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1933 – Passing Brompton Road (HADS)

1933 – Passing Brompton Road (HADS)

PASSING BROMPTON ROADA comedy in three acts by Jevan Brandon Thomasproduced by Mrs. Fulford Oke for Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic SocietyHolsworthy Cinemain aid of the British Legion (Holsworthy Branch)--CASTMrs Dultitia Sloane - Mrs. Kathleen RowlandMr Montgomery -...

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1929 – Tilly of Bloomsbury (HADS)

1929 – Tilly of Bloomsbury (HADS)

TILLY OF BLOOMSBURYA play by Ian Hay, produced by J.R. Ritblat for Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society. Proceeds of about £45 donated to South Tetcott Hounds--CASTAbel Mainwaring MP – Mr. A.W. BlackallMilroy Butler – Mr. J.R. RitblatSylvia (daughter) – Mrs. S....

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1929 – The Man From Toronto (HADS)

1929 – The Man From Toronto (HADS)

THE MAN FROM TORONTOBy Douglas MurrayPerformed by the Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic SocietyThose taking characters – Mr J R Ritblat, Mrs Fulford Oke, Miss Christine Cater, Mrs M Kingdon, Mr Blackall, Dr M Kingdon, Mrs A W Blackall, Mrs E H Rudland, Mrs H Clegg....

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Jan 1928 – The Twelve Pound Look (HADS)

Jan 1928 – The Twelve Pound Look (HADS)

THE TWELVE POUND LOOKby J.M. Barrie, produced Mr. J R Ritblat.One of Three One-Act Plays to be performed by the Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society at the Market Hall, HolsworthyProceeds given to the Local Relief Fund Holsworthy Branch of British Legion--According to...

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Jan 1928 – The Dear Departed (HADS)

Jan 1928 – The Dear Departed (HADS)

THE DEAR DEPARTEDa farce by Stanley Horton, produced by Mr. Jacob RitblatOne of Three One-Act Plays to be performed by the Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society at the Market Hall, HolsworthyProceeds given to the Local Relief Fund Holsworthy Branch of British...

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Jan 1928 – The Bishop’s Candlestick

Jan 1928 – The Bishop’s Candlestick

THE BISHOP'S CANDLESTICKA drama by Norman McKinnel, produced by Mrs. M. Kingdon.One of Three One-Act Plays to be performed by the Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society at the Market Hall, HolsworthyProceeds given to the Local Relief Fund Holsworthy Branch of British...

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1928 – She Stoops to Conquer (HADS)

1928 – She Stoops to Conquer (HADS)

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUERBy Oliver GoldsmithProduced by the Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society Market Hall, Holsworthy8pmDecember 6th, 7th and 8th 1928--CASTMrs. Hardcastle - Mrs. Fulford OkeMr. Hardcastle - Mr. A.W. BlackallMaid - Mrs. A.W. BlackallTony Lumpkin - Dr....

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1926 – The Maker of Dreams (HADS)

1926 – The Maker of Dreams (HADS)

THE MAKER OF DREAMSBy Oliphant DownMusic by Beatrice PattendenBroadcast live on the radio from Plymouth at 8:40Cast included Mary Fulford Oke, Henry Percival Letcher, Jacob Reubens Ritblat and the Station Orchestra

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Nov 1915 – Wounded Allies Benefit Concert (HADS)

Nov 1915 – Wounded Allies Benefit Concert (HADS)

WOUNDED ALLIES RELIEF FUND BENEFIT CONCERTOrganised by Mrs. Sargeaunt of Exbury, Padstow, organiser of War Entertainments for Devon and Cornwall,Local arrangements in the hands of Dr. E. Owen Kingdom.According to the Western Times of Tuesday 9th November 1915, it...

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1913 – The Pirates of Penzance (HADS)

1913 – The Pirates of Penzance (HADS)

PIRATES OF PENZANCEby Gilbert & SullivanPerformed at The National School, HolsworthyIn the Western Times, the society is referred to as "Newly formed Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Society" - presumably the HADS that were around in the 1890s had disbanded.Proceeds...

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1912 – Trial By Jury (HADS)

1912 – Trial By Jury (HADS)

TRIAL BY JURYA  Gilbert & Sullivan concert produced by Holsworthy Amateur Dramatic Group at the National Schoolroom, Holsworthy, directed by Mr. Sluman.Concert organised by Miss Peter of Bodmeyric and proceeds of about £15 raised for the Church of England Waifs...

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Feb 1906 – Dr. Diaculum/Mixed Pickles

Feb 1906 – Dr. Diaculum/Mixed Pickles

A programme of vocal and instrumental music and two farces, "Dr. Diaculum" by Byam Wyke and "Mixed Pickles" by J.C. Beck.Part 1:Pianoforte, Master Cecil Cooper Mr Carkeet - Song: "Her Memory Brings Me No Regret." Miss E. Dennis - Song: "Little Yellow Bird" Mr. Wm....

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Oct 1891 – Dramatic Entertainment

Oct 1891 – Dramatic Entertainment

Dramatic Entertainment in the Market Hall.Proceeds devoted to Stanhope Park Fund.Cast, includes (amongst others)Dr. E.O. Kingdom, Rev. F. Kingdon, Messrs. R. Kingdom, Orlando Jolliffe, W. Clotworthy, Miss Florence Dinham and Miss Chope.

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Feb 1891 – An Evening Entertainment

Feb 1891 – An Evening Entertainment

Entertainment at the Town Hall, Holsworthy.A DESPERATE GAMEA comedy--A LEARNED WOMANA farce--FOR HER CHILD'S SAKEA dramaNODA Review and Other CommentsThis show did not receive rave reviews, in fact, the Western Times of Friday 13th February 1891 describe it as having...

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