Start Date: 26 December
End Date: 2 January (1960)
Production Company: Independent Amateur
Author: Madge Miller
Director: No Information Available
The cast was a combination of children and adults known to the producer. (See below.)
Background to Production:
This was a significant production that was staged by amateurs to fill a need and a gap in the market not being filled by the professional repertory company.
Items of Interest in the Programme:
This was the first ever children`s play at the theatre & at that time no panto tradition existed at the Civic .
Other items / issues of interest:
There was considerable media publicity for this production in view of it being a group formed & funded by Nicholson & Faulkner in order to produce a children`s Christmas play for one time only .This media concern was because the theatre already had its own rep company which was not involved.