1917 - Coming of Age Production - 1938
"BITTER SWEET"
An operetta by NOEL COWARD

SSAOS 1938 production

In the programme for this show is a list of  PATRONAGE NIGHTS:

MONDAY
Y.M.C.A. 
South Shields Girl Guides

TUESDAY
Staff of Gregson's, South Shields
Whitley Operatic Society

THURSDAY
South Shields Dramatic Society
Whitley Operatic Society

FRIDAY
His Worship the Mayor of South Shields (Ald. R. Bradley), The Mayoress
, Members of the Town Council, and Senior Officials of the Corporation 
Westovian Dramatic Society
Carlisle Operatic Society

[Editors Note: Wouldn't it be nice if, today,  the different societies in the town were to have similar reciprocal  PATRONAGE NIGHTS?]

Cast

Bessie Bell, James Etherington, Mattie Williams, John R Wrigglesworth, Mary Carmichael, Archie Scott, Harold L Clunie, Douglas Woodcock, Maurice Pyle, Ethel Thubron, Marjorie Cameron, Stan Ball, Leslie Stobbs, Tom Smith, Wm Owen, E Forsyth Hedley, Adam West, Wm. R Bower, Amalia Douglas, Nancy Page, Mary Thompson, Marjorie Wilkinson, Irene Beveridge, Irene Ellis, Vi Curry, Jessie Dial, Evelyn Mordain, Vera Thwaites, Harry Scott, Marion Shields, Winnie Gibson, Nancy Clough, Mildred Ellis, William B Helm, Jos McKay, Alec. Forrester, Harry Dial, T Swindell, J Curry Smith, Harry Funnel, Fred Lawson, J Robt. Pilbin, Alan Coats, Robert Elwood, H V Hedley, Dorothy Coats, Tissie Boyce, Hilda West, G Darling, Mrs E Shields, D Ritchie, Jos Swan, E Teasdale, Wm Bruce, Jos. Kell

STAGE ORCHESTRA supplied by JOHN OPENSHAW, from members of his FRISCO SYNCOPATORS

Producer and Coach:

Musical Director :

Hon. Deputy Conductor :

Barrie Cameron

Percy Thwaites

Tom Smith


Sarah- 
Bessie Bell

 

Captain August Lutte-
Harold Clunie

The Hon Hugh Devon-
John R Wrigglesworth

 

 

 

Manon -
Mattie L Williams

 

Lady Devon -
Ethel Thubron

  

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