Written in 1958, this kitchen-sink drama was the work of a 19-year-old salesgirl, cinema usherette and photographer's lab assistant from Salford, who had left school at 16.
I was mentally chuckling about the fact that someone would pay fifteen quid to go and see a play without knowing who wrote it, when the usherette almost made me choke on my polo mint by replying ‘I've absolutely no idea’.
They'd just popped in for a quick half pint while waiting to question an usherette at the cinema who had witnessed a theft.
Alice worked as an usherette at the Mosspark Cinema in Cardonald, Glasgow before she married.
The usherette may be a rock star, but from 9am to 5pm she's still an usherette .
My sister-in-law Joan, who was also an usherette at the cinema, said she used to watch him painting in the foyer while at work.
His mother, who suffered from bouts of mental illness, was an usherette , at the cinema before she got married, after which, he says, ‘she got out of the movies for good’.
I went once to see ‘Airplane’ at my local cinema and was admonished by the usherette for laughing too loudly and disturbing the other patrons.
I thanked the usherette for her patience, bought a choc-ice and left.
She worked as an usherette at the Mosspark Cinema in Cardonald, and Patrick would stand outside, stubbornly waiting to propose again, in his bowler hat and spats.