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Season 60 (2007/08) Cast Members

Below are photographs of all the players who appeared in our Season 60 productions, together with a list of the roles they played.

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Dean Ambridge
Lucentio in "Taming of the Shrew".
Dean's BLT debut was as Thomas Culpeper in last season's production of "Katherine Howard". Has wide experience with local groups and has appeared in a number of small TV roles.
Ian Atkinson
Curtis/Huntsman in "Taming of the Shrew".
Has appeared in many roles for BLT, including as Hank, the bus driver, in last season's "Night Of The Iguana".
Marilyn Baines
Anna in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
A member of BLT for over 40 years, as well as performing in plays and musicals for Keighley Playhouse, Bradford Players, Bradford Playhouse and Bingley Amateur Operatic Society.
Stephen Blundell
Smokey in "Bad Blood".
A new member of the theatre who made his acting debut in "Bad Blood". Has experience with the University of Leeds as an actor and back-stage and has worked in the Netherlands as voice artist for radio and TV.
Julie Boldy
Jan in "Ladies Day".
Julie is a teacher from Pudsey with extensive dramatic experience throughout the district both as actress and choreographer. "Ladies Day" was her first performance for BLT in over 20 years. She is married to Glen Boldy.
Jim Brooks
Pedant/A Lord in "Taming of the Shrew".
Best known for his work with sound and effects, being Effects Manager for BLT. This season's appearance in "the Shrew" was his first "on stage" speaking role (although his voice has been heard in several productions).
Rosie Brooks
Rose in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
Although she had had several walk-on parts, 5BHL was Rosie's first major role for BLT. She has, however, always been involved with local drama groups and choirs.
Mark Brown
Biondello/A Page in "Taming of the Shrew", Brian in "Dead Funny".
Although best known as a character actor with several local companies, Mark has also appeared in a number of musicals, including "Me and My Girl" for Bingley Amateur Operatic Society.
Stephen Brown
Frank Oddie in "Amy's View"
An experienced actor who has shone in many roles for societies in the area, most recently for BLT in a virtuoso performance as Stephen Febble in "The Weekend".
Elliott Calvert
Servant/Philip in "Taming of the Shrew".
Elliott joined Kaleidoscope two years ago and appeared in their production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" last season. Made his main house debut in this season's "the Shrew".
Laura Campbell
Lettie in "Something's Afoot".
A regular with BLT and Keighley Playhouse - her 'Mimi' in last season's "'Allo, 'Allo" being a treasured memory. Other recent roles were in "Role Play" and "A Tomb With a View".
Rhiannon Cawthorne
Servant/Messenger in "Taming of the Shrew".
A new member who debuted in a walk-on role in "Ladies' Day" before making her first speaking appearance in "the Shrew".
Dale Chadwick
'Happy' in "Death of a Salesman".
"Death of a Salesman" was Dale's first appearance for BLT although he is no stranger to the stage with other local societies and is currently studying for a degree in Theatre Studies.
Angelo Clarke
Dr. Grayburn in "Something's Afoot".
Made a welcome return to BLT in "Something's Afoot" after two previous appearances in "Biloxi Blues" and "Privates on Parade". Has great experience with other societies. Brother to Anna.
Anna Clarke
Katherina in "Taming of the Shrew", Hope in "Something's Afoot".
A versatile actress, well known for her many musical performances with local companies. Previously seen at BLT as the clown in last season's production of 'Sweet William'.
Tony Cross
Director - "Bad Blood".
A prominent figure within BLT who has been Chairman twice and a Trustee since 1991. First appeared on stage in 1948 ("Toad of Toad Hall") and first directed in 1966 ("Dear Charles").
Paul Dargan
Joe, Fred et al. in "Ladies Day".
Paul is a very experienced and popular actor who has appeared in BLT productions in each of the last two seasons (in "Dolly West's Kitchen" and "'Allo 'Allo" respectively).
Jan Darnbrough
Miss Tweed in "Something's Afoot".
Has acted and sung in numerous plays and musicals and is now a respected director. Played Hope in BLT's 1980 production of "Something's Afoot".
Freda Denbigh
Gladys in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
Has been active both on stage and backstage for over 50 years, more than 30 of them with BLT, and is experienced in acting, dancing, choreography, directing and backstage work.
David Elliott
'Biff' in "Death of a Salesman"
David's theatrical experience includes chairing the Great Horton Theatre Company and appearing as a background artist on ITV's "A Touch of Frost" as well as appearing on stage for BLT, BAOS and other local companies.
Frank Etchells
Hortensio in "Taming of the Shrew".
Frank has appeared in a number of BLT plays, including last season's "Katherine Howard" and "Sweet William".
Jason Evens
Dominic in "Amy's View", Nigel in "Something's Afoot"
Previous experience with BLT includes designing the sound effects for "The Night of the Iguana" and the lighting for "Ladies Day". He has previous acting experience at Leeds University, the Edinburgh Fringe and National Student Drama Festivals.
Stuart Farrell
Nunzio in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...", Flint in "Something's Afoot"
A highly experienced actor who has appeared in many roles for BLT over the years. Likes to rehearse his lines whilst driving his taxi in Skipton.
Jackie Firth
Linda in "Death of a Salesman"
Jackie has been an acting member of BLT for 37 years and has played a wide variety of roles. Her appearance in "Death of a Salesman" saw her return to BLT after an absence of four years.
Julian Freeman
Grumio in "Taming of the Shrew" - Willy Loman in "Death of a Salesman"
Well known to BLT audiences for his memorable performances in many leading roles, including Eddie Carbone in "A View From The Bridge" and Judge Adam in "The Cracked Pot".
Bethany-Rose Garbett
Linda in "Ladies Day"
Bethany performed for BLT last season in "The Night of the Iguana" and has also acted in a number of plays at Keighley Playhouse and with Heaton Amateurs.
Liz Hall
Amy Thomas in "Amy's View"
Liz's recent performances for BLT include "The Night of the Iguana", "A Flea in her Ear", and a solo performance in the studio production of "The Colour of Contradiction". She also performs at Ilkley, Baildon and Calverley.
David Helliwell
Baptista in "Taming of the Shrew", Col. Gillweather in "Something's Afoot".
Recently returned to the area and BLT after a period elsewhere. Recently played the British Ambassador in the Bingley Amateurs much acclaimed production of 'The King and I'.
Louise Hodgson
Bianca in "Taming of the Shrew".
Louise took on her first Shakespearean role in the Diamond Jubilee production of 'the Shrew', her grandfather, Eric Bailey, having played Baptista in the original BLT production sixty years earlier.
Graeme Holbrough
Vincentio in "Taming of the Shrew".
BLT Treasurer and a member of the set building team as well as well as being an astablished character actor with appearances in many recent BLT productions. Father of Phil Holbrough and husband to Joann (Wardrobes).
Phil Holbrough
Tranio in "Taming of the Shrew", Richard in "Dead Funny"
Currently artistic co-ordinator, Phil's many talents including directing, acting, lighting and sound. Gave a memorable performance as Rene in last season's "'Allo 'Allo". Son of BLT treasurer, Graeme Holbrough.
Allan Hollings
Director - "Ladies Day"
Allan is another popular actor with many BLT appearances to his credit, appearing for us last season in "Natural Causes" and "The Weekend". "Ladies Day" was his directorial debut for BLT.
Chloe Horsfield
Shelley in "Ladies Day"
Chloe is a product of (and shining advertisement for) BLT's Kaleidoscope. Her previous Main House experience includes "Victor/Victoria", "Caught in the Net" and last season as 'Mary Hall' in "Katherine Howard".
Jacquie Howard
Esme Allen in "Amy's View"
Has been a member of BLT for 36 years and is well known for her splendid acting abilities. In more recent years has concentrared primarily on directing, most recently for BLT with "A Servant to Two Masters".
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Gareth James
Christopher Sly in "Taming of the Shrew".
Gareth is a veteran of many plays at BLT including "And Then There None", "Silhouette" and "A Flea In Her Ear".
Phil Jordan
Nick in "Dead Funny"
Another experienced actor with a number of BLT appearances to his credit, most notably as a very convincing Herr Flick in last season's "'Allo 'Allo".
David Kirk
Geoffrey in "Something's Afoot"
Has taken leading roles in many successful local productions including "The Full Monty" at Leeds City Varieties and "Anything Goes" for BAOS as well as directing "My Fair Lady", "Me and My Girl" and "The Sound of Music" at the Alhambra.
Anthony Leach
Richard in "Five Blue Haired Ladies".
Well known to BLT members as the organizer and quiz master of the popular monthly Quiz Night. Has appeared in numerous acting roles as well as working backstage as Stage Manager and in the workshop.
Neil Lloyd
Bernard in "Death of a Salesman"
"Death of a Salesman" marked Neil's return to BLT after a thirty year absence, having cut his theatrical teeth here as a member of the Green Room in 1973. In the interim has worked with Saltaire Youth Theatre and the Bradford Playhouse.
Tim Lobley
Charley in "Death of a Salesman"
An experienced actor who has appeared in a number of BLT productions and made a big impression as Duncan McFee in last seaon's two-hander "Double, Double".
Alison Main
Shirley in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
In 5BHL Alison had to act a role 20 years her senior. In her previous BLT appearance as Helga in "Allo' Allo'" she played a role 20 years her junior. It is a tribute to this talented actress that she carried both off so well!.
Robin Martin
Director/Main in "Five Blue Haired Ladies".
Has worked with BLT for more than 30 years in back stage, on stage, and as a director. The only position he has never filled is prompter!
Stephen Mason
Tailor/Huntsman in "Taming of the Shrew".
Stephen is best known for his back-stage work, ASM, set-building, props and Front of House Manager. He has appeared in several acting roles, including a walk-on in this season's "Ladies' Day".
Julie Marie Mitchell
Belinda in "Bad Blood".
A new member who has only recently moved into the area. Has previous theatrical experience with Leeds University and even directed a play at the age of 17.
Deborah Mouat
Pearl in "Ladies Day"
Deborah is a recent addition to BLT's acting ranks coming to us with extensive experience of theatre in Stoke-on-Trent and Chesterfield. Played 'Bella' in "Sweet William", our last play of season 59.
Meg
Hunting Dog in "Taming of the Shrew".
Delighted audiences in her walk-on part in "the Shrew" and is looking forward to her first 'speaking' role. Outside the theatre, Meg does vital work in the Pets As Therapy programme.
Debbie Neale
Hostess in "Taming of the Shrew".
Debbie has recently worked back-stage and stepped out as a dancer in "Victor/Victoria".
Elisabeth Nott
Evelyn Thomas in "Amy's View".
First appeared for BLT in a walk-on role in the 1956 production of "Othello". Since then has appeared in many roles on the amateur stage, most recently for BLT in Pygmalion. She has a fine singing voice and has starred in numerous musicals.
Josh Packham
Servant/Joseph in "Taming of the Shrew".
Joine Kaleidoscope less than a year ago. Acheived Grade III in his LAMDA examination and performed as Francis Flute in last season's Kaleidoscope production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
Jeff Peacock
Gremio in "Taming of the Shrew", Clive in "Something's Afoot".
Jeff is currently House Manager at BLT and has appeared in various character parts.
David Pedrick
Toby Cole in "Amy's View" - Stanley and Waiter in "Death of a Salesman"
A member of BLT for four years, David honed his skills through our Kaleidoscope training section. "Amy's View" was his first main house speaking role, having previously appeared in walk-on roles.
Chrissee Platt
Haberdasher/Widow in "Taming of the Shrew".
First involvement for BLT was as ASM for last season's production of "'Allo 'Allo". She is a member of Ilkley Amateur Operatic Society and recently played Widow Corney in their Gala production of "Oliver".
David Poole
Uncle Ben in "Death of a Salesman"
A popular and experienced actor with BLT and other local societies, David's recent appearances for BLT have included "Night of the Iguana" and the immensely funny "A Flea in Her Ear".
June Purdy
Eva in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
Well known to audiences as someone who has taken a large variety of roles in plays and musicals for many years in Bingley, Bradford and Keighley.
Winstan Robinson
Tuffy in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
Made his acting debut for BLT in 5BHL but has been previously seen on the Bingley stage with Bingley Amateur Operatic Society.
Gilly Rogers
Lisa in "Dead Funny".
Another BLT regular and an actress of real versatility. Last season appeared as Nell in "Sweet William" and in December 2007 appeared as Norma Green in "Mr Wonderful" for Keighley Pkaygouse.
Jacqui Scott
Eleanor in "Dead Funny" - Jenny and Letta in "Death of a Salesman"
An accomplished actress well known to BLT audiences. Appeared last season as PHillipa James in the two-handed thriller 'Double Double'. Her husband is current BLT Chairman Jonathan Scott.
Jonathan Scott
Director/Petruchio in "Taming of the Shrew".
Actor/Director and current Chairmen of BLT, both directing and acting in the Diamond Jubilee production of 'the Shrew'. Started his acting career at BLT at age eleven and has played many parts over the years.
Siobhan Smith
Lady Manley-Prowe in "Something's Afoot".
Has had eight years experience playing various roles and singing cabaret whilst living in Botswana. Made a notable previous appearance for BLT in "Dolly West's Kitchen".
Peter Stansfield
Director - "Amy's View".
An experienced director with many BLT productions to his credit over the last 20 years. Peter once met David Hare, the author of "Amy's View", in student theatre at Cambridge.
Bruce Sturrock
Howard in "Death of a Salesman"
Has appeared in and directed a wide variety of plays locally, including here at BLT, and has recently set up the "More 2 Come" theatre company with his brother, Tom - also co-writting and producing the play "Games Night" at Guiseley Theatre.
Gordon Sugden
Marvin in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
A familiar face on the Bingley stage with almost 50 plays with BLT to his credit. In his first play almost 50 years ago he had five parts but only two words to say - "Bloody hell!".
David Templeton
Jack in "Bad Blood".
A very capable actor who has appeared in numerous plays for BLT (most recently "Humble Boy"), as well Directing and Stage Managing. Is husband to Yvonne off stage.
Yvonne Templeton
Vic in "Bad Blood".
Long serving theatre member who has been on the Social Committee for a number of years. Last season she appeared on stage in "The Weekend", Stage Managed for "Humble Boy", and did wardrobes for "'Allo 'Allo".
Jan Thomas
'The Woman' in "Death of a Salesman"
An experienced actress whose recent appearances have included as Flora in last seasons "Humble Boy" and Joanne in the Ilkley Playhouse production of "Come back to the five and dime, Jimmy Dean".
Pauline Warin
La-La in "Five Blue Haired Ladies...".
Well known for a variety of acting, singing and dancing roles in musicals, plays and pantomimes with local companies.
Sharon Wallace
Miss Forsythe in "Death of a Salesman"
Sharon was in the wings as prompter for this season's second production, "Amy's View". A trained dancer, she has appeared in many musicals and pantomimes around the region.
Ian Wilkinson
Tom in "Bad Blood".
An experienced actor-member who likes to play in a variety of parts. Recently has been seen in "Wait Until Dark", "'Allo 'Allo" and "Sweet William".
Ian Wilson
Director/Lord Rancour in "Something's Afoot".
Veteran of many productions at BLT both on stage and in the director's chair. Feels the time may have come to give up the latter but hopes to contiue acting.

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