Lilies on the Land, Bedford, 10th-14th September 2019

Lilies on the Land Poster

Lilies on the Land Back of Postcard

Lilies on the Land cast members with former 1940s Land Girl Zeita at Thurleigh 306BS Museum 4 August 2019 Photo by Stuart Antrobus
Caption: The cast of ‘Lilies on the Land’, the play about WW2 land girls, try out a wartime American GI jeep at Thurleigh airfield museum. They are (l to r) : Tracey Powell (‘Vera’), Emily Alleyne (‘Peggy’), Scarlett Ash ‘Poppy’ & Hannah Millard (‘Margie’).
With them was a real former Land Girl, Zeita Holes nee Trott, who served from 1942 to 1945 at Bolnhurst hostel in north Bedfordshire. She recently appeared on BBC 1 TV’s ‘Countryfile’ programme.