatre), Hansel and Gretal (Opera North).

Training: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, National Youth Music Theatre. Theatre includes: Miss Nightingale (Mr Bugg Presents, UK Tour), Taken At Midnight (Minerva Theatre Chichester, Theatre Royal Haymarket), The Butterfly Lion (Bill Kenwright Ltd Tour), Diary of a Football Nobody (Nottingham Playhouse), Steven Berkoff’s Oedipus (Spoleto Festival USA and UK Tour).

NICHOLAS COUTU-LANGMEAD Mean Melvin/Giant

Nick is thrilled to return to Cast after performing here in Miss Nightingale last year. Born in Guernsey, he now lives in Liverpool where he studied acting at LIPA. Credits include: a national tour of Miss Nightingale, 3 tours with Mikron theatre company, Cinderella at Derby, and The Hunt for the Scroobius Pip in Halifax.

ELIZABETH ROBIN ~ Princess Bette Elizabeth trained at RCSSD. Whilst training: Anita (West Side Story), Mrs Lovett (Sweeney Todd), Judith (Hayfever). She appeared alongside Liam Neeson in ‘Life In Black’ TV Pilot and was in ‘Departures: A Song Cycle’ – winner of Cameron Mackintosh award. She is very excited to perform back in her home town!

EMMA SWAN ~ Jack Trott Emma graduated from Drama Studio London in 2016. Credits whilst training include: Hermia in Midsummer Night’s Dream and Maggie in Mill on the Floss. She studied English and Spanish at the University of St. Andrews, where she realised she preferred performing in cabarets to coursework! Emma was born in Rotherham and is absolutely thrilled to make her professional debut in the north.

NIALL KERRIGAN ~ Fairy Nuff/Market Traders Trained ALRA. Theatre includes: Roll Over Beethoven (Coventry Belgrade); We’re Going On A Bear Hunt (Bristol & Tour); Woman in the Dunes (Theatre 503); Border Control (Old Red Lion Theatre); Donkey (Waterloo East Theatre); Growth (Old Red Lion Theatre); Early One Morning (Jermyn Street Theatre). Short films include: Stalker, Freshers’ Night and Dinner Ladies.

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JUNIOR ENSEMBLE Keeley Alexander Kayla Barnes Isabel Beardsall Courtney Bettney Millie Boynton Olivia Bramwell

Isobelle Broadbent Mia Brown Katie Ellis Alice Jones Katie King Gabriella Mainiero

Mollie Nunns Ella Roberts Georgia Sweeney Helena Taylor Elysia Whitworth Kennedy Jones

Katie Kynaston Megan Marshall Mica Skidmore Charlotte Gaylor

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MATTHEW BUGG ~ Co-Writer, Director and Musical Director Matthew’s family are all from Doncaster and he has worked at Cast since the theatre first opened in 2013. He has written the last three pantos with Tobias Oliver and is thrilled to be directing Jack And The Beanstalk. Matthew is the Artistic Director of Mr Bugg Presents, a theatre company specialising in original British musicals. Their production of Miss Nightingale has toured the UK five times, playing to over 50,000 people. It will be doing an eight week run in London in 2017. Miss Nightingale was also recently included in a list of the Top 100 musicals of all time as compiled by BritishTheatre.com. His other West End work includes Cirque Berserk, Dear Lupin, The Secret of Sherlock Holmes, Volcano and Our Man in Havana. He has also just taken a production of Dracula to Singapore.

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CARLA GOODMAN ~ Designer

TOBIAS OLIVER ~ Co-writer

Carla trained in Nottingham, London and New York. Recent design credits include: How to Date (Arcola Theatre); Rise (Old Vic Outdoors); NotMoses (Arts); Romeo & Juliet (Orange Tree); Pig Farm (St. James); Heartbreak Hotel (The Jetty, Greenwich); Truce (New Wimbledon Theatre); What Flows Past The Baltic (Nottingham Playhouse); Theatre Uncut (Traverse Theatre and UK tour); Listen, We’re Family (Wilton’s Music Hall); Ariodante (Royal Academy of Music); Miss Nightingale (Lowry and UK tour) and Mush And Me (Bush Theatre).

This is the third pantomime Tobias has co-written (with Matthew Bugg) for Cast. Alongside his writing projects he works extensively as a promoter, producer and performer across the arts, local government and third sectors. This includes; Lift, Mercury Theatre Colchester, Sheffield Theatres, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Sheffield City Council, Seagrass, Off The Shelf, and Cast. Tobias is a founding Director of Mr Bugg Presents producers of the acclaimed original British musical Miss Nightingale, which has toured the UK five times and was recently voted into the Top 100 Greatest Musicals of all time.

DREW BAUMOHL

TOM MULLINER

Drew trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and was subsequently part of the Lighting and Sound Department at Nottingham Playhouse. In 2014 he left to become a freelance Sound Designer. Recent designs include: Trevor Nunn’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich), The Kite Runner, Darkness Darkness, Richard III (Nottingham Playhouse), Workshop Negative (The Gate Theatre), The Threepenny Opera (Graeae Theatre Company), The Dissidents (The Tricycle) and the 2015 UK tour of Miss Nightingale the Musical.

Tom is a freelance Lighting Designer and Programmer based in Leicester whose work takes him all over the country. Previous projects include: The Last Five Years (St James Theatre), A Princess Undone (Cambridge Arts), A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer (National Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (New Wolsey Theatre), Tell Me on a Sunday (UK Tour), Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Opera House). This is Tom’s first time working at Cast and he is looking forward to joining the team to make Jack and the Beanstalk a magical production.​

Sound Designer

Lighting Designer

SARAH BELK ~ Choreographer Sarah is an IDTA Licenciate Doncaster Teacher/Coach and Practitioner who began her dancing career at the Pye School of Theatre Dance, later becoming principal and renaming the school The Upstage School of Theatre Dance. Sarah is currently Dance Development Officer at Active Fusion School Sports and Communities providing CPD training opportunities for teachers and young people in Primary and Secondary schools across Doncaster. Sarah has worked with CAST Theatre, Renault, Pop Management, Doncaster Rovers, Its Bliss, Doncaster Pride, Help for Heroes, Firefly Cancer Awareness Charity and Recording Artists. Sarah`s professional dance career has taken her to Indonesia Taman Safari Circus, Singapore Universal Studios, across the UK and Ireland working in Stadiums, Theatres, and numerous corporate events over the past 20 years.

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NEW L O SCHO EXECUTIVE

Interim Executive Director Mathew Russell (Interim) Deputy Director Clare Clarkson Associate Producer (On Attachment) Daljinder Singh

SUPPORT SERVICES Finance Administrator Julie Bennett Management Accountant Lisa Timms (Interim) Office Administrator Natalie Chadwick

PARTICIPATION

Head of Participation Sarah Clough

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

is delighted to be opening a new school near you Our fun and engaging weekly classes are for 6 - 16 year olds. Children are given both structure and freedom as they learn how to sing, dance and act. Age: 6 - 16 year olds

Time: Thursday 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: The McAuley Catholic High School (Lower School), Acacia Road, DN4 6NU stagecoach.co.uk/doncaster 14

0114 2219581

Stagecoach Performing Arts Schools are operated under franchise and are independently owned by their Principals. Stagecoach is a registered trademark of Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltd.

Stagecoach Doncaster

Head of Marketing and Communications Sian Dudley Fundraising Manager Lorna Clayton-Rawle Marketing and Communications Officers Rodolfo Barradas Jenny Crowder

BOX OFFICE

Box Office Manager Adam Hogarty Box Office Assistants Natalie Brown Jessica Firbank Ros Free Emily Graham Jane Harris Bethany Rutt Charlotte Tonkinson

PRODUCTION & PROJECTS

Technical Director Matt Young Technical Manager Lee Walker Flying and Rigging Technician Dave Griffiths Lighting and Sound Technician Jake Harrison Sound and Lighting Technician Paul Davies Assistant Stage Technician Jordan Lockwood Casual Technicians Michael Houghton Callum McRobbie Jack Poskitt Tony Powell Chrissi Quinn Greg Thornton

FRONT OF HOUSE House Managers Steph Rockley Tommy Savage (Interim) Duty Managers Paul Kelly Andrew Scott (Interim) Stage Door Keeper Anne Lane (Interim) Kat MacDonald (Casual) Charlotte Tonkinson (Casual) Housekeeping Assistants Danielle Binks Donna Clegg Rebecca Gale Hazel Mann (Interim) Kelley Norton

FRONT OF HOUSE Iram Ahmed Natalie Brown Ryan Coleflax-Chambers Bev Collins Carol Critchley Jessica Firbank

Emily Graham Chris Holt Georgia Johnson Chui Wan Kong Rachel Kong Anne Lane Hazel Mann Kathleen McDonald Marie Millar Ellie Morris Gary Parker Levi Payne Jack Poskitt Samantha Randles Ione Riley Molly Simpson Charlotte Tonkinson Anne Marie Wilson

CAFÉ BAR

Catering Manager Adrian Smith (Interim) Assistant Catering Managers Jill Blower Chantelle Cragg Trainee Assistant Catering Manager Emily O'Connor Catering Assistant Martin Terry Bar Staff James Aveling Sarah Belk Tracey Baker Olivia Davies Amy Farrell Dan Guest Thomas Guffick Scott Kaihau Michael Lynch Lois Stothard Associate Artists Target Theatre Company Odd Doll SBC Theatre Urban Conceptz Wayne Sables Project

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Jack and the Beanstalk Programme