An Ideal Husband (1966) by Huddersfield Thespians

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THE HUDDERSFIELD THESPIANS

FORTY-SIXTH SEASON

“AN IDEAL HUSBAND”

by

OSCAR WILDE

ST. PATRICK’S HALL FITZWILLIAM STREET

17th to 22nd JANUARY, 1966, at 7-30 p.m.

PROGRAMME SIXPENCE

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FASHION SHOPS

LEISURE CLOTHES

MOON ST HUDDERSFIELD 23568

NEWS FROM THE GREEN ROOM

This year the Green Room Committee have chosen “‘ The Other Cinderella ’’ by Nicholas Stuart Gray as the children’s show. This is a twist on the original Cinderella theme with all the good people bad, all the ugly people pretty and the Good Fairy and the Demon King having a tough time trying to sort it all out. The play will be presented at the Parish Hall, Venn Street, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday the 10th, 11th and 12th of February at 7-15 p.m. each evening with a matinee on the Saturday at 2-30 p.m. Admission 2/6. Tickets on sale from the Green Room Secretary, Miss Jean Armstrong, 33 Blacker Road, Birkby, telephone number Huddersfield 25784. Block bookings of parties of 20 and over are available at 2/— per seat.

Everything for the musically minded

Displayed in our spacious showroom you will find a varied selection of Pianos, Sheet Music, Radiograms, Record Players, Records, Radios and Television Sets.

Only the leading makes are in stock —come and hear them for yourself.

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WHITELEY’S CAFE

WESTGATE

LUNCHES MORNING COFFEE AFTERNOON TEAS HIGH TEAS Good food served in comfort

AUDIENCE QUESTIONAIRE

The Society wishes to thank all those members of the public who completed the questionaires about the previous shows. Will you be kind enough to fill in the one enclosed with this programme. The results are being constantly analysed and will be of immense use to us. When you have filled it in will you place it in the box provided at the rear of the hall. Further copies of the questionaire available on request.

I Fancy Goods - Novelties RF or Lamps and Shades Handbags - Costume Jewellery

IF 7 S Glass and Pottery G Stainless Steelware Pictures and Mirrors that

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A Comprehensive Range of Radio Receivers - Radiograms please Television Receivers by H.M.V. - Pye - Decca Ekco - Grundig - Dynatron

KENNETH LEVELL LYD. :

Modern Electrical Appliances and Fittings

MARKET STREET, HUDDERSFIELD Food Mixers - Irons - Kettles

Cleaners - Fires - Toasters

Telephone 32294 Shavers and Blankets

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Huddersfield

FORTY-SIXTH SEASON

PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN

HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS :

Puitip AHIER ST. JOHN ERVINE C. HAROLD RIDGE F. A. Brean, B.E.M. JAcK GALVIN GORDON SUDWORTH GEORGE BEAUMONT WINIFRED KILNER, M.B.E. WILFRED WILES NORMAN CULLEY F, REGINALD QUARMBY

“AN IDEAL HUSBAND”

By Oscar Wilde

THE OF CAVERSHAM KG ee os ee ee JAMES FOLEY Ie ss 600) ee ee ee KENNETH GREENWOOD SIR ROBERT CHILTERN (Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs) __..... JAMES SYKES Wee ee AN AO eS ee =e ee RICHARD BLAKEWAY MR. MONTFORD __....... 2 = ANTHONY HADFIELD Peas es eee eae ee ee ee HAROLD TAYLOR MA ee eee ee Se ee DEREK IRVIN Poot Amo Se Ropert Chittem 6) ee eee IAN LODGE Cot tenn ee ee BERYL YOUNG PAD eae... ee eee eee ENID LUTY Pe ee ee ee eee JULIA McGILL MAS ea Oe 8 = ee eee eS _ GILLIAN BOTTOMLEY MISS M4 CHILTERN (Sir Robert's 2.5 JEAN ARMSTRONG ee ee eee ee ee See KAY MIDDLETON PCH eae OF Ae aa es = es DORIEN WILKINSON ie ea ee 6 ee ee ee WALTER GILBERT Re ae ee Se ee ee eas BARBARA JEMMISON

PRODUCED BY AMY GILBERT

THE SCENES OF THE PLAY: ACT ONE—The Drawing-room in Sir Robert Chiltern’s house in Grosvenor Square ACT TWO—tThe same ACT THREE—tThe Study of Lord Goring’s house in Curzon Street Z ACT FOUR—The same as Act One

Time—Summer 1895 Place—London Coffee and biscuits will be served at the rear of the Hall after the Second Act Setting designed, built and painted by the Thespian Stage Staff ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ‘The Society gratefully acknowledges the loan of Gramophone Records from Woods Music Shop,

Crockery from Youngs, King Street. Chairs from Shaw & Hallas Ltd, and Tapestry Pictures from Jim Berry, Antique Dealer, Holmfirth

BUSINESS MANAGERS NAN BRIAN and MARY POGSON STAGE MANAGER JACK CROSLAND ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER BARBARA JEMMISON PROPERTIES CAROLINE BROWN and SUE HENDERSON ELECTRICIAN WILLIAM BOLLAND and DENNIS BOSTOCK MUSIC MICHAEL CALDER

PROMPTERS MARY T AYLOR and AUDREY GREENWOOD

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Thespians

1965-1966

: RICHARD BLAKEWAY

ACTIVE VICE-PRESIDENTS :

HuBErRT B. ARMITAGE FREDERICK A. CARTER MARIE CROWTHER Puitie BootH FRANK CROSLAND KaTE EastTwoop Nan BRIAN 7 Jack CROSLAND PuHiLie J. HILLABY NoraH BuRROWS SIDNEY H. CROWTHER Mary Pocson

NEXT THESPIAN PRODUCTION

February 28th to March 5th, 1966. “THE HOSTAGE” by Brendan Behan. Brendan Behan’s ‘“‘ The Hostage ” is an irreverent Irish comedy. A bawdy rumbustuous romp which contains all the ingredients for success ; singing, dancing, a love story, sex, pathos and the humour to laugh at itself. The producer will be Trevor Armstrong.

PUBLIC DISCUSSION

The Public Discussion of ‘‘ An Ideal Husband ”’ will be held at Station Street Headquarters on Tuesday, January 25th at 7-30 p.m. Admission free. Coffee and biscuits will be on sale during: the interval.

COFFEE 3 Due to ever increasing costs we have been reluctantly compelled to increase the price of coffee to 8d. per cup.

PROGRAMME AND DOOR STEWARDS

We are very short of people willing to act as programme and/or door stewards. Anyone who would like to help us will they please give their names and addresses to Miss N. Brian or Miss M. Pogson at the rear of the hall.

Hon. SECRETARY : HAROLD TAYLOR, 2 CRESCENT Roap, NETHERTON. Tel. 61104 Hon. TREASURER: A. S. HARRINGTON, c/o District BANK LtTp., MANCHESTER ST. Tel. 23516 Hon. Business MANAGER: Miss M. Pogson, 32 SUNNY MEAD, WATERLOO. Tel. 32165 Hon. Pusriciry MANAGER : GEOFFREY S. Bootu, 53 BROOMFIELD Roap, Marsu. Tel. 29579 Hon. WARDROBE MistTrREss : Mrs. En1p Luty, 116 Brrxepy Hatt Roap, BirKspy. Tel. 28962

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

Please detach and send with remittance to :—

Mrs. S. H. CROWTHER, Subscription Secretary, 86 Birkby Hall Road, Birkby. Tel. No. Huddersfield 23123.

SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES Mr./Mrs./Miss ADDRESS Te@l. NG, ACTIVITIES. Please place X opposite the activiuies in which you wish to participate. Audience <5 Sains Acting Prompting Stare Stal. ee Lighting Properties Wardrobe =... acca Front-of House Stal. sen Green Room activitie wenn SUBSCRIPTIONS : 25/- (one free 4/— seat at each show). 17/6 (one free 2/6 seat at each show).

10/- Ordinary Membership.

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THE HUDDERSFIELD MUSIC SOCIETY

Monday, 7th February, 1966. The Zagreb String Quartet. All concerts are held in the Mayor’s Reception Room, Town Hall, Huddersfield, at 7-30 p.m.

Single Tickets 9/6 each from Woods Music Shop or at the door.

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CONSULTANTS, ADVISERS AND CRAFTSMEN

A Complete and Exclusive Service

Telephone 29244 - 29245

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