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The scene is set - fabulously produced by Peter Fisher, John Coatsworth and Paul Underwood.
The scene is set - fabulously produced by Peter Fisher, John Coatsworth and Paul Underwood.

All the world's a stage, and everyone upon it an actor darling!
All the world's a stage, and everyone
upon it an actor darling!

Paul was in charge of pyrotechnics... or should that be pirate-technics!
Paul was in charge of pyrotechnics... or should that be pirate-technics!

It's Long John - so the rumours were true!
It's Long John - so the rumours were true!

Helmdon's version of "The Animals".
Helmdon's version of "The Animals".


A typical day in the school's staff room. A typical day in the school's staff room.

Lee Sparrow concentrating on providing great backing music, accompanied by Garteh Dean on drums (who had to be hidden in a cupboard).
Lee Sparrow concentrating on providing great backing music, accompanied by Gareth Dean on drums (who had to be hidden away in a cupboard).

Oom pah pah, oom pah pah - that's how it goes.
Oom pah pah, oom pah pah - that's how it goes.

Who has got the treausre map? Drinking leads to loose talk at the Admiral Benbow Inn.
Who has got the treasure map? Drinking leads Cap'n Billy Bones to loose talk at the Admiral Benbow Inn.

The delectable, demure, Mrs Harriet Squire, or Hawkins.
The delectable, demure, Mrs Harriet Squire, or Hawkins.

More oom pah pah!
More oom pah pah!

Billy Bones is doomed.
Billy Bones is doomed.

But never fear - Sam and Ella are here!
But never fear - Sam and Ella are here!

Jim Hawkins confides in Billy Bones and admits that he is in love with Polly, the Squire's daughter.
Jim Hawkins confides in Billy Bones and admits that he is in love with Polly, the Squire Trelawney's daughter.

And then dances wistfully with a broom, whilst singing.
And then dances wistfully with a broom, whilst singing.

Boo, Hiss - It's the scary ghost of Captain Flint.
Boo, Hiss - It's the scary ghost of Captain Flint.

The blind leading the dead - can Captain Flint and Blind Pew get to the treasure before Billy Bones?
The blind leading the dead - can Captain Flint and Blind Pew get to the treasure before Billy Bones?

They enlist the help of John - "That's Long John Silver to you, you swivel-eyed son of a walrus!"
They enlist the help of John - "That's Long John Silver to you, you swivel-eyed son of a walrus!"

Blind Pew takes the cursed Black Spot from Flint to give to Billy Bones and seal his fate.
Blind Pew takes the cursed Black Spot from Flint to give to Billy Bones and seal his fate.

"May the devil take pity on your bones" says Blind Pew handing Billy Bones a Sainsbury's till receipt!
"May the devil take pity on your bones" says Blind Pew handing Billy Bones a Sainsbury's till receipt!

Billy Bones keels over in the Admiral Bimbo, leaving landlady Harriet Squire with a body to dispose of...
Billy Bones keels over in the Admiral Bimbo, leaving landlady Harriet Squire with a body to dispose of...

...Enter Rick and Mortis, the only undertakers in the county with a Ferrari powered hearse.
...Enter Rick and Mortis, the only undertakers in the county with a Ferrari powered hearse.

It looked like Harriet was enjoying being fitted up by Rick.
It looked like Harriet was enjoying being fitted up by Rick.

Squire Trelawny opens Billy Bone's chest and discovers the treasure map inside - X marks the spot!
Squire Trelawny opens Billy Bone's chest and discovers the treasure map inside - X marks the spot!

Arriving too late Blind Pew and his shipmates search in vain for the chest...
Arriving too late Blind Pew and his shipmates search in vain for the chest...

"The chest is here somewhere, I can feel it in my bones - , it was about this wide and this high, and..."
"The chest is here somewhere, I can feel it in my bones - , it was about this wide and this high, and..."

Sam & Ella try to them a lift to Bristol, from whence they will set sail for Treasure Island with the Squire, Harriet and Jim.
Sam & Ella try to them a lift to Bristol, from whence they will set sail for Treasure Island with the Squire, Harriet and Jim.

Polly wants to help Jim but her father won't let his precious daughter accompany them on the dangerous mission.
Polly wants to help Jim but her father won't let his precious daughter accompany them on the dangerous mission.

The Squire hires Captain Smollet to lead the voyage.
The Squire hires Captain Smollett to lead the voyage.

Smollet's ship is the trusty "Golden Behind".
Smollett's ship is the trusty "Golden Behind".

Harriet dresses for the seas - "It's just like something from Viviene Westwood isn't it - only a little more classy"!
Harriet dresses for the seas - "It's just like something from Viviene Westwood isn't it - only a little more classy"!

"We are sailing, we are sailing" (You wouldn't believe these people have day jobs!)
"We are sailing, we are sailing" (You wouldn't believe these people have day jobs!)

Arrhaaghh - I 'ear your lookin' for a crew Cap'n?
Arrhaaghh - I 'ear your lookin' for a crew Cap'n?


Blind Pew, Barney McGrew...

Not to mention Walker the Plank, Aaron C Rescue, Mad Maria, Barnacle Bess & Noxious Nell.
Not to mention Walker the Plank, Aaron C Rescue, Mad Maria, Barnacle Bess & Noxious Nell.

By the left, quick march! Left, Left, Left...
By the left, quick march! Left, Left, Left...

Polly joins Silver's crew disguised as Roger the Cabin Boy.
Polly joins Silver's crew disguised as Roger the Cabin Boy.

Lower the anchors - land ahoy!
Lower the anchors - land ahoy!

"When l was at Oxbridge - or was it Uxbridge - we used to find a bit of a sing-song would always help in a sticky situation... row, row, row your boat.."
"When l was at Oxbridge - or was it Uxbridge - we used to find a bit of a sing-song would always help in a sticky situation... row, row, row your boat.."

The animals on Treasure Island sense someone is on the way.
The animals on Treasure Island sense
someone is on the way.

For the last 3 years they've only had poor marooned pirate Ben Gunn for company.
For the last 3 years they've only had poor marooned pirate Ben Gunn for company.

Arriving on the island, Jim and Smollett consult the map.
Arriving on the island, Jim and Smollett consult the map.

Long John Silver sees that Jim and his friends have the map.
Long John Silver sees that Jim and his
friends have the map.

Realising he's been doubl;e-crossed by Polly, Silver shouts "Give me the treasure map or the girl cops it - in fact, she'll be a Polly-gone!"
Realising he's been double-crossed by Polly, Silver shouts "Give me the treasure map or the girl cops it - in fact, she'll be a Polly-gone!"

Cheese! oh delight and rapture! Cheese after all these years!
"Cheese! oh delight and rapture! Cheese
after all these years!"

Having stolen the trasure map, Silver and Pew guide the pirate crew to the X.
Having stolen the treasure map, Silver and Pew guide the pirate crew to the X.

Flint realises they've been beaten to the treasure and captures Polly... "Now come along my lovely, don't be scared I'm just a ghoul: You could prove to be an excellent negotiating tool."
Flint realises they've been beaten to the treasure and captures Polly... "Now come along my lovely, don't be scared I'm just a ghoul: You could prove to be an excellent negotiating tool."

Ben Gunn had found the treasure years ago, and was quite happy to share it in return for some cheese!
Ben Gunn had found the treasure years ago, and was quite happy to share it in return for some cheese!

Jim hatches a plan to foil the pirates and make an escape.
Jim hatches a plan to foil the pirates and make an escape.

Blind Pew finds a golden coin, but doesn't realise that Jim has laid a trap for them.
Blind Pew finds a golden coin, but doesn't realise that Jim has laid a trap for them.

Cap'n Flint siezes his chance to strike a bargain.
Cap'n Flint seizes his chance to strike a bargain.

But ends up all washed up, in Ben Gunn's shower. "Aargh! Curses, drat and double drat l'm losing all my power, Washed and scrubbed and laundered, l've been beaten by this shower."
But ends up all washed up, in Ben Gunn's shower. "Aargh! Curses, drat and double drat I'm losing all my power, Washed and scrubbed and laundered, I've been beaten by this shower."

Jim has beaten Flint and secured a fortune in treasure. At last he can be with Polly... and it all ends happily ever after!!
Jim has beaten Flint and secured a fortune in treasure. At last he can be with Polly... and it all ends happily ever after!!

Take a bow Bridge Players - it was a cracker!
Take a bow Bridge Players - it was a cracker!

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