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Play In A Week 2018 – Keeping Score

Play In A Week celebrates 20 years in 2018!

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Keeping Score

Directed by Brandon McGuire

Performances 28 July at 7.30 and 29 July at 2.30

Tickets: £13

Book online or call 01483 284747

The Nomads annual week-long project for people with a range of physical and/or learning disabilities. A special play is commissioned each year with a unique part to suit every individual wanting to participate. Not to be missed!

Trivial Pursuits by Frank Vickery

Trivial Pursuits

By Frank Vickery

Directed by Michael Ayres

Wednesday 12 to Saturday 15 September at 7.45pm

Tickets: adults £12, children/students £10

At the summer meeting of the local am dram society, next season’s play is to be announced. The society’s business manager, Nick, runs into trouble, having promised a different show and the plum roles to four different people.

In this comedic look at the world of ‘am-dram’, the audience may find the scenarios of hidden agendas, scores to be settled and all the behind-the-scenes shenanigans which go into a production, a little familiar.

All in all, this play will make you chuckle and chortle, perhaps even raise the odd wry eyebrow or groan! Now, does anyone know how to light a barbecue properly?

A comedic look at the world of amateur dramatics!

  • Derek – Paul Asher

Andrew’s Night – 2nd December

Our next Club Night will be our annual festive celebration, Andrew’s Night, where our Chairman, Andrew Hamel-Cooke will host an evening of entertainment by our members.

If you’d like to perform, you have a party piece of any kind, let us know by emailing [email protected]

There will be mulled wine and mince pies to celebrate the start of the festive season, and maybe even a bit of a sing-a-long!

Sunday 2nd December, from 7pm – no tickets needed, but please RSVP to [email protected] or Facebook letting us know if you are coming along so we can plan for food & drink.

The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold

The Chalk Garden

By Enid Bagnold

Directed by Murray Stephens

Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th November at 7.45pm in the studio

Tickets: adults £12, children/students £10

A troubled teenage girl lives with her eccentric grandmother, Mrs. St. Maugham, in a big house in Sussex, with a Chalk Garden. When a new governess is hired, partly to keep Laurel’s mother from taking her back, the brittle calm of the household is shaken. Miss Madrigal has no past, and no references; but when Mrs. St Maugham’s old friend the Judge comes to lunch, secrets are revealed and illusions destroyed.

Enid Bagnold’s 1955 play deals with issues that are as relevant now as they were in the 50’s, renewing and rebuilding lives, and above all the need for love, and the need to move on.

It was first performed on Broadway, in 1955. It opened in London in 1956 with Edith Evans and Peggy Ashcroft, and was the most successful play that year, eclipsing both “Look Back in Anger” and “The Deep Blue Sea”. It won numerous awards in Britain and on Broadway, including rave reviews from Kenneth Tynan. It has been revived regularly. There was a run at the Donmar Theatre in 2008, with Margaret Tyzack (her last play) Penelope Wilton and Felicity Jones in her breakthrough role, and it is running at Chichester this year with Penelope Keith. It was also filmed in 1964 starring Edith
Evans, Deborah Carr, Hayley Mills and John Mills.

Auditions

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens

Adapted and Directed by Graham Botterill

Tuesday 11th to Saturday 15th December at 7.30pm, matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm

Tickets: adults £16, children/students £10 (£12 for adults on the 12th)

Box office: 01483 284747 – tickets on sale online from September

The famous tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey from miserable miser to generous benefactor, has been a popular feature of Christmas since it was published in 1843. Scrooge’s redemption is prompted by the visitation of a succession of spirits. By turns exciting, terrifying, amusing and always moving; this story is a wonderful prelude to Christmas.