Hospital Pantomimes

Programme 1958 - click to view inside

Programme 1958 – click to view inside

Pantomimes

Pantomimes were an important occasion each year and we have have uncovered audio recordings of two from 1958 and 1960 – fascinating insights into life at KGV with staff playing the principal roles. The recordings below also contain the after-show parties.

Listen to a 1958 recording of “Alec in Blunderland” uncovered from a private archive:

 

Photographs from “Alec in Blunderland, 1958”:

Photographs from “Trial by Patients”:

 

Photographs from “The Pot-Boiler, 1956”:

Photographs from “A Lad in KGV, 1960”:

Listen to a 1960 recording of “A Lad in KGV” uncovered from a private archive: