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Steve Edney, Chairman
I was first involved onstage in the very first show in 1980. After over a decade, I moved into a publicity and fundraising role for a few shows. After a break, I was fortunate to be back involved in 2009 and this is my third show as Chairman
Tina Hall, Secretary
I am new to Basingstoke Gang Show but have been warmly welcomed to the family and have joined the 2016 Business Team. I am looking forward to an amazing production.
Helen Webster, Finance
I've been a Gang Member on the stage between 1982 until 2000 including performances at the Haarlem Scout Jamborette and The Royal Albert Hall. I joined the Production Team in 1991 until 2004 when I decided it was time to have a rest. I'm now back with the Business Committee and a very proud Mum with a son in his second Gang Show.
Kirsty Ruffell, Producer
I joined gang show in 1994 as a member of the cast. After 10 years on the production team I'm both excited and proud to be taking on the role of producer this year.
Leanne Edney, Head of Events & Merchandise team
I joined the Gang in 1987 and have been lucky enough to have not only performed on stage, but to have been part of the Production Team too. In recent years, I have been part of the Business Team.
Rachel Fox, Events & Merchandising team
I was first involved with Basingstoke Gang Show in 1990, and was Musical Director for 14 years. After a gap of a few years, I returned to the Gang as part of the Business Team, and have worked with events and Merchandising for the last 3 shows.
Sally Lewis, Events & Merchandising team
I am a Gang Show mum and a member of the 2016 Business Committee. Both my children have experienced a lot of enjoyment and gained so much by appearing in Gang Show. Being on the Committee means I am able to give back and contribute to this amazing production.
Sue Saunders, Head of Design team
Having watched the first Gang Show in 1980, I wanted to be part of it. I enjoyed many years performing on stage bowing out at the Harlem jamborette in 1995. Since then I have supported the show in the wings through backstage help, and media and design as a member of the business committee.
Alex Webster, Design team
I first became involved in the show on an ad-hoc basis in 2004 and in 2010 became the official photographer. This will be the 5th show I will have been providing photography to support promotional material, the programme, the show, supporting events and the post show DVD. Every show I am amazed with the talent of the cast, production team and supporting volunteers who produce fantastic costumes and sets. I am also the proud father of one of the cast members who will be in his second show.
Emma West, Design team
I first helped out front of house in 1991 and have been privileged to work as part of many teams - Backstage, Business, FOH, Programme and Website. Can't believe it's been 25 years!
Graham Hall, Sponsorship & Grants
I was a cast member from 1985 to 1998. It was a tremendous experience through which I have met many lifetime friends. After a few years away our son took part in his first show in 2014. I am now back involved supporting Kirsty and the rest of the Production Team in what will be a fantastic show for 2016.
Kev Smith, Marketing
I joined the Gang in 1980 something, appearing in several show and working behind the scenes as part of the production team. After a long absence I am over the moon to be back with the ‘Gang’ to deliver another spectacular show in 2016.
Kirsty Sayers, Publicity
This is my second year as Publicity Manager and will also be my second as backstage crew. I've performed in Basingstoke Gang Show too! My parents and brother have also performed in the show numerous times. My Dad is head of scenery, both parents are Backstage Crew and my Grandparents used to do hospitality, You could say that, for me, Basingstoke Gang Show is a family affair!
Cathy Hunsley, Ticket sales & front of house
I've been a member of the support team of Basingstoke Gang Show since 2002, when my son Mark was part of the Gang. Having grown up in the area I'm really sorry that I was never able to be part of the Gang, but unfortunately Basingstoke Gang Show was not a regular event at that time. I have helped with Props and am now part of the Business Committee responsible for tickets and Front of House.
Mike Webb, District
District Commissioner, 24 years experience of Scouting in Basingstoke, former Group Scout Leader, ADC Scouts and District Chairman. Great supporter of Basingstoke Gang Show and represents the interests of Scouting on the Gang Show Business Committee.
Alexandra Morris, Assistant Producer
My first show was in 2010. Since then, Gang Show has been a massive part of my life and I have tried to be involved in any way I can. I'm really excited to be involved in my 4th show and look forward to seeing old and new faces!
Simon Byrne, Musical Director
I've been involved in the show since 1993 and I am extremely proud to be the shows Musical Director, supported by an amazing team of musicians that make up our live show band. Joy and I work very closely together during rehearsals to teach the musical content of the show to our cast, and we never cease to be amazed by the talent and potential of our young performers.
Sue Parker, Cast Manager
I've been involved with the Basingstoke Gang Show since 1981 (with a few years off to have my children). I am a Beaver Scout leader and have been involved in scouting for 25 years.
Lynne Painter, Cast Manager
After an 11 year break from guiding in 2000 I decided to help my local guide unit . I performed my first show in 2002 and then again in 2004. I then joined the production team and set up the new position of cast manager for the 2006 show. I am so excited to be involved once again.
Joy Vaughan, Vocal Coach
I am so very excited to be part of this years Gang Show. Having been involved since '92 and on the production team since '96, this will be my 3rd year as vocal coach and I still pinch myself to check I'm not dreaming. Working as part of an awesome team to select (the hardest part) and then work with, what will no doubt be, a truly fabulous cast, witnessing friendships, skill and confidence grow... It's and honour and a priviledge!
Charlotte Emery, Assistant Producer
I first performed with the Gang in 1995 and loved every minute of it. This year I'm stepping off the stage and staying behind the curtain! I'm really looking forward to the 2016 show and hope the cast members get as much enjoyment from performing as a Gang as I always did!
Neil Relf, Deputy Producer
This upcoming show will be my 6th as part of the production team, having previously been in the cast since I was a cub in the 1998 show. The best thing about Gang Show is the friends that you make along the way and the buzz of being in the theatre each night getting ready to put on an awesome show.
Craig Saunders, Assistant Producer
I have been involved with Basingstoke Gang Show since 1996 when I appeared on stage as a Cub! Since then I have gone on to be involved in every show since (10 in total). I have been on the production team for 12 years now and 2016 will be my first show where I am am stepping off the stage. I am looking forward to this new Gang Show experience for what could be the best Gang Show....ever!
Mark Lawrence, Assistant Producer
It's been nearly a decade since I first auditioned and from that day Gang Show became a massive part of my life. It has presented me with opportunities, experiences, challenges, laughter and the best of friends! Can't wait to work with old and new members of cast and crew on another award winning show!
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