TOADS Stage Musical Company

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

22nd - 26th June 1999 - The Princess Theatre, Torquay
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a musical with a book by Joseph Fields and Anita Loos, lyrics by Leo Robin, and music by Jule Styne, based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Loos. The story involves an American woman's voyage to Paris to perform in a nightclub.
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Cast
Victoria Lindley - Lorelie Lee
Iain Douglas - Gus Esmond Jnr
Helen Randall - Dorothy Shaw
Paul Pascoe - Henry Spofford
Allie Drew - Gloria Stark
Neil Booth - Gus Esmond Snr
Alec Stokes- Louis Lemantuer, Chorus
Mike Shail- Robert Lemanteur, Chorus
Robert Loveridge - Dancer
Sean Caunter - Dancer
Jo Matthews - Dancer
Emrhys Cooper - Dancer
Amanda Jenkins - Dancer
Helen Martin - Dancer
Elizabeth Swayne - Dancer
Jethro Marles - Dancer
Adam French - Dancer
Yvonne Legg - Chorus
Cecilia Kogul- Chorus
Marguerite Green- Chorus
Kathy Wensley- Chorus
June Keen- Chorus
Marilyn Duggan- Chorus
Lavinia Palmer- Chorus
Emma Norman- Chorus
Cheryl Merrikin- Chorus
Julie Stewart- Chorus
Karen Shillabeer- Chorus
Michelle Hiles- Chorus
Fiona Humphreys- Chorus
Josie Ellicott- Chorus
Elaine Gard- Chorus
Tony Charlton- Chorus
Denis Wenman- Chorus
Miles Opie- Chorus
Derek Hexter- Chorus
Paul Eker- Chorus
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Production Team
Director - Joe McNulty
Musical Director - Jonathan Watts
Choreographer - Pollyanna Buckingham
Assistant to the Director - Pat Reeves
Stage Manager - Neil Booth

Trumpets - Pete Taylor, Bob Tinker
Trombones - John Powell, Brian Altham
Reeds - Hilary Wickham, Christine Rose, Richard Kemp, Lyn Woodhouse
Percussion - Colin Bellworthy
Bass - Mike Allnatt
Keyboard - James Sadler
Piano - Paul Brown
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Behind the Scenes
Scenery - Stagesets of London
Costumes - Homburgs of Leeds
Mrs Spofford's Wig - Angels of London
Voice Microphones - Stage Electrics
Props - Stagesets, TOADS Theatre Company, Members
Rehearsal Accompanists - Paul Brown, Geoff Head
Wardrobe Liaison - Adam Mills, Marguerite Green
Poster Design - Martin Harris
Photographer - Alistair MacPhee
Advance Bookings - Apollo Leisure
Shop Poster Co-Ordinator - Iain Douglas
Press Officer - Jean Macer
Poster Boards / Banners - Chris Hawes, Iain Douglas
Front of House - Margaret Randall, Peter Randall
Rehearsal Teas - Margaret Randall, Peter Randall
Make-up Manager - Marguerite Green
Handouts / Poster printing - Creeds of Bridport
Double Crown Printing - Torbay Posters
Rehearsal Facilities - St Lukes Church
Programme Compilation - Iain Douglas
Programme Advertising - Iain Douglas, Sandy Spencer
Design and Typesetting - Daniel Saint
Printing - Swift Print of Dawlish
Assistant Stage Manager - Sharon Winter
Continuity - Jean Strong, Barbara Zaple
Call - Adam Mills
Props - Andy Head, Mike Watson, Olive Bennett, Anne Price, Phil Laugee, Tony Zaple
Make-up - Marguerite Green, Lavinia Palmer, Sally Watson and team
Dressers - members of the society
Wardrobe Assistance - Diane Lawes