Dear Striker

Year: 1961

Start Date: 4 December

End Date: 9 December

Production Company: Chesterfield Civic Theatre Ltd



Author: Clarence B. Stafford

Director: Anthony Cornish


Godfrey Jackman Anne Dyson Mitzi Beer Linda Polan Mark Moss Josie Chapman

Recurring Cast:

Linda Polan Anthony Cornish

Background to Production:

This is the Premiere Production of the play

Items of Interest in the Programme:

Brief profile on the author, born in Rotherham 46 years ago. A miner in several local mines since the age of 14, he has written several short stories (unpublished) and is starting a second play.

Other items / issues of interest:

There are two newspaper reviews(photocopies) “Derbyshire Times” and “Sheffield Telegraph” headed “Dear Striker” a tremendous Hit (Photo of author and some cast) and “Whitwell’s Playwright toasted in champagne”

Production Video