Billy Colvill talks about performing in the play Johnny Boxer, which was seen by the boxing commentator, Harry Carpenter. He also remembers one performance when he almost got knocked out by another performer who in fact was a professional boxer.
Billy Colvill talks about how the Half Moon Theatre resonated with him because it championed local issues and the East End. One of the plays he wrote was Fall In And Follow Me, a play about the children’s strike of 1911.
Billy Colvill remembers Pam Brighton who was the Artistic Director from 1975-1977 and her passion for ordinary local people. Interviewed by Toni Tsaera.