Event The Sentimental Bloke
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Venue National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
First Date 23 April 1965
Last Date 24 April 1965
Dates Estimated No
Status Pro-Am
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description An Australian Musical based on the poems by CJ Dennis.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Dallas Ayers Actor Pickle Factory Man - Wal
Des Berry Actor Pickle Factory Man - 'Erb
Jenny Broomhall Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Patsy
George Coleman Actor Pickle Factory Man - Doug
Nell Dobson Actor Doreen's Mother
Ewan Donald Actor The Policeman
Maisie Fulton Actor Mrs Capper
Noel Godfrey Actor Pickle Factory Man - Shorty
Anne Hardman Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Cor
Patrick Harrison Actor Mr Capper
Anne Harvey Actor Rose of Spadger's Lane
Patsy Hemingway Actor Doreen
Gillian Hunter Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Mabel
Keith A. Jarvis Actor The Drunk/Uncle Percy
Sonny Jose Actor Mr Smithers, the Stror 'at Coot
Judith Ker Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Olive
Stephen Lane Actor Pickle Factory Man - Harry
Hazel Maddox Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Katie
Hugh McIndoe Actor Pickle Factory Man - Stan
Janice McQueeney Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Belle
Edwin Ride Actor Bill, the Sentimental Bloke
Graeme Round Actor Charlie Skewes
Judith Shaw Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Liz
Robert Sloan Actor Pickle Factory Man - Joe
David Telford Actor Ginger Mick
Nicolyn Thickens Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Sal
Irene Thomas Actor Mrs Mitchell
Beverley Tongue Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Elsie
Denise Webb Actor Pickle Factory Girl - Gertie
Nancy Brown Book and Lyrics
Lloyd Thomson Book and Lyrics
Sonny Jose Choreographer
Judith Ker Choreographer
Cedric Flower Designer
John Young Director
Albert Arlen Music and Lyrics
Brian Stanborough Musical Director
Fred Rawlings Musician Piano
Brian Stanborough Musician Hammond Organ
C. J. Dennis Playwright
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Sourced from programme for 'Noah', The Playhouse, Hobart, 1965. 2019 further information from production programme in which the Music and Lyricist, Lloyd Thomson's name is misspelled as 'Thompson.'
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
The Noreen Le Mottee Collection Programme
Event Identifier 145350