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Our 76th Season of Plays

British Sign Language Interpreted Performances

Continuing in our 76th season, we are pleased to announce that there will be a British Sign Language Interpreted performance on the 1st Saturday evening of each play, interpreter
Sarah Cox.



After Miss Julie
by Patrick Marber
30th September to 8th October 2016, 7:30pm

Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie is not a translation of Strindberg's
classic Miss Julie but a version of it, moving the action from the original 19th-century Sweden to the England of 1945. Class suspicions and resentments, the erotic collusion of antagonists, the struggle against repressive social mores - all feature in this sharp, tense drama which combines Strindberg's original vision with Patrick Marber's own consummate skill in drawing believable and psychologically astute characters whose every word has point and deadly meaning.
Produced by Ian Mather.

Booking Tickets for After Miss Julie
Members: 6:00-8:00pm 23/09/2016 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 24/09/2016
Non-Members: 6:00-8:00pm 26/09/2016 to 08/10/2016 (not Sundays)
Box Office: 01777 702002   Email:



The Odd Couple - Female Version
by Neil Simon
18th November to 26th November 2016, 7:30p
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Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version
of The Odd Couple. Instead of Oscar Madison's poker party that begins the original version, Florence Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The men may have changed to women, the hilarity, however, remains the same.
Produced by Joan Young.

Booking Tickets for The Odd Couple - Female Version
Members: 6:00-8:00pm 11/11/2016 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 12/11/2016
Non-Members: 6:00-8:00pm 14/11/2016 to 26/11/2016 (not Sundays)
Box Office: 01777 702002   Email:



The Ladykillers
by Graham Linehan
10th February to 18th February 2017, 7:30pm

The Ladykillers is a classic black comedy; a sweet little old lady, alone
in her house, is pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing. Posing as amateur musicians, Professor Marcus and his gang rent rooms in the lopsided house of sweet but strict Mrs Wilberforce. The villains plot to involve her, unwittingly, in Marcus' brilliantly conceived heist job. The police are left stumped but Mrs Wilberforce becomes wise to their ruse and Marcus concludes that there is only one way to keep the old lady quiet. With only her parrot, General Gordon, to help her, Mrs Wilberforce is alone with five desperate men. But who will be forced to face the music?
Produced by Simon Cox.

Booking Tickets for The Ladykillers
Members: 6:00-8:00pm 03/02/2017 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 04/02/2017
Non-Members: 6:00-8:00pm 06/02/2017 to 18/02/2017 (not Sundays)
Box Office: 01777 702002   Email:



Murdered to Death
by Peter Gordon
31st March to 8th April 2017, 7:30pm

From the author of Out of Focus comes this hilarious spoof of the
best Agatha Christie traditions, with an assembled cast of characters guaranteed to delight: Bunting the butler, an English Colonel with the prerequisite stiff upper lip, a shady French art dealer and his moll, bumbling local inspectors and a well meaning local sleuth who seems to attract murder - they’re all here, and all caught up in the side-splitting antics which follow the mysterious death of the owner of a country manor house. But will the murderer be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom, or will audiences die laughing first?
Produced by Judith Walker.

Booking Tickets for Murdered to Death
Members: 6:00-8:00pm 24/03/2017 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 25/03/2017
Non-Members: 6:00-8:00pm 27/03/2017 to 08/04/2017 (not Sundays)
Box Office: 01777 702002   Email:



The Thrill of Love
by Amanda Whittington
19th May to 27th May 2017, 7:30pm

A gripping drama about Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged
in Britain. A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there's more than just a drink on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of a movie-star life. Then she meets the wealthy, womanising David, a racing driver with whom she becomes obsessed. Fame comes but not in the way she imagines. Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hanged in Britain, convicted of the coldblooded killing of her unfaithful lover. The Thrill of Love takes a new look at the real woman behind the headlines and at the events that drive her to murder.
Produced by Donnamarie Stamp.

Booking Tickets for The Thrill of Love
Members: 6:00-8:00pm 12/05/2017 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 13/05/2017
Non-Members: 6:00-8:00pm 15/05/2017 to 27/05/2017 (not Sundays)
Box Office: 01777 702002   Email:



Extra to the Season
Hi-De-Hi!
by Paul Carpenter and Ian Gower
10th - 14th July 2017, 7:30pm

It's the start of a new season and founder Joe Maplin announces that
he is setting up a camp in the Bahamas and needs female yellowcoats (entertainers) to go and work there. The annual "Miss Yellowcoat" competition will decide who. Imagine the rivalry! Camp cleaner Peggy, meanwhile, is thrilled at the prospect of a vacancy for a new yellowcoat and convinces Entertainments Manager Jeffrey that she is the ideal candidate for the job. Ted is forced to employ numerous money-making schemes when his ex wife turns up at the camp with a bailiff in tow and Yvonne and Barry Stuart-Hargreaves send the rumour mill into its usual overdrive when Gladys is overheard escorting Jeffrey into his chalet late one evening. Hi-de-hi, campers!
Produced by Frank Stamp.

Booking Tickets for Hi-De-Hi!
To be confirmed.
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