Pimco panto, oh yes it is?

A few weeks ago I published a photo of local soldier Thomas Hobbs in India. But when he wasn't serving his country he worked for the Portsea Island Mutual Co-operative (Pimco).

Sunday, 3rd July 2016, 6:00 am
Musicians from branches of the Portsmouth Co-op (Pimco) rehearsing for a panto perhaps? Note the dog on the piano.

His son Roger has sent me another superb photo dating from about 1930 and he thinks it shows staff from local Co-op stores rehearsing for a show, perhaps a pantomime for a children’s party.

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His father in this photograph – at the back with his dog which accompanied him in India. If you can recognise a family member, please let me know.