Beauty and The Beast
3 - 13 November 2010

Director and choreographer: Ray Jeffery
Musical director: Neil Streeter

The Haymarket, Basingstoke
Evenings: 7:15 pm, Saturday matinees: 2:30 pm

Adapted from the Oscar-winning animated film, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a French provincial town, and of the Beast, a selfish young Prince trapped in a spell by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn how to love and be loved in return then he can break the spell and return to his previous human form. But time is running out and if he does not learn the error of his ways, the Beast and the servants in his household will be doomed for eternity…

Box office tel: 01256 844244
Group bookings tel: 01256 366935


PRESS Reviews

"I say amateur, but just wait until you see this. I can honestly say I have never been so blown away."

The Basingstoke Gazette - Read full review

"BATS rose to this challenge to present a magical, lively and eye-popping spectacle to delight the whole family."

Newbury Weekly News - Read full review

Audience Feedback

It was magical; the cast, the costumes, the scenery, the singing, the dancing, the music. What a show – fantastic!
— Tricia and Alan Gingell
We were overwhemled at the standard of production and performances. Thank you all for a wonderful evening’s entertainment.
— Chris and Geoff Parsons
We absolutely loved it. Lovely costumes, colours and lighting - lots of singing and dancing.
— Katz Harber
What a talented cast! Each of the principals brought incredible personality to their character - combined with the fantastic vocal performances added up to a really splendid show.
— Mick Murphy

Production Photos


Emily Chalmers

Stephen Westwood

Gaston & Knife
Jack Juniper

Mrs Potts & Lady with Cane
Tracey Gonzato

Cogsworth & Hat Seller
George Tinsley

Lumiere & Candle Man
Nick Brannam

Mike Dyer

Madame de la Grande Bouche & Lady with Baby
Theresa Lunn

Lefou & Slotted Spoon
Richard Bond

Zoe Tame

Chip 1
Harrison Cohen

Chip 2
Ethan Kilgour

Female chorus: Alexandria Avery, Connie Deadman, Kirsty Lianne Harrison, Trudi Bevan,
Hayley Cheesworth, Nikki Crosse, Debbie Hemmings, Sarah Jeffery, Lucy Nicholson, Claire Nunn,
Julie Simmons, Chloe Such, Mel Such

Male chorus: Anthony Mitchell, David Allard, Steve Brannam, Anthony Bevan, Adrien Nortier,
Craig Saunders, Ian 'Spud' Smith, Pete Syckelmoore, Bryn Hughes, Rob Taylor, Colin Webb

Creative team

Director and Choreographer
Ray Jeffery

Musical Director
Neil Streeter

Assistants to the Director
David Allard and Jim Welling

Dance Captain
Libby Stockel

Show Manager
Clare Ryan

Production Manager
Simon Waller

Stage Manager
Matt Green

Deputy Stage Managers
Abigail Green, Nick Horsey, Libby Stockel

Assistant Stage Manager
Nicki Hawkins

Stage Crew
Grace Bonner, Steve Brannam, Izzy Cole, Kate Dooley, Christopher Elias, Andy Foster, Ros Hill, Ros Lynch, Tom Mcreavy, Louise Whitmarsh

Lighting Design
John Johns

Additional Lighting Hire
Viking Stage Lighting

Lighting and Follow Spot Operators
Di Annakin, Jo Dell, Keith Reynolds, Sam Reynolds

Sound Design and Hire
Daniel Paine - Spinaudio

Scenery Hire
Scenic Projects UK

Props Coordinator
Nicki Hawkins

Props Manufacture & Additional Hire
Mike McKeown, James Lucas, Jonathon Lucas, Chelmsford Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society

Wardrobe Coordinator
Siobhan Chapman

Costume Design & Creation
Trisha Pemberton & Violet Wilson at The Costume House, Denton, Manchester

Additional Costumes
Liz Ilett, BATS Wardrobe, Members of BATS

Christine Dollery, Sam Reynolds, Hannah Baker-Saadat, Gill Davis, Judith Ifould, Christine Rogers, Nicki Taylor

Make-up Coordinator
Judith Ifould

Make-up artists
Level Three Hair & Make-up Students from Basingstoke College of Technology

"Big Wigs" trading at Edward James Cutting Rooms, Basingstoke

Liz Flaherty, Carole Morley, Jim Welling

Marketing and Sales Officer
Bryn Hughes

Marketing and Sales Team
David Allard, Christine Dollery, Sue Harris & Zoe Tame

Show Photographs
Sue Harris & Anthony Boxall -

Programme Creation
Bryn Hughes

Chaperone to Chip
Sally Manning

Licensing information

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Book by Linda Wolverton.
Originally directed by Robert Jess Roth.  Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.
Presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited on behalf of Music Theatre International of New York.

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