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1973 Come Together

Jimmy Owens' significant musical.
Through our links with John and Ros Harding, leaders of the 11:59 group, we got to hear of auditions at Holy Trinity. Brompton, for this musical. Several of us attended and were accepted onto the cast. There was a gruelling rehearsal schedule and a nationwide tour with Pat Boone.

The Tour
Usher Hall, Edinburgh - 12th Sept. 8pm performance. Travel by Flying Scotsman from Kings Cross.
Birmingham - 13th Sept. 8pm performance. By train from Edinburgh.
Liverpool - 14th Sept. 8pm performance. By coach from Liverpool.
Belfast - 15th Sept. 7pm performance. By charter flight from Liverpool then directly to Bristol after the performance.
Colston Hall, Bristol - 16th Sept. 8:30pm performance. Coach back to London.
Royal Albert Hall, London - 17th and 18 Sept
Coventry - 19th Sept. By coach.
Hemel Hempsted - 20th Sept. By coach.
Bournemouth - 21st Sept. By coach.
There were further performances at the Royal Albert Hall on the 17th and 18th December 1973.

After the tour the were several local teams who rehearsed and put on perfornaces in their own regions around the country. We became involved in a Basingstoke centred cast.