Underneath the Arches tells the story in songs and sketches of two of Britain's most popular entertainers, the lovable, wicked Bud Flanagan, and the handsome, urbane Chesney Allen, and their association with a bunch of knockabout comedians known collectively as The Crazy Gang (Nervo and Knox, Naughton and Gold, and "Monsewer" Eddie Gray).

Opened July 29, 1981 at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. The original cast included Roy Hudd, Chris Melville, Julia Sutton and Christopher Timothy.

Bud Flanagan Gary Moore
Chesney Allen John Blencowe
Teddy Knox Jim Crowley
Jimmy Nervo Barry Tester
Charlie Naughton Mike Dore
Jimmy Gold Tony Doye
Monsewer Eddie Gray Brian Sweatman
Dorcas Julie Bryant
Florrie Ford Anne Allen
Curly Anne Colyer
Sgt. Major Flanagan Alan Jenkins
Precious Man Dave Harkness
The Great Herbert Fraser Richardson
His Assistant Chris Ryan
Miss Jacquetta de Mille Queenie Walker
Ladies' Chorus Sonia Atkinson, Ruth Bayford, Julie Bryant, Jayne Bushnell, Liz Cobb, Helen Collis, Anne Colyer, Kate Davey, Andrea Fallon, Karen Fisher, Louise Jones, Kerry Joyce, Margaret McIntyre, Julie Mitchell, Jane Newell, Sara Ostermeyer, Jacqueline Prentice, Pat Pring, Chris Ryan, Linda Smither, Carole Stallard, Peta Taylor, Sandra Tucker, Eileen Walker, Julie Williams, Sue Wright.
Gentlemen's Chorus Tony Bryant, Peter Croucher, Stephen Fieldhouse, Dave Harkness, Steve Hearn, Alan Jenkins, Steve Reading, Fraser Richardson, Lee Stoddart, Acer Webster
Producer & Choreographer Audrey Pring
Musical Director Alan Pring
Official Accompanist Jean Porter
Stage Manager Colin D Justice
Assistant Stage Managers George Hyde, Frank Watson
Stage Crew Ron Lewis, Marc Scott, Mike Williams, Peter Gardner, Peter Jackman
Fly Crew Andre, John Dunston, Tony Elsdon, Norman Price
Sound Mitchell Sound (Steve & Cathy Oldfield)
Lighting Design Colin D Justice, Theresa & Ian Pratt
Property Mistress Sheila Justice
Property Assistants Andrew Oakley, David Ferguson, Carla Banks
Wardrobe June Jones, Betty Smith
Wardrobe Assistants Queenie Walker, Marion Williams
Wigs & Make-up Christine Wenzel
Publicity Hayley Smither
Front of House Photographs Ivan Saunders
Programme Design & Production Hayley Smither, Clare Wallace
Ticket Controller Anita Waterhouse
Ticket Assistants Joan Budd, Linda Smither, Pat Wallace
Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge Click to enlarge