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Spike and the Elfin Oak

David Threlfall stars in Ian Billings' comic fantasy inspired by the true story of Spike Milligan's attempts in the mid-1960s to preserve the Elfin Oak in Kensington Gardens.

David Threlfall stars in Ian Billings’ comic fantasy inspired by the true story of Spike Milligan's madcap ventures in the mid-1960s to preserve the Elfin Oak in Kensington Gardens whilst also performing in the West End run of his play, The Bedsitting Room. When theatre censors get in the way of Spike saving the elves, events threaten to spiral out of control.

Spike ….. David Threlfall
Young Spike ….. Charlie Brand
Norma Farnes ….. Kerry Gooderson
Laura ….. Rosie Boore
Síle ….. Charlotte Emmett
Mother Superior ….. Georgie Glen
Park Keeper ….. Luke Bailey
Mrs Grumples ….. Lauren Cornelius
Groodles ….. Ryan Early
Huckleberry ….. Clive Hayward
George ….. Neil McCaul
Council Boss ….. Philip Bretherton
Vandal 1 ….. Rupert Holliday Evans
Man with dog ….. Ghazanfar Hyder

The trumpet player was Peter Ringrose and music was arranged and performed by Neil Brand

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

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Role Contributor
Spike David Threlfall
Young Spike Charlie Brand
Norma Farnes Kerry Gooderson
Laura Rosie Boore
Sile Charlotte Emmett
Mother Superior Georgie Glen
Park Keeper Luke Bailey
Mrs Grumples Lauren Cornelius
Groodles Ryan Early
Huckleberry Clive Hayward
George Neil McCaul
Council Boss Philip Bretherton
Vandal 1 Rupert Holliday Evans
Man with Dog Ghazanfar Hyder
Director Gemma Jenkins
Writer Ian Billings

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