Southampton Show 1971

in July on Southampton Common
Performed on

Southampton Common


9th and 10th July 1971

Extract from Maskers Monthly broadsheet special issue:

Welcome to The Maskers Open Air Theatre.We trust that you will find our programme of interest and, what is perhaps more important on such a relaxed occasion, of amusement.
The Maskers, in just three seasons, has become the most active amateur theatre group in the area, three of next season's major productions are announced, two others are in the discussion stage - a considerable number of other activities are being programmed, professional directors will work for us in the 1972 Season!
If you are interested in contributing any of your time, energy and talent, behind the scenes or front of house, on stage or off, please have a chat with us while you are at the Show.
Hiss the Villain! Cheer the Hero!. Relax while your children enjoy themselves! Eat your sandwiches while we take the opportunity of letting our hair down!. Delighted to have you………..for this Programme, and others.


or “A room with a Shrew”
adapted from the immortal bard
Directed by Graham Buchanan
The Cast
Baptista John Mitchell
Bianca Sandy White
Katharina Miriam Rose
Petruchio John Carrington
Hortensio Graham Buchanan
Germio Pete White
Lucentio Mike Shailer


or “Rustic Ribaldry”
By Arthur Jagger
A burleque Melodrama
Directed by Ken Hann
The Cast
Amy, an orphan Judy Rake
Meadows, her uncle Mike Shailer
David, a ploughboy Pete White
Sir Jasper Ken Spencer
A lawyer Ken Hann
The press gang Mike Shailer, Ken Spencer
A doctor Ken Hann



A programme of Mime and Dance Drama
Directed by JennyBooth
The Dancers
Jenny Booth Sonia Morris
Larraine Nicholas Judy Rake
Jenni Rodway Sandy White
Lewis Yapp



a “happening” for, and including the children.
Directed by John Carrington
assisted by
Gillian Buchanan Graham Buchanan
Alison Mace Mollie Manns
Sonia Morris


Special Guest Appearance of

Richard Taunton College with
Southampton Girl’s College

Present lively scenes from




A Programme of Ceremonial Foot Drill
By Special Arrangement with the Commanding Officer
15th Foot and Mouth (Duke of Long John’s Own)



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