Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan's orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie's search... Written in 1977 and based on the comic strip by Harold Gray.Performers Anita Dobson (Miss Hannigan), Alex Bourne (Oliver Warbucks), Richard Meek (Jenny Gayner), Carolyn Maitland, Faye Katsande (Annie - some dates), Ava Smith (Annie - some dates), Freya Yates (Annie - some dates), Michael Anderson, Thomas Audibert, Andy Barke, Caroline Bateson, Daisy Boyles, Blaise Colangelo, Gary Davis, Ashleigh Graham, George Rae, Anne Smith, India Thornton, Matt Trevorrow, Amy West, Samuel Wilson Freeman.
Music Charles Strouse. Lyrics Martin Charnin. Book by Thomas Meehan. Producer Michael Harrison. Producer David Ian. Director Nikolai Foster. Design Colin Richmond. Costume Colin Richmond. Choreographer Nick Winston. Lighting Ben Cracknell. Sound Richard Brooker.