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1 December 2011

Beauty and the Beast

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast
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1 July 2011

Two Tall Tales

Intrepid adventurer Henry Nearly and his sidekick Mortimer Leeveme set out on a expedition to find the Pole – any Pole. Led by expedition expediter Jules Goudeau (aka as Jessie Boggs) and hampered by husky Rowff, they merely encounter Henry’s indomitable wife Henrietta and his irritating daughter Aurora.
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15 December 2010

Aladdin

Aladdin Review Society: St Peter PlayersProduction: AladdinDate: 15th December 2010Report By: Frances Chidell, Buckinghamshire Advertiser “A HIT or a miss?” my neighbour asked as we left after the first night. I said a hit. It was good to be back in the colourful, wise-cracking, absurd and magical world of panto. Saturday afternoon was sold out to parents and children, but
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1 June 2010

The Cemetery Club

Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands’ graves.
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1 December 2009

Into The Woods

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse.
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1 July 2009

A Man of No Importance

A Man of No Importance tells the story of Alfie Byrne, an Oscar Wilde-loving bus driver in 1960’s Dublin. Alfie’s passion is directing an amateur theatre troupe, the St. Imelda’s Players. The dedicated performers are determined to stage the controversial “Salome” at their local church. However, the play’s racy subject matter angers church authorities. In the process of fighting for the
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6 December 2008

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is a stage adaptation of the book of the same name by C.S. Lewis, the first installment of The Chronicles of Narnia. The play follows the 4 Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy, who evacuate wartime London to stay in the countryside, where they find a wardrobe leading to the fantasy world
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1 July 2008

Farndale Avenue Townswomens Guild Murder Mystery

Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong on opening night, and the ladies of the F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society are no different, with the possible exception that almost everything that could happen does! The scenery collapses, cues are missed, lines forgotten, and the sound effects take on a strange note at times, as the ladies present
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1 July 2007

Old Time Music Hall

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1 March 2007

The Steamie

It’s Hogmanay in a Glasgow wash-house (or ‘steamie’), and four women of various ages and personalities are here to do their last laundry of the year. They share memories and jokes, talk about their menfolk, entertain hopes for the future, and sing a few songs.
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