Dinner In The Iguanodon

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By Chrissie Gittins.

On New Year's Eve 1854, twenty-one leading scientists sit down to a sumptuous seven-course banquet, served in the plaster cast mould of a prehistoric beast.

They are celebrating the creation of 33 life-size dinosaurs in the new Crystal Palace Park.

Mary Anning....Suzanna Hamilton

Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins....Philip Franks

Professor Richard Owen....Christian Rodska

Mrs King....Tina Gray

Francis Fuller....Chris Serle

Connie....Sarah Counsell

Jack....Alex Maclaren