The Champion Of Paribanou: Significant Productions

World Premiere (1996)

First performance: 29 November 1996
World premiere: 29 November 1996
Final performance: 4 January 1997
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Music: John Pattison
Costumes: Elaine Garrard
Fight Director: Wolf Christian

Stage Manager: Philip Rees
Deputy Stage Manager: Vivianne Baxter
Assistant Stage Manager: Gemma Brooks

Character
The Sultan
Houssain, his first son
Ali, his second son
Ahmed, his third son
The Grand Vizier
Murganah, his daughter
The Princess Nouronnihar
Safia, her maid
Salim, an emissary
A Highwayman
Schaibar
An Innkeeper
Paribanou
Nasuh, her servant

Actor
Malcolm Rennie
Andrew Mallett
Howard Saddler
Jonathan McGuinness
Adrian McLoughlin
Pauline Turner
Eleanor Tremain
Kate Farrah
Colin Gourley
Malcolm Rennie
Colin Gourley
Wolf Christian
Kate Farrah
Wolf Christian

Revival (2005)

First performance: 7 December 2005
Premiere: 7 December 2005
Final performance: 7 January 2006
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Pip Leckenby
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Music: John Pattison
Fight Director: Tom Sherman

Stage Manager: Emily Vickers
Deputy Stage Manager: Andy Hall
Assistant Stage Manager: Lisa Mellor

Character
The Sultan
Houssain, his first son
Ali, his second son
Ahmed, his third son
The Grand Vizier
Murganah, his daughter
The Princess Nouronnihar
Safia, her maid
Salim, an emissary
A Highwayman
Schaibar
An Innkeeper
Paribanou
Nasuh, her servant

Actor
Robert Austin
Stuart Burt
Justin Brett
Neil Grainger
Paul Kemp
Laura Doddington
Sarah Moyle
Sarah Manton
Marc Small
Robert Austin
Marc Small
Tom Sherman
Sarah Manton
Tom Sherman
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.