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Off With Their Heads! (Trinity, 2016)

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In this, the untold story of the Queen of Hearts, we invite you down the rabbit hole to see a different side of the nonsense world of Wonderland. Meet old favourites and new characters alike as we spin a tale of Cards and Tarts, of Tea and Hearts, punctuated with classic OULES wit and musical comedy.

Cast

The Queen's Court

  • Queen of Hearts - Beth “this is why I'm not in Imps” Mabbutt (LMH)
  • Queen of Diamonds - Orlanda “glittering magnificence” Edmonds
  • Ace of Spades - Alex “Deborah” Marcus
  • BAron von Top Trump - Georgie “20 feet high” Atton (Somerville)
  • Treasurer Uno - Sofia “I said is threateningly” Gomezllata (St Anne's)
  • White Rabbit - Leo “Damn it, Tom” Tucker (Wadham)

The Knaves

  • Knave of Diamonds - Nitasha “Drop him here” Salim
  • Knave of Hearts - Bertie “Tell us your story” Veres
  • Knaves of Clubs - James “it was highly stimulating” Carter (Ex-Magdalen)
  • Knave of Spades - Benjamin “With apologies to France” Kybett (Magdalen)

Denizens of Wonderland

  • Cheshire Cat - Jake “I like dodo's” Griffiths (Brasenose)
  • Dodo - Rob “Orgasmically” Selth (Univ)
  • Assorted Turtles - RA “Soup?!” Neat
  • Six of Hearts - Kiwi “demolish” Apteryx-Tokoeka (Charles Xavier School For Gifted Youngsters)
  • Nine of Clubs - Tristan “crowned the Card-Tsar” Cresswell (Sheffield)
  • Four of Spades - Rebecca “respected professional” Ipe
  • Hedgehogs -

The Mad Tea Party

  • Mad Hatter - Anna “Do I look like a squirrel?” Spearing-Ewyn (St. John's College)
  • March Hare - Maria “Drink the god-damned tea!” Stroyakovski (Keble)
  • Dormouse - Ana “Tea time! Tea time! Tea time!” Pagu (St. Edmund Hall)

The Queen's Gardeners

  • Two of Spades - Tristan “do I get two quotes?” Cresswell (Sheffield)
  • Five of Spades - Rebecca “respected professional” Ipe
  • Eight of Spades - Kiwi “bloody hell” Apteryx-Tokoeka (Charles Xavier School For Gifted Youngsters)

Alice!

Production

  • Director - Jasper “That still means beef” Russell (Merton)
  • Assistant Director - Sebastian “I've been meaning to do this” Fox (Mansfield)
  • Assistant Director - Kiwi “Thanks, Tom” Apteryx-Tokoeka (Charles Xavier School For Gifted Youngsters)
  • Writer - Tom “less rambling, more nonsense” Lear (Magdalen)
  • Co-Producer-And-Musical-Director - Georgie “Major Pants” Atton (Somerville) and Tom “General bum” Lear (Magdalen)
  • Photography and Art - Georgie “in Alex's nostril” Atton (Somerville)
  • MAke-Up - Amina “who else needs a face?” Clayton

Songs

  • The Quintessential Qualities of the Queenly Queen of Hearts - Judith “What rhymes with Hearts?” Moore (Balliol)
  • Bake it Off - Tom “Not even sorry” Lear (Magdalen) and Georgie “You should be” Atton (Somerville)
  • Off With Their Heads! Judith “Why do I have finals?” Moore (Balliol)
  • Off With Their Heads? - Georgie “Oh just make it up” Atton (Somerville)
  • Croquet till you Croak - Judith “Tom, stop making up quotes for me” Moore (Balliol)
  • About Time - Tom “Hehe, bum” Lear (Magdalen) and Georgie “Hehe, stop” Atton (Somerville)
  • Don't Lose Your Head - Tom “Beheading is a crime” Lear (Magdalen) and Georgie “Stop plagiarising!“ Atton (Somerville)

Script and Programme

Flosscars Wins

Best VillainAnna Spearing-Ewyn (St. John's College) for The Mad Hatter
The 'Ooh you luvvie' Award for Actually Being Able to ActAnna Spearing-Ewyn (St. John's College) for The Mad Hatter

Flosscars Nominations

Best HeroJames Carter (Ex-Magdalen) for Hedgehog No. 3
Best HeroineBeth Mabbutt (LMH) for Queen of Hearts
Frances Livesey (Corpus Christi) for Alice
Best VillainAna Pagu (St. Edmund Hall) for Dormouse
Georgie Atton (Somerville) for Baron von Top Trump
Best Morally Ambiguous PersonAlex Marcus for The Ace of Spades
Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) for Cheshire Cat
Orlanda Edmonds for Queen of Diamonds
Best Double/Group ActAnna Spearing-Ewyn (St. John's College), Maria Stroyakovski (Keble) and Ana Pagu (St. Edmund Hall) for The Mad Tea Party
Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) and Rob Selth (Univ) for Cheshire Cat and Dodo
Best CoupleBeth Mabbutt (LMH) and Orlanda Edmonds for The Queens
Most Spurious AccentBenjamin Kybett (Magdalen) for The Knave of Spades
Georgie Atton (Somerville) for Baron von Top Trump
Best Directing TeamJasper Russell (ex-Merton), Kiwi Apteryx-Tokoeka (Charles Xavier School For Gifted Youngsters) and Sebastian Fox (Mansfield) for Off With Their Heads
Best Writer(s)Tom Lear (Ex-Magdalen) and Georgie Atton (Somerville) for Off With Their Heads
Best SongJudith Moore (Balliol) for Off With Their Heads!
Best CostumeMaria Stroyakovski (Keble) for The March Hare
Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) for Cheshire Cat
Georgie Atton (Somerville) for Treasurer Uno
Best Best PropTristan Cresswell (Sheffield) and Tom Lear (Ex-Magdalen) for Rules of Bridge
Best Cock-up During a PerformancLeo Tucker (Wadham) for Being late for a very important date… his cue.
All of the cards for Falling apart
Best Ad-LibLeo Tucker (Wadham) for Doing up his rabbit onesie as he came up on stage to imply… certain things
Best Audience Participation / HeckleLily Miles (Hertford) for Correcting the Knave of Spades on the pronunciation of 'hatter'
Best Quote During a Show (from a script)Knave of Spades for 'I wish to enter mon croissant'
Best Worst Line-LearnerFrances Livesey (Corpus Christi) for Off With Their Heads
The 'Ooh you luvvie' Award for Actually Being Able to ActRob Selth (Univ) for Dodo
The 'Beyond the Call of Duty' Award for Going Beyond the Call of DutyTom Lear (Ex-Magdalen) for Standing in as Top Trump at the last minute when Georgie was called unexpectedly to Madagascar
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