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Pinocchio: Part 1


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by Carlo Collodi, dramatised in four parts by Alec Drysdale

You don't have to be a child to enjoy this famous old story of a puppet who wants to be a real boy, now brought to enchanting life by the new magic of television.

Pinocchio created by Theatre of Puppets.


Writer: Carlo Collodi
Dramatised by: Alec Drysdale
Puppetmaster: Barry Smith
Puppeteer: Gillian Robic
Puppeteer: Trevor Trenton
Music composer: Stephen Deutsch
Costume designer: Amy Roberts
Script editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: Ken Sharp
Make-up artist: Ann Rayment
Director: Barry Letts
Geppetto: Derek Smith
The Blue Fairy: Rhoda Lewis
The Fox: Roy MacReady
The Cat: Nell Fitzwiliam
Cricket's voice: James Berwick
The Innkeeper: Dave Carter
Zapporelli: James Berwick

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