Updated: 5 days ago
Strap in folks, this is going to be exciting. You all know that "A Play in a Day" is coming your way in July. But the fun doesn't stop there, good gracious no.
The Autumn will bring us "The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)" by Ken Ludwig on 6-8 October. Set in December 1936 at the home of Broadway star William Gillette, when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. It is then up to Gillette himself, in the persona of Sherlock Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit which won the Edgar award for best play in 2012.
January 2023 will feature our ever popular annual Panto (more details to follow - watch this space) followed by Hay Fever, one of Noel Coward’s most durable comedies, on 27-29 April. The action takes place in the house of the Bliss family over the course of a weekend when they have all privately invited guests for the weekend, unbeknownst to anyone else. As the guests arrive, it becomes clear that it is not them who will be the problem, but the family themselves. Hay Fever provides a shrewd, farcical look at a dysfunctional family oblivious to their ill-mannered behaviour.
Before this, we will be holding another of our highly enjoyable play reading evenings and as evidence of how forward thinking our Committee is, this is planned to feature our prospective production for Spring 2024! More details will follow shortly but in the meantime you might want to block out the evening of Wednesday 22 June in your diaries.