Iolanthe 1981

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Iolanthe was the ninth show performed by the society. It was performed in Central Hall from 19th-21st February 1981. The tickets were sold at £1.25, £1 and 75p for concessions.

The chair was Janet Starkie.




Paul Tayler

Musical Director
David Keeffe


Lord Chancellor - Sean Hale
Earl Tolloller - Neil Barton
Earl Mountararat - Andrew Headford
Private Willis - Chris Rees
Strephon - Jonathan Bryans
Queen of the Fairies - May Dodd
Iolanthe - Christine Little
Ceila - Karen Garner
Leila - Alison Cann
Fleta - Jane Hitch
Phyllis - Bernadette Forbes

Chorus of Peers
Audrey Price (credited as Derek Price)
John Avery
Andy Boon
Chris Boot
Mark Crowder
Nick Kent
Alistair McMahon
Tony Nelson
John Paintin
Paul Tayler
David Trollope
John Wall

Chorus of Fairies
Veronica Bezodis
Susan Challenger
Anne Cheetham
Louise Chilton
Helen Christie
Sarah Creffield
Catherine Duke
Sally Hall
Debbie Holmes
Christine Ingham
Joanna Jenkins
Sally Jepson
Margaret Johnson
Ann Jones
Stella Lawson
Aniko Marok
Helen Meacock
Rebecca Nicholson
Sarah Ould
Sarah Plant
Carol Potter
Cathy Priest
Janet Senior
Sally Smith
Cathy Spencer
Jill Spencer
Janet Starkie
Vanessa Strachan
Susan Taylor
Rosalind Thackery

Production Team
Production Manager - Sarah Ould
Stage Manager - Cathy Linacre
Lighting - Mike Blakeston, John Hadlow
Front of House - Alison Bilsborough
Publicity - Karen Garner, David Trollope, Paul Tayler
Rehearsal Accompanists - John Cranmer, Jane Hitch
Wardrobe - Jane Hitch, Janet Starkie
Artwork & Scenery - Sarah Ould
Box Office - Bernadette Forbes
Refreshments - Audrey Price

Production Assistants
For Central Hall - Mike Powell, Mike Blakeston, Rob Whitton
Make-up - Rebecca Martin, Catherine Stuart
Backstage - Kevin Boscott, Megan Evans, Ian Harker, Mark Hatton
Lighting - Martin Atkins, Andrew Baker
Front of House - Josephine Ayres, Elizabeth Bentley, Sue Bowers, Maria Sziubajlo, Bridget Gunson, Ann Kenny, Marion Kenwright, Patricia Wallen, Pamela Wilkinson

Honorary President - Donald Adams

Chair - Janet Starkie
Secretary - Chris Boot
Treasurer - Bernadette Forbes
Ordinary Members - Karen Garner, Jane Hitch, David Keeffe, Sarah Ould, Vanessa Strachan, Paul Tayler, David Trollope

The show made around £800.

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