Gang Show 1956

Production number 4

Week Commencing 10th December 1956

At The Royalty Theatre


Show Items 1956

First Half Second Half
It's Gang Show Time Out
Nearly Fifty Years Ago The Cheer-ups
Underworld Taking Their Places
Mister Brown And Miss Suzanne Happy Birthday
The Owls Christmas Scene
Looking Back Oldest Inhabitants
Cinema 1956 Chester Girls Choir
Auditions Aladdin And His Wonderful Lamp
Over The Sea The Pin-ups
Little Dears Finale
Close Of Day  

Programme Items

  • Message from Ralph Reader
  • A Town of Scouts Will Camp At Sutton Coldfield
  • SCOUTABOUT

The Gang 1956

The Gang contained 125 participants who were:

Bill AllmarkWilliam GallagherJohn Nicholson
Freddy AnkersJohn GoodeKen Parkinson
Graham AshleyDavid GoodwinDavid Paterson
Ron AstleNorman GoughGraham Patterson
John BarnesHoward GreeneLes Phillips
Peter BehanDon GriegTerence Powell
Lester BennettRoger HammondRay Prescott
Roger BennettJohn HarrisonPeter Renard
Ted BirkettGraham HartRonnie Rimington
Jimmy BottomeGraham HartleyFrancis Ritter
David BraithwaiteDavid HigginsEddie Roberts
Keith BrassingtonDavid HingeMichael Roberts
Leslie BrooksMichael HollandPeter Roberts
Winston BrownChris HoulbrookDonald Robinson
Dermot CampbellTom HughesJim Rocke
Donald CampbellJohn HurdMichael Rowlandson
David CapstickTony HydeArthur Rumsey
David CarterGraham JacksonTrevor Rumsey
Bob ChalonerTrevor JamesPaul Shelley
Roger CleggChristopher JeromeCyril Spilsbury
Andrew CookPeter JohnMichael Summers
Bob CouplandIan Jolly (CHECK)Geoff Taylor
John CrabbeAlan JonesRobin Taylor
Colin CresswellBrian JonesBob Thomson
Fred DarlingtonHugh JonesRobert Thomson
Chris DaviesNorman JonesLeonard Tills
Ian DaviesJohn JoslinJohn Trow
James DaviesMartin KnowlesAllan Venables
John DaviesPeter KnowlesTom Wainwright
Len DaviesTom LawrenceKen Waring
Tony DaviesBilly LloydArthur Watson
Peter DawsonIan MaloneyJohn Watts
Michael DentithEric ManleyLionel Whitchurch
David DoddGeoffrey MasonGeoffrey Williams
Brian DunleaAdrian MasseyGeorge Williams
John EatonBrian MaxwellKeith Williams
Peter EatonPeter McElhinneyPeter Williams
Marsh EdwardsDavid MellorGarry Wilson
Martin FarmerGeoff MorrisTony Windsor
Brian FarrellTony MorrisMike Woodcock
Roy FisherDavid MossKeith Youd
Terence GallagherRobert Munson 

Behind the scenes 1956

Producer Leslie Brooks
Organiser Jom Rocke
Stage Manager John Harrison Assisted By Bob Thomson
Staff Eddie Argyl, Derek Ellison, Hedley Harrison, Ken Lumby, Horace Newton, Harry Shone And David Williamson. Settings By Bert Lomas Ltd, And Jillian Chesters, Eileen Mccabe, Elizabeth Morris, Fred Archer And Bruce Nicholson.
Property Manager Tom Hughes
Prompter Marjorie Jonas
Wardobe Mistress Ethel Faulkner
Costumes Violet Atherton, Patricia Atkinson, Winifred Barnes, Evaline Behan, Elizabeth Dunlea, Margaret Edwards, Edna Elliott, Enid Evans, Dorothy Harrison, Harriet Harrop, Florence Hart, Patricia Jolly, Edna Kelly, Brenda Lee, Frances Massey, Mildred Morris, Madge Moss And Mary Turner.
Dressers Ladies Of The Chester And District Boy Scouts' Association
Make Up Director - Hilda Jobling, Assisted By Anne Da Vies, Eileen Goodman, Jane James, Shirley Jenkins, Jean Jones, Olwen Moore, Beryl Needham, Joan Newstead, Marjorie Salmon, Joyce Thomas And Edith Webb
Business and Publicity Manager Bill Cooper
Treasurer Arthur Watson, C/o Lloyds Bank, Chester