Gustave, the Dog, Philippe and Henri

A gentle comedy translated from French and adapted by Tom Stoppard from Le Vent des Peupliers (The Wind in the Poplars) by Gérald Sibleyras.

Foster War Memorial Arts Centre, 17 – 25 June 2011

Gustave – Murray Maclean
Henri – Bruce Grainger
Philippe – Max Hastings

Director – Andrew Oldroyd
Composer – Rob Ellis
Set Design – Geoff Davey
Lighting Design – Andrew Oldroyd
Sound Design – Rob Ellis
Costume Design – Bruce Grainger, Max Hastings, Murray Maclean
Production Manager – Tania Pell
Set Construction Manager – Bruce Crowl
Set Construction – Bruce Crowl, Bert Fabel, Vince Bucello, Larry Giddy, Max Hastings, John Laurie, Phil Nightingall, Bill Park, Jason Pell, Jenni Richards, Don Roberts, Brendan Ryan
Scenic Painting – Geoff Davey
Stage Manager – Phil Nightingall, John Laurie
Lighting Operation – Andrew Oldroyd
Sound Operation – Rob Ellis
Hair and Make-Up – Tania Pell
Tiered Seating Installation – Glen Baldwin, Rhonda Bland, Anthony Bravington, Bruce & Kate Crowl, Matthew Brown, Max Hastings, John Laurie, James McIntyre, Jason Pell
Front of House Manager – Dianne Paragreen
Publicity and Marketing – Jennifer Paragreen
Graphic Design – Geoff Davey
Photography – Yianni Banikos, Robert Paragreen
Programme – Jennifer Paragreen

Henri & Philippe

Victorian Drama League Awards – Nominations

Best Comedy Production – Heroes
Best Director of a Comedy – Andrew Oldroyd
Best Set Design in a Comedy or Drama – Geoff Davey
Best Lighting Design in a Comedy or Drama – Andrew Oldroyd
Best Sound Design in a Comedy or Drama – Rob Ellis
Best Actor in a Comedy – Bruce Grainger

Gippsland Associated Theatre Awards
Most Outstanding Lead Male Actor in a Comedy or Drama – Bruce Grainger for his performance as Henri
Most Outstanding Director – Andrew Oldroyd
Alby Fisher Memorial Award for Creative Design – the beautiful moving dog used in Heroes (the work of Bruce Crowl, Max Hastings and Brendan Ryan)
Judge’s Award – Noel Stringer
Jennifer Paragreen – the extremely well set and informative program used in FAMDA’s production of Heroes