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Eight (8) press cuttings relating to The Cardiff Civil Defence Players and their performances.

- Four reviews of 'The Rose Without A Thorn' play by Clifford Bax, at the Prince of Wales Theatre during the Second World War;
- Two press adverts announcing 'The Rose Without A Thorn' play by Clifford Bax, at the Prince of Wales Theatre;
- Two press articles: 'Fifty years ago', reprints of the articles which appeared in the Western Mail on 15 January 1898.

This page is from a scrapbook of items relating to amateur dramatic productions, compiled by Clifford James.

The Cardiff Civil Defence Players were part of the Civil Defence Welfare Committee and volunteered their time during the Second World War in to form an amateur drama group. The Cardiff Civil Defence Players earned public recognition and won first prize at the Maesteg Drama Festival for their performance of 'Fresh Fields' in 1944. The group, made up of Air Raid Precautions (ARP) workers doing ambulance work, manning first-aid posts or belonging to rescue squads, began rehearsing together in 1943. Little information can be found about their disbandment.

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