Theatreland Memorabilia

Did you know...

The Black & White Minstrel Show

Based on the BBC TV Series

Productions

Victoria Palace Theatre, 1962 - 1969

- - - - - - - - - -

Victoria Palace Theatre
First performance: Friday 25th May 1962
Last performance: Saturday 24th May 1969
Devisor and Producer: George Inns. Choreography/Dance Director: Larry Gordon.
Lighting: Laurie Bloom. Costumes Designer: Mary Woods. Decor: Stanley Dorfman.
Vocal Arrangements and Routines: George Mitchell.

Cast Lists
Circa 1962
January 1964

- - - - - - - - - -

Circa 1962 edition programme
CharacterPlayed By
George Mitchell Minstrels Featured SoloistTony Mercer
George Mitchell Minstrels Featured SoloistJohn Boulter
George Mitchell Minstrels Featured SoloistDon Cleaver
George Mitchell MinstrelMaurice Arthur
George Mitchell MinstrelJohn van Best
George Mitchell MinstrelJan Bolitho
George Mitchell MinstrelRaymond Budd
George Mitchell MinstrelSteve Bryce
George Mitchell MinstrelMalcolm Dockeray
George Mitchell MinstrelPatric Feeney
George Mitchell MinstrelPaul Haley
George Mitchell MinstrelGeorge Holden
George Mitchell MinstrelRodney James
George Mitchell MinstrelArthur Lewis
George Mitchell MinstrelDanny McGowan
George Mitchell MinstrelNorman Rich
George Mitchell MinstrelMichael Rowlatt
George Mitchell MinstrelAlan Starkey
George Mitchell MinstrelClifton Todd
George Mitchell MinstrelBill Tulips
George Mitchell MinstrelPeter Wade
The Television ToppersJill Bradburn
The Television ToppersRita Compton
The Television ToppersJill Graham
The Television ToppersJan Gummer
The Television ToppersElspeth Hands
The Television ToppersLoraine Hart
The Television ToppersDiane Hastings
The Television ToppersWendy Locke
The Television ToppersJudy McKenzie
The Television ToppersDorothy Nichol
The Television ToppersConnie Reid
The Television ToppersPenny Rigden
The Television ToppersKay Smith
The Television ToppersJanet Varley
The Mitchell MaidsRuth Baker
The Mitchell MaidsVelta Caklais
The Mitchell MaidsAngela Langton
The Mitchell MaidsElizabeth Paul
The Mitchell MaidsMargaret Savage
UnknownLeslie Crowther
UnknownMargo Henderson
UnknownGeorge Chisholm
The JazzersUnknown
UnknownPat Ellis
The Schaller BrothersUnknown
The Jaye SistersUnknown
Victoria Palace OrchestraConductor: George Steele

- - - - - - - - - -

1/64 (4) edition Souvenir Brochure cast
CharacterPlayed By
UnknownLeslie Crowther
UnknownTony Mercer
UnknownJohn Boulter
UnknownDai Francis
George Mitchell MinstrelDanny McGowan
George Mitchell MinstrelMalcolm Dockeray
George Mitchell MinstrelGeorge Holden
George Mitchell MinstrelJan Bolitho
George Mitchell MinstrelRodney James
George Mitchell MinstrelNorman Rich
George Mitchell MinstrelPatric Feeney
George Mitchell MinstrelMichael Rowlatt
George Mitchell MinstrelSteve Bryce
George Mitchell MinstrelPeter Wade
George Mitchell MinstrelJohn Van Best
George Mitchell MinstrelClifton Todd
George Mitchell MinstrelPaul Haley
George Mitchell MinstrelRaymond Budd
George Mitchell MinstrelArthur Lewis
George Mitchell MinstrelAlan Starkey
UnknownGeorge Chisholm and his Jazzers
UnknownMargo Henderson
The Television Toppers!Rita Compton
The Television Toppers!Dorothy Nichol
The Television Toppers!Janet Varley
The Television Toppers!Jan Gummer
The Television Toppers!Elspeth Hands
The Television Toppers!Connie Reid
The Television Toppers!Loraine Hart
The Television Toppers!Judy Mackenzie
The Television Toppers!Jill Bradburn
The Television Toppers!Jill Graham
The Television Toppers!Penny Rigden
The Television Toppers!Diane Hastings
The Television Toppers!Wendy Locke
The Mitchell MaidsVelta Caklais
The Mitchell MaidsMargaret Savage
The Mitchell MaidsAngela Langton
The Mitchell MaidsRuth Baker
The Schaller Brothersunknown

- - - - - - - - - -