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Have a Nice Day: Carol, a not too bright breakfast TV presenter, is facing the axe. She has little sympathy from her co-workers, and her agent confirms that she will soon be out of a job without coming up with much of an alternative. “A wonderful satire on the shallow world of television” A Different Way To Die: Holocaust survivor
Justin and Julie-Ann, on the brink of announcing their engagement, have arranged a dinner party in order that their parents can meet. The atmosphere between the two of them is one of excited optimism, only tempered by slight unease on Justin’s behalf. This planned scenario is rather rudely interrupted with Paige Petite, a lap dancer who lives in the penthouse six floors above, quite literally drops onto the balcony. The carefully planned dinner party continues, but…
This delightful comedy features a cast of zany characters, a near-sighted, knife-throwing poltergeist, a Ouija board of doubtful veracity, thunder and lightning, screams in the dark and a satisfying body count.
‘Murder Inn’ is set in a dilapidated inn, supposedly haunted by a knife-throwing poltergeist. A group of ghost hunting tourists is forced, by a storm, to make an unscheduled stop. What looks to be an unpleasant and uncomfortable detour soon turns into a night of mayhem and madness.
Faced with a family gathering, world-weary Stephen Febble does his best to be difficult. When his daughter, her dreary husband Alan, their precocious child and – not least – the dog come to stay for the weekend it’s enough to make him reach for the whisky, and for the sarcasm. The climax arrives on Saturday night when his patient wife Virginia has laid on a dinner party and the chiropodist comes too.
A touching and hilarious comedy about an actress making her farewell performance…
Based on the hit TV series written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft, the story follows the adventures of René Artois, a café owner in the town of Nouvion in German occupied France.
Adapted for the stage by Mike Poulton By arrangement with Nick Hern Books
Lord Arthur Savile, although not overburdened with brains, is the perfect, well-bred gentleman engaged to the lovely Sybil Merton and is looking forward to a life of eternal happiness.
Described as a “hail of fun and frolic” by the New York Times, the original New York Production won four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Off Broadway Musical.
The summer fete committee of a typical British village meets on a cold January night to discuss arrangements for that year’s fete…
A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire WI, persuade one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference.
Reed Chandler is just about to be elected as President of the USA when he dies in the arms of a young lady. Violet, his wife, is so enraged at missing her chance to be the First Lady that she decides to groom her layabout son Cal for the Presidency. As Violet so eloquently puts it ‘If I can’t be
After midnight before dawn: “Six prisoners, one witch, no hope” Interior Designs: “An interior decorator with designs of his own”
Produced By Emily Connell
Produced By Judith Claypoole
Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood. Lyrics By Fred Ebb Music By John Kander
Presented at the QEH Theatre as part of the Bristol One Act Drama Festival. Also presented at Horfield Parish Hall along with poetry and prose readings by: Ruth Pitter, Phil Kydd, Mandy Nutton, Helen Currie, Jennie Hall Produced By Judith Claypoole
Rose Bowl Nominated: Best Youth Production
A labor dispute by the workers of the Sleep Tite Pajama Factory in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is the theme of this highly entertaining musical comedy. The story unfolds at a rollicking pace, accompanied by an exhilarating score including such hits as ‘Hernando’s Hideaway’, ‘Hey There’ and ‘Steam Heat’. The Pajama Game which opened on Broadway on 13 May 1954, received
Presented at The Alma Tavern Theatre Rose Bowl Winner: Best Actor, Best Set Rose Bowl Nominated: Best Production
Rose Bowl Nominated: Best Shakespeare Production
Presented at the QEH Theatre as part of the Bristol One Act Drama Festival Highly Commended in the Geoffrey Whitworth Playwriting Competition
Music By Jerry Brock Lyrics By Sheldon Harnick Produced By Julie Nicholson
Adapted By David Wood Produced By Julie Nicholson
Presented at Redgrave Theatre – One Act Festival War Poems read by: Donald Wainwright, Betty Topham, Judy Lee, Liz Smith, David Temperley, Philip Kydd
The story focuses on a group of young people living in a post-holocaust world who have the power to communicate telepathically. Their society is divided at birth by those who are physically ‘perfect’ and those who are not.