Scroll through the photographs, cast lists, programmes and newspaper report memorabilia of the plays, films and festivals from the Markhouse Drama Club’s 20 plus years.
and the range of production memorabilia, links to Markovian Films, Markhouse School & Elysium Lights, CMMF Projects and former members memories & re-unions.
Shortly after returning to teach at Markhouse in 1955, Cyril Malyon started a weekly After School Stagecraft Workshop – and thereby sowed the ‘seeds’ of all that was to follow! Read more
MEMORIAL FUND PROJECTS
See the photographs and reports from the range of Performing Arts Projects that have been initiated through former Drama Club members and funded by The Cyril Malyon Memorial Fund
Markhouse Drama Club website
This Website is dedicated to Cyril Malyon who ran the Markhouse Drama Club in Walthamstow between 1955 - 1977; also to Richard (Dickie) Dunn - former member, musician, music teacher, good friend and our original archivist who maintained the links between everyone, from the closure of the Drama Club until his untimely loss in 2014
Scroll through the photographic galleries from the ‘Farewell’ celebration at The ‘Markhouse Theatre’ when the Drama Club closed in 1977, through to the more recent series of Re-Unions held between 2007 and 2017
Markhouse Secondary Modern School, which served it’s local young people in a variety of guises over the near 100 years of its existence – including, between 1955 – 1977, the home of what became the Markhouse Drama Club!
Scroll through and enjoy some of the cherished personal memories of, and by, former members of the Markhouse Drama Club
The Markovian Film Club was one of several ‘member-led’ initiatives which steadily became a regular part of the Drama Club’s programme – with some of it’s most ‘notable’ productions hosted on the website!
Cathode Elysium Lights
Cathode Elysium Lights was another ‘member led’ initiative that widened the range of the Drama Club’s activities and took those involved, and their ‘special effects’, into the wider world of mainstream pop and rock music!
Browse through the names of the 400 plus former members of the Drama Club between 1955 and 1977 and the Photo Gallery of those who have renewed their active interest in recent years Read more