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Comedians

by Trevor Griffiths First performed in 1975, Trevor Griffiths’ ground-breaking play Comedians raised important questions about society, the nature of comedy, social class and racial stereotyping. It revealed the disturbing reality behind mainstream comedy which at the time largely consisted…

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2019 July A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakespeare              For their fifth annual production, the Theatre Royal Shakespeare Players are delighted to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy. The play opens in the ancient city of Athens, where the ruler, Duke Theseus, is about…

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2019 June Dinner by Moira Buffini

By Moira Buffini 11th - 15th June 2019 Directed by Morgan Sweeney This amateur production of Dinner is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd, a Concord Theatricals Company.          Lars is celebrating the fact that his popular philosophy book…

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2019 May The Railway Children

By E. Nesbit Adapted by Dave Simpson 2nd - 4th May 2019 Directed by Joel Indiana This amateur production of 'The Railway Children (Play)' is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.  Peter and his two sisters, Phyllis and…

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2019 April Stepping Out

By Richard Harris 2nd - 6th April 2019 Directed by Pat Brinicombe Stepping Out is a hugely popular play that won the 1984 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy. It follows the lives of seven women and one man (Geoffrey, the…

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The Music from Brassed Off

Workington Town Band presents the music from Brassed Off Workington Town Band’s music was a big feature of Brassed Off, the Theatre Royal’s most successful 2018 production, but they only had time to play short snippets in the stage show.…

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Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

2019 February Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

By Edward Albee 5th - 9 February 2019 Directed by Brian Young This enduring masterpiece of American drama was first staged in 1962 but its portrayal of a destructive marriage, based on toxic illusions, has lost none of its mesmerising…

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2019 January Girls Like That

by Evan Placey 16th - 19th January 2019 Directed by Jane Douglas  ‘The problem with girls like that is they ruin it for everyone. The problem with girls like that is they give all girls a bad name.’ When a…

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