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Pinnochio 1958

The fairy tale favourite, Pinocchio, is the tale of a magical puppetier whose creation has a life of its own.

Pinocchio

It is a salutory story showing children that there can be unexpected side effects to lying - but as with all good fairy tales ends happily ever after.

Pinocchio

This picture below is of the crew making the set - in a barn with chickens at the other end!

Pinocchio crew making the set - Charles Mitchell, Edward Ford and John Hatherley

Geppetto ................. George Patman
Pinocchio ................. Andrew Mitchell
Columbine................. Wendy Read
Harlequin ................. Dorothy Reeves
Punchinello ................. Muriel Routley
Gendarmes ................. Elinor Lavelle & Beryl Randall
Pierrot ................. Valerie Patman
Blue Fairy ................. Ruth Carver
Cricket ................. Ann Taylor
Fire Eater ................. James Montgomery
Barker ................. Frank Dart
Carabiniere ................. Sylvia Lyle
Wick ................. Barry Taylor
Fox ................. Madeline Whiteley
Cat ................. Betty Dart
Falcon................. Joy Wannell
Medoro ................. Edna Burgess
Owl ................. Joan Patman
Crow ................. Graham Searle
Coach Driver ................. Jack Reddaway
Tunny ................. Robert Dendle
Peasants................. Phyllis Burgess, Heather Holmes,
June Lovering, Diana Palfrey,
Julie Routley and Muriel Stallard
Dancers ................. Susan Bright, Jacqueline Greenaway,
Margaret Hayes, Pauline Hoddinott,
Ann Kitt, Jennifer Langdon
and Rosemary Langdon
Boys ................. David Burgess, Garrick Burgess,
Geoffrey Patman and David Stallard
Produced by................. Joy Hatherley