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The Battle for Badger's Wood

Performed: 25-27th May 2005

Description

This is Calderdale Theatre School's 10th anniversary production of this play, first performed at Square Chapel in June 1995. Although originally written in the mid 1980's this play may strike a contemporary chord with many local people as it tells the story of the fight to save a piece of woodland from developers - greatly assisted by the animals who live there. The cast of 29 young people aged 13 & 14 and play a huge and diverse array of characters including councillors, workmen, birdwatchers, huntsmen, animals and birds. The Battle is on!

Cast & Crew

Written by: John Laing

Music by: Dave Nelson

Director: Robert Garrett & Gail Waddington

Choreography: Jez Gregg

Full cast list (in alphabetical order):

Katie Alcott

Jenny Birch

Katie Bretherick

Jack Brewster

Max Drake

James Evans

Amber Gilmour

Scott Griffiths

Ruth Holtom

Charlotte Horner

Michael Kitchin

Emma Malone

Abby Margetts

Helena Micklethwaite

Sophia Mihailovic

Holly Page

Bethan Paramor

James Patrick

Alex Reynolds

Helen Rogers

Daniel Scadden

Annabelle Sykes

Louisa Tempest

Helen Wright

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Squirrel (first act)

Landlady / Mouse (first act)

Julie (second act)

Henry

M. Golden Oriole / Hedgehog

Mole

Owl

Badger

Magpie

Huntsman

Councillor Evans

Nuthatch

Squirrel (second act)

Stonechat

Workman

Miss Branwing (second act)

Miss Branwing (first act)

Rabbit

Julie (first act)

Fox

Rat / Workman

Huntsman

WPC Bunt

Golden Oriole / Col. Wetherby

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