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Bolton Little Theatre
Bolton Little Theatre
n.d.
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ORAL HISTORIES WITH THEATRE STAFF, WRITERS AND ACTORSSUMMARIES (SEE ITEM LEVEL FOR FULL TRANSCRIPTS):ERIC DAWSON, b.1950 BOLTON2007.0070 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AND HIS WORK SET DESIGNING FOR VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS23MINS 40 SECSBRIAN ALDRED, b.1934 BOLTON2007.0071 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE INCLUDING HIS WORK AS STAGE MANAGER AND WORK ON VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS.23 MINS 08 SECSLEILA ASHWORTH, b.1935 BOLTON2007.0072 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AND HER WORK ON PROPS FOR VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS.19MINS 39 SECSSHEILA COATES, b.1924 BOLTON2007.0073 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS AN ACTRESS IN VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS AND HER TIME IN THE PRODUCTIONS COMMITTEE.32 MINS 49SECSPETER WARD, b. 1933 BOLTON2007.0074 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE YOUTH GROUP, BEING A BAR MANAGER, CHAIRMAN OF THE THEATRE AND VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS.19 MIN 17 SECSOLIVE BOWLING2007.0075 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS PRODUCTION SECRETARY17MINS 09 SECSKAYLEIGH LUNT, b.10 AUG. 1996 FARNWORTH2007.0076 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE YOUTH PRODUCTIONS AS AN ACTRESS4 MINS 35 SECSSIR IAN MCKELLEN, b.25 MAY, 1939 BURNLEY2007.0077 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AND VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS HE APPEARED IN.17MINS 57 SECSCATH BLOWER, b.1934 FARNWORTH2007.0078 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE JUNIOR GROUP AND VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS WHEN OLDER37 MINS 30 SECSOLIVER HOLT, b.1930 HALE2007.0079 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS A WRITER OF REVIEWS, AS HOUSE MANAGER.20 MINS 25SECSVAL HOLT, b. 1936 BOLTON2007.0080 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS SET DRESSER AND ACTRESS8MINS 0 SECSALAN HOUGH, b. 1929 RAMSBOTTOM2007.0081 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS ACTOR AND DIRECTOR21 MINS 25 SECSANNE PARRY, b. 1933 DONCASTER2007.0082 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE IN THE BOX OFFICE AND AS A MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE17 MINS 20 SECSFRANCES CLEMMITT, b.1950 BROMLEY CROSS2007.0083 INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS A SCENERY PAINTER AND SOUND ENGINEER24 MINS 58 SECSTHE OLD VIC IN BURNLEY2007.0092 EDITH CORNER, JIM FRANCIS, OLWYN DOWNS, JEAN LEVER & PHIL ROWEN RECALL THE OLD VIC IN BURNLEY DURING WW2.MEMORIES OF THE VARIOUS ACTORS AND ACTRESSES, THE THEATRE AND PERFORMANCES.41MINS 44 SECSVIVIAN BLOOMFIELD, b.1944 NOTTINGHAM2007.0135 TALKS ABOUT HER WORK IN THE PROPERTIES DEPARTMENT FOR BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. VARIOUS PLAYS AND PRODUCTIONS INVOLVED IN AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE THEATRE.MAKING VARIOUS PROPS AND PROBLEMS ENCOUNTEREDMARK LEIGH, b. BOLTON2007.0136 DESC HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH THE BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE INCLUDING ACTING,CATERING,HOUSE MANAGER,BAR. TALKS OF NUMEROUS PLAYS INVOLVED IN, BOTH SERIOUS AND COMEDY, AND THE DIRECTORS AND OTHER ACTORS31MINS 48SECSMARK BLOOMFIELD, b. 1951 WEMBLEY2007.0137 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. WORKED IN A NUMBER OF ROLES INCLUDING ACTING, BAR WORK AND SOUND. TALKED ABOUT A NUMBER OF PLAYS INVOLVED IN AND DIRECTORS AND OTHER ACTORS.16MINS 15SECSKATH CHEETHAM, b.1946 ROCHDALE2007.0138 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. WORKED IN THE PROPERTIES DEPARTMENT AND DESC MAKING OR FINDING PROPS AND CREATING STAGES FOR A NUMBER OF PLAYS INCLUDING TOUR IN GERMANY. RECEIVED MBE FOR HER WORK24MINS 32SECSJUNE GRICE, b. PRESTON2007.0139 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. STARTED AS ACTRESS IN 1976 AND ACTED IN NUMEROUS PLAYS. TALKS OF THE SOCIAL ASPECT OF THE THEATRE AND HER INVOLVEMENT WITH THE COMMITTEE AND HER TIME AS CHAIRMAN.20MINS 55SECSJEFF LUNT, b.1964 BOLTON2007.0140 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. HAS CARRIED OUT NUMEROUS ROLES INCLUDING SOUND, LIGHTING, STAGE BUILDING, STAGE MANAGING AND ACTING. DESC A NUMBER OF PLAYS INVOLVED IN AND ACTORS INC. IAN MCKELLENANDREW CLOSE, b.1953, FARNWORTH2007.0141 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE, INITIALLY AS AN ACTOR AND THEN AS DIRECTOR.TALKS ABOUT NUMEROUS PLAYS INVOLVED AND OTHER MEMBERS AND ACTORS AND TOURS INC TRIP TO AMERICA.34MINS 28SECSELIZABETH TATMAN, b.1933 BURY2007.0151 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE, HER EARLY DAYS HAVING MINOR ACTING ROLES, PROGRESSING TO HOUSE MANAGER AND THEN CHAIRMAN. TALKS OF MAJOR ISSUES FACED, ACHIEVEMENTS AND INFLUENTIAL FIGURES AND PERFORMING ABROADMICHAEL HAWORTH, b.1944 BOLTON2007.0152 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITLE THEATRE, ACTING, DIRECTING AND AS HOUSE MANAGER. DESCRIBES NUMEROUS PLAYS INVOLVED IN AND OTHER ACTORS.15MINS 10SECSJIM AITKEN, b.1921 MANCHESTER2007.0153 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS AN ACTOR. DESCRIBES A NUMBER OF PLAYS INVOLVED IN AND OTHER ACTORS AND DIRECTORS.PAULINE DERBYSHIRE-WHITEHEAD, b.WEMBLEY2007.0154 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE AS AN ACTRESS. TALKS ABOUT A NUMBER OF PLAYS SHE APPEARED IN WITH VARIOUS ACTORS AND THE DIRECTORS INVOLVED.16MINS 45 SECSJULIE COLLIER, b.4 APRIL,1935 KINGSTON-UPON-HULL2007.0155 STARTED ACTING AT WIGAN LITTLE THEATRE, MET AND MARRIED DIRECTOR DEREK COLLIER,AND MOVED TO BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE.TALKS ABOUT PLAYS APPEARED IN AND OTHER ACTORS INVOLVED. TALKS OF THE WORK OF HER HUSBAND AS DIRECTOR AND TOURING.HAROLD SMITH, b.1929 BURY2007.0156 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. TALKS OF A NUMBER OF PLAYS APPEARED IN AS AN ACTOR AND OTHER ACTORS INVOLVED. TURNED TO DIRECTING AND TALKS OF THE CHANGES TO THE THEATRE.AUDREY LIAS, b.1946 DIDSBURY2007.0157 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. APPEARED IN A NUMBER OF PLAYS AS AN ACTRESS AND THEN BECAME INVOLVED IN DIRECTING. WENT ON TOUR WITH THE THEATRE INCLUDING A TRIP TO AMERICA.17 MINS 40 SECSMURIEL CLARK, b.1928 RAMSBOTTOM2008.0025 DESC CHILDHOOD IN RAMSBOTTOM, DESC BUILDINGS, PORRITTS MILL IN STUBBINS, WALKED TO TOWER ON HOLCOMBE HILL ON GOOD FRIDAY, RECALLS CHURCHES IN TOWN, WHIT WALKS, BONFIRE NIGHT, ROYAL THEATRE & EMPIRE THEATRE, GRANTS TOWER WHICH FELL DOWN34MINS 14SECSSUSAN GILL, b.20 APR 1947 SKIPTON2008.0051 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE.STARTED IN PROPS AND COFFEE BAR THEN STARTED ACTING. DESC ROLES AND PLAYS INVOLVED IN, REHEARSALS, DIRECTORS AND CHANGES TO THEATRENEVILLE COATES, b.1927 BOLTON2008.0052 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. WENT TO BLT AS CHILD AND LATER VOLUNTEERED TO RUN THE BAR. DESC WORK INVOLVED, SLATES, PEOPLE HE WORKED WITH, THE BAR AREA, AND ANECDOTES OF HIS TENUREMICHAEL SHIPLEY, b.1936, BOLTON2008.0053 TALKS OF HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. ACTED THERE AS A CHILD & THEN BECAME INVOLVED IN PRODUCTION. TALKS OF ACTORS, PLAYSOTHER SIGNIFICANT PEOPLE IN THEATRE, THE COMMITTEE, CHANGES TO THE THEATRE, SMITHILLS SUMMER PRODUCTIONS.SANDRA SIMPSON, b.1943, PRESTON2008.0054 TALKS ABOUT HER INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. STARTED ACTING WITH WOMENS INSTITUTE & JOINED BLT WHEN MOVED TO BOLTON. TALKS ABOUT DIRECTING A NUMBER OF PLAYS, VARIOUS ACTORS INVOLVED,TECHNICAL ASPECTS, CHANGES TO THEATREMICHAEL TATMAN, b.1933, DERBY2008.0055 TALKS ABOUT HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. TALKS ABOUT ACTING ROLES, PLAYING IN FRANCE, VARIOUS INCIDENTS ON STAGE, CHANGES TO THE THEATRE, DESIGNING AND MAKING SETS.HILDA MAKIN, b.1925, BOLTON2008.0056 TALKS ABOUT INVOLVEMENT WITH BOLTON LITTLE THEATRE. WORKED IN PROPS DEPT WITH BETSY WALKER. DESC DIFFERENT PROPS SHE MADE, WARDROBE, VARIOUS PLAYS INVOLVED WITH, MOSS BANK PARK OUTDOOR THEATRE.
Title:
Bolton Little Theatre
Date of work:
n.d.
Reference number:
GB124.BLT
Level of description:
Fonds
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
General notes:
Catalogued by DG from transcripts
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Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7181876
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