Christmas V Mastermind: Significant Productions

This page contains the company details for significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Christmas V Mastermind.

World Premiere (1962)

First performance: 26 December 1962
World premiere: 26 December 1962
Final performance: 19 January 1963
Venue: Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
Staging: Round

Director: Peter Cheeseman *
Father Christmas
A Fairy, his secretary
A Gnome, his foreman
The Crimson Gollywog
Angora, his secretary
Nud, his bodyguard
Scrunch, a criminal
PC Fumble
Policewoman Trout
Stanley Page
Heather Stoney
David Halliwell
Alan Ayckbourn
Elizabeth Bell
David Wehner
Peter King
Arnold Beck
Caroline Smith
* In one of the two world premiere programmes held in archive, Alan Ayckbourn is credited as co-director of the play. However, he has no recollection of actually being involved in the direction of the play and does not consider it a play which he either directed or had any involvement in directing.
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.