• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001393

Interview with Gwenneth Ballantyne [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 438/29/5
  • Date Range 1986 - 1986
  • Description

    1 hour 10 minutes Gwenneth Ballantyne talks about growing up in North Adelaide and Torrensville, World War I, actress Mimi Mattin, the Depression, attending Scott’s Business College, job as a typist with the Freemasons under Mr Charles Glover, acting in ‘A Portrait of a Gentleman in Slippers’, secretary for the Little Theatre Company, marriage and children, World War II, husband Colin’s return, theatre involvement, the Hut theatre, teaching drama at the Wilderness School for 27 years, joining the Lyceum Club, performed ‘Victoria Regina’ at the Club, trip to Europe, working with John Bishop to establish a Festival Theatre, became President of the Lyceum Club in 1978, and in 1985 resigned as leader of the Play Reading Group.

  • Formats Sound recording (cassette) analogue
  • Access Access to use copies only with written permission from the donor. Contact the President, Lyceum Club. Original WITHDRAWN.
  • Finding Aid Biographical outline, (4 pages)