At Secondary School
I think this picture is of the Physics group in my sixth
year (lower sixth - 1973?). Can't remember all the names, but going
left to right I think the back row is Paul Davies, Roy Dean, ?, Steve
Knattress, me, Ian Box, Don Griffiths and the front left is Brendan Dillon.
|Well - this is me playing Mercury in the school musical production of "Orpheus in
the Underworld". My hair (see above) was plaited and wrapped in the helmet.
My main role was prancing across the stage at occasional intervals...
||Me in the Scout Gang show. Probably 1973-ish. Playing a woman,
funnily enough. Thanks to Martin Lawton for identifying all the culprits
in the photo. They are (left to right) Gordon Keir, Peter Lawton, me, Phil
Rimmel and Martin Lawton.
|My first G&S show - Astwood Bank Gilbert and Sullivan Society's Production
of "Patience" from 1973. This is the chorus of the Dragoon
Guards - no doubt wagging our fingers and singing "Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes"
in the Major's song "A Heavy Dragoon". I'm at the back on the
left of the photo.
||As said on the previous page, a clipping from the Redditch Indicator,
but more legible here. Messrs Thompson, Hunt, Newbould and Ballard
were teachers - the rest of us were pupils in the upper sixth by now.
A much larger version is here, if you want to read it (320
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