Ely High School 1905-1972 - July 1954 Production of St Joan

ELY HIGH SCHOOL

P R O G R A M M E
July 15th & 17th, 1954
Ely High School Girls present

"SAINT JOAN"
by George Bernard Shaw

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CAST, in order of appearance:

Robert de Baudricourt A Lawrence
Steward P Griffin
Joan S Wymer
Bertrand de Poulengy M Gurton
Lord Chamberlain O Carter
Archbishop of Rheims J Sowerby
Page G Skinner
Bluebeard R Larkin
La Hire D Murfitt
The Dauphin M Williams
Courtiers: P Boutell, A Cornell, B Gimbert, Y Hartop,
D Jones, S Jordan, J McCullagh, P Norman,
J Rich, M Taylor, P Tye
Duke of Vend˘me J Mann
Dunois A Burrows
Page W Sealey
Earl of Warwick P Talbot
Chaplin, John de Stogumber J Howard
Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais M Mott
Page S Riley
Canon d'Estivet H Smith
Chief Inquisitor G Robinson
Canon de Courcelles G Fuller
Assessors: J Barker, J Butler, B Hall, J Ison,
S Jephson, B Latham, P Petch, P Robinson,
J Sallis
Ladvenu F Crane
Executioner Y Driver
Soldiers D Dunbavin
P Taylor
English Soldier S Spicer
The Gentleman D Chambers

 

SCENE I The Castle of Vaucoulers, Spring 1429
SCENE II Chinon, in Touraine
SCENE III Orleans
SCENE IV The English Camp
SCENE V Rheims Cathedral
SCENE VI Rouen, 1431
EPILOGUE King Charles the Seventh's Bedroom, 1456

PRODUCED by MISS PR BROOK


ST JOAN
row 4, back: Olive Carter - Yvonne Driver - Phyllis Norman
row 3: 1 - 2 - 3 - Janet Mann - Julie Rich - Jean McCullagh - Dorothy Dunbavin - Shirley Spicer - 9 - Glenys Fuller - Jill Ison - Barbara Latham - 13
row 2: Marilyn Girton - Rosemary Larkin - Dawn Murfitt - Frances Crane - JosÚ Howard - Pat Talbot - Ann Burrows - Sylvia Wymer - Marilyn Williams - Margaret Mott - Judith Sowerby - Gwen Robinson - Helen Smith - 14 - 15
row 1: front: Averil Lawrence - Pat Griffin - 3 - 4 - Susan Riley - Wendy Sealy - Gloria Skinner - 8 - 9 - Peggy Tye - Dawn Chambers.
IDs : Ann Dix, Helen Smith
image source: Ann Dix (Burrows): original by Starr & Rignall


standing: Yvonne Driver - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 (tall) - 5 (short) - 6 - Jill Ison - Helen Smith - Pat Talbot
middle: Pauline Robinson - Frances Crane - 3 - Glenys Fuller - Pat Petch - JosÚ Howard - Margaret Mott - Gwen Robinson.
front: Sylvia Wymer - Susan Riley
image source: Helen Smith

from the May 1955 Ely High School Magazine

St Joan - Shaw - July 1954 production

Dramatics.

Activities in the Dramatic field have this year been and are being, especially lively, even for us with our long tradition of interest in acting. Last summer a new departure was made and an ambitious project undertaken in putting on, as the School Play, Shaw's "St. Joan."

The large cast obviously found the theme inspiring, and, in spite of the difficulty of some of the subject matter, under the capable direction of Miss Brook, they gave a performance which reached a really high standard, and was most moving in its simple sincerity.

D. G. DEFEW.


Programme source: Helen Smith
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