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The Vicar of Dibley

by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter Adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer. With kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions This hilarious play (adapted from the popular 1990s TV comedy) is set in the sleepy…

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2019 Oct/Nov Swallows & Amazons

By Arthur Ransome Adapted by Helen Edmundson 31st October - 2nd November 2019 Presented by kind permission of Nick Hern Books Directed by Ellie Wilson Arthur Ransome's much-loved children's classic, set in the Lake District, is brought thrillingly to life…

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2019 October Comedians

by Trevor Griffiths 15th - 19th October Directed by Stewart Grant 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…

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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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