The Prince and the Pauper (Archive)

A Pantomime by Mark Frampton & Phil Kohler

January 2006

Based very loosely on the Mark Twain tale, a lazy Prince and a lowly Pauper swap places when the threat of revolution is raised by the evil Max Iavelli. The Prince joins a travelling troupe of actors, whilst the Pauper finds that he has a knack for running a kingdom well…


Prince Rich de Ponce Hayley Cooper
Peter Pauper Debbie Bruce
Dame Philippa Chamberpott Huw Williams
Max Iavelli Peter Pawson
Lou Scannon Brenda West
Charlie Proper Sam Jones
Lawrence O’Luvvie Mark Frampton
Gabby Garbot Victoria Perris
Timmy Timid John Staton
Peeves Barry West


Producers Phil Kohler & Cath Staton
Script Mark Frampton
Original story Phil Kohler & Mark Frampton
Original lyrics Dan Hawkins
Stage Manager Terry Clark
Set Design Teresa Coles McGee
Set Construction Jim Meville, Chris & Christine Sutton, Ian Squire, Teresa Coles McGee, Joseph Hughes, Terry Clark, Mike Crawshaw and other group members

Sound Chris Pearson
Lighting Paul West & Jim Johnson
Props Ruth Bishop & Becky Hunt
Prompt Mike Crawshaw & Sarah Lawes
Mrs Piano Lady Jenny Smith
Front of House Ruth Hawkins & co.
Tickets/Publicity Barry West
Poster & Programme Design Teresa Coles McGee
Costumes Brenda West and Anne Ward