Category Archives: 2005-2009 Productions

Dracula The Panto | December 2009

By David Williams, directed by Sandie Campbell Cast Dracula                          John Oakenfull Dame Plasma                Howard James Buffy                               Vikki Redgrave Fred                                Ian-Paul Munday Rema                              Ruth Aylward Dr Paul Bearer              Rob Chambers Prof Van Helsing           Pieter Swinge Marquise de Sade         Del Stone Buster … Continue reading

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Blithe Spirit | October 2009

By Noel Coward. Directed by John Heather. Coward wrote Blithe Spirit in 1941. The action takes place in the late 1930s in the living room of Charles Condomine’s House in Kent. Charles Condomine:        Brian John Ruth Condomine:            Janet Sharrock Doctor … Continue reading

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Angels in Love | June 2009

By Hugh Mills. Directed by Noel Rands. Family feuds, mistaken identity and true love abound when Mrs Fauntleroy attempts to enlighten her now 25 year old married son – the ‘Little Lord’ – on the facts of life. Her hilarious … Continue reading

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The Accrington Pals | April 2009

By Peter Whelan. Directed by Eve Stone. The story of men from the industrial town of Accrington who enlisted for service in the First World War. They did not enlist for mere patriotism – military service provided a guaranteed income, regular … Continue reading

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Curtains | February 2009

By Stephen Bill.  Directed by Muriel Kidd. A mother’s 86th birthday tea is a desperate affair. She is racked with pain and feels that she has lived too long, and her daughter feels guilty at not being able to help. After … Continue reading

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The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge | December 2008

By Mark Brown. Directed by Janet Clark. The continuation of Dickens’s Christmas story sees Scrooge one year after he learned the lesson of goodwill to all. Now the setting is a court of law, where he has sued the ghosts … Continue reading

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Our Country’s Good | October 2008

By Timberlake Wertenberger. Directed by Patricia Melluish. Set in Australia in the late 1780s, convicts are offered humanity by participating in the production of a play, ‘The Recruiting Officer’. The convicts are sent by ship to Australia by the British and over … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Earnest | June 2008

By Oscar Wilde. Directed by Paul Marshall. Worthing and Moncrieff invent the name Ernest for their alter egos. Worthing becomes Ernest when visiting Gwendolene in London, and Moncrieff when visiting Worthing’s young ward Cecily in the country.   Eventually they end … Continue reading

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Sugar Daddies | April 2008

By Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by John Oakenfull. Sasha’s chance meeting with a Father Christmas (a near hit-and-run victim) develops into a long, tender and increasingly sinister relationship. The awkward girl from the country meets a guardian uncle who turns out to … Continue reading

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The Ghost Train | February 2008

By Arnold Ridley. Directed by Ray Harris. Six passengers stranded at a remote station of the South Cornwall Joint Railway decide to stay the night in the cheerless waiting room. They soon regret their decision because they discover it is … Continue reading

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