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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

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 Beyond Belief has become a bestseller. His wife Paige (a self-confessed ‘Uberbitch’)…

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2019 May The Railway Children

by E. Nesbit Adapted by Dave Simpson This amateur production of 'The Railway Children (Play)' is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.  Peter and his two sisters, Phyllis and Roberta (Bobbie), are growing up in a comfortable middle-class…

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2019 April Stepping Out

by Richard Harris 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 ‘doormat’) who meet at a weekly dance class in…

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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 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 power. George is a middle-aged history professor at an…

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2019 January Girls Like That

by Evan Placey 16th - 19th January 2019 Director 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 photograph…

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2018 December Brassed Off

by Paul Allen adapted from the screenplay by Mark Herman by Kind Permission of Samuel French 4th - 8th December 2018 Director Pat Brinicombe Workington Town Band and Workington Playgoers collaborate to bring this moving, inspiring show to the Theatre…

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