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THE CAST

student ensemble

THE CITIZENS COMPANY

David Carlyle | Hansel David graduated from Rose Bruford College in 2010. He recently appeared in The Monster in the Hall - Best Ensemble, The Stage Awards ’11 (CitizensTheatre), You Once Said Yes (E4 Underbelly), Dead Heavy Fantastic (Liverpool Everyman) and Caledonia (NTS). Theatre credits whilst training include Ringing in Your Ears (Rose Bruford/Royal Court Young Writers), The Wonderful World of Dissocia, Philistines, The White Devil, Celebration, Party Time and Hedda Gabler (Rose Bruford). TV credits include Lip Service (Kudos/BBC Three). David represented Rose Bruford in the 2010 Sam Wannamaker Festival at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, playing Flomenio in The White Devil.

STAFF

PHILIP DAVID ATKINSON

SARAH KENNEDY

CLIODHNA MCCORLEY

production team

Jennifer trained at The London School of Musical Theatre. Credits whilst training include City of Angels (Bridewell Theatre), Fat Pig, Merrily We Roll Along, Top Girls and Comedy of Errors. Hansel and Gretel marks Jennifer’s professional debut.

DIRECTOR GUY HOLLANDS DESIGNER NEIL HAYNES ORIGINAL MUSIC BY CLAIRE MCKENZIE LIGHTING DESIGNER COLIN GRENFELL MOVEMENT DIRECTOR ANDREW PANTON ASSISTANT DIRECTORS AMANDA GAUGHAN & ANDREW MCGREGOR MUSICAL DIRECTOR GAVIN WHITWORTH

Lynn Kennedy | Elsa

musicians

Jennifer Harraghy | Vanya

Lynn recently graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is Actor Intern at the Citizens Theatre. Recent credits include Scarfed For Life (Citizens / Sense Over Sectarianism), Gothic (Citizens Young Co.), A Gaggle of Saints and Throwing Your Voice (RCS). She also starred in the short film, Cupidity, directed by Michael Ferns for Upon a Wheel Films.

Gemma McElhinney | Gretel Gemma trained at Queen Margaret University. Her theatre credits include The Monster in the Hall - Best Ensemble, The Stage Awards ’11, Don’t Start Me!, Beauty and the Beast (Citizens Theatre), 10,000 Meters Deep (Oran Mor), Peer Gynt (Dundee Rep/NTS), Qeulques Fleurs, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Beauty and the Beast, Mother Courage (Dundee Rep), Bye Bye Birdie (Brunton Theatre), Trojan Women, Medea, Time and the Conways and The Tempest (Queen Margaret University). Film credits include Meta (Matt Cameron). Gemma was nominated for Best Female Performance at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2011.

Jim Sturgeon | Peter Jim trained at the RSAMD and has worked with the National Theatre of Scotland, Tron Theatre, Perth Theatre, and Dundee Rep, as well as many London theatres – most recently at the Comedy Theatre for Harold Pinter’s Betrayal. He has enjoyed success in TV and film and will soon appear alongside Damien Lewis and Bob Hoskins in the feature film Will (Strangelove films / Galatafilm). Jim last appeared at the Citizens Theatre in Beauty and the Beast and the awardwinning Liar.

PIANO VIOLIN CELLO PERCUSSION

GAVIN WHITWORTH KATIE JACKSON ANDREW HUGGAN CALUM HUGGAN

Deputies: Glynn Forrest (Percussion), George Smith (Violin) and Duncan Strachan (Cello).

alan mchugh - writer Alan trained as an actor at RSAMD and since graduating has worked with the country’s leading theatre companies. As you read this, he’ll be playing dame in Jack and The Beanstalk at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen. TV credits include Taggart, High Road, Limmy’s Show, Single Father, Rab C Nesbitt, Still Game, Sea Of Souls, Dear Green Place and River City. In addition to Hansel and Gretel, he has also written this season’s Christmas shows for His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen, Perth Rep, SECC Glasgow, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and the Adam Smith Theatre Kirkcaldy. Alan spent much of 2011 developing the script for I Dreamed A Dream, the musical based on the life of Susan Boyle, which begins a UK tour in Spring 2012 and in which he will also appear on stage.

Neil Anderson Stage Crew Amy Angus  Drama Class Tutor Melanie Aram  Head of Development Omar Bhahr Front of House David Black  Front of House Helen Black  Digital Marketing Manager Rosie Blackshaw Wardrobe Alex Brady  Box Office Supervisor Neil Bratchpiece Front of House Marion Brochard  Front of House Louise Brown Education Officer Gillian Clark Drama Class Assistant Lisa Corr  Drama Class Tutor Frances Coyle Tea and Coffee Elaine G Coyle  Wardrobe Supervisor Fran Craig Stage Crew Maureen Dalton Front of House Lesley Davidson  Head of Operations Denise Differ  Box Office Manager Marco Di Mario  Front of House Maria Di Mario  Duty Manager Michael Dorrance Carpenter Connell Duffy  Front of House Dana Duffy Front of House Lisa Dundas Box Office Paul Dundas  Box Office Julia Easton Box Office Ann Evans  Front of House Sophie Fernie  Front of House Barry Forde  Assistant Stage Manager Neil Francis  Drama Class Assistant Keara Fulton  Acting Education Officer/  Drama Call Supervisor Frazer Fyfe  Carpenter Jacky Gardiner  Front of House Vasso Georgiadou  Front of House Anne Gillan  Finance Officer Kirsty Glover Scenic Artist Pauline Goldsmith Front of House Elly Goodman  Community Drama Artist Jamie Hayes  Technical Manager Neil Haynes  Head Scenic Artist Dominic Hill  Artistic Director Guy Hollands  Director Stuart Jenkins  Deputy Chief Electrician Lynn Kennedy  Actor Intern Jennifer Knotts  Front of House Mike Lancaster Acting Head of Lighting & Sound Richard LaveryTrainee Director Campbell Lawrie Box Office/  Drama Class Supervisor/Front of House

Jessie Lawson  Front of House Karen Lee  Wardobe/Dresser Gary Loughran  Scenic Artist Kenny MacKenzie Front of House Murdo MacLeod  Front of House Joanne Marr  Drama Class Tutor Alison Martin  Head of Marketing and  Communications David McAllister Drama Class Assistant Brian McBride  Front of House Laurence McCauly Front of House Amanda McCrossan  Front of House Morna McGeogh  Drama Class Assistant Mark McGrory  Front of House Crawford McKenzie Wardrobe Cutter Cat McNaught  Marketing Manager Sarah Michael Wardrobe Conner Milliken  Front of House Debbie Montgomery Drama Class Assistant Jim Morrison  Bar Supervisor Jacqueline Muir  Company Stage Manager Jack Mullen Box Office/Stage Door Denis Murphy  Master Carpenter Petriece O’Donnell  Front of House Cathy O’Neill  Deputy Stage Manager Neil Packham  Community Drama Director Adam Parry  Front of House Sheila Pattison  Accommodation Suzanne Pirrie  Box Office Suzanne Runciman Wardrobe Sal Shah Stage Technician Sami Sharif  Front of House Suzy Sharif  Front of House Claire Sharp  Wardrobe Paul Sherick Electrician/Sound Operator Angela Smith Education Officer Laura Smith Electrician/LX Operator Yvonne Smith  Box Office/Duty Manager Anna Stapleton  Administrative Director Graham Sutherland Head of Production Fraser Thompson-Noble  Video/Technician Chris Traquair  Head Flyman/Technician Martin Travers  Head of Citizens  Learning & TAG Andrew Turner  Front of House Laura Walshe Stage Manager Colin White  Drama Class Tutor Emma Whoriskey  Assistant Stage Manager Ross Williamson  Building Supervisor Tom Worthington Driver/Dayman/Welder Gemma Young  Box Office/Stage Door

Board Professor Adrienne Scullion - Chair Colum Halforty Edward Harkins

Councillor Stephen Dornan Bailie James Scanlon Bailie Jahangir Hanif

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Actor Intern position is supported by The Robertson Trust. The Citizens Theatre would like to thank Joyce Deans, Michael Howell and Andrew Panton at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for the participation of their students.

Cover image is based on an original drawing by Emma Hay - aged 10 - St Barbara’s Primary; the winner of our ‘Design the Cover’ competition for schoolchildren. Emma won tickets for her and her classmates to attend the show.

The Citizens Theatre would like to take this opportunity to thank Frances Coyle for her long standing service to the company, as she retires this Christmas after 44 years with us. With very best wishes from all the staff.

All scenery, costumes and properties are made in the Citizens Theatre workshops. Special thanks to: Candylicious, Cater 4 You Ltd, Fred Aldous Ltd, Glickman’s Confectionary, Perth Theatre, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, Scottish Opera, Servewell.co.uk, S.G Baker Ltd, Ripplecups and Weir and Carmichael Ltd. With thanks to Candylicious for their contribution to the Charity goody bags. Citizens Theatre warmly acknowledges support from our core funders: Citizens Theatre Ltd. Registered No SCO 22513 and is a Scottish Charity No. SCO 01337 Registered Office: Milne Craig, Abercorn House, 79 Renfrew Road, Paisley PA3 4DA

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