11th and 12th July 1969
Our Nuffield show - "Hamlet" - was on at the same time as Southampton Show, so several members had to make the quick dash from the Common to the Nuffield on the Friday and Saturday!
|Journey to the Top of the Mountain||1.00||12.00|
|The Undoing of Falstaff||2.00||1.00|
|Ah! Cruel Fate||3.00||2.00|
|Journey to the Top of the Mountain||3.30||2.30|
|The Undoing of Falstaff||5.00||4.00|
|Ah! Cruel Fate||6.00||5.00|
An Improvised Play for Young Children
The play has been devised with the prime motive of encouraging the audience, children aged 3 to 10 years, to participate in the action, so providing a basis for a creative entertainment in which children are actively involved.
An Excerpt from Shakespeare's Henry IV
Falstaff, although fooled by Hal, manages to have the last laugh.
Scene 1 A Tavern
Scene 2 Gadshill Forest
Scene 3 A Tavern
A Roman Army lays siege to a fortified town and receives its surrender after a challenge to single combat.
Directed by Adrian Vinson
Properties designed by Barbara Pollard
A Victorian Melodrama
A story of Love, Hate, Lust and Desire.
All the things, in fact, that make life worth living.
Early Southampton Show photos - not sure which years
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