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Mary Blake by Kenneth Galloway

Corfield Hall, Taunton, 15th and 16th June and Bridgwater Town Hall 21st June, 1951.
The story of Somerset, presented by the Somerset Fellowship of Drama as its contribution to the Festival of Britain. Across the county, fifteen plays were performed. On Saturday evening (16th), in honour of the special visit of the Mayor of Taunton and the Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts, the programme commences with Taunton’s own anthem, Defendamus.
Cast
Mary Blake Margaret Way
Sarah Blake (her mother) Doris Martin
Mary Mead (maid of Taunton) Anne Hocken
Elizabeth March (maid of Taunton) Diana Milton
Susan Peck (maid of Taunton) Marguerite Jenkins
Hannah (a maidservant) Christine Gemmell
Richard Musgrave Kenneth Galloway
Reverend Walter Harts Aubrey French
James, Duke of Monmouth Gerald Rawling
Lord Jeffreys Alex Yandall
Briggs (his clerk) Paul Young
Guards William Sleep, Peter Binks
Backstage
Produced by Kathleen Marfell
Set units under the direction of Sydney Mearing
Assisted by Harry Fry, Peter Binks, Jean South
Stage Managers Sydney Mearing and Paul Young
Property Mistress Olive Shirley
Wardrobe Mistress Phyllis Peel Corbin
Lighting Basil Allen
Music Jill Drowley
Stage Director for the committee Eddie Pain
Front of House Management under the direction of Rex Frost
Lighting Basil Allen
Programme Sellers organised by Mrs Renacre
Stewards organised by Geoffrey Warrington