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2018 October Murder in the Studio

Three Radio Plays by Agatha Christie by Kind Permission of Samuel French 16th - 20th october 2018 Directors Keith Beattie and Jenni Rushton The Workington Playgoers are the first British amateur dramatic society to be granted a licence to perform…

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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 The script will be specially written for the group by Paul Adams, who has written scripts for school groups and for BBC Radio. Based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, this heart-warming play tells the story…

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2018 August Cat-in a-Box

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 Schrödinger Box. So no-one really knows whether it’s true:…

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2018 July The Tempest

by William Shakespeare 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 such stuff as dreams are made on’, ‘Be not…

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2018 May Bosom Pals & Snake in the Grass

BOSOM PALS By Carol Donockley by Kind Permission of Carol Donockley Bosom Pals Written by Cumbrian playwright Carol Donockley, Bosom Pals was first performed at Penrith Playhouse in 2012 (when it was one of the winning entries in the ‘One…

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2018 April Alice in Wonderland

Written by Lewis Carroll Adapted for the Stage by Brainerd Duffield 20th - 22nd April 2018 Director Georgia Douglas-Brown. Assisted by Amy Alice plunges down the rabbit hole and becomes involved in that madcap and deliciously satiric series of adventures…

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2018 March The Ladykillers

Adapted for the stage by Father Ted scriptwriter Graham Linehan by Kind Permission of Samuel French Director Morgan Sweeney This stage version of the classic 1955 Ealing Studios comedy was a massive hit in the West End and it’s sure…

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2018 February Under Milk Wood

Written by Dylan Thomas by Kind Permission of Samuel French ‘To begin at the beginning: It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black…’ These famous opening lines draw us into a radio masterpiece capturing 24 hours…

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2017 December Goodnight Mister Tom

From the novel by Michelle Magorian Director Gwyneth Savage Assistant Director Nicola Woodier  Now a modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaptation by David Wood. Set during the dangerous build-up…

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