What They Left Behind Archive Materials

The collections below are materials from WCT’s production of What They Left Behind in Wimborne town centre, in May 2016. View the production’s page here.

For more information about the development of the production:  View the research materials page here.



WCT flyer front for facebook web Poster



View all the photos




Selection – 9 moments from the production
Performance 25th May 2016
Dress Rehearsal
Informal Rehearsal Shots
Down the Garden Path Scene – Allenbourn Middle School Cast
Priest’s House Museum Gathering Days Research
Installations and Teasers
Cast Walkabout
Dance Workshop with Roz Conlon

 Original Music – Scores & Lyrics of Songs

Songs from the production – words by Gill Horitz from WCT and music by Karen Wimhurst, Musical Director.


View What They Left Behind (from the opening scene – On the Minster Green)
View  Nurses’  Song  (from the Red Cross Hospital scene – Church House)
View  Entertainment (from the Red Cross Hospital scene – Church House)
View  Resolution (from the final scene – Resolution – Minster Green)

©  All songs are copyright of Gill Horitz and Karen Wimhurst, 2016

WCT map copyArt Installations & Exhibition

More about the art & sound installations around Wimborne as a prelude to the production

rsz_dadagarden_copy Dada Garden

View  An event of sounds and installations curated by Adrian Newton in the Priest’s House Museum Garden in the run-up to the production


Read two reviews: Mark Blackham at The Fine Times Recorder  & John Newth at Scene One

Audience Comments

Read the audience evaluation of the production, including all the comments made and letters of appreciation.


Documentary:  A short documentary by film maker Rob Hart on the making of What They Left Behind, including interviews with cast and crew and background on the research and process involved.

Rehearsal:   Watch a video of a rehearsal of What They Left Behind filmed on Sunday May 16th with an outline of the production by Tony Horitz, the Director.

VIdeo by Damien Stone

Performances:   Two versions of the full production of What They Left Behind in performance.

Video filmed and produced by Rob Hart

The alternative version filmed by Damien Stone

rsz_img_5842_2Developing the Project – Early Workshops

Read  Exploring research materials in workshops

Read  Notes from a workshop on Dreams and Reality

Read more and listen  Sound workshop

rsz_1dscf7772View  The professional artists’ planning meetings

View  The costume team from the Arts University Bournemouth

Cast Walkabout

View press cuttings and photos of the cast walking around the town in full costume to promote the production .







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