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An event not to be missed

Hey Ho hey ho, to a school production we will go. This collection of young faces belongs to the Ashburton High School, part of a cast that presented ‘an entertainment’ at the Theatre Royal in August 1917.

While there were many acts, the group here were responsible for an operetta entitled Little Snow White. Leads were: Miss Crooks, Miss Stewart (who was Snow White), Miss Boddington (Queen of Poppyland aka the evil stepmother) and Miss Marshall who was The Prince. The reviewer praised the special effects, especially the use of limelight when the princess woke up. It sounds, as he . . .

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

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