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Our 78th Season of Plays

A Foot in the Door
by Richard Harris
28th September to 5th October 2018, 7:30pm

May an elderly widow, has invited several salespeople to her London semi. The first guest to arrive is Warren, soon followed by an increasing array of colourful characters. Each salesperson adopts a persona they think will persuade their prospective client to put her money their way, but May's inability to wrench her eyes from her TV - and her lack of interest in any of the products - look set to wreck their hopes.
Producer: Joan Young

Booking Tickets for A Foot in the Door
Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 21st Sept 2018 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 22nd Sept 2018
Non-Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 24th Sept to 5th Oct 2018 (not Sundays)
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A Bunch of Amateurs
by Ian Hislop, Nick Newman
16th November to 23rd November 2018, 7:30p
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Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!
Producer: Liz Williams

Booking Tickets for A Bunch of Amateurs
Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 9th Nov 2018 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 10th Nov 2018
Non-Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 12th Nov to 23rd Nov 2018 (not Sundays)
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Fondly Remembered
by Gareth Armstrong
25th January to 1st February 2019, 7:30pm

Is a man's memorial service the right time to tell the truth? Reunited for the occasion, a group of friends gather to celebrate a life. But who are they remembering? A creative genius, a former lover, a bitter rival or the man who deceived them all? A five-strong cast in a wickedly funny new play full of revelation, rediscovery and revenge.
Producer: Alan Mitchell

Booking Tickets for Fondly Remembered
Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 18th Jan 2019 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 19th Jan 2019
Non-Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 21st Jan to 1st Feb 2019 (not Sundays)
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When the Wind Blows
by Raymond Briggs
15th March to 22nd March 2019, 7:30pm

Jim and Hilda Bloggs hear that a nuclear strike is headed their way. Armed with government leaflets, they construct a refuge with the solid cheerfulness they felt during the blitz. Trusting in the powers that be, they emerge after the bombing and wait for government assistance. Radiation sickness takes them, still loving each other and uttering prayers.
Producer: Donnamarie Stamp

Booking Tickets
Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 8th Mar 2019 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 9th Mar 2019
Non-Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 11th Mar to 22nd Mar 2019 (not Sundays)
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The Nightingales
by Peter Quilter
17th May to 24th May 2019, 7:30pm

It is the 1950s and this charming comedy introduces the Nightingales, members of a theatrical family who perform more at home than they do on the stage. Jack is a cabaret star, as in love with his piano as he is with his silk dressing gowns. His parents, Charlie and Beatrice, are old Music Hall stars, full of hilarious tales of life on the road. Maggie performs with Jack in the evenings and regularly visits his house to rehearse, drink tea, and tell the sorry tale of her latest romantic disaster. If only she and Jack realized that their true love was right in front of them. The sudden arrival of Charlie and Beatrice, asking to stay with Jack for a few days, throws his and Maggie's lives into chaos. They promise to be gone by Christmas, but this provides little comfort given that it is only January 7th! Jack's housekeeper Geraldine copes masterfully with the ensuing disruption, but then Beatrice unexpectedly disappears. It seems that this was not a simple visit, but an opportunity for her to leave Charlie and run off to another liaison in France. The question is, will anyone find their true love? Are there such things as happy endings? And what do performers do once the spotlight goes out? This is a very funny, touching showbusiness comedy, bursting with one-liners and lovable characters.
Producer: Barry Nicholls

Booking Tickets for The Nightingales
Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 10th May 2019 and 10:00am-12:00 noon 11th May 2019
Non-Members: 6:00pm-8:00pm 13th May to 24th May 2019 (not Sundays)
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