Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk by Ben Crocker

Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th January 2015

Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th January 2015

Arc Theatre, Trowbridge

Poster by Tim Knott

Jack is a young, poor boy living with his widowed mother, Dame Trot, and Daisy the cow, at a farm cottage. The cow’s milk was their only source of income. When the cow stops giving milk, Jack’s mother tells him to take her to the market to be sold. On the way, Jack meets a Slimeball who offers Jack magic beans in exchange for the cow, and Jack makes the trade. Slimeball also kidnaps King Betram’s daughter, Princess Demelza, for his Master, the giant Blinderbore. When Jack arrives home without any money, his mother becomes angry and disenchanted, throws the beans on the ground, and sends Jack to bed without dinner. During the night, the magic beans cause a gigantic beanstalk to grow outside Jack’s window. The next morning, Jack climbs the beanstalk to a land high in the sky to not only rescue the Princess but to gain his fortune.

Angela Giddings


Edena the Eco Fairy


Jack Trot

Princess Demelza

King Betram


Dame Trot

Simple Simon

Daisy the Cow

Giant Blunderbore


Sandie Brooks

George Coulson

Angela Giddings

Holly-Anne Ritson-Thomas

Millie Swift

Annie West

Chelsea Wright

Anna-Louise Vowles

Charlie Reynolds

Chloe Johnson

Naomi Havergal

Tim Knott

Becky Holden

Peter Grant

Maxson Bailey

Sandie Brooks, Angela Giddings

Josh Pemberton

Sue Cleverley

Hannah Dilena

Kian Park

Alex Turner

Sarah-Jayne Thomas

Georgia Whiting

Jo Ziegert

Daisy the Cow(Angela Giddings and Sandie Brookes) and Simple Simon(Maxson Bailey)
Flunkit(Becky Holden) and King Betram(Tim Knott)
Dame Trot(Peter Grant), King Betram(Tim Knot) and Simple Simon(Maxson Bailey)
Slimeball(Charlie Reynolds) and his gang
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