Amateur drama in Kelvedon, Essex

Past Productions

Year   Date  Title
1949 DEC 28-29    ALADDIN
1950 FEB 17-18  WBDF PYGMALION + Wickham Bishops Drama Fest
1950? CHRISTMAS? THE GLASS SLIPPER
1951? IT’S THE POOR WHAT ‘ELPS THE POOR
1951? ARMS AND THE MAN
1952? TOAD OF TOAD HALL
1952? CHRISTMAS? SINBAD THE SAILOR
1953 ROMEO AND JULIET
1953 CHRISTMAS KING COLE’S CHRISTMAS
1954 JUL 2,3,7 THE SCHOOLMISTRESS part of Kelvedon Festival
1954 JUL 8,9,10 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM pt of Kel Fest -openair/Clockhouse
1954 CHRISTMAS (JOINT) ANDROCLES AND THE LION
1954 CHRISTMAS  (   ”  ) BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
1955 MAY 12,13,14 THE LOVE OF FOUR COLONELS
1955 CAPTAIN CARVALLO
1955 CHRISTMAS? JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
1956 RING ROUND THE MOON
1956 OTHELLO
1956 THE GIOCONDA SMILE
1957 SAT 9.3.57 THE WHAT D’YA CALL IT – 25th NAT DRAMA FEST
1957 BEYOND
1957 THE END OF THE BEGINNING
1957 AUG 14-17 KING LEAR     
1958 JAN 29,30,31 FEB 1 DANDY DICK
1958 APR 30 MAY 1,2,3 THE CRUCIBLE  
1958 12.5.58 THE CRUCIBLE   NAT DRAMA FEST 
1958 OCT 29,30,31 NOV 1 YOU NEVER CAN TELL
1959 JAN 21-24 + mat 24 A PENNY FOR A SONG
1959 JUN 17-20 MACBETH
1959 SEP 2-5 UNCLE VANYA
1960 JAN 13-16 + 23 THE MATCHMAKER 
1960 SAT 19 JAN THE MATCHMAKER  @ Springfield Players’ Theatre
1960 MAY 18-21 THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
1960 OCT 26-29 A LIKELY TALE
1961 JAN 18-21 MARIA MARTEN
1961 JUN 7-10 UNDER MILK WOOD
1961 OCT 18-21 ROOTS
1962 JAN 3-6 ROOTS @ Braintree College
1962 JAN 17-20 THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET
1962 MAY 16-19 SEARCH BY NIGHT
1962 JUL 18-21 AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT
1962 NOV 29,30 DEC 1 THE LIFE OF GALLILEO @ ST MARY’S CHURCH, KEL
1963 APR 24-27 THE WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS
1963 NOV 20-23 THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE
1964 JUL 15-18  WHEN WE ARE MARRIED
1964 DEC 2-5 HAMLET
1965 1st February 2009 HAMLET       @ WRITTLE AGRI COLLEGE
1965 MAY 19-22 ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
1965 JUL 21-24 LYSISTRATA
1966 FEB 9-12 THREE SISTERS
1966 JUL 13-16 THE EUNUCH
1966 OCT 19-21 THE GOOD WOMAN OF SZECHWAN @ Chelms Cathedral
1966 MAY 17-20 LADY AUDLEY’S SECRET
1967 DEC 6-9 HOTEL PARADISO    50th production
1968 MAY 8-11 THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
1968 JUL 17-20 MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL @ ST MARY’S CHURCH, KEL
1968 NOV 27-30 THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
1969 MAR 19-22 THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT
1969 JUN 4-7 PRESENT LAUGHTER
1969 NOV 19-22 MONTSERRAT
1970 MAR 18-21 THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE
1970 JUN 10-13 THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN
1970 SUN 28 JUN THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN    Wethersfield Fest
1970 NOV 25-28 HEDDA GABLER
1971 MAR 31, APR 1-3 THE LADY’S NOT FOR BURNING
1971 JUN 16-19 THE BEGGAR’S OPERA
1971 NOV 10-13 A DELICATE BALANCE
1972 JAN 19-22 AN EVENING OF SHAW AND CHEKHOV
1972 APR 5-8 HOBSON’S CHOICE – CANCELLED
1972 JUN 28-30, JUL-1 THEY CAME TO A CITY
1972 NOV 22-25 THE CHERRY ORCHARD
1973 MAR 28-31 MILK AND HONEY
1973 JUL 18-21 ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
1973 NOV 28-30, DEC-1 WAIT UNTIL DARK
1974 MAY 15-18 THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA
1974 AUG 28-31 ‘TIS A PITY SHE’S A WHORE
1974 DEC 4-7 SHALL WE START AT EIGHT? – REVUE
1975 MAR 19-22 ENTER A FREE MAN   25th Anniversary Year
1975 MAY 7-10 ARSENIC AND OLD LACE    25th Anniversary Year
1975 NOV 19-22 THE LOVE OF FOUR COLONELS – REVIVAL 25th  Anniversary Year
1976 MAY 5-8 TWELFTH NIGHT
1976 OCT 6-9 CRIME ON GOAT ISLAND
1977 JAN 26-29 THE VENETIAN TWINS
1977 NOV 2-4 HEARTBREAK HOUSE
1978 JAN 25-28 THE WIZARD OF OZ  
1978 MAY 17-20 THE TORCH BEARERS 
1978 11.6.78 THE TORCH BEARERS @ BDAC 1 ACT FEST
1978 OCT? THE LION IN WINTER  
1979 JAN 13, 17-20 THE PIED PIPER  
1979 SEP3,4 AUGUSTUS DOES HIS BIT – BDAC 1 ACT FEST pt of eve w S&C
1979 MAY 2-5 BLITHE SPIRIT  
1979 NOV 7-10 AN EVENING WITH SHAW
1980 JAN 22-26 SLEEPING BEAUTY  
1980 TUE 23 SEP WHAT SHALL WE TELL CAROLINE? BDAC 1 ACT FEST
1980 OCT 1-4 WHAT SHALL WE TELL CAROLINE? 
1980 OCT 1-4 HIPPOLYTUS
1981 JAN 10,13-17 SNOW WHITE
1981 MAY 6-9 THE CREATURE CREEPS
1981 TUE 22 SEP AFTER MAGRITTE  BDCA I ACT FESTIVAL + with a meal for KPs
1982 JAN 28-30,FEB 4-6 SINBAD
1982 MAY 5-8 THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE
1982 OCT 27-30 THE DEVIL’S DISCIPLE
1983 FEB 10-12,17-19 MOTHER GOOSE 
1983 MAY 12-14,19-21 OH, WHAT A LOVELY WAR 
1983 OCT – CANC AN INSPECTOR CALLS  (NOT CAST)
1984 JAN 26,27,29,2-4 CINDERELLA
1984 MAY 3-5 THE GINGERBREAD LADY
1984 OCT 24-27 THE SHOEMAKERS HOLIDAY
1985 JAN 17-19, 23,25,26 TOAD OF TOAD HALL 
1985 MAR 28-30 THE HOUSE ON THE CLIFF (CASTAWAYS)
1985 MAY 2-4 THE CHALK GARDEN 
1985 OCT 16-19 MARCHING SONG
1985 NOV 8,9 CASTAWAYS – MIXED DOUBLES
1986 JAN 16-18,23-25 ALADDIN
1986 MAY 7-10 TOM JONES                          100TH PRODUCTION 
1986 OCT 15-18 BILLY LIAR 
1987 JAN 22-24,29-31 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK  
1987 MAY 6-9 ABIGAILS PARTY 
1987 OCT 7-10 POTS OF MONEY
1987 1st October 1931 ALL HALLOWS EVE PARTY
1988 JAN 21-23, 28- 30        PINOCCHIO
1988 MAY 4-7 CITY HEIRESS
1988 OCT 14,15,21,22 MY THREE ANGELS
1988 SAT 6 FEB ANNUAL PARTY
1989 JAN 19-21,26-28 ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
1989 MAY 5,6,12,13 THREE OF A KIND 
1989 1st June 2025 THE ORCHESTRA from 3 of a kind – NEETG 1 ACT FEST
1989 NOV 2-4 CHARLEY’S AUNT    110th production
1990 JAN 11-13, 18-20 DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT
1990 MAY SHYLOCK   –    CANCELLED
1990 SEP 6-8 GREASE
1990 OCT 17-20 NIGHTMARE
1991 JAN MR MACORONI
1991 MAY 15-18 BEQUEST TO THE NATION
1991 SUN 23 JUN +19/6 WIFE REQUIRED  1 ACT FEST NEETG + ENTERTAINING KPs
1991 OCT 16-19 BREEZEBLOCK PARK
1992 JAN 23-25,30-FEB 1 BABES IN THE WOOD AND ROBIN HOOD
1992 MAY 21-23 DAISY PULLS IT OFF
1992 OCT 21 – 24 1992 STEEL MAGNOLIAS
1993 JAN c 30 FRANKENSTEIN THE PANTO  – BEST PROD NEETG
1993 MAY 19-22 BIG BAD MOUSE
1993 SEP 16,17+ STAGS AND HENS
1994 JAN c 29 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
1994 MAY MAY 12-14 HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES 
1994 JUL 15,16 OLD THYME MUSIC HALL
1994 OCT 19-22 DON’T BLAME IT ON THE BOOTS / EASY STAGES
1995 JAN 26-28, FEB 2-4 THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
1995 MAY 12,13,19,20 THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE
1995 JULY 13-15        VE/VJ DAY WHEN THE LIGHTS GO ON AGAIN – REVUE
1995 OCT 12-14+mat  SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
1996 JAN 2 – 10         CINDERELLA
1996 jun? DEADLNE DAWN   –   NEETG 1 ACT FEST
1996 JULY 11-13       1996 SHAKESPEARE COUNTRY
1996 OCTOBER no prod no production – couldn’t cast LAST TANGO IN WHITBY
1997 JAN 31 – FEB 8  PUSS IN BOOTS  -ERIC DYSTER CUP BEST PANTO NEETG
1997 MAY 9-17          BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS
1997 SUN 29 JUN BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS @ MARKS HALL
1997 OCT 23-25        1997 1984
1998 JAN 30- FEB 7 1998 PINOCCHIO
1998 MAY 22 – 30 A TOMB WITH A VIEW   140th production
1998 5TH JUL A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHTMARE
1998 9,10,16,17 October  THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
1999 29,30,31 Jan & 4,5,6 Feb KING ARTHUR
1999 21,22,28,29 May THE IMAGINARY INVALID
1999 22,23,29,30 October Little Shop of Horrors
2000 28,29,30 Jan & 3,4,5 Feb Sinbad
2000 12,13,19,20 May Season’s Greetings
2000 13,14,20,21 October The Village Fete
2001 26,27,28 Jan & 1,2,3 Feb The Elves and the Shoemaker
2001 18,19,25,26 May The Taming of the Shrew
2001 12,13,18,19,20 October An Ideal Husband
2002 25,26,27,31 Jan & 1,2 Feb Dick Turpin
2002 30,31 May & 1 June A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2002 10,11,12,18,19 October The School for Scandal
2003 24,25,26,30,31 Jan & 1 Feb Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates
2003 9,10,16,17 May Abducting Diana
2003 24,25,31 Oct & 1 Nov Lettuce and Lovage
2004 30,31 Jan & 1,5,6,7 Feb The White Cat
2004 21,22,28,29 May The Black Widow
2004 15,16,22,23 October Playhouse Creatures
2005 28,29,30 Jan & 3,4,5 Feb Cinderella
2005 12,13,14,19,20,21 May Sisterley Feelings
2005 14,15,21,22 October Separate Tables
2006 27,28,29 Jan & 2,3,5 Feb Aladdin
2006 Home Is Where The Heart Is
2006 20,21 October Seat in the Park
2007 Treasure Island
2007 18,19,25,26 May Our Town
2007 Black Comedy
2007 26,27 Oct & 2,3 Nov The Water Engine
2008 Pinocchio
2008 The Dresser
2008 Wyrd Sisters
2009 29,30,31 Jan 5,6,7 Feb Goody Two Shoes
2009 19,20,21 March When The Wind Blows
2009 8,9,16,17 May How the Other Half Loves
2009 16,17,18 July Talking Heads
2010 29,30,31 Jan & 4,5,6 Feb Frankenstein
2010 21,22,28,29 May Are You Being Served
2010 Grave Matters
2010 15,16,22,23 October Moonlight and Magnolias
2011 28,29,30 Jan and 3, 4, 5 Feb Dick Whittington and his Cat
2011 21,22,28,29 May Rebecca
2011 15,16 July  100 not Out
2011 21,22,28,29 October Home
2012 27,28,29 Jan & 3,4,5 Feb Old Mother Hubbard
2012 18,19,25,26 May Black Comedy
2012 Private Ear
2012 19,20,26,27 October Love Begins at Fifty
2013 25,26,27 Jan and 1, 2 Feb Beauty and the Beast
2013 17,18,24,25 May A Servant to Two Masters
2013 18,19 25,26 October Death in High Heels
2014 24,25,26, 31 Jan and 1 Feb Pantomime Adventures of Robin Hood
2014 16,17,23,24 May Deep Blue Sea
2014 1,8,21 June Bricks and Clay (one act play for Gimson and NETG one act play festivals)
2014 24, 25, 30 Oct and 1 Nov Looking for Love
2015 30, 31 Jan and 1, 6, 7 Feb Little Boy Blue
2015 15, 16, 22, 23 May Old Times
2015 16, 23, 24 October Jumpy
2016 29, 30, 31 Jan and 5, 6 Feb The Dragon of Wantley
2016 13, 14, 20,21 May Farndale Macbeth
2016 14, 15, 21, 22 October The Love Nest
2017 27, 28, 29 Jan and 3, 4 Feb Camelot
2017 12, 13, 19, 20 May The Rivals
2017 13, 14, 20, 21 October Can’t pay Won’t pay
2018 26, 27, 28 Jan and 2, 3 Feb Jack and the Beanstalk
2018 11, 12, 19, 20 May Cash on Delivery
2018 19, 20, 26, 27 October Oh What A Lovely War
2019 25, 26, 27 Jan and 1, 2 Feb Cinderella
2019 10, 11, 17, 18 May Insignificance
2019 11, 12, 18, 19 October Shadowlands
2020 31 Jan, 1,2,7,8 Feb The Three Musketeers – Le Panteau

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