The dramatic true story

of a 18th century Suffolk village

Book and Lyrics by Sue Heaser

Music by Peter Creswell

Director Sue Heaser

Music Director Peter Creswell

Music produced by Skylark Production

Performed at the Theatre Royal

Bury St Edmunds, July 2003

Cast
Judy Fuller Lynn Wilson
Billy Rose Melvyn Barnes
James Fuller George Ball
Rev Richard Cobbold Mike Bradburn
Mary Ann Cobbold Jennifer Hewes
Charles Youngman Browne Graham Sessions
Beth Hammant Laura Cattermole
William Hammant Leslie Dumbell
Emma Hammant Rachel Thomas
Susan Hammant Kathy Mills
Hannah Hammant Eva Mason
Rebecca Bobby Margaret Ferguson
Elizabeth Hammant Kay Scanlan

James Hammant Dick Pell 

Paper Boy Francesca Keeley

Head Juror Sam Bawden

Prosecutor Ian Robertson

Judge John Gentle

Philip Collet Kristian Wimshurst

Ted Collins Dick Pell

Matron Kay Scanlan


Children
Lucy Clouting
Ben Fenning
Jessica Flaxmer
Abi Nolloth

Rachel Nolloth
Hannah Smith
Matthew Smith
Katrina Warnes

Chorus
Juliet Bloye

Pam Ross
Loraine Burr

Hugh Brookfield
Alison Dumbell

John Hewson
Canny Dunthorne

Malcolm Wood
Liz Roberts


Dancers
Laura Middleweek
Nicola Lodge
Kiera Rudge

Ellie Watson

Lucy Coililt


Orchestra

Violins

Geoffrey Barker (leader)

Stephanie Grayling

Sheila Monk

Adrian Kitchen

Maggie Hughes

Patrick Crooke

Tamsin Heaser
Cello

Julia Lale

Jane Moore
Bass

Chris Lale
Flute

Jenny Barker
Oboe

Robert Bradley

Jane Johnson
Bassoon

Pam Bailey

Maxwell Sainsbury
Trumpet

John Malam
Percussion

lan Chopping
Piano

Jenny Eason
Conductor
Peter Creswell

Cobbold's Tales (2003)
 

The following clips are digital transfers from an analogue tape amateur audio-recording made at the last performance in St. Marys Church, Wortham on Saturday October 26th 2002

1. Overture.
2. Bakery Jig.
3. The Vegetable Song. William Hammant

    (Leslie Dumbell).
4. The Thrush and the Lark. Mrs Cobbold

     (Jennifer Hewes).
5. Education Song. Mrs Bobby and Children.
6. Harvest Drinking Song.
7. Transportation Song. Judge

    (Michael Reece).

8. Strike Song (John Gentle).
9. Maybe? Emma & Philip

    (Alice Milton & Kristian Wimshurst)
10. Such A Wedding (Jennifer Hewes).
11. Cobbold's Song (Extract).
12. Finale.

1. Overture. - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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2. Bakery Jig. - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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3. The Vegetable Song - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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4. The Thrush and the Lark. - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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5. Education Song. - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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6. Harvest Drinking Song - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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7. Transportation Song. - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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8. Strike Song - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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9. Maybe? - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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10. Such A Wedding - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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11. Cobbold's Song - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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12. Finale. - Peter Creswell/Sue Heaser
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Informative links:

The Biography of A Victorian Village;

Richard Cobbold's Account of Wortham, Suffolk 1860

Rev. Richard COBBOLD - Family Tree

Richard Cobbold -Wikipedia

Margaret Catchpole by Rev Richard Cobbold, First Edition

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