1961 - Progressive Players Gateshead - All The Plays

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1960 - 1969

PP 327

Play 279

LT 189

31 January - 4 February 1961
Whiteoaks
Mazo de la Roche
Synopsis not available
Drama.

PP 328

Play 280

LT 190

21 - 25 March 1961
Beth
Emlyn Williams
A 16 year old girl's apparently backward behaviour arouses the curiosity of her sister's millionnaire fiance.
Drama.

PP 329

Play 281

LT 191

27 March 1961
The Godsend
Nina Warner Hooke
Synopsis not available
Comedy, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays" (Also featured "Hobson's Choice" Act 1).

PP 330

Play 282

LT 192

27 March 1961
Brandy Andy
Alida L Richardson
Synopsis not available
Unknown Type, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays" (Also featured "Hobson's Choice" Act 1).

PP 331

Play 283

LT 193

27 March 1961
Ride A Tiger
Anthony Booth
An ambitious young man, about to marry and escape his working-class background, vows to set his thuggish brother on the right track.
Drama, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays" (Also featured "Hobson's Choice" Act 1).

PP 332

Play 284

LT 194

9 - 13 May 1961
So Many Children
Gerald Savory
A kindly probation officer has always taken in her needy teenaged clients, who rally to help her when she is faced with eviction and blackmail.
Drama.

PP 333

Play 285

LT 195

4 - 8 July 1961
Mary Rose
James Matthew Barrie
In 1890's England a young woman disappears, only to reappear thirty years later with no memory of events, as a soldier visits her decaying manor home.
Drama.

PP 334

Play 286

LT 196

12 - 16 September 1961
A Clean Kill
Michael Gilbert
A wily solicitor suspects that he death of a tippling hypochondriac may not be quite what it seems.
Thriller.

PP 335

Play 287

LT 197

2 October 1961
I Was A Stranger
Kathleen Stafford
Synopsis not available
Unknown Type, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 336

Play 288

LT 198

2 October 1961
Mr Sampson
Charles Lee
Synopsis not available
Comedy, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 337

Play 289

LT 199

2 October 1961
The Six Wives Of Calais
L Du Garde Peach
Calais, 1347, is under seige by the English. The wives of six city elders sew a tapestry depicting the event, waiting for news of the latest developments.
Comedy, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 338

Play 290

LT 200

24 - 28 October 1961
Golden Rain
Ronald Frederick Delderfield
A clergyman, morally against gambling, cannot afford repairs to his rectory, but faces a dilemma when his wife wins the football pools.
Comedy.

PP 339

Play 291

LT 201

12 - 16 December 1961
The Secret Tent
Elizabeth Addyman
A young wife returns home after having been missing and presumed dead, only to find her husband no longer loves her.
Drama.

 
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