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When We are Married

May, 2003

by JB Priestley

Set in turn-of-the-century Yorkshire, the story concerns three middle-aged married couples, who tend to look askance towards anyone who does not come up to their high moral and religious standards. Imagine their dismay, then, when all three couples discover that they're not legally married.

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All in Good Time

October, 2003

by Bill Naughton

This robustly humorous play centres on the sensitive Arthur and his new bride forced by economic circumstances to live with his good-hearted but rough-tongued father. The lack of privacy is so inhibiting that Arthur is unable to consummate the marriage, and gradually word gets around. But fortunately Arthur becomes so humiliated and enraged - he loses his inhibitions . . .!

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

March, 2004

by William Shakespeare

It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors, their interactions with the Duke and Duchess of Athens, Theseus and Hippolyta, and with the fairies who inhabit a moonlit forest. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

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Sand Castles

July, 2004

by Bob Larbey

We all like to be beside the seaside and as everybody knows, an Englishman's home is his sand castle. Stan and Bernice Billet and William and Margaret Patterson have been taking their holidays in the same resort for years. They don't exactly rule the waves but they have turned the area around their beach huts into a cozy little fiefdom. And then along comes Doug, with his nubile nieces. They don't give a hoot for beach hut protocol - they just want to have fun in the sun.

This was the one where the entire stage was covered in sand, up to a foot deep in places…

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Victory V

May, 2005

by Robert Meadows

This play marked the sixtieth anniversary of the end of World War II. Director Jerry Park brought together a large cast who played in a series of scenes about life during WWII on the Home Front in Cheshire, and in the Services in France, Poland and Germany..

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