Tag Archives: Culture

Amateur Theatre in the 1960’s

I was fortunate to find an album of photographs kept by Peter Hibbitt, an amateur actor as a record of his stage performances.  These provide a great insight into stage production during the 1960’s.

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Peter Hibbitt (above) playing the role of ‘The Tramp’.

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Peter Hibbitt (above) playing the part of Frank Gibbons.

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A tribute to all actors past and present who give of their time to entertain us.

A look back to 1965

I have just found and purchased this wonderful photograph from John Tolley Antiques opposite my home church, King’s Church, Catford Hill, London, Se6. See notes below photograph for details of this wonderful image showing the fashions at the time.

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The United States Educational Foundation in India New Delhi

Institute in Indian History and Culture

(24th July to 13th August 1965)

Department of Political Science,  Manasagangothri,  University of Mysore,

Mysore State, India.

Original Photograph 8” x 11” by Star Studio Mysore 1