Distinguished Gathering

A mystery drama by James Parish
Thursday 30 November 1950 - Friday 1 December 1950
Faringdon Corn Exchange, Corn Market, Faringdon SN7 7JA
Directed by Bill Carter

Performances start 7:30 pm.
Tickets were available from White Bros (hairdressers), 7 Cornmarket, Faringdon.

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A mystery play in three acts. A publisher gives his guests the opportunity to stab one of his authors in the black-out living-room, in order to prevent the publication of a book that would disclose disreputable secrets about each of them.

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Last photo – left to right: ??; Nancy Reeves; Kathleen Allanson; George Young; Bill Reeves; Arthur Probert

Cast (in order of appearance):

Felix Montague - Stanley Mills
Judith Montague - Kathleen Allanson
Blair - Arthur Probert
Sir Brian Howet - George Young
Lady Thalia Wilmer - Nancy Reeves
Leslie Gest - Margaret Cross
Caroline Beckworth - Margaret Bolton
C D Williams - Arthur Holifield
Major "Runty" Pearson - William Reeves
Dorinda Caswell - Vera Reid
Eliot Richard Vines - Alfred Cross
Detective lnsp Rutherford - Ron Venn
Detective Sgt Ferris - Rees Dee
Detective Sgt Ramage - Tom Bartlett

See programme for further details.

Production No.4 (2 shows were performed over 2 days)