The Amorous Prawn

The West End run finished two days after celebrating its 900th performance. (‘Chit Chat’, The Stage 15th February 1962, page 8.)

Cast & Crew


Corporal Sydney Green
Lady Fitzadam
Larry Hoffman
Major General Sir Hamish Fitzadam
Private Albert Huggins
Private Biddy O’Hara
Private Suzie Tidmarsh
Private Willie Maltravers
Sam Goulansky
The Prawn
Uncle Joe
Corporal Sydney Green (replacement)
  (started May 1960)
Private Albert Huggins (replacement)
  (started August 1960)
Private Biddy O’Hara (replacement)
  (started 1961)
Private Willie Maltravers (replacement)
  (started 23rd January 1961)


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Presented by
Press Representative
Assistant Director
Assistant Stage Manager
Company and Stage Manager
Deputy Stage Manager
Wardrobe Mistress


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  1. On 5th May 2011 at 9:23 p.m., Philip noted:

    In a later change of Cast Jimmy Thompson took over the role of Corporal Sydney Green from Stanley Baxter.

  2. On 5th May 2011 at 9:29 p.m., Philip noted:

    In a later change of Cast Anthony Parker took over the role of Private Albert Huggins from Harry Landis.

  3. On 28th March 2022 at 10:46 p.m., Amanda612 noted:

    I have a programme for this production from January 16th 1960 – the night my mum and dad got engaged. Dad proposed to mum on Richmond Hill. They later got married at St John the Divine in Richmond.

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