SPOW The Company

The Ladies and Gentlemen of the Company

The Narrator — Miss Anna Chen
Lord Palmerston — Mr John Constable AKA John Crow
Sir Jardine Matheson — Mr Paul Anderson
Queen Victoria — Miss Louise Whittle
Commissioner Lin Zexu — Mr Hugo Trebels
Captain Ironside — Mr Neil Hornick
Mr Cobstone — Mr John Paul O’Neill
Britannia — Miss Deborah Evans-Stickland

Musical accompaniment
Electrified guitar — Mr Charles Shaar Murray
Electrified basso profundo — Mr Marc Jefferies

Interval entertainment
DJ Lucky Cat — Miss Zoe Baxter

The Hackney Tea Ceremony
Mr Gary Lammin

Victorian Photography Studio
Mrs Sukey Parnell and her assistants

Special thanks to: Hi Ching, Jan Jefferies, Lucy Sheen, Jeff Willis on camera and producing the live stream. And to Oliver Shykles for being such a great support on the night.

Thanks to Deborah Evans-Stickland’s friends at Verulaneum for the loan of the genuine replica Roman helmet for Britannia.

The Steampunk Opium Wars pages:
Cast: Portraits and Poems
The Company: who we are and how to find us.
Gallery: debut performance at the National Maritime Museum.
VIDEO: Lin Zexu Just Says No!
VIDEO: Sir Jardine-Matheson “The Case for Free Trade”
VIDEO: Lord Palmerston declares war on China
VIDEO: Britannia sings “Money”
VIDEO: Gary Lammin presents the Hackney Tea Ceremony
VIDEO: Anna Chen sings Anna May Wong Must Die!
VIDEO: Anna Chen sings The Camellia & the Poppy
What they said … Praise for The Steampunk Opium Wars

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