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Johnny Belinda


Elmer Harris

5th -8th April 1967

Director: Edna Garner

Based on an actual incident that happened near Harris's summer residence in Fortune Bridge, Bay Fortune, Prince Edward Island. The title character is based on the real-life Lydia Dingwell (1852-1931), of Dingwells Mills, Prince Edward Island. The play dramatizes the consequences of spreading lies and rumors, and the horror of rape.
Belinda McDonald Susan Costello
Dr Jack Davidson Colin Walker
Black McDonald (Belinda's Father) Eric Peel
Locky McCormick Ronald S Proctor
Stella McGuire Shirley Quick
Jimmy Dingwell (The Butcher) Len Yates
Maggie McDonald Marjorie Mayhew
Mrs McKee Mary Gregory
Mrs Lutz Margaret Stenson
The Rev Tidmarsh Edward Davies
Villagers Freda Hinson
Vicky Bowen
Stage Manager David Griffiths
Stage Staff Miss P Robinson
Reg Sykes
Peter Foster
Properties Lucy Butler
Edna Peel
Lighting John Williamson
G E Cheadle
G Butler
Sound Cyril Hines
Ray Thomas
House Manager M Butler
C Brown
Ticket Secretary Anne Hines
Refreshments Ladies Of The Society