Review: Groping For Words

Groping For Words by Sue Townsend Groping For Words by Sue Townsend, performed at The Little Theatre from the 20th to the 27th May, is a comic play centered around an adult literacy class. As always, the set for this production was beautifully constructed as we were transported to a nursery classroom for the duration … Read more

Review: Ladies in Lavender

Ladies in Lavender by Shaun McKenna The second play of the Retford Little Theatre’s long awaited 80th season is Ladies in Lavender by Shaun McKenna. This heart warming and gentle play concerns itself with two Cornish sister spinsters, Janet and Ursula, who are living out their lives in pre-Second World War Cornwall, knitting, listening to … Read more

Review: Wife After Death

Wife After Death by Eric Chappell Wife After Death is a comedy by Eric Chappell and was performed from the 25th March to the 1st April at Retford Little Theatre. I was lucky enough to catch their last performance. This is a play centred around the elaborate funeral of a household name, and in true … Read more

Review: Ladies Day

Ladies Day by Amanda Whittington Amanda Whittington’s humorous play tells of four working class Yorkshire women who find themselves with tickets to Ladies Day at The Royal Ascot, which was relocated to York in 2005. The story of how these fish-line workers from Hull hob-nob with the rich, have a little too much to drink … Read more

Review: Stepping Out

The comedy Stepping Out by Richard Harris is about a group of working-class amateurs with inhibitions and two left feet. I have nothing but praise for every part of the production and I know from the reaction of the audience, that everyone felt the same. Read more…