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WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND

August 2008

Produced at Greenwich Theatre

Based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell
Adapted by Russell Labey and Richard Taylor
Music and lyrics by Richard Taylor

CAST LIST

Cathy - Rhiannon Douty
Nan - Milli Karlstrom
Charles - Archie Sullivan
Dad - Dom Hodson & Matt Nalton (alternate performances)
Aunt - Melissa Taylor
Elizabeth - Kirsty Downing
Behold - George Pelham
Jackie G - Jack Griffiths
Man - Matt Nalton & Dom Hodson (alternate performances)
Policeman - Rick Woska
Sargeant - David Witts
Miss Lodge - Danielle Rayner
Vicar - Chris French
Salvation Army Lady - Harriette Sym
Raymond - Alex McGeary
Eddie - Alex Naylor
David - Harry Ryan
Mrs Pembridge - Rebecca Milne
Jenny - Kitty Murdoch
Jo - Amy-Fleur Ingelbrecht
Laurie - Amelia Bell
Robert - Louis Jackman
Sam - Jack Griffiths
Stephen - Jack Chard
Mary - Phoebe Wyburd
Joseph - Jack Griffiths
Angels - Harry Ryan & Daniel Silver
Donkey - Kitty Murdoch
Kings - Jordan Bosher, Louis Jackman & George Pelham
Shepherd - Amelia Bell
Ox - Georgie Wadstein
Mother - Erin-Joy Ashman
Mother - Scarlett Courtney
Mother - Rebecca Durbin
Mother - Charlie Holloway
Mother - Jessamy Stoddart
Mother - Phoebe Street

MUSICIANS

Marie Frances Hopkins - flute / alto flute
Alastair Wright - clarinet
Esther Rosario - horn
Claire Roff / Jade Brightwell - violin 1
Talia Gur - violin 2
Oakki Lau - viola
Bjørn Bantock - cello
Steve Hamper - percussion
Max Puller - keyboards / assistant musical director

CREATIVE TEAM

Paul Hegarty - Director
Jeremy Walker - Musical Director
Gabrielle Moleta - Movement Director
Jason Southgate - Designer
Sheila Darlington - Costume Designer
Anne-Marie Horton - Costume Supervisor
Jenny Gayton - Assistant Costume Supervisor
Mark Dymock - Lighting Designer
Stuart Wilcox - Sound Designer
Orbital - Sound Equipment
Tony Hudson - Production Manager
Tony Castro - Project Manager
Jenny Brass - Administrator

 

PASTORAL TEAM

Peggy Riley
Lizzie Yirrell
Dan Castro 
Bev Maton
Rachel Wood

 

Reviews

“This is stirring theatre, presented with a level of flair and sophistication that makes you feel you have been present at the nativity of a whole host of new stars of the musical stage.” 

“Paul Hegarty's potent production offers sweepingly impressive ensemble acting as well as delicate individual performances.” “Rhiannon Douty is a terrific Cathy, voice soaring, face radiant with simple, unquestioning faith.”

“Dom Hodson displays a saturnine intensity and a considerable vocal gift.”



Daily Telegraph review of The Hired Man from Rupert Christiansen's culture diary 3rd August 2009

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