Window to the Past: Rouken Glen Entertainers

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THIS week, we present for your delectation, those thespians that were the Rouken Glen Entertainers.

Entertainment was a very serious requirement during the Great War and these men and women were producing first-rate performances around 1915.

Not for these men the flat cap and sans collar: they were, as were the women, dressed to the nines.

It was these people who you looked to to provide a sing-along and a joke during those depressing times.

The Rouken Glen Entertainers regularly performed at the park from the early 1900s until 1939 — when another war blighted our country.

Photo courtesy of East Renfrewshire Heritage Service.