Kōrero: Actors and acting

Ngaio Marsh, 1958

Ngaio Marsh, 1958

The tall and imposing crime writer and theatre director Ngaio Marsh (centre) was asked in 1941 to work with the drama society of Canterbury University College (later the University of Canterbury). She maintained her involvement with the society for more than 30 years. Here she is directing Jennifer Barrer and Mervyn Glue in a production of Hamlet in 1958. The society eventually acquired a purpose-built theatre on the Ilam campus, named the Ngaio Marsh Theatre. 

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Laurie Atkinson, 'Actors and acting - Amateur acting, 1920s to 1960', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42186/ngaio-marsh-1958 (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Laurie Atkinson, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014