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.

Celebrating 10 years of artistic achievement at Hall for Cornwall (1)

On the 15th of November 2007, Hall for Cornwall celebrated it’s 10th birthday with a year of celebration including a specially commissioned work, a very successful Open Day in August and a Gala Concert in November which was attended by Prince Edward. This a page from the programme that was produced to reflect on the 10 years of artistic achievement at HfC.

Celebrating 10 years of artistic achievement at Hall for Cornwall (2)

On the 15th of November 2007, Hall for Cornwall celebrated it’s 10th birthday with a year of celebration including a specially commissioned work, a very successful Open Day in August and a Gala Concert in November which was attended by Prince Edward. This a page from the programme that was produced to reflect on the 10 years of artistic achievement at HfC.

Celebrating 10 years of artistic achievement at Hall for Cornwall (3)

On the 15th of November 2007, Hall for Cornwall celebrated it’s 10th birthday with a year of celebration including a specially commissioned work, a very successful Open Day in August and a Gala Concert in November which was attended by Prince Edward. This a page from the programme that was produced to reflect on the 10 years of artistic achievement at HfC.

Cinderella at Hall for Cornwall, c. 1997

City Hall Truro’s theatre opened as the newly refurbished Hall for Cornwall in November 1997. During its first Christmas season, Hall for Cornwall, in association with Albemarle Montrose Productions and C&A, staged the Cinderella pantomine. The production ran between the 19th of December and 10th of January and featured Heather Jay Jones as Cinderella and Robbie Dee as Buttons. The newly refurbished Hall also included a restauraunt called Stars which was housed on the mezzanine level overlooking the main entrance and boasted ‘an enviable reputation for first class cuisine.’