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The Cloggies was a comedic play featuring music from Brian Jacques that was inspired by the long-running magazine comic of Bill Tidy. It was produced from October 24 - November 12, 1983, at Theater Clwyd in Mold, Wales.


The Cloggies was a comic about a league of folk dancers and beer drinkers featured in UK magazine Private Eye from 1967-1981.


The UK selects The Cloggies to compete in a European folkdance competition.


  • Stephen Nallon (Ted the Cloggie, Sir Robin Day, Mrs. Thatcher, Pram Lady, other characters)
  • Mike Burns (Major Rollo Pimley)
  • Roger Blake (Albert, Brigadier, Oskar, Amfista Kong)
  • Roger Delves-Broughton (Stan, Ruin)
  • Liam O'Callaghan (Wally)
  • Darryl Forbes-Dawson (Neville)
  • Peter Templar (Arnold)
  • Arbel Jones (Glinka, Doris)
  • Catherine Brandon (Suzi/Susan)
  • Leader Hawkins (Reg Thrumper, Vladet, German Coach Winkel, Sid Cruft)


  • Writer: Bill Tidy
  • Director: George Roman
  • Theater Design: Colin Winslow
  • Music: Brian Jacques
  • MD and Keyboards: Laurence Roman
  • Musicians: Gerry Browne (saxophone, clarinet, flute), Adam Roman (drums)
  • Company stage manager: Alan Day
  • Deputy stage manager: Ross Jay
  • Assistant stage manager: Jessica Miller
  • Lighting: Pat Nelder
  • Sound: Guy Colver
  • Choreography: Liz Bodey