1982 - As You Like It


'As You Like It' was also presented in 2007


Dates & Location

Monday 21st June - Saturday 26th June 1982
Evenings at 7.45pm - Saturday matinee at 3pm

Hillbark Gardens, Frankby
In Association with the Department of Leisure Services,
Metropolitan Borough of Wirral.


Booking via Floral Pavilion, Heswall Hall, Birkenhead Library,

Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Saturday Matinee
£3.50, £3.00

Children & OAP's

£2.50, £2.00
Friday, Saturday £3.50, £3.00


The Cast  
Orlando de Boys Michael Ellis
Adam Derek Williams
Oliver de Boys Jim Bird
Charles Neil Wighton
Rosalind Suzanne Bonin
Celia Penny Lamb
Touchstone Bob Forrester
Le Beau David Gibson
Duke Frederick Frank Adderley
A Lady Bettina Wilkins
A Lord David Utley
Pages Caron Cookson
Lynne Jameson
Duke Senior Malcolm Ash
Amiens Frank Nance
A Lord Philip Eddowes
Pages Robert McWilliam
Alistair Williams
Linda Parkinson
Corin Bob Jones with Barnaby Hayes
Silvius Keith Hill
Jacques David Coombs
Lute Player Steven Heavens
Phebe Patanne Coombs
Audrey Janet Bird
Sir Oliver Martext Brian Danger
William Dave Evason
Jacques de Boys Timothy Downes
Country Girls Carolyn Abbott, Connie Baker, Gill Grice

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The production team




                         Henry McDowell


Stage Director George Webster
Assisted by Myra Webster, Andy Raine, Elizabeth Eddowes
Lighting Ron Lamb
Properties Pauline Moran
Assisted by Sheila Thompson, Tricia Holmes, Mike Smith
Continuity Hilary Abbott
Wardrobe Jean Longstaff
Assisted by Margaret Merrick, Margaret Forster, Janet Reed
Hairstyles Pat Kelly
Costumes Designed by 1st year students of the Mabel Fletcher Technical College. Made by 1st and 2nd year students.
Under the supervision of Janet Kent, Alec Reid, David Harvey-Jones
Music composed and arranged by Brian Quinn
Production Secretary Marion Guyse-Williams

                                Director Henry McDowell

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          Patrons letter from Glenda Jackson

                                                                                     Hillbark House

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     Group photos

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                                                            Touchstone and Corin                                                          

The Committee  
President Glenda Jackson CBE
Chairman Eric J Murch 
Hon Secretary Marion Guyse-Williams
Hon Treasurer Michael DG.Ellis
Hon Business Manager Geoff Sharples
Hon Patrons & Ticket Secretary Owen Roberts
Press & Publicity Manager Ray Wood
Assistant Press & Publicity Manager Paul Holliday
Heswall & District Arts Association Brian JR Danger
Hoylake & District Arts Association Hilary Abbott
Committee Members Joan Astbury Henry McDowell Douglas Cochran
Officer in Charge, Hillbark Glyn Lewis