We don't really know much about this lovely photograph. We do know it's taken outside the Blyth Hall probably around 1930. 2nd from left in front row is Gertrude (Bunty) Irons. Irene Williamson is back row 2nd left. Middle row 1st left is Margaret McEwan, and possibly Barbara Baxter and a Powell somewhere. Which show is ...
A photograph of the Newport Operatic Society taken outside the Blyth Hall prior to one of their shows in the 1930s.
Photograph showing Newport Townswomen's Guild Drama Group performing Mad Hatters in Mayfield. 1960s.
Programme from Congregational Church Drama Group for the play 'Charity Begins.....' in March 1949. The Congregational Drama Group would eventually become the highly talented and enormously popular Blythe Players.
Three photographs from some of the Green Room Club's productions. The Green Room club rehearsed in their premises in the old Royal Buildings before performing many of their shows in the Rio. They would later join with the Blythe Players to become the Phoenix Drama Club.
Two photographs from a Wormit drama group, but whether the Wormit Drama Group itself, or the drama group of the tennis club, we're not too sure. They probably date from the 1950s. Any information on the group, the drama, the play or the time would be much appreciated!
Two photographs showing performance by Wormit Drama Society in 1949.
Three scenes from a production by the Wormit Drama Society 1950s. The production was Ladies in Retirement. Thanks to Ken Hart for the details in his note below.
Four scenes from a production by the Wormit Drama Society 1950s. The production was Ladies in Retirement.