Oliver! – poster


Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart.

Produced for the Broadway Stage by David Merrick and Donald Albery.

By arrangement with MusicScope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York.

  • Tuesday 22nd – Saturday 26th May 2018
  • The Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

Production team

Matt Heaton – Director

Chris J Anderson – Musical Director

Anna Mazan – Choreographer


Oliver Zachary Green (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday matinee)

Fergus King (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday evening)

Mr Bumble (The Beadle) Ian Jones
Widow Corney Tina Duffin
Noah Claypole Jonathan Wilson
Mr Sowerberry (The Undertaker) Tim Hobbs
Mrs Sowerberry Sarah Davies
Charlotte Sowerberry Frankie Lewis
The Artful Dodger Jamie Davies (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday matinee)

Toby Flenley (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday evening)

Fagin Andrew Curtis
Nancy Lou Knight
Bet Connie Harris
Bill Sykes Paul West
Mr Brownlow Alan Rutland
Dr Grimwig Bruce Thompson
Mrs Bedwin Bernice Hudson
Charlie Bates Ethan Clark (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday matinee)

John Hudson (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday evening)

Old Sally Wendy Wenham
Chairman Maria Matthews
Rose Seller Caroline Murray
Milk Maids Naomi Jeffries, Pat Burtenshaw, Carisma Dolphin
Strawberry Sellers Chloë Johnson, Frankie Lewis
Knife Grinder Tim Knott
Bullseye Pepper (courtesy of Abby Needs)

Workhouse Assistants and Townspeople:
Frances Brown, John Burtenshaw, Pat Burtenshaw, Amy Czechak, Sarah Davies, Carisma Dolphin, Tina Duffin, Gracie Groves, Connie Harris, Tim Hobbs, Mike Holden, Bernice Hudson, Naomi Jeffries, Chloë Johnson, Ian Jones, Tim Knott, Frankie Lewis, Maria Matthews, Anna Mazan, Caroline Murray, Rachel Potter, Bruce Thompson, Wendy Wenham, Paul West, Jonathan Wilson

Workhouse boys and Fagin’s gang (Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday matinee):
Lottie Bence, Jack Boyland, Tolly Eddleston, Felicity Gurr, Lauren Hobbs, Megan Keast, Carys McLoughlin, Ella Murray, Darcey Oswin, Harry Parker, Harley Radbourne, Poppy Shaw, Lennie Smyth, S-J Thomas, Lauren Ware, Millie Ware

Workhouse boys and Fagin’s gang (Wednesday / Friday / Saturday evening):
Demi Amour, Rose Armitage, Evie Berriman, Primrose Boyden, Elijah Brewer, Eleanor Cuthbert, Lily Hall, Noah Howells, Florence Kibby, Charlotte Morris, Romy Nayar, Chloë Paul, Rhys Poole, Lily Smith, Phoebe Sonnet


Conductor Chris J Anderson
Piano & fiddle Isaac Reed
Keyboards Julian Clementson
Clarinets Vicki Watson
Tenor Sax Kieran Borovac
Flute & piccolo Tim Fosker
Trumpet & flugel horn Sam Reed
Trombone Andy Pryor
Percussion Tony Stockley
Double Bass Sue Smart
Director Matt Heaton
Musical Director Chris J Anderson
Choreographer Anna Mazan
Rehearsal Pianists Julian Clementson, Chris J Anderson, Lou Knight
Stage Manager Ollie Phipps of SO! Stage Illusions
Deputy Stage Manager Emma Edwards
Backstage Crew Nicky Runyeard-Hunt, Cameron Runyeard-Hunt, Conner Runyeard-Hunt, Ellen Ford
Show Co-ordinators Michelle Hole, Maria Matthews
Wardrobe Karen Grant, Joan Baggs, Sandra Tucker, Pat Burtenshaw
Hired Costumes Bath Theatrical Costumiers
Set design and construction Matt Heaton, John Burtenshaw, Richard Rawlings, David Bullock
Scenery artwork Lise McDermott, Stephen Eddleston
Properties Katie Hoole, Members and Friends of the Society
Lighting Martyn Johnson
Sound Ian Fisher of Sum and Difference
Hair and Make-up Naomi Jeffries, Janet Thompson
Prompt Lyn Taylor, Ann Berry
Poster Design Tim Hobbs
Programme Claire Borovac, photos by Clive James
Raffle Janet Cooper
Website Andrew Curtis
Crash mats supplied by Moonraker Beds
Sponsors Paxton Estate Agents, Sipsons Jewellers

TAOS Musical Theatre would like to acknowledge with thanks:

  • the staff and volunteers of The Arc Theatre, Trowbridge
  • the staff and volunteers of Trowbridge Town Hall
  • Trowbridge Players
  • Bradfordians Dramatic Society
  • Stage One Theatre Company, Portsmouth
  • Phil Courage
  • Beryl Baggs
  • TJ Self Drive
  • Moonraker Beds
  • Neil Harmsworth
  • Pat and Grahame Willcocks

We are especially grateful to all the parent helpers we have had at rehearsals and back stage – we cannot do youth shows without you support.

Also thanks to everybody who has helped with set, props, publicity, front of house and everything needed to put on a show.