Set build —> set built!

Our usual hard weekend of set building and converting the village hall into a theatre is done. Phew. And the results are (own trumpets and entire brass section blowing) impressive.

SAY IT WITH FLOWERS is ready to run. Last night saw us complete our Technical Rehearsal and carry out our final tweaks. Wednesday night is Dress Rehearsal and adrenaline is ready to kick in for the performers.

Teasers from the set and backstage. Come to the show to see the real thing.

Rob Newton, Dianne Turner, Barbara Failey, Wyn Price, Wendy Fairburn and Sue Hart perform in Janet Drewery’s production of SAY IT WITH FLOWERS by Jane Thornton this Thursday, Friday, Saturday (30, 31 Jan & 1 Feb).

Performance starts 7.30pm at Elloughton Brough Village Hall,

Tickets £8. Click here for details.

Read more about this play by clicking here.

Say It With Flowers – this january!

****Happy New Year****

In this, our first post of the decade, we wish you all a Happy New Year and we hope you have made a resolution to come and see our 2020 performances. Talking of which, our first play of the year is due at the end of this month – so soon!

As I write this I see the countdown widget is showing just 24 days to first night.

So if you have been distracted by all those seasonal festivities and have not reserved your seats for our next play then it is time to do so. And what is the next play? It’s Say It With Flowers by Jane Thornton.

SAY IT WITH FLOWERS by Jane Thornton

This is a lovely comedy from Jane Thornton that was first performed at Hull Truck in 2009 with John Godber directing and now we are pleased to bring some of that horticultural humour to Brough.

Fresh off the back of their latest amateur dramatics production, the Parish Players learn that circumstances beyond their control are forcing them to abandon the Parish Hall.  Without anywhere to stage their plays, they decide to pull on their gardening gloves and enter the regional ‘Village in Bloom’ competition in order to express their artistic flair.  But not everyone is keen on the idea, and the seeds are quickly sown for an hilarious yet touching exploration of a village’s competitive streak, when opposing forces collide and relationships suddenly sit on opposite sides of the fence in a world where not everything is coming up roses.

Produced & Directed by Janet Drewery

CAST
Dianne Turner as Mavis
Rob Newton as Stan
Barbara Failey as Vera
Wyn Price as Richard
Wendy Fairburn as Rio
Sue Hart as Vicky

Book now – click here


New Photo Gallery

Apologies, it’s been a long time coming but finally we have updated the photo gallery section of our webpage (see Photo Gallery in the menu to reveal a drop-down of many previous productions).

We are now well on the way with rehearsals for Say it With Flowers (performances 30, 31 January, 1 February) and we will be posting more updates after the Xmas break.

Passing Strangers photo gallery

Meanwhile take a look at some of the photos from our last play, Passing Strangers, as always, courtesy of our friendly expert photographer Dave Hackett).


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