The Lady with the Lamp (1929) by Huddersfield Thespians

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. HARLEY GRANVILLE BARKER JOHN GALSWORTHY

The ruddersfield Thespians

TENTH SEASON 1929.30 PRESIDENT: ALBERT LUNN

VICE-PRESIDENTS : CHARLES BROOKE W. DAWSON S. H. CROWTHER G. R. GEISSLER NORMAN CULLEY ROBERT MONTGOMERY

EDITH SPIKES W. L. WILMSHURST J. A. WOOLVEN

HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS

JOHN DRINKWATER ST. JOHN ERVINE EDEN PHILLPOTTS C. HAROLD RIDGE

GEOFFREY WHITWORTH

Hon. SECRETARY: G. E. RUSHWORTH, 2, WEsTGATE, HUDDERSFIELD

THE LADY WITH A LAMP

Characters in the order of their appearance :—

WILLIAM NIGHTINGALE

SIDNEY HERBERT

LORD PALMERSTON MRS. NIGHTINGALE ELIZABETH HERBERT HENRY TREMAYNE FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE SELINA BRACEBRIDGE LADY CHRISTABEL DEAN MISS PELT MRS. CALDER LADY HERITAGE A NURSE A SURGEON CORPORAL JONES MRS. WILLIAMS MR. BAMFORD DR. CUMMING MR. MACDONALD DR. SUTHERLAND NURSE BATES

FREDERICK RICE NORMAN L. HOUSLOP ERNEST E. HIRST FRANCES J. BROADBENT DORIS HIRST DENYS H. RUSHWORTH EDITH SPIKES KATHLEEN E, JOHNSTON CICELY R. POMPHREY M. MIDDLEBROOK HAIGH KITTY HIRST M. E. WOOD MARGARET MILLER FREDERICK RICE IRVING FISHER KITTY HIRST E. G. THORNTON JACK HAIGH R. M. BROWNE F. REGINALD QUARMBY MILDRED DYSON

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A NURSE CICELY R. POMPHREY A NURSE M. MIDDLEBROOK HAIGH THE SECRETARY OF STATE NORMAN L. HOUSLOP THE COURT CHAMBERLAIN FREDERICK RICE THE PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS JACK HAIGH THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON IRVING FISHER A GERMAN DIPLOMAT E. G. THORNTON SCENES I & II. Embley Park, Hampshire. Summer Early 19th century SCENE III. Harley Street. Six years later SCENE IV. Scutari. Winter. First year of the Crimean War SCENES V & VI. Old Burlington Street 1861 SCENE VII. I South Street 1886 SCENE VIII. South Street 1907

Furniture in Scenes V, VI, VII, VIII, kindly lent by Miss Marshall, New Street.

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GRAMOPHONE SELECTIONS

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ALBERT LUNN PRODUCED BY I F. REGINALD QUARMBY STAGE MANAGER ED. GUNSON THORNTON BUSINESS MANAGER WINIFRED KILNER

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

1929 DINNER DANCE, Princess Café October 31 THE SHOW-OFF November 13, 14, 15, 16 THE SHOEMAKER’S HOLIDAY December 11, 12, 13, 14

NEW YEAR’S EVE CARNIVAL, South Parade, Masonic Hall, December 31

_ 1930 THE MASK AND THE FACE January 22, 23, 24, 25 THE DYBBUK February 19, 20, 21, 22 THUNDER IN THE AIR March 19, 20, 21, 22

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Dramatic Competition

In order to widen the interest in Drama in Huddersfield, the Huddersfield Thespians are prepared to offer a prize of £5 and a second prize of £2 for the best performance of a short play.

Any Society or group of people within a radius of seven miles from the Market Place are eligible for this competition.

Competitors must perform their competition play in a hall or premises found by themselves, and the judge or judges appointed by the Thespians will visit each production.

Notification of entry must be made in writing to the Secretary of the Huddersfield Thespians not later than December Ist.

The cast ir ‘ach production must be entirely amateur.

One notice must be given of the date and place of the performance of the competition play.

The competition performance may take place on any date selected by the compéetitors, but it must not be later than February 27th.

The play selected must contain no fewer than three characters. It must ‘uot be less than twenty minutes in duration and not longer than fort: .

One act, or a scene from a full length play may be performed. The judge or judges will award marks on the following basis :— C oice of Play ... .. 10 © tings, Costumes, Lighting, etc. ... 20 } ing, Enunciation, etc. sig abe 40 eneral Effect beet cess 30

If there are fewer than four entrants the Competition will be abandoned.

If there are fewer than six entrants no second prize will be awarded.

_ An entry fee of 5/- is payable. All entries should be made to Mr. G. E. Rushworth, 2, Westgate, Huddersfield.

Geo. Greenwood & Son, Printers and Stationers, Market St., Huddersfield


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