The Story of Madeleine Smith

Year: 1955

Start Date: 28 February

End Date: 5 March

Production Company: Chesterfield Civic Theatre Ltd.

Production Type: A Victorian murder mystery. (Based on fact.)

Author: Howard M. Lockhart

Director: George Holst


Mavis Squires, Lois Penson,

Recurring Cast:

Raymond Mason Mona Bruce Michael Blakemore

Background to Production:

Play first published by Walter H. Baker in 1949.

Items of Interest in the Programme:

'The curtain will be lowered in Act 3, Scene 1, to denote the passing of a few hours.'

Other items / issues of interest:

In the lounge an exhibition of paintings by Barney Hinchcliffe and Aubrey Jensen under the heading 'In All Directions' - the works are ideas rather than representational paintings.