The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

Alan Plater's new play examines the lives of the pioneering wartime women jazz players. Here he reveals the source of his inspiration more>>

Thursday 15 April 2004

The Guardian


And the band played on

As the bombs rained down on London during the Second World War, the music kept playing, thanks in no small part to musicians like Kathy Stobart more>>

By Carey Green (approx. late 1990's)


I'm a Tynesider

The note read: "When you come into the house mind the dog, don't fall over the kids, and don't let the cats into the kitchen. I'll be practising the flute in the spare room." more>>

Interviewed by Les Tomkins in 1974


A bit of a yap with Kath

Kath moved from London to Axmouth, East Devon in 1985 where she was warmly welcomed and gained some very good friends. This is an interview for her local Parish magazine which they have kindly let me reproduce.  more>>

Interviewed by Pauline Morgan of Axmouth in September, 2010




Kath received help from various organisations during the latter stage of her life for which we are very grateful.


Particular thanks go to:

The Kathleen Stobart band, early 1950's


Kath's second husband to be, Bert Courtley, trumpeter in the front row.

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