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May 2018

COMING UP

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Summer Double Bill

'The Real Inspector Hound'  by Tom Stoppard
directed by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

'Black Comedy'  by Peter Schaffer
directed by Lloyd Spencer

Wednesday 20th June - Saturday 23rd June

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Rehearsals are going well and preparations for next months double-bill production are fully under way.

There is still plenty of opportunity to get involved in this production and we need you help:

  • Painting & prepping the set in the run up to getting onto the stage.
  • Then, we'll need all hands on deck on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June to get the set built on stage.
  • As always, we'll need a strong team working Front of House. This is vital to ensure the show runs smoothly and is an excellent opportunity to get involved while catching-up with other company members.

If you can help in any of these roles (no experience necessary), please get in touch ASAP.


COMING SOON

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The Ladykillers

Directed by Anne Chandler

Fri 2nd & Sat 3rd, Wed 7th - Sat 10th November

November might seem like a while away yet with summer only just kicking in, but early next month we'll be holding our first play reading for The Ladykillers, followed shortly by a further reading and auditions in July.

      Tuesday 12th June &
Monday 16th July
 - Play Readings
   Thursday 19th July &
Friday 20th July
 - Auditions

The classic Ealing comedy reimagined for the stage.

A gang of criminal misfits take refuge in the house of kindly Mrs Wilberforce whilst they plan their next big job.

Professor Marcus, the gang's mastermind, has concocted a devilish heist, which Mrs Wilberforce unwittingly becomes a part of. It's the perfect crime; after all who would suspect an innocent old lady of daylight robbery?

After Mrs Wilberforce becomes aware of their deception, it becomes clear that she is intent on going to the police and the gang realises there is only one way they can guarantee she stays silent…

But tying up this loose end soon threatens to unravel all of their best made plans!

From the motion picture screenplay by William Rose


A BIT OF ADMIN

 

Your Committee

We hope that you will join us in welcoming Hannah Galliers onto your committee.
Hannah has taken on the role of Treasurer and will now be taking a handover from Cliff Cocks.

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Your Committee

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Chair & Production Admin
Lloyd Spencer
Membership
Jan Uzzell
 
Treasurer
Hannah Galliers
Newsletter & Communications
Lee Chappell
 
Secretary
Ben Lowater
Committee Members
Liz Maisey
Kishi de l'Allebone
 
Publicity
Maria Marriott
 

Our next Committee Meeting: 29th May 2018
Contact us at any time using our online form: https://www.theplayhousecompany.org.uk/contact

Posted: Friday, 25 May, 2018 - 10:59
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