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HARLEQUIN PUPPET THEATRE REPERTOIRE



(Dates refer to the first production)

Plays

1952 The Gooseberry Mandarin by Grace Dorcas Ruthenburg
1953 Catherine Parr by Maurice Baring
1953 The Japanese Print by Eric Bramall
1954 Two Slatterns and a King by Edna St. Vincent Millay
1958 The Swineherd by Eric Bramall
1958 Harlequinade by George L. Somerville
1958 Hansel and Gretel by Eric Bramall
1959 Oddsboddikins by George L. Somerville
1959 Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
Faust & Mephisto
1960 Bluebeard by Eric Bramall 1966 Maria Marten or The Red Barn by G.L.Somerville
1961 The Three Bears by Eric Bramall
1961 Venetian Glass by Eric Bramall
1964 64 Red Riding Hood by Eric Bramall
1966 The Maiden's Sacrifice by Chris Somerville
1969 Tales of Tedi Twt by Sheila Huw Jones
1969 Sugarball by Chris Somerville
1969 Macbeth by William Shakespeare
1970 Bluebeard by Eric Bramall and Chris Somerville (New Version)
1970 Lili Lon by Sheila Huw Jones
1974 The Sleeping Princess by Eric Bramall
1976 Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber by Chris Somerville
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1979 Aladdin by Eric Bramall
1998 Hansel and Gretel by Eric Bramall (New production)
1999 Aladdin by Eric Bramall (New production)
2000 The Sleeping Princess by Eric Bramall (New production)
Opera

1961 The Mikado - Gilbert and Sullivan
The Mikado
1962 Ali Baba - Music from Chu Chin Chow
1967 The Mikado (new production)- Gilbert and Sullivan
1971 Ruddigore - Gilbert and Sullivan

Ballet

1952 Ballet Mouchoir
1953 Danse Macabre
1955 Magic Toyshop
1959 Underwater Ballet
1959 Insect Ballet
1965 Nutcracker
1967 The Dancing Months
1982 The Dancing Months (new production )
1984 King Neptune's Daughter

Variety

1955 Grand Circus
1958 Way Down South
1959 The Light and The Third
1959 Motley - Another Look at Circus
1959 Solo Performance
1960 Gali Gali
1960 Old Time Music Hall
1964 Highly Strung
1964 Toyland Follies
1965 Women of the World
1966 Animal Crackers
1969 Songs for Puppet Strings
1969 Village Concert
1969 World of Pantomime
1970 Puppet Parade
1970 Yesterday
1974 Magical Mystery Tour
1981 Circus Parade



HARLEQUIN PUPPETRY ON TELEVISION

TELEWELE, 1958-1981, BBC (Wales)
Marionettes, Hand Puppets,
Shadow Puppets
Producer: Evelyn Williams

TEDI TWT, 1960-1975, BBC (Wales)
Marionettes
Script: Sheila Huw Jones
Music: Mamie Noel Jones
Singer: Sassie Rees
Producer: Evelyn WillIams

DIANE'S MAGIC BOOK, 1968
Yorkshire Television
Marionettes
Producer: Jess Yates
Director: Geoff Hall

JIMMY GREEN & HIS TIME MACHINE
Jimmy & Lettuce meet Nero in Jimmy Green and his Time Machine
1968, Yorkshire Television
Marionettes
Script: Eric Bramall
Voices: Juliet Cooke
Music: Jess Yates
Producer. Jess Yates
Director: Geoff Hall
Lettuce & Maggot meet The Lunits in Jimmy Green and his Time Machine


LILI LON, 1959-1975, BBC (Wales)
Marionettes
Script: Sheila Huw Jones
Music: Mamie Noel Jones
Singer: Sassie Rees
Producer: Evelyn WIllIams

Click Here for Lili Lon Picture Gallery

WILI A TILI, 1963-1975, BBC (Wales)
Hand Puppets
Script: SheIla Huw Jones
Music: Mamie Noel Jones
Singer: Sassie Rees
Producer: Evelyn Willlams

BOBYN A SIW, 1965-1974, BBC (Wales)
Marionettes
Script: Sheila Huw Jones
Music: Mamie Noel Jones
Singer: Sassie Rees

SUGARBALL, 1968-1969

Yorkshire Television
Marionettes
Script: Chris Somerville
Voices: Juliet Cooke
Songs: Kenny Lynch
Producer. Jess Yates
Directors: Geoff Hall, Bill Cole

HUBBLE BUBBLE, 1969-1971
Bella Donna
Yorkshire Television
Hand Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville
Voices: Juliet Cooke
Producer. Bill Cole

MY WORLD, 1971-1975
Yorkshire Television
Hand Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville
Voices: Maureen Sutcliffe
Producers: Bill Cole, Frank Killbride

PUPPET CARAVAN, 1971-1975
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Yorkshire Television
Hand Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville
Voices: Maureen Sutcliffe
Producers: Bill Cole, Frank Killbride

MR. TRIMBLE, 1972-1977
Squark
Glug
Yorkshire Television
Hand & Rod Puppets
Voices: Juliet Cooke, Maureen Sutcliffe
Producers: Bill Cole, Frank Kilbride

O DAN Y MOR, 1975-1977
BBC (Wales)
Hand Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville
Voices: Elliw Haf, Brinley Jenkins
Producer. Dyfed Glyn Jones

SIOE FAWR FACH, 1978, BBC (Wales)
Marionettes
Producer. Dyfed Glyn Jones
Director: Alan Cook

Y TREN SGRECH, 1977-1980
BBC (Wales)
Hand Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville
Voices: Lisabeth Miles, Dilwyn Owen
Music: Ted Boyce
Producer. Dyfed Glyn Jones


Y COWBOl BACH, 1979-1980
BBC (Wales)
Marionettes, Slide Photography
Script: Chris Somerville
Photographic Direction: Eric Bramall
Music: Ted Boyce
Producer. Dyfed Glyn Jones

SIOE SYMUDOL SIAMS SIONC, 1981
Gwinny
BBC (Wales)
Marionettes, Rod Puppets, Hand Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville
Presenter. Dilwyn Owen
Producer. Gwyn Hughes Jones

INYS WENIR, 1982
BBC (Wales)
Glove Puppets
Script: Chris Somerville and Eric Bramall
Producer: Dyfed Glyn Jones

CADWGAN, 1984, BBC (Wales) S4C
Marionettes
Producer. Alan Cook

GUEST APPEARANCES:
Time for Rhythm, ABC
Music at Eight, BBC
Granada Reports
The Basil Brush Show, BBC
Innes Book of Records, BBC2
Dutch and Polish Television


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