Programme cover for Kind Hearts and Coronets at Hall for Cornwall, 1998.

Kind Hearts and Coronets is a 1949 British black comedy film featuring Dennis Price, Joan Greenwood, Valerie Hobson and Alec Guinness. The plot, which concerns the revenge sought by the son of a woman whose aristocratic family disowned her for marrying outside of her class, draws on Roy Horniman’s 1907 novel called ‘Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal.’ The film has since been adapted for both radio and stage and in 1998 it was produced at Hall for Cornwall by Charles Vance.

Programme for Kind Hearts and Coronets at Hall for Cornwall, 1998.

Kind Hearts and Coronets is a 1949 British black comedy film featuring Dennis Price, Joan Greenwood, Valerie Hobson and Alec Guinness. The plot, which concerns the revenge sought by the son of a woman whose aristocratic family disowned her for marrying outside of her class, draws on Roy Horniman’s 1907 novel called ‘Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal.’ The film has since been adapted for both radio and stage and in 1998 it was produced at Hall for Cornwall by Charles Vance.

Programme cover for Hell Fire Corner at Hall for Cornwall, 2014

Hell Fire Corner is a play by distinguished Cornish writer D.M. Thomas. The play is about the illiterate Redruth miner Bert Soloman who, a century ago, scored a winning try on the England rugby team before declining to play international rugby again. The play was staged at Hall for Cornwall in 2004 as a joint venture between HfC’s producer Tim Brinkman and John and Marie Macneill of Mundic Nation production company. The play ran between the 29th of April and the 8th May and featured Stephen Hose as musical director and Al Hodge as musical composer.

Hell Fire Corner at Hall for Cornwall, 2014

Hell Fire Corner is a play by distinguished Cornish writer D.M. Thomas. The play is about the illiterate Redruth miner Bert Soloman who, a century ago, scored a winning try on the England rugby team before declining to play international rugby again. The play was staged at Hall for Cornwall in 2004 as a joint venture between HfC’s producer Tim Brinkman and John and Marie Macneill of Mundic Nation production company. The play ran between the 29th of April and the 8th May and featured Mary Macneil as director, Stephen Hose as musical director and Al Hodge as musical composer.

Hall for Cornwall Summer 2017 programme (2)

Hall for Cornwall’s seasonal programmes list all the performances and events which are programmed to take place at the theatre during the designated seasonal period. This collection item is a page from inside the summer 2017 programme and includes a list of productions and events which are scheduled to take place at HfC between May and October.

Programme for Death of a Salesman at Hall for Cornwall, 2017

The American playwright Arthur Miller wrote the stage play Death of a Salesman in 1949. The play is a collection of the memories, dreams, confrontations and arguments which make up the last 24 hours of Willy Loman’s life. It addresses the themes of identity loss and man’s inability to accept individual and societal change. The Royal & Derngate touring production of the play was staged at Hall for Cornwall between the 27th of June 1st July, 2017. It was directed by Abigail Graham and choreographed by Jennifer Jackson.