Townswomen’s Guild Drama Group (2)

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1952
Title Townswomen’s Guild Drama Group
Date 1952
Location Yeadon
Photo ID FB443
Comment Some of the cast of a play titled “Bonaventure” by Charlotte Hastings, performed on 2 evenings in Yeadon Town Hall. The plot revolves around a girl accused of murder, who, with a wardress and prison officer, seeks refuge in a convent when trapped by rising flood water.
Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1952

FB444 – YTWGDG, 1952.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1952

Cast of the play “Bonaventure” performed in Yeadon Town Hall. The 2 nurses on the back row were played by Amy Hindle and Winefrid Penrose.
The “nuns” were Olive Haigh, Ivy Scott and V Ethel Atkinson, the girl in the middle of the front row was Anne Stephenson playing the female lead.
Other cast members were : Douglas Haigh, Stanley Ross, Harry Beckton, Jean Mawson and Kathleen Wagstaff.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1952

J187 – YTWGDG, 1952.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1952

Programme for the production of a play called “Bonaventure” performed by the Guild drama group.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1952

J188 – YTWGDG, 1952.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1952

Programme for the production of a play called “Bonaventure” performed by the Guild drama group.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1952

J189 – YTWGDG, 1952.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1952

Programme for the production of a play called “Bonaventure” performed by the Guild drama group.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA247 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

The combined cast of a trio of one-act plays performed in the Central Methodist Schoolroom (Lecture Hall on the High Street), the plays were “Everybody Comes To Mabel”, “Mr Twemlow Is Not Himself” and “The Great Dark”.
The performers were: Patricia Walker, Ivy Scott, Josephine Scott, Amy Hindle, Dorothy Guest, Olive Haigh, Dorothy Wheatley, Gilbert Atkinson, Kathleen Wagstaffe, Judith Walker, Nellie Dickinson, Raymond Wagstaffe, Lilian Thompson, Ida Smith, Doris Coultas, Kathleen Teale, Constance Wooller, Ethel Atkinson and Jean Mawson.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA251 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

A production in anticipation of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2nd June 1953, it was titled “Woman Through the Ages”.
A portrait of the Queen is held in front of the cast with the sentiment “God Save the Queen”.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA252 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

As above.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA256 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

This one-act play was called “Everybody Comes to Mabel” and was one of 3 plays given on the 9th & 10th of October.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA257 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

Mr Themlow Is Not Himself” was the title of this production, it was one of a trio of one-act plays given on the 9th & 10th of October in the old Lecture Hall on the High Street.
The others were “Everybody Comes To Mabel” and “The Great Dark”.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA268 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

This was a production of Noel Coward’s play “Hay Fever” in Yeadon Town Hall.
The cast were  Patricia Walker, Norman Stephenson, Brian Emmerson, Ivy Scott, Rufus Denison, Anne Stephenson, Edward Mould, Kathleen Wagstaffe.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA269 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

As above.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

FBA270 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

As above.

Townswomen's Guild Drama Group 1953

W453 – YTWGDG, 1953.

Townswomen’s Guild Dram Group – 1953

Cast of a play given by the drama section of YTWG.

Donated by Alan Atkinson.

Previous Comments:

Re FB444
teleg
What a coincidence Anne Stephenson used to teach at South View with my wife and came to visit her in the nursing home where sadly her brother Bob is now and I hadn’t seen her for 50 yrs or more.
16 December 2013.

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