Ian McKellen Stage
Full Cast List
Written by A A Milne (from Kenneth Graham's novel)
Directed by Brian Bell
Ian McKellen in the role of Chief Weasel
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
23 December 1961 - 12 January 1962
CAST
Marigold
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Bridget Turner
Nurse
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Sheila Keith
Mole
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John Scarborough
Water Rat
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George Pensotti
Mr Badger
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Patrick Newell
Toad
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Bernard Kilby
Alfred
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Peter French
The Back Legs of Alfred
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Catherine Childs
Chief Ferret
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Denzil Ellis
Chief Weasel
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Ian McKellen
Chief Stoat
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Derek Newark
Mama Rabbit
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Sheila Keith
Lucy Rabbit
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Bridget Turner
Harold Rabbit
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Chrystene Salt
Policeman
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Derek Newark
Usher
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Peter French
Judge
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Denzil Ellis
Pheobe
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Jennie Lynne
Washerwoman
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Gillian Martell
Bargewoman
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Kristine Howarth
OTHER CREDITS
Designed by Kenneth Bridgeman, Musical Director Derek Hudson, Choreographer Olga Richards, Costumes designed by Peter Avery