Difference between revisions of "Lanarkshire Dramatic Club"
|Line 17:||Line 17:|
''[[The Sergeant's Wife]]'' (Banim), ''[[Fortune's Frolic]]'' (Allingham), ''[[My Son's a Daughter]]'' (Parselle), ''[[I've Eaten my Friend]]'' (Bridgeman),
== Sources ==
== Sources ==
Revision as of 06:04, 22 January 2019
The company performed in the Garrison Theatre for two seasons in 1868 - March to the end of April and then from the end of May to the end of October.
Members included Sergeant Bean, Sergeant Johnston, Sergeant Maynard, Sergeant Borchers, Mr Shelton, R. Norcliffe, Mr Evans, C. Hayes, Mr Subbs (Mr Stubbs?). On occasion female family members of the soldiers took on female roles (e.g. Miss Buckstone), though most were played by Sergeant Taylor, Mr Jenkins and Mr Hunt.
The company was later aided by some officers, among whom Lieutenant Tanner, Lieutenant Moir, Captain Burton, Captain Harvey and Captain Ball. Other officers mentioned are Coock, Macklin and Broughton.
For a while in 1868 they had some competition from the regiment's own Lanarkshire Glee Club, which contained some of its own members (e.g. Shelton and Norcliffe), but this was eventually overtaken by the rising interest in Minstrel performances.
Among the plays produced in the two years, were:
Go to ESAT Bibliography
Return to ESAT Venues L
Return to The ESAT Entries
Return to Main Page