H.M.S. Pinafore 1998

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This was the 26th Main Show performed by the society. It was performed in Central Hall on 12th-14th February 1998.


Val Sim

Musical Director
Mhairi Sheail


Sir Joseph Porter KCB – Anthony Gardner
Captain Corcoran – Ashley Wilson
Ralph Rackstraw – Tim Towers
Dick Deadeye – Robert Nightingale
Boatswain – Richard Lee
The Carpenter – David Bignell
Josephine – Carole Carpenter
Cousin Hebe – Fredia Midgley
Buttercup – Melanie Levy

Liz Bellamy
Jane Bird
Fiona Bolam
John Bradley
Laura Cartwright
Rachel Cordell
Alexis Duckworth
Ruth Elleson
E. Vika Frary
Carrie Jamieson
Catherine Kiernans
John Morgan
Simon Offord
Hugh Parker
Christine Potter
Caz Snell
Emma Walkey
Pippa Wills


Leader – Berry Hopkins
Violin 1 – Caroline Berger
Violin 2 – Chris Boon, Katie Fox
Viola – Chad Pillinger
Flute – Sharon Moloney, Emily Poole
Clarinet – Catherine McKiernon, Ruth Ormston
Oboe – Louise Adams
Bassoon – Ruth David
Horns – Chris Clegg, John Mills
Trumpet – James Kilner, Gregg
Trombone – David York
Percussion – Sarah Smith
Pianist – Jenny Miles

Production Team

Production Manager – Debi Hackett
Assistant Production Manager – David York
Technical Advisor – Stephen Cox
Stage Manager – Abi Robertson
Sound Engineer – Ollie Nash
Lighting Director – David Pumfrey
Lighting Crew – Simon Thompson, Dominic Rigg
Stage Crew – Debi Hackett, Many Pullan, Claire Molineux


President – Thomas Round
Vice-President – Bruce Walton
Hon. Vice-President – Frank Banks

Chair – Pippa Wills
Secretary – Fiona Bolam
Treasurer – Ruth Elleson
Assistant Treasurer – Abi Robertson
P&P – Christine Potter, Carrie Jamieson
Costumes – Liz Bellamy, Alexis Duckworth
Front of House/Props – Marcus Steele
Room Bookings – Helen Clarke
Music Librarian – John Morgan


To go to the gallery for this production follow this link: H.M.S. Pinafore 1998 Gallery

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