Cox and Box & HMS Pinafore

Palace Avenue Theatre, Paignton, 5th - 9th February 1974

Cox and Box Cast

James John Cox - John Strephen
Sergeant Bouncer - David Taylor
John James Box - John Richardson

HMS Pinafore Cast

Sir Joseph Porter K.C.B - Sydney Nuttall
Captain Corcoran - David Shaw
Ralph Rackstraw - Michael Welsh
Dick Deadeye - Terence Thomas
Bill Bobstay - William Roper
Bob Becket - Frank Parrish
Josephine - Annette Osborne
Cousin Hebe - Vera Nuttall
Mrs Cripps (Buttercup) - Cherry Moffatt
Sergeant of Marines - Andrew Kenyon
Tom Tucker - Thomas Stone


First Lord's Sisters, His Cousins, His Aunts, Sailors and Marines
Rita Aspland, Shirley Clunie, Jean Cope, Beryl Cripps, Carol Dungey, Phyllis Elliott, Barbara Fletcher, Ruth Low, Ann Partridge, Georgina Pole, Brenda Smith, Morice Stemp, Sue Wildig, Susan Wills, Evelyn Winning, June Wood, Lisa Wood, Jim Branson, Norman Elliott, Ron George, Andrew Jenkins, Stanley Lewis, David McNeil, Cliff Millford, Neil Price, Andrew Pryse, Keith Siddall, John Stephen, John Stroud, Frank Telford, Peter Vosper.

Production Staff

Director - John Richardson
Director of Music - David Warwick
Costumes - Black Lion of Bristol
Scenery - Roger Bloxham
Prompter - Molly Stroud
Make up - Joan Bouttens
Orchestra Parts - D'Oyly Carte Opera Trust
Lighting - John Richardson
Wardrobe Mistress - Georgina Pole
Call Boy - Gavin Clunie
Stage Staff - David Anning and the Paignton Pantomime Society Stage Crew
House Manager - Albert Calland
Theatre Electrician - Colin Eastment