Orchestra line-up brings back musical memories

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A photo of the orchestra members who played at Ashburton Variety Theatre’s first ever production, The Boy Friend in 1961, has caught the eye and brought back fond memories for a number of readers. The eight orchestra members, from left, are Joe Sheehan (violin), Harry Walls (double bass), Norma Aitken (piano), Basil Woodham (conductor), Jack Green (saxophone), Edna Hunter (pianist), Alan McQuarters (trombone) and John Scammell (drums).