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Aladdin and the Forty Thieves


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A pantomime featuring the stars of BBC children's programmes in 1983. In faraway Peking, a magic lamp is concealed in a robber's cave. Only a pure and untainted youth can retrieve the magic lamp - his name is Aladdin.
Script by John MORLEY Musical director BOB civil Choreography CHRIS POWER Costumes JOHN HEARNE Lighting BRIAN CLEMETT Designer MARJORIE PRATT Produced and directed by JEREMY SWAN


Script By: John Morley
Unknown: John Hearne
Designer: Marjorie Pratt
Directed By: Jeremy Swan
Abanazar: Edward Brayshaw
Genie of the Ring: Floella Benjamin
Aladdin: Sarah Greene
Wishee Washee: Terry Nutkins
Widow Twankey: Johnny Morris
Princess Balroubador: Jan Francis
Her nurse: Sue Nicholls
Emperor of China: Brian Cant
Empress: Ann Emery
Mr Wu: Johnny Ball
Ali Baba: Todd Carty
His horse: William Perrie
, His horse: John Asquith
Mrs Chow Mein: Carol Chell
Mrs Sing Hi: Hal Dyer
Mrs Ping Pong: Molly Weir
Abdul, the Chief Thief: Kenneth Connor
Cassim: Jeffrey Segal
Achmoud: James Marcus
Handmaiden: Janet Ellis
Genie of the Lamp: Christopher Biggins
Palace newsreader: John Craven
Chamberlain: Clive Dunn
Mustapha Drink: Kenneth Williams
Suitors: Keith Chegwin,
Suitors: Mark Curry
Suitors: Peter Duncan
Suitors: Mike Read
Suitors: Geoffrey Russell
Suitors: Ben Ellison
Pekinese chorus .........: Tracey Childs
Pekinese chorus ..: Matthew Devitt
Pekinese chorus ..: Brian Jameson
Pekinese chorus ..: Elizabeth Watts
Pekinese chorus ..: Heather Williams
Pekinese chorus ..: Keith Woodhams
Pekinese chorus ..: Paddie O'Neil
Thieves: George Armstrong
Thieves: Jonathan Cohen
Thieves: Bill Homewood
Thieves: Mat Irvine
Thieves: Delia Morgan
Thieves: Paul McCarthy
Thieves: Jolyon McDowell
: Adrian, Hedley
Thieves: Stuart McGugan
Thieves: Andrew Secombe
Thieves: Howard Stableford
Thieves: Barry Took
Thieves: Brian Trueman
Thieves: Gary Wilmot

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