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The Love of Four Colonels


Peter Ustinov

Directed by H S Pritchard

November 24th - 27th, 1965

The four Colonels of the title - French, English, American Russian - members of the Allied Military Administration in occcupied Germany are invited by a Wicked Fairy to attempt to win the love of the Sleeping Beauty, each after his own particular desire. The end comes with honours even between good and evil - which is more or less how life works.

Colonel Desmond De S Rinder-Sparrow Frank Savaage
Colonel Wesley Breitenspiegel Timothy Norfolk
Colonel Aime Frappot Neil Biggs
Colonel Alexander Ikonenko Michael Seddon
The Mayor of Herzogenburg Tom Carr
The Wicked Fairy Peter Frost
The Beauty Pat Higgins
Mrs Breitenspeigel Winifred Jordan
Mme Frappot Biddy Williams
Mrs Rinder-Sparrow Gwenneth Frost
Mme Ikonenko Belinda Mencel
Stage Manager Harry Officer
H Richardson
Lighting KW Stansby
Sound Anthony Spurgin
Property Mistress Kathleen Aston
Wardrobe Mistress Elsa Pritchard
Pat Keneford
Prompt Sue Spurgin
Make-Up Catherine Glancey
Settings designed by Scenic Display Services
Furniture supplied by Gimbert's of Manchester