Event Dick Whittington and His Cat
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Venue Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC
First Date 26 December 1952
Opening Date 1952
Last Date January 1953
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Fairytale pantomime.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Pantomime
Children's Theatre
Name Function Notes
Billy Andros Actor
John Carroll Actor
June Collis Actor
Bruce Gordon Actor
Jenny Howard Actor
John Huson Actor
John Lee Actor
Norma Lucas Actor
Pauline Menzies Actor
Walter Pym Actor
Nancy Rasmussen Actor
Ron Shand Actor
Olive Wallace Choreographer
Harry Jacobs Composer
Pauline Menzies Dancer
Billy Andros Magician
Bruce Gordon Magician
Harry Jacobs Musical Director
Percy King Producer
Dres Hardingham Set Designer
John Carroll Stage Manager
Percy King Writer
Further Information Presented twice daily. Date from Wolanski programme for Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre, 1952. This was probably the annual pantomome from Garnet H. Carroll, beginning just before or after Christmas 1952. The term 'producer' refers to the 'director' in modern terms.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Event Identifier 15549