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The Act 1 scene descriptions are adapted from the script notes in the ‘All Change’ booklet as created from original documents by Roy Nevitt, assisted by Margaret Broadhurst and members of the Stantonbury Campus Drama Group.
This version of the play was first performed at Stantonbury Campus Theatre in 1977.
Final script for ‘All Change’ Act 2. The descriptions in the Act 2 scenes are adapted from the script notes in the ‘All Change’ booklet as created from original documents by Roy Nevitt, assisted by Margaret Broadhurst and members of the Stantonbury Campus Drama Group. This version of the script was first performed at Stantonbury ...
Handwritten and typed documents listing cast, crew and rehearsal schedules for ‘All Change’ (1977).
Handwritten and typed pages from progressive versions of ‘All change’ outlines and working drafts. The pages include lists of source material used to set scenes and produce dialogue for inclusion in the final 1977 script.
Letters and notes referring to aspects of how the play was researched, its production and the performances of the 1977 version of ‘All Change’. Also includes topics that were highlighted post performance, relating to Wolverton.
The descriptions in this section are taken from the script and script notes in the ‘All Change’ booklet produced on behalf of the Stantonbury Campus Drama Group. This version of the script includes the words and music used in the first performance at Stantonbury Campus Theatre in 1977. ...
Selection of material relating to the 1977 performances of ‘All Change’. Includes the poster designed by Ingrid Brown, the booklet/programme published by the People’s Press of Milton Keynes and additional photographs taken by Alex Levac.
The Stantonbury Campus Drama Group decided on Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger as the projects music consultants and Peter Cheeseman as production and dramatisation consultant.
In February 1976 Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger met with members of the group, and discussed their work in documentary drama and in particular the ‘Radio Ballads’.
During the ...
Articles from archived editions of identified newspapers (1829-1850) and un-identified newspapers (1835-1838), material selected for possible inclusion in the ‘All Change’ script.
Photocopies and transcripts of articles in the Northampton Mercury (1828-1868). Selected for possible inclusion in the ‘All Change’ script.
Topics covered include family, living in Wolverton, the ‘little streets’, housing in general and the new residents. Also working in the Wolverton Works Sewing Room and the Railway Stores Office and an interest in local history.
Intervies about the postal section of McCorquodales and the manager Mr. Meacham.
Interview covering working conditions and management at McCorquodales print works from 1918. Family life, outings and events in Wolverton.
Interview about Wolverton, including working conditions and opportunities at Wolverton Works from 1904. Observations on local housing and personal and local anecdotes.
Interview covering the sisters’ childhood in New Bradwell and their memories of the depression in the 1930’s.
Interview about Mrs. Pinfold’s memories of living and working at the Royal Engineer Public House in Wolverton.
Interview covering Wolverton, Buckinghamshire. Interviewee’s involvement with the local Co-operative Society, Wolverton Works and trade unions including strikes in 1925 and 1926.
Interview about childhood and working life in Wolverton.
Two interviews recalling childhood memories, life in service, morals and opinions on the new city.
Two interviews about hard times and the effect of the General strike at the Wolverton Works. Local politics, foreign troops stationed in the area. Recipes and folk remedies.