January 1984

Comedy and intrigue in the far East, or is it the middle East? Widow Twankey’s laundrette isn’t making money, but then a sinister stranger by the name of Abanazer appears, offering riches to Aladdin in return for retrieving an old lamp. Things are looking up for the Twankey family. Unfortunately, Aladdin is more interested in trying to catch a glimpse of the Princess Jasmine than making money. And aided by his brother Wishey, he turns up uninvited at the Sultan’s palace. Things don’t look good when he is discovered and sentenced to death. Abanazer saves him from execution, but a worse fate may await Aladdin when he is forced to enter a dangerous cave. But help is at hand in the shape of a Genie and the Spirit of the ring.


Aladdin Twankey

Susan Taylor

Widow Twankey

David Honour

Wishee Washee Twankey

Ian Jackson

The Great Abanazar

Bob Carr

Chopsuey the 12th

Ed Pearce

Dragona the 13th / Rick Shaw / Mazawattee

Debbie Tulett

Princess Say Wen

Denice Waterman

So Shi

Linda Carr

Chow Mien / Mazda

Fred Lee

Prince Pekoe

Ron Tasker


Shirley Lee

Typhoo/ The Egyptian Mummy

Frances Ferrugia

Strong Pong

Bob Gilbert


Margaret Godfrey
Janet Foster



Bob Gilbert

Lighting Design

Rim Lighting

Lighting Operators

Martin Inward
Neil Jackson

Sound Location

Sound Services


Pru Patrick


Linda Tee

Musical Director

Suzanne Ellis


Susan Taylor
Linda Carr