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Emil And The Detectives

Author: Erich Kastner


Mermaid Theatre, 1960

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Mermaid Theatre
First performance: Thursday 15th December 1960
Adapted for stage: Julius Gellner and M. L. Sigley.
Director: Julius Gellner. Assistant Director: M. L. Sigley.
Designer: Patrick Robertson. Lighting: David Kaye.
Music Composer: Eric Lunney. Musical Direction: William Blezard.

CharacterPlayed By
Narrator (Mr Pringle the Journalist)Mike Hall
Emil TitchburnJohn Bosch
Mrs TitchburnJocelyne Page
Station Master in BletchleyDaniel Thorndike
Mrs JacobsMadge Brindley
Old Man with The TimesRobert Webber
Mr Grundle - a shady characterNorman Scace
GusMurray Yeo
The ProfessorGerard Menuhin
Little TuesdayHoward Becker
Fred the GiantChristopher Arghyrou
KellyCedric Titus
Tin-RibsMartin Todd
FattyJohn Ferris
BretBarry Huber
BartRaymond Dicks
Penny, Emil's CousinAlison Frazer
Bill, the Porter's SonAnthony Kuttner
Bank ManagerRichard Butler
Mr Marsden, the CashierRobert Webber
P.C. 22Leonard Fenton
The Detective Inspector C.I.D.Daniel Thorndike
Emil's GrandmaJoanna Hopkins
A Small GirlMargaret Cox
Old LadyVarley Thomas

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