Return To The Forbidden Planet
by Bob Carlton

Return To The Forbidden Planet

13/09/17 - 16/09/17

Venue: Theatr Clwyd

Return to the Forbidden Planet is a Jukebox musical by playwright Bob Carlton based on Shakespeare's The Tempest and the 1956 science fiction film Forbidden Planet (which itself drew its plot loosely from The Tempest). It was billed as Shakespeare's forgotten rock and roll masterpiece. 1989 it was the Olivier award Best Musical beating the likes of Miss Saigon!


• Captain Tempest - Pete Griffin
• Dr. Prospero - Bill Robertson
• Ariel -Evan Roberts
• Cookie - Greg James
• Science Officer - Sandra Jones
• Bosun Arras - John Lindop
• Navigation Officer - James Radhi
• Miranda - Annie Howarth
• Newscaster-Matthew Richards

The Crew
Laura Roberts
Amy Robinson
Andrew Rawlinson Heath
Carl Jones
Grace Inskip
Amy Padley
Joni Rusling
Bethany D'Avincourt

Musical Numbers:
1.Wipeout - Instrumental
2.Great Balls of Fire
3. Good Vibrations
4.I Ain't Gonna Wash for a Week
5.I'm Gonna Change the World
6.Why Must I Be A Teenager In Love?
7.Young Girl
8.She's Not There
9. All Shook Up
12.Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (reprise)
13. Who's Sorry Now?
14.Only the Lonely
15.She's Not There - Instrumental
16.Tell Her
17.War Paint
18.Robot Man
19. Shake, Rattle and Roll
20.Go Now
21.The Young Ones
22.We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place
23.Wipeout / Telstar
24. Hey, Mr Spaceman
25. Monster Mash

Production team

Director-Peter Swingler
Musical Director-Tim Jones
Choreographer-Pam Evans-Hughes
Stage Manager-Mark Shenton
ASM book-Rob Stevens/Nick Roberts
Special effects-Brian Fray