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Centre Stage: one of a series of popular arts programmes

Centre Stage: one of a series of popular arts programmes
Transmission details
30 Sep 1985
CENTRE STAGE [Series RADIO VICTORY ARCHIVE] One of a series of popular arts programmes called Centre Stage. TRACK 1: In - music and intro - Good evening and welcome... 1-Wizard of Oz, pantomime at Kings Theatre, Southsea from 18.12.85., starring Harry Worth, Trevor Bannister, Margaret Ashcroft and Tessa Wyatt. Interviews: TESSA WYATT [plays Dorothy] - previous roles discussed; HARRY WORTH -talks about his TV series Here’s Harry; enjoys theatre roles; MARGARET ASHCROFT [director] - also plays Wicked Witch. 2- Film Diary: reviews of films shown locally in the week. 3- Review of film Desperately Seeking Susan, starring Madonna. TRACK 2: In - music and intro - 1- Interviews: PETER ROE [Director,Solent People’s Theatre]- need more money to put on outdoor shows; discusses production of play Trafford Tanzi, about life of woman wrestler; TRACEY WILKINSON [plays Tanzi]- had to learn wrestling; DEAN WILLIAMSON [plays Dean Rebel, a wrestler]- talks about his role. 2- Review of play Shakers, about cocktail bar waitresses, appearing at Fareham and Gosport Drama Centre; other plays and dance reviewed, including The Assignment at Nuffield Theatre, Southampton - reviewed by KAREN ROSS. 3- Interview: BELLA D ARCY [Organiser,Dance Dance Dance 85 festival]- 16 venues in South Hampshire; also organising Dance for Africa, at Kings Theatre, Southsea on 24.11.85., to raise money for African famine relief. [Box 6]
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Misc. notes
Gauge:-1/8 inch tape cassette; Speed:- 7.5ips
Production company
Radio Victory
Technical information
1 tape


Karen Ross
Matt Hopper
Peter Roe; Tracey Wilkinson; Bella D Arcy; Tessa Wyatt; Harry Worth; Margaret Ashcroft

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