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At their Christmas end of term entertainment pupils of Torrington Secondary Modern School included a one act play, ‘Toddy in the Belfry’, a scene from which is portrayed.

1959 Torrington school

It was an exciting tale about smuggled rum, which eventually finds a hiding place in grandmother’s bed!
Appearing in the play were: Warren Golder; George John Davis; Emma, Barbara Huxtable; Hazel Seymour; Nigel Rogers; Thomas Raymond Lock; John Heard; Tony Gifford, Roger Baker, Gregory Rookes and David Reynolds.

The Gazette article is dated 2 January 1959

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