Frankston Arts Centre

October 2001

Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love. When Oliver is picked up on the street by a boy named the Artful Dodger, he is welcomed into a gang of child pickpockets led by the conniving, but charismatic, Fagin. When Oliver is falsely accused of a theft he didn’t commit, he is rescued by a kind and wealthy gentleman, to the dismay of Fagin’s violent sidekick, Bill Sykes. Caught in the middle is the warm-hearted Nancy, who is trapped under Bill’s thumb, but desperate to help Oliver, with tragic results. With spirited, timeless songs like “As Long as He Needs Me,” “Food, Glorious Food,” and “Where is Love,” Oliver! is a musical classic.

DirectorMike Fletcher
Musical DirectorSean Ross
ChoreographerKristy Raynes
Production ManagerBrett Wingfield
Costume DesignJanine Stacey
Set and Scenic DesignOwen Collier
Lighting DesignChris Lewis
Sound DesignGreenland Audio
Stage DirectorJudi McCormack
Stage ManagerDarren O’Shea
Assistant Stage Manager 
Children’s Co-ordinatorElaine Hillier
 Angela Phillips
Costume Co-ordinatorJanine Stacey
Costume AssistantsJanine Frankland
 Tina Gleeson
 Lindy McCann
 Pam McNeilly
 Jannette Raynes
 Robyn Rumbelow
 Brett Wingfield
Lighting OperatorScott Winrow
Lighting AssistantsRon Gavin
 John McCormack
 Kerry Grigg
SoundGreenland Audio
 Colin Armstrong
 Bev Woodford
Video ServicesRick Merrin
Make Up AssistantsTracy Campbell
 Chris Davies
 Rhonda Horwood
PropsCath Milvaine
 Carol Leifting
Prop ConstructionPeter Franklad
Rehearsal PianistCharles Rinauldo
Audition SecretaryBrett Wingfield
PhotographyGran Keney
Front of House PhotosRant Kennedy
PublicitySue Dyer
 Jenni Elmer
 Sue Fletcher
 Lawrence Kendall
 Trish McMahon
ProgramLawrence Kendal
Program AssistantsMike Fletcher
 Sue Fletcher
Program Proof ReadersSue Fletcher
 Carolyn Waddell
 Brett Wingfield
TransportJohn Langman
 Mark Raynes
Front of House MangersJohn Rumbelow
 Robyn Rumbelow
Set ConstructionOwen Collier
 Prue Hearn
 Cameron Sweatman
 Harry Szommer
Backstage CrewRachael Davenport
 Aaron Hall
 Prue Hearn
 Kevin Hillier
 Lawrence Kendall
 Shannon Mead
 Cara O’Shea
 Lorraine Pearson
 Craig Symons
 Beau Vigushin
Company TicketsSue Dyer
WebsiteMike Fletcher
 Scott Winrow
ViolinsAnne Beruldsen
 Margaret Boyle
 Marcello Peterson
ViolaHeather Birrell
CelloCassie Wallis
FluteKate Large
ClarinetPaul Jenkns
OboeDaniel Barker
BassoonCameron Essman
TrumpetJohn Lucas
TromboneDon Jordan
French HornKatrina Szetey
 Louise Brown
PianoCharles Rinauldo
Double BassNathan Post
PercussionBill Fisher


Thomas Wadleton

Mr Bumble

Barry Woodford

Widow Corney

Jacquie Clayton

Mr Sowerberry

Cameron Sweatman

Mrs Sowerberry

Joanne Corbel

Noah Claypole

Michael Laity


Jessica Rust

Artful Dodger

Matthew Clayton


Patrick Gleeson


Carolyn Waddell


Jaime Laity


Karen Kitchen


Linda Beade

Bill Sykes

Michael Clayton

Mrs Bedwin

Gaye Meadows

Mr Brownlow

Mark Featherby

Dr Grimwig

Dave Wearne


Vladimir Espimoza


Brandi Galpin


Jaime Laity


Harry Szommer


Tami Szommer

Female Ensemble

Linda Beadle


Christine Carter


Brandi Galpin


Belinda Goldfinch


Danielle Hooper


Karen Kitchen


Gaye Meadows


Alicia Peaker


Dawn Phillips


Joyce Sedunary


Tami Szommer


Angela Tohill

Male Ensemble

Vladimir Espimoza


Mark Featherby


Craig Irvine


Ben Lake


Peter Marshall


Adam Nash


Harry Szommer


Dave Wearne


Jeff Williams

Children’s Ensemble

Dylen Benwell


Michael Bowden


Badyn Cook


David Cox


Sean Cumberidge


Jesse Evans


Stuart Grigg


Thomas Grigg


Gabriel Kenner


Mitchell Lack


Kieran McGrath


Williams Meadows


Thomas Mitchell


Joshua Mulchay


Matthew Robinson


Douglas Sedunary


Christian Walker


James Walker


Stephany Avilia


Nicole Banks


Maegan Beale


Jacqueline Carroll


Tara Durham


Tiffany Peach