Oliver! by Lionel Bart

Date: 28th – 30th January 2010

Location: Shawbury Village Hall

Director: Richard Bray/Mariella Lloyd

This year Shawbury Village Players are presenting this popular musical based on Charles Dickens book ‘Oliver Twist’. The novel written in 1838 helped to expose the poverty and conditions that many children endured in Victorian England.

This musical captures some of the concerns expressed by Dickens but also portrays a heart warming tale containing humor and fun!

Cast Members

  • Oliver Twist – Rosie Talbot
  • Mr Bumble – Roger Humphreys
  • Widow Corney – Ann Page
  • Mr Sowerberry – Gordon Sim
  • Mrs Sowerberry – Yvonne Chadwick
  • Charlotte – Kathryn Unsworth
  • Noah Claypole – Jon Howard
  • The Artful Dodger – Ben Nelson
  • Fagin – Peter Hall
  • Nancy – Natasha Page
  • Bill Sykes – Phil Page
  • Charlie Bates – Paige Thomas
  • Bet – Melanie Horbury
  • Old Sally – Viktoria Jennings
  • Matron – Jodie Painter
  • Mrs Bedwin – Meg Hughes
  • Mr Brownlow – Tony Cook
  • Nurse Grimwig – Elaine Longmore
  • Workhouse Orphans and Fagins Gang – Matty Alcock, Gemma Alvis, Tessa Broad, Chloe Chater, Natasha Compton, Catrina Edwards, Jordan Edwards, Callum Fone, Emma Mahdavi, Leanne McNally, Georgia Nelson, Bradley Painter, Ella Mae Painter, Tyler Raines and Brad Smith