Mary Sheen was a key member of the artistic team at the newly established Half Moon Theatre on Alie Street in the 1970s, performing in many plays. She talks about how she came to be involved in the very first production, In The Jungle Of The Cities. She reminisces about the production and what happened when there was a power cut one evening.
Mary Sheen talks about Will Wat, If Not, What Will? and the nature of the production in such an intimate space.
Mary Sheen talks about The Slave Camp and how it depicted the plight of the unemployed in 1930s London.
Mary Sheen shares her memories around The Silver Tassie, which was put on at the last minute when a commission fell through.
Mary Sheen highlights Pam Brighton’s strengths as a director.
Mary Sheen talks about the local children who hung out at the Half Moon Theatre.
Mary Sheen shares the memory of falling off the stage in The Dragon.
Mary Sheen talks about the antics that took place during Dan Dare which was adapted from the popular comic story.