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CYRIL BOX (d.1987)

Only some of the older members will remember that outstanding actor, Cyril Box, who contributed some fine performances in the early days of the old theatre. He was in the cast of the first production in the "tin hut" theatre, "Dragon's Teeth" in 1933, but will be particularly remembered for a superb performance in the lead part of the son in Masefield's"The Witch".

Cyril was one of those actors who did so much to set the high standards of The Questors in those crucial early days.

We were suddenly saddened by the news of his death early in May, a peaceful passing.

Cyril never failed to send his good wishes every Christmas to The Questors, from Southwold, where he had been living for many years.

Alfred Emmet
[TOAD 135 June 1987]

Cyril Box at The Questors
1933 Dragon's Teeth
1934 The Witch
1940 She Stoops to Conquer
1946 Ghosts
1947 The Seagull
1948 The Apple Cart
1949 Othello
1951 Poor Man's Miracle
1955 Hamlet