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Let's Kill Santa (Michaelmas, 2017)

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Is your eighth week looking empty? Do you want a show, a masterpiece of theater? A thriller, a drama, an epic? A tale for the ages?

…well, we don't have that. What we do have is a comedy musical featuring revolutionary elves, idiotic secret agents, evil confectionery and one very fabulous reindeer.

Cast

QWERTY

  • Bames Jond - Will “Typecast Misogynist” Mason
  • Tim Possible - George “Deep Agent” Tall (St Edmund Hall)
  • Margaret Washington - Em “The Mitochondrion is the Powerhouse of the Cell” Fawcett (Wadham)
  • Ivan Ivanovitch Ivanovsky - Tom “Я определенно не русский шпион“ Saer

Reindeer

  • Rudolph - Stephen “Oh dear” Walsh (Teddy Hall)
  • Dasher - Jack “Puns. I can do that.” Slater (St Edmund Hall)
  • Blitzen - Velina “Sarcasm. I can do that.” Robinson (Mansfield)
  • Vyclaudius Delamode - Jake “All T, All Shade” Griffiths (Brasenose)

Elves

  • Steve - Emma “What the Christmas?” Bates (Univ)
  • Bionicle - Tzveta “I don’t suppose you’re from Teddy Hall?” Pokrovska (Queen's)
  • Georgie - Matilda “Just wanted to proselytise” Tempest (Mansfield)

Assorted Humans

  • Elizabeth - Becky “I’m gonna go ahead and worry” Hicks (Oriel)
  • Victor - Valeriia “You should be more afraid of goats” Gladkova (Merton)
  • Hugo - Emma “Market Selfie” Bates (Univ)
  • Speck - Serena “Stealing is a crime” Barney
  • Reynard - RA “Stealing’s really fun” Neat
  • Barkus Meeken - Markus “Co-Dependency” Beeken (Brasenose)

Villains

  • Santa - Emma “It’s deeply uncomfortable and creepy to watch and do” New (St Hildas)
  • Cupcake - Berenika “And don’t come back!” Kotełko
  • Muffin - Lily “Basically an idiot” Miles (Hertford)
  • Douglas Capitalism Black - Efi “Don’ t get your sprinkles in a twist” Gauthier (St Hugh's)
  • Polly - Ana “A girl has no a name” Pagu (St. Edmund Hall)

Assorted Mythical Beings

  • Reindeer Santa - Beth “Share some cider” Mabbutt (LMH)
  • Krampus - Jasper “I’m a Demon” Russell (ex-Merton)
  • Jack Frost - Leo “Who wants to hear the funniest joke in the world?” Tucker (Wadham)
  • Easter Bunny - Lily “I am not telling that joke” Miles (Hertford)

Stall Holders

  • Bob - Will “Oh look, an attractive young prisoner” Ainsworth (St Edmund Hall)
  • Elwrong - Erin “I really hate pinecones” English (Wadham)

Production

  • Director - Beth “Just flounce and nobody stand behind George” Mabbutt (LMH)
  • Assistant Directors - Ana “I forgot I was directing” Pagu (St. Edmund Hall) and Matilda “I bought mince pies” Tempest (Mansfield)
  • Writer - Leo “No self control or artistic integrity” Tucker (Wadham)
  • Musical Directors - Perry “Admiral” Hartland-Asbury (Ex-Mansfield) and Emma “Queen” New (St Hildas)
  • Producer - Lily “Try to look less constipated” Miles (Hertford)
  • Stage Manager - Jake “Damn I’m glittery” Griffiths (Brasenose)
  • Costuming/Choreography Assistant - Efi “Embrace the Glitter!” Gauthier (St Hugh's)

Song Writers

  • Perry “This is Going to get Interesting” Hartland-Asbury (Ex-Mansfield)
    • “Santa Claus is Goin Down”
    • “Police Brutality”
    • “The Barricade”
    • “Finale”
  • Judith “Cheating on Jake” Moore
    • “I Put the Ho’ in Hoodwink”
  • Emma “What rhymes with Market” New (St Hildas)
    • “Outsiders Market”
    • “The Money Song”
    • “The Gifting Song”
  • Lily “I expected less parodies” Miles (Hertford)
    • “Finale”

Script and Programme

Flosscars Wins

Best SongPerry Hartland-Asbury (Ex-Mansfield) for “The Barricade”
Best CostumeEfi Gauthier (St Hugh’s) for Vyclaudius' Outfit
Best Ad-LibPerry Hartland-Asbury (Ex-Mansfield) for the “Look over here” song
Best Audience Participation/HeckleBenjamin Kybett (Magdalen) for “He has a condition”
The “Ooh You Luvvie” Award for Actually Being Able to ActStephen Walsh (Teddy Hall) as Rudolph

Flosscars Nominations

Best Heroic CharacterBecky Hicks (Oriel) for Elizabeth
Best Villainous CharacterEmma New (St Hildas) for Santa
Efi Gauthier (St Hugh’s) for Douglas Capitalism Black
Berenika Kotełko for Cupcake
Lily Miles (Hertford) for Muffin
Jasper Russell (ex-Merton) for Krampus
Best Morally Ambiguous CharacterWill Mason for Bames Jond
Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) for Vyclaudius Delamode
Lily Miles (Hertford) for The Easter Bunny
Leo Tucker (Wadham) for Jack Frost
Em Fawcett (Wadham) for Margaret Washington
Best Group/ Double ActWill Mason, George Tall (St Edmund Hall), Em Fawcett (Wadham) and Tom Saer for QWERTY
Stephen Walsh (Teddy Hall), Jack Slater (St Edmund Hall), Velina Robinson (Mansfield) and Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) for the Reindeer Police
Berenika Kotełko and Lily Miles (Hertford) for The Confectionary Duo
Leo Tucker (Wadham) and Lily Miles (Hertford) for Jack Frost and Easter Bunny
Emma Bates (Univ), Tzveta Pokrovska (Queen’s) and Matilda Tempest (Mansfield) for the Elves
Best CoupleJake Griffiths (Brasenose) and Stephen Walsh (Teddy Hall) for Vyclaudius and Rudolph
Berenika Kotełko and Lily Miles (Hertford) for Cupcake and Muffin
Erin English (Wadham) and Will Ainsworth (St Edmund Hall) for Elwrong and Bob
Best Spurious AccentWill Mason for Bames Jond
George Tall (St Edmund Hall) for Tim Possible
Tom Saer for Ivan Ivanovitch Ivanovsky
Best Directing TeamBeth Mabbutt (LMH), Ana Pagu (St Edmund Hall) and Matilda Tempest (Mansfield) for Let’s Kill Santa
Best ScriptLeo Tucker (Wadham) for Let’s Kill Santa
Best Marketing CampaignLily Miles (Hertford) for Let’s Kill Santa
Best SongJudith Moore (Balliol) for “I Put the Ho’ in Hoodwink”
Best CostumeEfi Gauthier (St Hugh’s) for Muffin and Cupcake's headbands
Lily Miles (Hertford) for the Easter Bunny
Jasper Russell (ex-Merton) for Krampus
Best Worst PropBeth Mabbutt (LMH), Ana Pagu (St Edmund Hall) and Matilda Tempest (Mansfield) for The Barricade
Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) for the Tinsel Shackles
Tzveta Pokrovska (Queen’s) for the secreted sweeties
Best Best PropBeth Mabbutt (LMH) for the Backdrops
Jake Griffiths (Brasenose) for the Pinecone
Lily Miles (Hertford) for the Police Batons
Best Cock-Up During a PerformanceWill Mason and George Tall (St Edmund Hall) for skipping an entire scheme of QWERTY's lines
Emma New (St Hildas) for forgetting Bob and just leaving him onstage
Best Cock-Up Backstage or During a RehearsalTom Saer for writing an essay backstage halfway through a scene
George Tall (St Edmund Hall) for “We wish you a merry Wednesday”
Whoever was in charge of the Backdrops in
Best Ad-LibEmma New (St Hildas) for “I'm not disappointed, I'm just angry.”
Jack Slater (St Edmund Hall) for “It's not gibberish, it's Welsh.”
Tzveta Pokrovska (Queen’s) for Bionicle birthing strawberry laces
Lily Miles (Hertford) for “Muffin, don't you know anything?” “No, sir”
Best Audience Participation/HeckleMarkus Beeken (Brasenose) for “It's not a soliloquy, it's an aside”
Best Quote from a ScriptLeo Tucker (Wadham) and Jack Slater (St Edmund Hall) for “Why are we goose stepping…shouldn't we be reindeer stepping?”
Leo Tucker (Wadham) and Stephen Walsh (Teddy Hall) for “Dasher, put that away”
Leo Tucker (Wadham) for the Donkey Joke
The Branoc Richards Award for Best Worst Line LearnerEfi Gauthier (St Hugh’s) for Douglas Capitalism Black
George Tall (St Edmund Hall) for Tim Possible
The “Ooh You Luvvie” Award for Actually Being Able to ActTom Saer for Ivan Ivanovitch Ivanovsky
Emma New (St Hildas) for Santa
The 'Beyond the Call of Duty' Award for Going Beyond the Call of DutyEfi Gauthier (St Hugh’s) for Vyclaudius' costume
Matilda Tempest (Mansfield), Efi Gauthier (St Hugh’s) and Lily Miles (Hertford)
Will Ainsworth (St Edmund Hall) for catching the collapsing set three time
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