Farmer Giles
Polly Giles, his wife
Goody, their daughter
Bobby, their son
Sir Sidney Stinge, a mean squire
Grovel, his old servant
Randolph, a handsome stranger
Lottie, a young village girl
Dame Dorothy Trotter, the village schoolmistress
Adam Upright, the School Inspector
Fairy Starlight – an overweight fairy, past her prime
Horace the Horse

Bertie & Gertie: two overgrown schoolchildren

Villagers 1, 2, 3, and 4

Alice, Beth, Jane, Jim, Patience, Peter, Sam and Susie – children at Dame Trotter’s school
Chorus of villagers and schoolchildren