Digital Archive:Oral history clip, Gerard Soothill (2014)

Looking back on the Theatre Society and their fundraising activities

Gerard Soothill’s parents were among founding members of the Festival Theatre Society, a society formed to help raise the funds needed to get the Theatre built and who were then given priority booking for theatre tickets. In this clip he looks back on the early societys efforts to raise funds in 1961 and 1962.

Gerard Soothill by Alex Habgood 29 Jan 2014. Email [email protected] for access to the full oral history interview¬†or click the file below to read a summary.



Interview summary Gerard Soothill PIOOH023


Buildings & site, Festival Theatre, Founding of CFT, Theatre Society & Friends of CFT

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