2016 Bromley Theatre Guild Full Length Play Festival entries

The entries for the 2016 Bromley Theatre Guild Full Length Play Festival are:

Hayes Players

Di and Viv and Rose by Amelia Bullmore

Aged 18, three women join forces. Life is fun. Living is intense. Together they feel unassailable. Crackling with wisdom and wit, Di and Viv and Rose is a humorous and thoughtful exploration of friendship’s impact on life and life’s impact on friendship.

27th – 30th April. 7:45pm

Adjudication Thursday 28th April

Hayes Village Hall, Hayes Street, Bromley, BR2 7LH. Box Office 07905210718

 

Leap Productions

Pornography by Simon Stephens

It’s July 2005 and Britain feels like the centre of the world. Big events are happening and everyone is talking about them. In schools, offices, streets, shops, parks and homes – there’s a buzz in the air. But in less than an hour in central London, everything changes.

21st – 23rd April. 8 pm

Adjudication Thursday 21st April

Downe Village Hall, High Street, Downe, Kent, BR6 7UT,  01322 383991

 

Theatre 62

Collaboration by Ronald Harwood

In 1931, composer Richard Strauss and writer Stefan Zweig embark on an invigorating artistic partnership. But Zweig is a Jew and the Nazis are on the march. Is it possible to keep artistic aspiration and political action separate? How fine is the line between collaboration and betrayal?

25th – 30th April  8 pm

Adjudication Wednesday 27th April

Wickham Theatre Centre, Corkscrew Hill West Wickham, BR4 9BA, 07542 716888

 

Farnborough Dramatics Society

The Enquiry by Charlotte Hastings

An enquiry is to be held by a prisoner was attacked. The Governor and her staff soon discover that the reason for the attack was not what it, at first appeared to be.

19th – 21st May 8pm

Adjudication: Friday 20th May

Farnborough Village Hall, Farnborough Orpington Kent BR6 7BB. Tel 01689 854995

 

Beckenham Theatre Centre

Waiting for GODOT by Samuel Beckett

Beckett’s masterpiece is about two men waiting for Godot to arrive. Two other men join them for a short period and then leave.  After this a boy arrives to confirm that Godot will not be arriving that day!

14th – 19th March  7.30 pm

Adjudication Friday 18th March

46 Bromley Rd, Beckenham, Kent BR3 5XL, tel 07500 908331

 

Bromley Little Theatre

The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh

Psychotic IRA terrorist Mad Padraic only cares about one thing more than Irish independence and that’s his beloved cat, Wee Thomas. So when Padraic learns that Wee Thomas has been killed, someone’s going to pay. Big time. And when a group of hit men arrive to assassinate Padraic, the body count goes into overdrive.

8th – 16th April  7:45pm

Adjudication Friday 15th April

North Street, Bromley, Kent BR1 1SB, tel 020 3189 1690

 

Chelsfield Players

The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington

A gripping drama about Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there’s more than just a drink on offer.

28th – 30th April 2016

Adjudication: Friday 29th April

 

Burnt Ash Drama Association

On the Razzle by Tom Stoppard

The story revolves around one long chase, chiefly after two naughty grocer’s assistants who, when their master goes off on a binge with a new mistress, escape to Vienna on a spree.

7th – 9th April  7:45pm

Adjudication Saturday 9th April

St Andrews Church Hall, Burnt Ash Lane BR1 5AF

 

Pratts Bottom Dramatic Society

The Reunion by Peter Gordon

28th – 30th April

Adjudication: Saturday 30th April

105 Cudham Lane North Orpington Kent 020 8650 6187

 

Matchbox Theatre

One Man Two Guvnors by Richard Bean.

ln the British seaside town of Brighton, Francis Henshall has just been fired from his skiffle.

band. Despondent and desperate for chips, Henshall ends up in the employ of Roscoe Crabbe, a small-time hood from the East End of London. But it turns out that ”Roscoe” is really his twin sister Rachel in disguise; the real Roscoe was murdered by Rachel s boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.

As fate would have it, Stanley is also hiding out in Brighton and waiting to be reunited with Rachel, and, as fate would further have it, he ends up employing Henshall as well.

ln order to keep both his jobs Henshall must keep his two guvnors from discovering each other as well as sort out a little romance of his own.

17th – 19th March 8:00pm

Adjudication: Saturday 19th March

St Francis Church Hall, Ravenswood Avenue, West Wickham Kent, BR4 0PW, tel 0845 680 4568

Awards and Finals Night: Friday 24th June at Keston Village Hall, Heathfield Road BR2 6BA

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