Member Profile:Douglas Ballard


Douglas Ballard  (1914-1994)


Douglas Ballard , as well as Roy Broadbent, played a key part in the acquisition and conversion of Wickenby's Methodist Chapel in the early seventies. Douglas was recognised for this and his further lengthy commitment to LRP when he accepted the committee's nomination as LRP's first ever President on March 14th 1992.  After holding this position for a year Douglas nominated Jim Broadbent to succeed him.


LRP Productions
Jack and the Beanstalk Special Props Jan/Feb 1990
Mother Goose Set January 1989
The Proposal Choobukov, a landowner June 1988
The Legend of Bluebeard Job Hunter, Bluebeard's Guests, Special Props and Construction January 1987
The Accrington Pals Set October 1986
Semi-Detached Set Construction October 1985
The Clandestine Marriage Special Props May 1985
The Importance of Being Earnest Rev. Canon Chasuble / Set Design and Construction May 1983
Hobson's Choice Set Construction October 1982
Arms and the Man Setting June/July 1982
The Twelve Pound Look Director March 1982
The Three Penny Opera Macheath / Set Construction March/April 1978
Krapp's Last Tape Krapp Sept/Oct 1977
Uncle Vanya Alexander Vladimirovitch Serebryakov / Set March 1977
The Business of Good Government Old Wise Man December 1976
The Sleeping Beauty Narrator November 1975
Ghost Train Set design Dec 1974
Resting Place Man May/June 1974
Present Laughter Morris Dixon March 1973
The Parker Plan Man from the Ministry May 1970
Oliver! Mr Sowerberry November 1969


Other Companies

Douglas was a member of the Holton Players (from which LRP was born in 1969). He was also a member of Lincoln's Phoenix Players.