Start Date: 17 April
End Date: 22 April
Production Company: Chesterfield Civic Theatre Ltd.
Author: G A Thomas
Director: Herbert M Prentice
James Belchamber, Charles Cooper, Rosalind Gee, Leonora Dymond, Rowena Ingram, Sheila Hamilton, Mary Jephson, William Lucas, Reginald Green, Winifred Shelley, Dinah Pollit, Bernard Archard, David Saxby, Phyllida Breaks, Frederick Peisely
Background to Production:
The problems, hopes and fears, of a disparate group of passengers on a voyage to Sydney.
Items of Interest in the Programme:
Piece headed "theatrical calendar", notable dates in April through the centuries, births of writers and actors, first productions, events (Bath Theatre burnt down in 1862)
Other items / issues of interest:
Full page headed "Combined Theatre and Bus Tickets" scheme to encourage out-of-town audiences into the theatre. Transport booked and arranges with the help of and Arts Council Grant for the scheme.