Theatre in the Corner

Three one-act plays

directed by John Carrington, Larraine Nicholas and Ken Hann

The Maskers Theatre Company presented three one-act plays as a "Green Room Entertainment" at

Glen Eyre Upper School, Southampton


Wednesday 28th October and Thursday 29th October 1970
at 7.45 pm.

Critique by Ron Stannard and Barbara Pollard was held on Wednesday 4th November


We're Due In Eastbourne In Ten Minutes

by N.F.Simpson and directed by John Carrington

"It’s a long lane that can’t give itself a night off now and again, as the greengrocer's look-out man said to the Bishop of All Souls."

The Cast
Middie Paradock Ena Hamon
Bro. Paradock Peter White
Martha Jenny Rodway
Humphrey Graham Buchanan
Delivery Man Stephen Williams
Laurence Grimsby Ken Spencer
Parson David Phillips
For the Maskers:
Directed by John Carrington
Stage Manager Keith Hooper
Production Assistants Joanna Ewins, Alison Mace



Directed by Larraine Nicholas

A dance drama, with music by Prokofiev

The Dancers
Jenny Booth Ray Green
Alison Mace Carol Slater
Joanne Ewins Sheena Carrington
Libby Cleave Rosamund Salmond
Nancy Hine  
For the Maskers:
Directed by Larraine Nicholas
Designed by Ray Green
Lighting Colin Jurd
Technical Manager Ron Tillyer
Business Manager John Mitchell
Refreshments Gill Buchanan

the Bear

By Anton Chekov and directed by Ken Hann

"I have managed to write a stupid vaudeville which, owing to the fact that it is stupid, is enjoying surprising success." (Chekhov)

The Cast
Looka, a manservant David Bartlett
Madame Popova, a young widow Miriam Rose
Gregory Smirnoff, a landowner Mike Shailer
For the Maskers:  
Directed by Ken Hann
Stage Manager Ivan White
Wardrobe Mistress Kay Hann

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