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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Ad for first performance in the London Evening Standard (22 december 1894, p.4)
Ad for last performance in the London Evening Standard (9 february 1895, p.4)

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp is a British pantomime play, produced by Mr. Melville, adapted by Wilton Jones and directed by Alfred Whyatt, performed at the Standard Theatre (Shoreditch, UK) from 24 december 1894 and 9 february 1895, starring Fred Carlos as Sherlock Holmes Potter and Wee Johnnie as his assistant Hi Ski Hi.

The play is a burlesque adaptation of the classic Aladdin.



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Cast

  • Sherlock Holmes Potter : Fred Carlos
  • Hi Ski Hi (his assistant) : Wee Johnnie
  • Aladdin : Maggie Hunt
  • Widow Twankey : George Walton
  • Emperor of China : T. P. Haynes
  • Princess Badroulbadour : Rosie Lewis
  • Hokee-Pokee : Fred Wood
  • The bookie : Wilton Jones
  • Electra : Kate Geraldine
  • Abanazar : Lloyd Townrow
  • Cheekee : Brian Dale
  • Koket : Emily Clarinder
  • Nanki-Ping : Hattie Lane
  • Vizier : Harry Paulo
  • Dancers : Florence Hewett, Pete Dwight, Miss Thurloe
  • Singer : Blanche St. Marie
  • Pantaloon : Alfred Selby
  • Harlequin : J. Goodge
  • Queen of Hearts : Agnes Byron
  • Hyson : Maud Beaumont
  • Geni of the Ring : Mabel White
  • Wun-Lung : Mr. Warue
  • Ski-Hi : Mr. Richardson
  • Other characters : Sing-Hi-Mi-Hi, Ching, Ring, Ting, Ho-Ki, Forte-Winki, Pekin, Souchong, Chang, Bang, Yung-Yung, Yum-Yum, Yum-Yam, Nysee


Crew

  • Director : Alfred Whyatt
  • Playwright : Wilton Jones
  • Set Design : H. Guyton
  • Props : W. Crisp
  • Choreograph : E. Mardini
  • Music : Charles Godfrey Jones


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