The story of Aladdin D. Twanky, with many of the usual pantomime features including songs, magic and a Dame. The story of Caesar was politically reworked and followed Aladdin on his journey to defeat by Abanazzer, the vicious power hungry magician.
Diverting aspects of the production included a performance of The Assassination to Death of Julius Caesar.
You can access the script of this play via the British Library’s MPS Modern Playscripts Collection.
Co-founder of Half Moon Theatre, Michael Irving talks about Sawdust Caesar, a political re-work of Aladdin. Interviewed by Beccy Allen.