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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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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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2018 October Murder in the Studio

Three Radio Plays by Agatha Christie  16th - 20th October 2018 Directed by Keith Beattie and Jenni Rushton The Workington Playgoers are the first British amateur dramatic society to be granted a licence to perform this classic collection of three…

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2018 September Two

By Jim Cartwright 19th - 22nd September 2018 Director Beryl Ballance A pub in the North of England is the setting for Two. Penned by the master of observation, Jim Cartwright, this play delivers on all levels. Wonderfully drawn characters come…

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2018 August Oliver Twist

By Charles Dickens Adapted for the stage by Paul Adams 31st August - 1st September 2018 Directed by Paul Adams The script will be specially written for the group by Paul Adams, who has written scripts for school groups and…

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2018 August Cat-in a-Box

by Morgan Sweeney 2nd - 4th August 2018 Directed by Morgan Sweeney This intriguing new play takes the philosophical puzzle of Schrödinger’s cat as its starting point. No-one has ever had the courage, or folly, to put themselves in a…

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2018 July The Tempest

By William Shakespeare 17th - 21st July 2018 Directed by Tony Parker The Tempest, Shakespeare’s final play, is also his most magical creation and the source of some of his most famous lines – ‘O brave new world’, ‘We are…

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