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Gone With The Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell. Music & Lyrics: Harold Rome. Book: Horton Foote.

Productions

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 1972

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
First performance: Wednesday 3rd May 1972
Director and Choreographer: Joe Layton. Presented by Harold Fielding.
Musical Direction: Ray Cook. Scenery Designers: David Hays and Tim Goodchild.
Costumes Designer: Patton Campbell. Lighting Designer: Richard Pilbrow.
Dance & Choral arrangements: Trude Rittmann. Orchestrations: Keith Amos and Meyer Kupferman.
Personal Assistant to the Director: Evelyn Russell. Choral Director: John McCarthy.
Assistant Musical Director: Grant Hossack. Assistant Choreographer: Harry Naughton.
Horses trained by Miss Joan Rosaire.

June & July 1972 (2.5 & 2.6) ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Scarlett O'HaraJune Ritchie
MammyIsabelle Lucas
PrissyMarion Ramsey
Suellen O'Hara, Scarlett's sisterMelanie Parr
Careen O'Hara, Scarlett's sisterMary Chilton
Ellen O'Hara, their motherDoreen Croft
Gerald O'Hara, their fatherHarry Goodier
Stuart TarletonAndrew Norman
Brent TarletonChristopher Beeching
Randa TarletonJeanette Ranger
Tom TarletonDavid Hepburn
Boyd TarletonStephen Holtom
Frank KennedyBrian Davies
First Solider/SoldierPaddy McIntyre
Second SoldierChris Blackwell
Third Soldier/Yankee guardMatt Zimmerman
Fourth Soldier/Yankee DeserterGeoffrey Collins
Fifth SoliderJeffrey Benton
Phil MeadeTerry Mitchell
Mr. MerriwetherCarlo Mansi
Mr. ElsingGlyn Adams
Ashley WilkesRobert Swann
Melanie Hamilton, Ashley's cousinPatricia Michael
John Wilkes, Ashley's fatherDudley Owen
India Wilkes, Ashley's sisterPetra Siniawski
Honey Wilkes, Ashely's sisterJenny Kearney
Charles Hamilton, Melanie's brotherIan Hanson
Cathleen Calvert/Mrs. AbernathyClare Fern
Cade CalvertSean Bartley
Sally MunroeJoyce Rae
ManservantSam Mansaray
ManservantAlan Quashi
MaidAnni Domingo
MaidLorenza Johnson
MaidFlorilyn Waddell
Rhett ButlerHarve Presnell
Doctor MeadeRonald Adam
Aunt Pittypat, Melanie's auntBessie Love
Mrs MeadeCynthia Morey
Mrs. MerriwetherLyn Douglas
Mrs. WhitingPatricia Hall
Mrs. ElsingMercia Glossop
Mrs TarletonBetty Winsett
Station MasterPeter Rhodes
Belle WatlingDoreen Hermitage
Belle's GirlsJane Bartlett, Eileen Bates, Joanna Horlock, Kim Leon, Gillian Shepherd
Young SoldiersPeter Boyce, Roger Farrant, Philip Graham, Berwick Kaler, Richard de Meath, David Selwyn, Eddie Sommer, Jeremy Wallis, Neville Ware, Nigel Winder
CarpetbaggersDonald Britton
CarpetbaggersMaurice Lane
A ChildElizabeth Lowry
Mr. ParkerMinoo Golvala
Mrs. TaylorCarolyn Gray
ContractorBill Drysdale
Bonnie (aged 2)Zoe Caryl (Both), or Hayley Chatfield (July), or Lisa Edwards (July), or Angela Gillette (Both), or Debra Jones (July), or Pauline Mann (July), or Sharon Smith (Both), or Susan King (June)
Bonnie (aged 5)Celina Fredani, or Luisa Frediani, or Romana Kyriakou, or Bonnie Langford
OrchestraGuy Daines, Miss A. Measures, N. Price, J. Gregory, Miss P. Adler, R. Cooper, R. Maunder, A. Swanson, J. E. Colbourne, F. S. Pecorini, L. A. Wise, G. Hurley, R. Rayson, J. Farrell, G. Woodcock, P. Brown, J. Edney, E. Hobart, M. Hinton, Mrs. A Cooke, C. Moore, Miss P. Mays, A. Powell, I. Emert, K. O'Donnell, C. Woodford, S. Gorringe, T. Daly, Miss M. Eitler, R. Pursglove, S. Bourke, R. Thackray, V. Slaymark, M. Hayward

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