Play revisits town’s turbulent history

A COMMUNITY play revisiting a turbulent time in Worthing’s history had a ‘hugely successful’ first performance.

Victorian era cotumes turn heads in Worthing
Victorian era cotumes turn heads in Worthing

The Just Cause, written and directed by Ann Feloy, saw a cast of 200 tell the tale of the Salvation Army’s first foray into Worthing and the uproar it caused among the town’s residents.

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The play, held in Christ Church, Grafton Road, Worthing, was funded by a £50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant and took two years to come to fruition.

Mrs Feloy said: “It was a huge success. It was absolutely amazing.”

For the full story, see the Worthing Herald, Thursday, June 19.