Jon Throup

Name: Jon Throup.

First year with CRAPPPS (approx. if not known): 1996.

Years of service (up to and including 2016): Too many (though on the basis of 1996 we make this 21 years – Ed).

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Current Plough Play part: The Recruiting Sergeant.

CRAPPPS shows involved with: Plough Play, St George’s Play, Punch ‘n’ Judy Show.  

CRAPPPS parts played: Recruiting Sergeant, sometime Threshing Blade, Hopper Joe, Roadie (Plough Play), The King of England, Mr Gent (St George’s Play), Policeman (Punch ‘n’ Judy Show).

Favourite Plough Play tour pub: The last one.

Whiff whaff (or other beverage) of choice: Whiff whaff is good, but the glass in front of me is usually favourite.

Best CRAPPPS memory: A while ago, son 1 (Chris) and son 2 (Richard) were sharing a part and took son 3 (Robert) in tow. Towards the end of the night they managed to talk Robert into doing the last pub of the night. He did not know the words but was told that he should go in, mouth the words and they would say them for him, standing behind him.

In he went, opened and closed his mouth like a goldfish to the sound of silence. The other two were in the bar next door sniggering fit to bust. Brotherly love? 

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