[Oxford University Light Entertainment Society]

Aladdin (Michaelmas, 2002)

Cross dressing. Princesses. Puns. Jokes in poor taste. Kidnappers. Lamps. Dancing girls. Genies. Princes. Flying carpets. Rodents. What more could you want?


The Goodies:
Aladdin-Andrea Watts
"Those round, firm young buttocks"
Genie G-Rakesh Bungar
"I don't think the master-genie relationship stretches that far."
Washerwoman-Dom Mattos (STB)
"I'd like to tell you a story"
The House of Negg:
King Size-Miles Gould
"Marvellous! Then it's time for drinks."
Queen Bea-Elizabeth Baldwin (Wadham)
"Nervous of all those young, strong lithe men?"
Princess Leia-Helen Pritchard
"And the Princess, fair and kind is she"
The Baddies:
Evil Kidnappers-Tom Hart
Julia Short
"We do parties, magic shows, home catering and kidnappings."
The House of Djinn:
King Ivor-Franco Woolfe
Queen Anita-Rose Stanley (Balliol)
"Who's been munching my carpet?"
Prince Mustafa-C Howdle (Wadham)
"Who'd want to marry Mustafa?"
Granny-noga zivan (Wadham)
"Granny's out of the asylum"
The Army:
Corporal Punishment-Christopher Nairne
"Allow me to introduce my Privates to you."
Private Function-Ruth Weyman
"I like picking flowers!"
Private Parts-Harry Ullman (Wadham)
"Sir, I propose a picnic."
Private Tended-Sally Close
The Randoms:
Shopkeepers-Lydia Menzies
Rhi Mogridge
"Quality goods!"
Policemen-Craig Walsh
Lisa Maule
"I say, I say, I say..."
Lord Buckingham-Duncan Coutts (Worcester)
"It's me! Hurrah!"
Lord London Paddington-Craig Walsh
"To beg the Princess' hand."
Carpet seller-Lisa Maule
"Sign here, and here, and here, and here"
Jean-Pierre-Lucy Stone
"Scampering beneath ze blood red 'orror"
Spurious rodent song words-Lydia Menzies
Senseless immoral song words-Lydia Menzies
Senseless immoral song music-Lydia Menzies
Mike Hallard (Queen's)
Keyboard-Mike Hallard (Queen's)
Written by-Lydia Menzies
Catherine Mercuria
Directed by-Lydia Menzies
Produced by-Andrea Watts
Techie Stuff-Mark Roberts
Gordon Nimmo-Smith

Script and Programme

    Flosscars Wins

    Best heroAndrea for Aladdin
    Best heroineHelen for Princess Leia
    The ooh you lovey award for actually being able to actDom Mattos (STB) for the Dame
    Best inanimate objectThe tiny tea set
    Best impersonation of a member of the opposite sexDom Mattos (STB) for Dame
    Best speech"I'd like to tell you a story"
    Best costumeDom Mattos (STB) for Dame
    Best corpsingnoga zivan (Wadham) for all of the play
    Best songLydia and Mike for The senseless immoral song
    Lydia for A whole new vole
    Best audienceAudience that applauded "no pun intended"

    Flosscars Nominations

    Best villainFranco for the King
    Best Ad-LibDom Mattos (STB) for 'caffeine high'
    Best double actRhi
    The 'Beyond the call of duty' awardPhil for driving lots with costumes
    Mark for lighting
    Best last-minute ouleLydia for Genie
    Best inanimate objectDom Mattos (STB) for His wig
    Best impersonation of a member of the opposite sexC Howdle (Wadham) for Mustafa
    Best speechGenie for rhymes
    Granny for cats were cats
    Best costumeAndrea for Aladdin
    Rakesh for Genie
    Best songLydia (Maybe) for Army song
    Best dodgy accent/thpeech impedimentLucy for the Frenchman
    Dom Mattos (STB) for the Dame
    Best caricature of oneselfElizabeth Baldwin (Wadham) for the Randy Queen
    Rakesh for the genie
    Ruth for Private Function
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