Follow That Girl

by Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Sladedirected by Arthur Cockerill
June 1972
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed Follow That Girl in June 1972.


Tom, the author, afterwards Constable BlenkinsopChris Richmond
VictoriaBetty Johnson
Mr Gilchrist, Victoria’s fatherEdward Lakeland
Mrs Gilchrist, Victoria’s motherMavis Ripley
Tancred, businessman and Victoria’s suitorGeorge Westmoreland
Wilberforce, businessman and Victoria’s suitorDennis Stevenson
Walter Miskin, R.A.Tony Nelson
Cora Miskin, his wifeJune Stevenson
Aquarium KeeperDerek Harrison
Mercia, a mermaidJo Davy
Mavis, a mermaidPatricia Appleson
Maude, a mermaidJean Blundell
Lady with a pram, Transport Officials, Bystanders, Passersby and CockneysJean Blundell
 Betty Triggs
 Dorothy Money
 Pamela Smith
 Mary Nelson
 Thelma Stoker
 Elizabeth Wall
 Mary Tipple
 Nina Goldthorpe
 John Armitage
 Clive Riche
 Bernard Davey
 George Teale
 Gordon Wilson
 Derek Harrison
Chorus MistressOlive Richardson
At the PianosJohn Hooley
 Fred Raistrick
PercussionGeorge Deane

Backstage team

DirectorArthur Cockerill
Dances arranged byJean Blundell
Set DesignMalcolm Brown
Set ConstructionMalcolm Brown
 Geoff Mountain
Stage ManagersGeoff Mountain
 Malcolm Brown
Assistant Stage ManagersAlan Jeffson
 Roger Ivey
Lighting DesignTony Braime
PromptHazel Spray
CostumesMaggie Rhodes
 Anne Robinson
 LAC Team
PropertiesBarbara Gilmour
 Doreen Parker
Box OfficeJohn Pemberton
 Hazel Irving
 Dennis Stevenson
PublicityLen Sheldon
 Gordon Wilson
Front of House ManagerJoan Kent

Archive documents

The following documents from the production are in the LAC archive.

Download: Programme
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