Contributor Norman McVicker OAM
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Gender Male
Nationality Australian
Date of Birth 19 January 1920
Date of Death 21 May 2012
Functions Adaptor, Author, Director, Playwright, Producer, Set Designer
Notes Founder of Amateur dramatic group "Pocket Playhouse" from 1948-1973. Retired to Mudgee, wrote column in Mudgee Guardian “Tales from along the Wallaby Track” from 1989-2012.
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1624242
Events

Producer

Director

Set Designer

Playwright

Adaptor

Designer

Lighting Designer

Brendan Dunne - Actor, Set Designer, Stage Manager, Lighting Designer

Elizabeth Hodge - Costume Designer

Kevin Peatfield - Actor, Stage Manager, Lighting Designer, Singer

James Langdon - Actor, Sound Designer, Set Designer, Lighting Designer, Stage Manager

Marie Byron - Actor

Valerie Roye - Actor, Costume Designer

Roberta Frankland - Actor

Timothy Bennett - Actor, Stage Manager, Lighting Designer

John Fleming - Actor, Assistant Producer

Noella Masson - Actor

Mena Megarrity - Actor, Songwriter, Lyricist

Ronald Farrow - Actor

Dorothy Fletcher - Actor

John Gillies - Actor, Sound Designer, Lighting Designer, Set Designer

Elsie Thorne - Choreographer

Eric Thorne - Actor, Musical Arranger

Roger Barratt - Lighting Designer, Sound Designer

Hugh Richardson - Actor

Edward Baker - Actor, Lighting Designer

Jan Ikin - Actor, Lyricist

Melva Kitchen - Costume Designer, Actor

Elsie Westrup - Actor

Noeline Brown - Actor

Alan Guignon - Actor

Oliver Hume - Actor

Colin Kenny - Adaptor, Actor

Edward Lansdowne - Actor

Sandra Lawler - Actor

George McLaren - Actor

Terence O'Connell - Actor, Sound Designer

Tom Pett - Actor, Lighting Designer, Stage Manager

Kevin Scott - Actor, Stage Manager, Singer

Owen Campbell - Actor

Carrolle Coy - Actor

Warwick Davidson - Sound Designer, Actor, Stage Manager

Ralph de Voil - Lighting Designer

  • Dream World, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 July 1971
  • Heloise, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 27 March 1971
  • The Limelighters, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 11 June 1970
  • Spoon River, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 November 1969

Dorothy Duncombe - Actor

Stephen Firkin - Lighting Designer

Roger Foley - Actor, Lighting Designer

Kenneth Hocking - Lighting Designer, Sound Designer, Actor

Richard Lawlor - Actor

Neville Mace - Sound Designer, Actor

Peter Potok - Actor

Max Sims - Actor

Jean Slater - Actor

Laurence Stroud - Actor

Gary Baxter - Actor

Dimity Berriman - Actor

John Berry - Stage Manager, Actor

Ben Boyd - Actor, Producer

Carrolle Cowdery - Actor

Lyn de Voil - Singer, Actor, Musician

Nance Foxley - Actor

Joseph Gorringe - Actor, Lighting Designer

Hugh Johnston - Lighting Designer, Actor

Bruce McKenzie - Lighting Designer

Maxine Miller - Actor

Robin Mouat - Stage Manager, Actor

Stephen Riley - Accompanist, Musician, Musical Arranger

Merridene Simpson - Actor

  • Banjo, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 December 1972
  • Beauty and the Beast, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 6 May 1972
  • Fresh Fields, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 24 February 1972

Peter Tonks - Actor, Sound Designer

Geoffrey Tuckwell - Actor, Sound Designer

Ben Worral - Sound Designer, Lighting Designer

Neville Wykes - Actor

Charles Aidman - Adaptor, Lyricist

  • Spoon River, New South Wales, NSW, 13 March 1970
  • Spoon River, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 November 1969

Hans Christian Andersen - Writer

Ellen Bland - Actor, Costume Designer

Ian Burling - Sound Designer, Actor

Petah Burns - Actor

  • Spoon River, New South Wales, NSW, 13 March 1970
  • Spoon River, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 November 1969

Joseph Cassar - Actor, Set Designer

Maree Cole - Actor

  • A Spring Song, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 August 1958
  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Charles Conway - Actor

Graham Corry - Actor

  • A Spring Song, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 August 1958
  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

James Cowdery - Actor

Helen de Paul - Choreographer

Jean Duruz - Actor

Robert Earwood - Actor, Stage Manager

Robert Frame - Actor

Valda Hammick - Actor

  • A Spring Song, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 August 1958
  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn - Composer

  • Spoon River, New South Wales, NSW, 13 March 1970
  • Spoon River, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 November 1969

Noel Hoffman - Actor, Stage Manager

Garrick Jones - Composer, Musical Arranger, Actor

Margaret Jones - Actor

Kevin Kegg - Lighting Designer, Actor

Edgar Lee Masters - Wardrobe Master / Mistress, Writer

  • Spoon River, New South Wales, NSW, 13 March 1970
  • Spoon River, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 November 1969

Kathleen McCormack - Actor, Singer

Madge Miller - Adaptor

Seamus Rothsey - Producer, Actor

Frederick Sarina - Actor

Graham Sawyer - Actor

Donald Smith - Actor

  • A Spring Song, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 7 August 1958
  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Dowie Taylor - Musical Arranger

John van Druten - Playwright

Edward Warneke - Actor, Lighting Designer

Melvyn White - Sound Designer

John Williams - Actor

Roslyn Wilson - Actor, Singer

Ryunsuke Akutagawa - Writer

  • Rashomon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 August 1967

Louisa May Alcott - Author

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Maralyne Allen - Actor

John Anderson - Sound Designer

  • Dream World, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 July 1971

Jean Anouilh - Playwright

  • Colombe, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 July 1963

John Arden - Playwright

Valerie Askew - Actor

Patti Assange - Actor

  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Enid Bagnold - Playwright

John Barton - Devisor

Frank L. Baum - Writer

Clare Baxter - Playwright

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman - Adaptor

Jill Bender - Actor

Douglas Benge - Actor

Rudolf Besier - Playwright

Janice Blacklock - Actor

Paul Bland - Actor

Maureen Bowditch - Musical Arranger

Terry Brady - Actor

Rhonda Bressingham - Actor

Paul Brincat - Sound Designer

  • Banjo, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 December 1972

Patricia Brookes - Actor

Patrick Brookes - Actor

David Brown - Actor

Robert Browning - Poet

Patricia Brownlee - Actor

Dennis Bruce - Actor

Miron Bubnij - Actor

Ashleigh Bulmer - Actor

  • Blithe Spirit, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 3 September 1966

Geoffrey Bussman - Actor

Joan Byrne - Actor

Raymond Campton - Actor

Fred Carmichael - Playwright

  • Dream World, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 July 1971

Peter Carroll - Actor

Mark Casey - Actor

Jerome Chodorov - Playwright

Peter Clapham - Adaptor

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Robert Clayton - Actor

Carlo Collodi - Author

  • Pinocchio, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 May 1968

Michael Corrie - Actor

  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Joseph Corringe - Actor

  • Banjo, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 December 1972

Noel Coward - Playwright

  • Blithe Spirit, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 3 September 1966

John Craig - Actor

Anthony Demovic - Actor

David Dickinson - Actor

Marion Downer - Actor

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Marien Dreyer - Playwright

Barbara Eather - Actor

  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Dennis Farrar - Actor

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Joseph Fields - Playwright

Paul Finch - Actor

Judy Finlason - Actor

Terry Fogarty - Actor

  • Fresh Fields, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 24 February 1972

James Forsyth - Playwright

  • Heloise, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 27 March 1971

Stephen Gard - Musician

Michael Gazzo - Playwright

Jean Giraudoux - Playwright

Bobbie Gledhill - Actor

Will Glickman - Playwright

William Golding - Playwright

Donald Gordon - Actor

Margaret Green - Actor

Brothers Grimm - Creator

Cherry Grimm - Sound Designer

John Gully - Actor

Holworthy Hall - Playwright

Peter Hannan - Lighting Designer

  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Robyn Hannon - Actor

Kay Hanslow - Actor

  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Grant Harrison - Actor

Victor Harrison - Sound Designer

Charlotte Hastings - Playwright

  • Bonaventure, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 31 August 1957

Joseph Hayes - Playwright

Yvonne Hayes - Actor

  • Fresh Fields, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 24 February 1972

Margaret Heald - Actor

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Lillian Hellman - Playwright

John Hepworth - Playwright

John Hilder - Actor

Eugene Ionesco - Playwright

  • Exit the King, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 21 September 1968

David Ireland - Playwright

Anthony Jackson - Narrator

Kevin James - Actor

Joan Jensen - Actor

Margaret Johnston - Choreographer, Actor

  • The Red Shoes, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 16 December 1970

Kerry Joyner - Composer, Accompanist

Esashi Juo - Adaptor

Fay Kanin - Adaptor

  • Rashomon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 August 1967

Michael Kanin - Adaptor

  • Rashomon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 August 1967

Pamela Keene - Actor

  • Dream World, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 July 1971

Alicia Kerr - Actor

  • Fresh Fields, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 24 February 1972

Bruce Kerr - Actor

Rick Laws - Actor

Carolyn Lawson - Actor

Jacqueline Leake - Actor

Heidi Lee - Actor

Jeffrey Leigh - Actor, Sound Designer

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Ira Levin - Playwright

Joy Lewis - Actor

Marie Lloyd - Actor

  • Fresh Fields, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 24 February 1972

Lionel Long - Set Designer

Colette Lovejoy - Actor

Suzanne Lovejoy - Assistant Stage Manager

Jay Loveless - Actor

Niccolo Machiavelli - Playwright

  • The Love Drug, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 6 February 1969

Frank Marcus - Playwright

Helen Mason - Actor

  • Heloise, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 27 March 1971

Jacki Mason - Actor

Roger Mason - Actor

George Massoni - Translator

  • The Love Drug, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 6 February 1969

Ray Mathew - Playwright

Christopher Mayo - Actor

  • Pinocchio, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 May 1968

Daphne McFarlane - Actor

Ruth McKenney - Author

Susan McKimm - Actor

Brendan McNamara - Actor

Peter McVicker - Actor

Warren Megarrity - Actor

Alma Melki - Actor

Norma Melki - Actor

Margaret Melnik - Actor

Herman Melville - Writer

  • Moby Dick, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 14 February 1959

Robert Middlemass - Playwright

Doug Mills - Musician

  • The Love Drug, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 6 February 1969

L. J. Monahan - Director

Edmund Morris - Playwright

Seami Motokiyo - Adaptor

Wendy Moyle - Actor

Robert Murphy - Actor

Thomas Muschamp - Playwright

Enami no Sayemon - Adaptor

Neil Norbury - Lighting Designer, Actor

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Faye North - Actor

Ivor Novello - Playwright

  • Fresh Fields, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 24 February 1972

Anne Olsen - Actor

Banjo Paterson - Poet

  • Banjo, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 December 1972

John Patrick - Playwright

Charles Perrault - Writer

James Phillips - Actor

J. B. Priestley - Playwright

Gail Prince - Actor

Warren Quince - Actor

Andrey Rachmaninoff - Actor

Terence Rattigan - Playwright

Judith Rich - Actor

Jan Riddett - Actor

Arnold Ridley - Playwright

Darrell Riles - Actor

John Robson - Actor

Laurence Rosenthal - Composer

  • Rashomon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 August 1967

John Rudd - Sound Designer

Hiyoshi Sa-ami Yasukiyo - Adaptor

Henk Schipper - Actor

Peter Shaffer - Playwright

William Shakespeare - Playwright

Marie Shortis - Composer, Musician

  • Banjo, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 December 1972

Vern Sneider - Writer

Csaba Somogyi - Actor

Edna Spilsbury - Producer

Yvonne Steenson - Actor

Joseph Stein - Playwright

Sylvia Stephens - Actor

  • Heloise, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 27 March 1971

Leslie Stevens - Playwright

Wayne Swadling - Sound Designer

Barry Swales - Lighting Designer

Francis Swann - Playwright

Adele Thane - Adaptor

Penny Thompson - Accompanist

Loretta Thomson - Actor

Charles Thorne - Actor

James Thurber - Playwright

David Tonks - Actor

  • Heloise, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 27 March 1971

Dan Totheroh - Playwright

Robert Tullock - Set Designer

  • Banjo, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 4 December 1972

Ron Tunstall - Actor

Sandra van Kampen - Actor

  • Dream World, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 17 July 1971

David Wackett - Actor

  • Little Women, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 25 March 1970

Terence Warry - Actor

Don Watson - Translator

  • Exit the King, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 21 September 1968

Elizabeth Wells - Actor

Philip Weston - Actor

Beverley Weynton - Actor

Doug Wiggins - Actor

Douglas Wiggins - Actor

  • The Love Drug, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 6 February 1969

Don Wilson - Playwright

Stephen Wood - Actor

Michael Woods - Actor

Charles Zara - Actor

Barry Zietsch - Producer

Pocket Playhouse

Marrickville Municiple Council

St Peters Community Players

The Arts Council of Australia (New South Wales Division)

The Marrickville Cultural Society

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