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Generations Apart: Yeah!

It’s really been a gas this time.  Oh man this play was totally far out.  We had such a fab time and our audiences really seemed to dig our performances.

Yes, suddenly it’s over and everything is packed away until our next production in three months time. We promised a good play and we delivered. Our audiences were treated to memories, great characters, laughter and tears, romance, high emotion and surprises.  A lovely play by the ever popular Peter Gordon, one that is just not performed enough.

And so we were very pleased to find Peter in our audience on our final night and to welcome him on stage after the performance for post-play drinks.  It was a great opportunity to discuss a play with its author and to appreciate the inspiration behind its creation.

So here are a couple of photos from our post play fun on stage. Watch out for more posts in the next week with photographs taken at the dress rehearsal.

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The cast with Peter Gordon seated centre: L-R Wyn Price, Tom Fryer, Jayne Hewson, Steve Howland, Janet Drewery, Rachel Miller.

Peter Gordon, the author of Generations Apart, on set with the cast & backstage crew.

Back row: Richard Bateman (Producer), Dianne Turner ( Costumes), Barbara Failey & Gill Collins (Props), Nic Johnson (Stage Manager)

Seated: Tom Fryer (Al), Wyn Price (Albert), Peter Gordon (Author), Janet Drewery (Olive)

Front Row: Reuben Sisson (Sound & Lights), Jayne Hewson (Anne), Steve Howland (Paul), Rachel Miller (Julie)

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Generations Apart: this week!

Yes, after a lot of hard work we are almost ready to run Generations Apart with our first night only three days away.

We were pleased on Saturday to get a personal message from the author, Peter Gordon, wishing us well in our run and telling us it is one of his personal favourites. This play will add another to our long list of Peter Gordon’s comedies and plays that we have performed over the years.

This weekend we completed the stage set and the auditorium layout, turning it as usual from an empty hall to a room full of tiered seating with refreshments area. Our tech rehearsal is complete. The sounds and lights are done. A final dress rehearsal on Wednesday will check out the performance on stage – and then we just need you, our audiences. There are some seats left if you hurry.

Generations Apart

Over the next few days our new poster will be seen around Brough, Elloughton and the surrounding villages. So it’s time to accelerate the promotion of our latest production which we will be performing at the end of October. Check out our links to learn more about this production or to book your tickets click here.

The wait is over: new season announced

For those of you have eagerly been waiting to find out what our new 2017-18 season will be – wait no longer.

boredom-1977519_960_720Thank you for your patience but as always it has been a challenge to find plays that tick all the boxes, not least the matching of members’ availability.

But now we have obtained scripts and licences to perform and we can announce the programme.

This coming season we are pleased to have found three plays that cover a range of comedy genres from three different playwrights; a lighthearted and sentimental comedy drama from the pen of Peter Gordon, always popular with our audiences; some clever humour from the master, Alan Ayckbourn, with a less well known and quite different play – if you like Ayckbourn you’ll love it. If you don’t like Ayckbourn – you’ll love it.  And finally we bring most of our members onto the stage to bring you an hilarious farce from the master of farce; Ray Cooney.

Right, time to get out pen, stylus or finger and open your diary, online calendar or whatever and reserve your viewing dates.

Generations Apart by Peter Gordon    October 26th, 27th, 28th 2017 

RolePlay by Alan Ayckbourn     January 25th, 26th, 27th 2018  

It Runs In The Family by Ray Cooney    April 26th, 27th, 28th 2018

Watch out for the next posts which will give full details on each play and our latest ticketing news.  

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