Past Shows

Information for The Middle Watch (1934)

The Middle Watch, was a Play directed by Mrs. Fulford Oke.


A romance of the navy

by Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall

Holsworthy Cinema

NODA Review and Other Comments

The Western Times of Friday 27th April 1934 describes Holsworthy Dramatic Society as "one of the finest companies of amateur actors in the west country" and that this show was "one of the most ambitious efforts ever undertaken by the society."

The society have been allowed by the Directors of Holsworthy Cinema Co. to use the cinema at a greatly reduced charge.

Net proceeds to the British Legion.

Cast, includes (amongst others)

Young American Widow – Mrs. Tilly Kingdon

Fiancé of Capt. Randall – Miss Joan Page

Capt. Randall – Mr. Whitlock

Capt. Maitland – Mr. C. Woodford

Og. The Marine Sentry – Mr. S. Rowland

Commander Baddeley – Mr. M. Crisp

Admiral – Dr M. Kingdon

Smaller parts: Mesdames A. Turner, E. Daniel, K. Rowland, M. Day, Messrs. J. Oke, E. Stacey, L. Orchard, H. Clegg.

Mr. H. Clegg and L.J. Whitlock stage managers and assistants.

Mrs M. Rudland was Wardrobe Mistress

Photos from The Middle Watch

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