Carpe Jugulum

November 2003

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Carpe Jugulum - by Terry Pratchett
Performed - November 6th to November 8th 2003 at Blackfriars Theatre

Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be a priest. He thought he'd come to the mountain kingdom of Lancre for a simple little religious ceremony. Now he's caught up in a war between vampires and witches, and he's not sure there is a right side.

There're the witches - young Agnes, who is really in two minds about everything, Magrat, who is trying to combine witchcraft and nappies, Nanny Ogg, who is far too knowing... and Granny Weatherwax, who is big trouble.

And the vampires are intelligent - not easily got rid of with a garlic enema or by going to the window, grasping the curtains and saying, "I don't know about you, but isn't it a bit stuffy in here?"

They've got style and fancy waistcoats. They're out of the casket and want a bite of the future. Mightily Oats knows he has a prayer, but wishes he had an axe.

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Actors names on right:

The Expert / Cpl Svitz / Piotr - Adam Priestley 
Agnes Nitt - Rowena Davenport 
Perdita X Nitt - Machayley Dawson 
Count de Magpyr - Andy Fryer 
Countess de Magpyr - Suzette Morris 
Vlad de Magpyr - Leigh Thorne 
Lacrimosa de Magpyr - Melissa Marlowe 
Igor - James Watson 
The Quite Revd. Mightily Oats - Peter Kay 
Nanny Gytha Ogg? - Glyn Ruskin 
Shawn Ogg / Sgt Kraput / Hans - Scott Kibby 
Magrat Garlick - Melanie Clark
Millie Chillum - Jayne Allen 
Verence II / Bestiality Carter / Duane Ogg - Mick Broadhurst 
Granny Esmerelda Weatherwax - Judy Mugleston 
Krimson - Robin Teague 
Demone - Chris Tinsley 
Gertrude / Beryl Ogg - Sue Davenport 
Morbidia - Diane Sharpe 
Three Children - Samantha Wade, Bethany Sykes, Dominic Sykes 
Waynetta - Ros Blowers 
Jason Ogg - Jon Wilson 
The Old Count / Death - David Edgar 
Skraps - Adam Landshoft 
Assorted Oggs / Villagers and Vampires - Members of the Cast 

Production Team

Director - Phil Landshoft 
Assistant Directors - Glyn Ruskin, Kevin Johnson 
Stage Manager - John Jackson 
Furnishings - Paul Gibson, Sam Zwemmer 
Costume - Glyn Ruskin, Suzette Morris, Alternative Wardrobe, Violet Truelove Wardrobe, Members of the cast 
Properties - Sam Zwemmer, Wayne Waite 
Lighting - Paul Gibson 
Sound - Paul Gibson 
Original Poster Design - Neil Reddy , Additional Artwork , Sam Zwemmer 
Make Up - Molly Barrett, Sheila Simm, Alicja Frankowski 
Prompt - Carol Walmsley