Our last production was Terry Pratchett's Maskerade. It was great to see so many new people involved with this adventurous show - come back soon for more details and production pictures.
Our production of Alan Ayckbourn's early comedy, Relatively Speaking, proved a popular choice with our audience. The small cast of Lucy Parrett, Michael Howard, Amanda Bedwell and Sean Staines provided laughs a-plenty while Jacqui Brown's efficient stage crew made light work of the necessary complete scene change.
Comments from members of the audience after the show were very complimentary, with some even suggesting it was the best thing we'd ever done - possibly a bit extreme but very nice to hear!
BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE
Last June's production of Sue Townsend's Bazaar and Rummage proved to be popular with those who came to see it, with many very favourable comments reaching our ears. Making her debut as a director was Kris Knox-Crichton who guided her all-female cast to a most successful conclusion.
Carolyn Horsfield & Tracy Skingley Amanda Bedwell & Angie Jones Lucy Parret & Anne Dyster
With many very funny moments the cast, nonetheless, managed to portray the more serious side of a group of women coming to terms with their past and how it has had an impact on their lives. Even the apparently easy-going and confident Fliss, played by Lucy Parrett, is shown to have skeletons in her cupboard.
A special mention for the backstage crew of Jacqui Brown, Kristina Fleuty and Lauren Northfield who assembled a most convincing collection of second-hand clothes, books, toys and bric-a-brac!
In June we are planning to present Final Test by Chris Paling. The play centres around a middle-aged man who likes nothing better than to sit in his garden and listen to the cricket. It is while doing just this that his wife announces she has sold the house and is moving to the coast with her lover. When the new owners arrive they discover they have taken on more than they bargained for - a middle-aged cricket fan who refuses to move out of 'his' garden. Audtions are on Thursday 31st March at the Public Hall, starting at 8.00pm. Please come along if you want to get involved, either on stage or behind the scenes.
Come back soon for news of plays beyond June.