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Our House - March 2020

Hairspray - June 2015


It’s 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, teenage Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the “Corny Collins Show”. When she gets put in detention with the African American students in the school, they teach her some of their dance moves, and her new found groove wins her a spot on Corny’s show. Overnight, Tracy transforms from a nobody into a star, and uses her newfound influence to advocate for racial integration on the television show. Tracy faces scrutiny and bullying from the network producer, Velma, and her popular, but vicious, daughter, Amber. With the help of the teenage heartthrob Link, host Corny Collins, and Motormouth Maybelle (the host of ‘Negro Day’), Tracy overcomes the odds and succeeds in her mission to integrate the “Corny Collins Show.” The bright, energetic story of Tracy Turnblad teaches us all to look past the colour of one’s skin and fight for every human being’s equal rights.

Thursday 25th - Saturday 27th June 2015
The Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford
Cast & Creatives


Tracy Turnblad | Michelle Bock 

Corny Collins | Jonathan Sanders 

Edna | Richard Sheepwash 

Penny Pingleton | Laura Maguire 

Velma Von Tussle | Jacqueline Long 

Amber Von Tussle | Annie Leigh 

Link Larkin | Charlie Jones 

Seaweed J Stubbs | Aaron Banks 

Little Inez | D’mia Walker 

Motormouth Maybelle | Elizabeth Odukoya 

Wilbur Turnblad | Russell Gillary 

Prudy Pingleton | Joanne Shore 

Mr Pinky / Principal | Dean Beaumont 

Gym Teacher | Natasha Roby 

Harriman F Spritzer | Allan Yeoman 

Matron | Bradley Walsh 



Judine | Ella Blake 

Kamilah | Alison Clarke 

Shayna | Nicola Corbin 



Tammy | Georgia Marney 

Brad | Lee Giles 

Fender | Jack Palmer 

Brenda | Bryony Kay 

Sketch | Bradley Walsh 

Shelley | Alice Green 

IQ | Billy Fluck 

Lou Ann | Nicole Dias 

Doreen | Alexandra Malerich 

Noreen | Julia Gould 

Jess | Jessica Reed 

Vicky | Amy Young 

Joey | Bailey O’hara 

Duane | Tyrone Kure 

Bix | Ben Goosetree


Director | Sally Woodfield

Musical Director | Carole Court-Bowerman

Dance Captain | Jonathan Sanders

Set | Albemarle Productions

Lighting Design | Rob Mitchell-Gears

Sound Design | Pete Abery, OFX Technical Services

Costume Design | Costume House Isle of Wight

Props | Mo Jones

Additional Prop Hire | Green Room Productions

Wigs | Green Room Productions & Wendy’s Original Wigs

Perruquier | John Gadd

Stage Manager | Kate Smith

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