Member Profile:

Charles Barker

Also known as 'Ginge' and 'Chas', Charles Barker was the Broadbent's lighting man for many years. He also liked to be on the sunny side of the lights and acted on many occasions. These days Ginge takes more of a back seat and is currently one of the company's Patronal Members.


LRP Productions
The Proms at the Broadbent Lighting July 2009
An Evening of Entertainment Lighting and Sound May 2009
How the Other Half Loves Lighting Set April 1990
Jack and the Beanstalk Lighting Jan/Feb 1990
Everything in the Garden Tom / Lighting Set June/July 1989
Mother Goose Lighting January 1989
One Act Plays Lighting June 1988
Kidnapped at Christmas Lighting Set February 1988
The Legend of Bluebeard Lighting January 1987
The Accrington Pals Ralph October 1986
Semi-Detached Fred Midway October 1985
Bazaar and Rummage / The Fear of Heaven Lighting Design / Production Assistant July 1985
The Clandestine Marriage Lovewell / Lighting Set May 1985
Spring and Port Wine Harold Crompton October 1983
Pinter Sketch: "Trouble in the Works" / "Applicant" Wills / Lamb / Sound Effects July 1983
The Importance of Being Earnest Merriman May 1983
The Green Door Little Jimmy Riddle January 1983
Hobson's Choice William Mossop October 1982
Arms and the Man Captain Bluntschli June/July 1982
Three Pongo Plays / The Twelve Pound Look Lighting / Tombes (a Butler) / Stage Management March 1982
The Sport of my Mad Mother Fak March 1980
Time and the Conways Robin Conway November 1979
Rookery Nook Set Construction / Stage Management May 1979
The Balcony The Executioner (Arthur) October 1978
The Three Penny Opera Bob / Stage Management March/April 1978
Death on the Line / The Bear The Guard / Smirnov Grigory Stepanovich May 1976
My Wife's Family Willie Nagg April 1975
Ghost Train Herbert Price Dec 1974