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Jim McManus, Actor, Remembers… 📻

Staś Smagala interviews 83-year-old retired actor and Streatham resident, Jim McManus. Jim still has a few fond memories of his days as a touring actor and working at the theatre. He played Corporal Flight and was Assistant Stage Manager on Simple Spymen at Streatham Hill Theatre in October 1961, which had a famous cast including Timothy West and Andrew Sachs.

Jim McManus Remembers Streatham Hill Theatre. Transcript (PDF). Source: Staś Smagala / FoSHT
Jim McManus Remembers Streatham. Transcript (PDF). Source: Staś Smagala / FoSHT

Part of our memories project.

2 Comments on “Jim McManus, Actor, Remembers… 📻

  1. Jim remembers being Stage Manager and understudy in ‘A Taste of Honey’ in 1960 and cast member in ‘Simple Spyman’ in 1961.

  2. We’re saddened to learn of the passing of Jim McManus, Actor and Voice Artist (1940-2023), after a period of failing health. His love for the Streatham Hill Theatre and support for our campaign lives on in the interviews he kindly gave us for our Memories project. RIP Jim.

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