70 Years of Theatre Archive

  • The 1940’s 1940- Nine Till Six 1941- Meet the Family 1942- Ladies in Retirement 1943- Happy Days, If Four Walls Told 1944- Candied Peel, To Kill a Cat 1945- The Blue Goose, Quiet Wedding 1946- Double Door, Nothing but the Truth 1947- Last Mrs. Cheyney, Such Things Happen 1948- The Silver Chord, Grand National Night 1949- Lady from Edinburgh, Pink String and Sealing Wax The 1950’s  1950- Chiltern Hundreds, Rose without a Thorn 1951- A Murder has been Arranged, Young Wives Tale 1952- School for Spinsters, Treasure Hunt 1953- One Wild Oat,  Glad Tidings 1954- Nine Till Six, Suspect 1955-...

    70 Years of Past Productions

    The 1940’s 1940- Nine Till Six 1941- Meet the Family 1942- Ladies in Retirement 1943- Happy Days, If Four Walls Told 1944- Candied Peel, To Kill a Cat 1945- The Blue Goose, Quiet Wedding 1946- Double Door, Nothing but the Truth 1947- Last Mrs. Cheyney, Such Things Happen 1948- The Silver Chord, Grand National Night 1949- Lady from Edinburgh, Pink String and Sealing Wax The 1950’s  1950- Chiltern Hundreds, Rose without a Thorn 1951- A Murder has been Arranged, Young Wives Tale 1952- School for Spinsters, Treasure Hunt 1953- One Wild Oat,  Glad Tidings 1954- Nine Till Six, Suspect 1955-...

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  • The building that is now the Belfrey Theatre was originally part of the Prince’s Street Infants School.  Josie Grant, the guiding light of the Wellington Theatre Company (established in 1939), was keen to find a permanent home for the company having produced plays at various venues in and around Wellington, including: The Grammar School, Drill Hall and Charlton Arms Hotel.  After the Prince’s Street School closed, the Belfrey Arts Trust was established and purchased the school buildings from the local Authority for just £1.  Legend has it that the Belfrey name was taken when Jose said of the project “I...

    History

    The building that is now the Belfrey Theatre was originally part of the Prince’s Street Infants School.  Josie Grant, the guiding light of the Wellington Theatre Company (established in 1939), was keen to find a permanent home for the company having produced plays at various venues in and around Wellington, including: The Grammar School, Drill Hall and Charlton Arms Hotel.  After the Prince’s Street School closed, the Belfrey Arts Trust was established and purchased the school buildings from the local Authority for just £1.  Legend has it that the Belfrey name was taken when Jose said of the project “I...

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