MUGSS 1994

The cover of the show programme

1994 The Yeomen of the Guard

or The Merryman and his Maid
Performed at Renold Theatre, UMIST

Cast

Sir Richard Cholmondley (Lieutenant of the Tower)
Richard Sullivan
Colonel Fairfax (under sentence of death)
Curtis Dobson
Sergeant Merryl (of the Yeomen of the Guard)
Richard Burgess
Leonard Merryl (his son)
Rob Prince
Jack Point (a strolling player)
Justin Morley
Wilfred Shadbolt (head jailor and assistant tormentor)
Iliya Czyckowski
Elsie Maynard (a strolling player)
Una Monaghan
Phoebe Merryl (Sergeant Merryl's daughter)
Jo Bradley
Dame Carruthers (Housekeeper to the Tower)
Natalie Jones
Kate (her niece)
Katie Schmit
The Headsman
Keiran Taylor-Thomas
First Yeoman
Jasper Sprengers
Second Yeoman
Rick Romero
First Citizen
Bill Mitchell
Second Citizen
Alasdair King
 
Citizens
Katrina Allen, Annabel Brooke, Jane Fallon, Shelly Hall, Sarah Head, Alison Hillman, Mynie Jones, Catherine Lamb, Charlotte McEvoy, Tracey Nuttal, Juliet O'Brien, Katharine O'Neil, Juliet Shreeve, Kate Smith, Ruth Stinchcombe, Rosemary Tittensor, Liz Ward, Mandy Watson, Jonathan Kew, Alasdair King, Bill Mitchell, Jasper Sprengers, Christopher Sturdy
Phoebe's Friends
Sally Gout, Emily Reid, Katie Schmit
Priest
Paul McWilliam
Nuns
Jo Grace, Yee Law, Carol McKay, Sarah Pennington, Emma Wyley
Yeoman
Phil Ashworth, Matthew Baker, Peter Henderson, Matt Holker, Stuart Johnston, Doug Killen, Alasdair King, Rene Moreno-Masey, Bill Mitchell, Rick Romero, Suha Senol, Jasper Sprengers, Keiran Taylor-Thomas, Adam Woodcraft

Production

Director
Nigel Machin
Musical Director
Martin Bussey
Choreography
Nigel Machin
Lighting Designer
Jim Callin
Lighting
Philip Williams, David Moule
Production Manager
Julia Webb
Stage Manager
Caroline Marriott
Deputy Stage Manager
Neil Sims
Assistant Stage Managers
Emily Fielding, Yusef Abdul-Rahman
Wardrobe Manager
Susanna Wilding
Costume Team
Andie Baines, Allison MacKenzie, Fiona Scott, Coral Sirett
Set Design
Nigel Machin, Jim Callin
Set Construction
Phil Ashworth, Jim Callin, Louise Carson, Emily Fielding, Rick Garner, Pete Henderson, Matt Holker, Tom Isaacson, Eleanor Kelsey, Alex Machin (aged 4), Caroline Marriott, Paul McWilliam, Bill Mitchell, Justin Morley, Yusuf Abdul-Rahman, Lorna Short, Neil Sims, Frank Stapleton, Julia Webb, Phillip Williams, Uncle Tom Cobbley
Poster Design
Jim Callin, Pete England
Programme Editor
Pete England
Photography
Julia Webb, Mike Harris
Make-up
Fiona Scott, Ann Wray
Ticket Sales
Juliet Chastney, Stuart Johnston, Penny Richards
Front of House
Dave Bolton, Alex Thomas
Properties
Steph Tinsley
Advertising
Carol McKay, Pete England
Orchestra Manager
Jenny Owen
Business Manager
Carol McKay
Stage Crew
Louise Carson, Rachel Chamberlain, Pete England, Rick Garner, Tom Isaacson, Eleanor Kelsey, Fiona Scott, Marcus Tinsley
Accompanist
Mike Harris, Pete England, Peter Shannon, James Williamson
Generally Brilliant
Neil Sims
Production Dentist
Una Monaghan

Orchestra

also known as

Martin's Minstrels
Violins
Anna Brandon, Catrin Ellis, Paul Gallagher, Lydia George, Alex Hayes, Max Sang, Dorothee Schneider, Ulrike Steder
Violas
Jenny Owen, Tamsin Pert
Cellos
Jenny Adejayan, Tom Pankhurst
Double Bass
James Williamson
Flutes
Marie-Lise Colville, Julia Harrow
Oboe
Simon Anstey
Clarinets
Sinead Clarke, Rina Foster
Bassoons
Jocelyn Evans, Ian Stephenson
Horns
Georgina Barnes, Sarah Snowball
Trumpets
Jane Cassell, Ailsa Palmer
Trombones
Nidgel Deshpande, Chris Hazell, Richard Owen-Hughes
Percussion
Dan Higbee
Piano (Kirkby Lonsdale)
Mike Harris, James Williamson

Committee

MUGSS

Chairman
Jim Callin
Treasurer
Caroline Marriott
Secretary
Yee Law
Social Secretary
Alasdair King
Publicity/Marketing
Carol McKay
Ordinary Members
Justin Morley, Fiona Scott, Catherine Lamb, Penny Richards

UGSS

Chairman
Susanna Wilding
Treasurer
Neil Sims
Secretary
Suha Senol

Music

Oh! A private buffoon is a light-hearted loon (Format: mp3)
Hereupon we're both agreed (Format: mp3)
 
Complete recordings of this show (and all from 1964 onwards) can be purchased on CD from Mike Harris, our Society Archivist
 

Pictures

Here's a man of jollity!
Here's a man of jollity!
Rapture, rapture
Rapture, rapture