ENSA Uniforms
(Recalled by Joyce Clarke)


"We had to do four weeks of ENSA every year for nothing, or for a few pounds, and the War Office they told us we'd be the first people to go to Germany once the war was over; they fitted us out with our officers uniforms which were a great hoot.

You can imagine all these different shapes getting into army uniforms and flat black shoes which I hated
- it was hysterical. Even I looked chunky with skirts all pleated and big square shoulders but some of the girls looked hysterical and some of them looked huge; some of the Yorkshire lasses- can you imagine Elsie Ford in an officers uniform?

We really had a lot of fun even though it was war time with bombing going on."

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