[Oxford University Light Entertainment Society]

Charley's Aunt (Hilary, 2000)

A comedy in three acts and a dress

Cast

Jack Chesney
(Undergraduate procurer of aunts)
-Richard Shaw
Charles Wykeham
(Undergraduate, pleasantly confused)
-James Needham
Brasset
(Scout, consequently no relation)
-Igor Gramatikovski
Lord Fancourt Babberly
(Most Certainly not Charley's aunt)
-Elizabeth Baldwin (Wadham)
Kitty Verdun
(Suffragette and Jack's beloved)
-noga zivan (Wadham)
Amy Spettigue
(Charley's amour, flower arranger)
-Kate Broadhurst
Sir Francis Chesney (Bart.)
(Late India service (tennis and tea))
-Alexander Runchman
Mr. Spettigue
(Amy's uncle, Kitty's guardian and bad egg)
-Duncan Coutts (Worcester)
Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez
(Charley's aunt, a woman of means)
-Elizabeth Norman
Ela Delahay
(Lucia's ward, of a romantic disposition)
-Rhi Mogridge
By-Brandon Thomas

Script and Programme

Flosscars Wins

Best Heroine:noga zivan (Wadham) for Kitty Verdun
Best Bad Guy:Duncan Coutts (Worcester) for Stephen Spettigue
Best Love Scene:Richard Shaw and noga zivan (Wadham) for "Try me Jack!"
Best Impersonation of a person of the Opposite Sex:Elizabeth Baldwin (Wadham) for Lord Fancourt Babberly
Most Quoted Line:"Next term I mean to work!"
Best caricature of oneself:James Needham for Charley Wykeham
Best special effect:Collapsible piano at Greengates nursing home
Best Line Learner:Alex Runchman
Best onstage tantrum:James for losing sense of script and mumbling "Amy, Amy!"
Best offstage tantrum:noga zivan (Wadham) for refusing to kiss Richard Shaw
Best 'fluff' during a performance:Liz for covering up the lost chunk: "Well, it looks like it's up to me to tell my story then!"

Flosscars Nominations

Best Hero:James Needham for Charley
Richard Shaw for Jack
Best Heroine:Rhi Mogridge for Ela Delahay
Best inanimate object:Bottles of bubbly
Best Love Scene:Elizabeth Baldwin (Wadham) and Alex for "Would you be my little floweret?"
Best caricature of oneself:Rhi Mogridge for Ela Delahay
Igor Gramatikovski for Brassett
Best Line Learner:Richard Shaw
Best onstage tantrum:Elizabeth Baldwin (Wadham) for announcing she would not dress as a woman - "Oh no I'm not!"
Best offstage tantrum:Someone for Where's James? He's on in a minute! What's he doing with that bike?
Kate Broadhurst for arriving three minutes before the performance at Greengates nursing home
Best 'fluff' during a performance:The letter
James and Richard Shaw for swapping lines for an entire scene and no one noticing
Most improvements to actual lines/Best at making up convincing lines/Best Ad Lib:Richard Shaw
James Needham
Liz Norman
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