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Old Man of Lochnagar, The

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The story and songs from the Whirligig Theatre production of David Wood's 'The Old Man of Lochnagar' – a musical play based on the book by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales


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WHIRLIGIG THEATRE presented the world premiere production of THE OLD MAN OF LOCHNAGAR in the Autumn of 1986 at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen and on tour to Edinburgh, Darlington, Plymouth, Manchester, Nottingham, Hull, Norwich, Northampton, London (Sadler's Wells Theatre), Birmingham, Cambridge, Buxton and Oxford.
The original book, THE OLD MAN OF LOCHNAGAR by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, is published in hardback and paperback by Hamish Hamilton. The play, by David Wood, is published by Amber Lane Press, 9 Middle Way, Oxford.
Whirligig Theatre would like to thank Hamish Hamilton and Sir Hugh Casson for permission to use an illustration from the original book in all their printed publicity. Royalties from the play are donated to The Prince of Wales's Charities Trust. This Trust provides funds for worthy projects and causes (usually with children in mind), at the discretion of The Prince of Wales's Office.

The Old Man: Iain Lauchlan
Grouse: Mary-Ann Coburn
Giant Gormless: Percy Copley
Nagar Maids: Lucy Allen, Katrina Ramsay
Lagopus Scoticus: Percy Copley
Loch Haggis: Teresa Gallagher, Lesley Halliday, Alec Westwood
Spider: Percy Copley
Gorms: Lucy Allen, Edward Brittain, Alan Morley, Katrina Ramsay
Queen of the Gorms: Mary-Ann Coburn
Stagbeetle: Lesley Halliday

Keyboards: Peter Pontzen
Bass: John Smith
Drums: Peter Howland

Recorded at Angel Studios on 5th September 1986
Engineer: John Timperley
Assistant Engineer: Frank Baretta
Produced for record by John Craig

Book, music, lyrics © David Wood
Music arranged and supervised by Peter Pontzen
Musical Direction: Simon Lee
Directed by David Wood
Produced for Whirligig Theatre by John Gould & David Wood
℗ & © 1986 Exallshow Ltd

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1. Overture 2. Welcome to Lochnagar 3. Heather Lament 4. Gathering Gorms 5. Hunt the Haggis 6. The Potion 7. The Pig-Eagle 8. The Potion/Get Up and Go Go 9. The Gorm Anthem/Gorm Call (Fee Fi) - Reprise 10. The Gorm Games/Drink and Grow/Tread the Thistle 11. Gathering Gorms - Reprise 12. Purpling the Heather (Heather Lament - Reprise)

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