Photos of Witham

‘Goodnight Vienna’ by the Operatic society, with five women singers, 1939

Taken: February 1939, Source: Anne Sheppard. From Witham Operatic Society collection, Ref: M714

‘Goodnight Vienna’ by Witham Musical and Amateur Operatic Society in 1939. This followed the annexation of Austria and Vienna by Germany and was the society’s last show before the Second World War.

Left to right, Vi Dudley, Gwen Woodwards (later Mrs Beckett), Nora Adams, Nancy Poulter?, Freda Brickwood (later Mrs Yeulett).

Note that in ‘Images of Witham’ these are the wrong way round, and Gwen’s names are reversed; this error came from the caption on the back of the original.

Date takenFebruary 1939
SourceAnne Sheppard. From Witham Operatic Society collection
Posted on Full size 3132 × 2352

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