The collections below are materials from the Undercliff and Over Heath production in 1997. View the production’s page here.
View The programme listed all those involved in the production, as well as a short synopsis of the play and some of the work of participating chilldren.
Newspaper clippings from the press
View Press articles covered the re-living of the history and how children and the community were brought together by the project.
Music scores and song lyrics
View Words and music of original songs from the production: And We Who Stay, Song of Belonging, By the Sea and Final Instrumental
View Lyrics of original songs: Song of Belonging, And We Who Stay and The Turvers’ Song
© All songs are copyright of Wimborne Community Theatre
Photos of the artists
View photos of the artists Photos taken in rehearsal and during the performance.
Costumes and designs
View Costume designs and a storyboard by Cathy Wren.
View the memories collected from the people of Bournemouth
View the words used in recording a soundscape of voices for the production
View early research – quotations and collected thoughts
View an outline of the play as a PDF with full scripts of Scenes 6 & 7
© copyright of Wimborne Community Theatre
“Wishes” made during the production
View At the end of each performance the audience were invited to write down two wishes; one a personal wish and one for the future of Bournemouth.
Project outline report
View A preparatory report outlining the aims and objectives, participants and plans for the production.
1. The complete play in performance in and around the Russell-Cotes Museum in Bournemouth.
2. Extracts from workshops and rehearsals during the process of developing the play.