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Curtain Call

Directed by: Barabara Ritchie

18th - 22nd March 2014

Christmas Showcase

Unhand Me, Squire by Richard Tydeman
Directed by Barbara Ritchie
NarratorKirsty Jenkins
Village GirlsLisa M. Syme
Francesca Lever
Jo Schilling
Vicky-Jane Worsley
FannySally Day
GrannyEmma L. Johnson
PercivalSimon Mills
Sir JasperIbrahim Hoosein
Young and shy village girl Fanny is in love with squeaky clean boy next door Percival, but villainous Sir Jasper has other ideas.
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Barbara Ritchie
AlgernonIbrahim Hoosein
JackLuke Lawley
GwendolineJo Schilling
CecilyVicky-Jane Worsley
Jack and Algernon are desperate to win the hands of their true loves and in their attempts realise the vital Importance of Being Earnest.
Greased Lightning by Warren Casey/Jim Jacobs
Directed by Dianne Jenkins, Barbara Ritchie, Simon Taylor.
PianoMargaret Williams
Played by the entire company
Kenickie and friends turn an old banger into a dream machine.
It's Christmas Eve
Directed by Dianne Jenkins, Barbara Ritchie, Simon Taylor
PianoMargaret Williams
Played by the entire company
Therese Raquin by Leslie Sands
Directed by Simon Taylor.
LaurentIbrahim Hoosein
ThereseSara Scott
Mme. RaquinBabs Frith
MichaudNicholas Field
Laurent and Therese have murdered Mme. Raquin's son, Camille. How can Mme. Raquin, confined to a wheelchair as she is, get her revenge?
The Odd Couple (Female Version) by Neil Simon
Directed by Jean Cox
Olive MadisonBarbara Ritchie
Florence UngerDianne Jenkins
When neurotic, newly separated, houseproud, cordon bleu cook, Florence takes refuge in the apartment of her divorced slob of a friend, Olive, they find compatibility hard to achieve.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Directed by Simon Taylor
AbigailKirsty Jenkins
BettyEmma L. Johnson
HaleJames J. Murtagh
ParrisLuke Lawley
DanforthIbrahim Hooscin
ProctorNicholas Field
Mary WarrenLisa M Syme
Abigail's accusations lead to torture and death for many innocents stand against the fraud condemns him to certain death.
Educating Rita by Willie Russell
Directed by Barbara Ritchie
RitaSara Scott
FrankNorman Whitelam
Frank attempts to teach Open University student Rita, the difference between books and literature.
Separate Table by Terence Rattigan
Directed by Dianne Jenkins
CharlesNicholas Field
JeanKirsty Jenkins
Mrs. Railton-BellSara Scott
Lady MathesonEmma L. Johnson
In the respectable Beauregard Private Hotel, Bournemouth, the elderly residents reflect on the past. Jean and Charles look to the future with the confidence and expectancy of youth.
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Directed by Dianne Jenkins
PuckJo Schilling
OberonSimon Mills
TitaniaVicky-Jane Worsley
FairiesEmma L. Johnson
Lisa M. Syme
Carol Kemp
The lovers are blessed, our sweet dream ends. Please give us your hands, fellow actors and friends.
We Go Together by Warren Casey/Jim Jacobs
Directed by Dianne Jenkins, Barbara Ritchie, Simon Taylor.
PianoMargaret Williams
Played by the entire company
Stage ManagerGeoff Bird
Cyril Hines
Musical DirectorMargaret Williams
Set ConstructionHilda Knight
Joyce Sykes
Cyril Hines
PropertiesHilda Knight
Joyce Sykes
WardrobeJoyce Pomfret
Hilary Whitelam
Joan Heinekey
HairdresserGlenda Robinson
SoundElaine Barnett
Cyril Hines
LightingGordon Butler
Cyril Hines
Make-up AdvisorEdna Garner
Programme CoverSimon Taylor
PhotographyDarren Jones
ContinuityGill Berryman
Production AssistantGill Berryman