Monday, February 06, 2006

Where the Prompters Have Gone

But the question of the vanishing prompters remains. Did they, in fact, ever exist outside of theatrical mythology? Indeed they did. Colin Draper, a retired stage manager from Richmond Theatre, confirms: In the old days you had to prompt, you really had to follow with your finger and mouth it with them. You marked up your script very precisely. You helped them through it.
(from The Times).

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