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YOUTH THEATRE PRODUCTION

March, 2013

Our very talented Youth Theatre will be bringing us another fantastic production next March.

Full details have not yet been released but as soon as they let us in to the secret, you'll be the first to know!

Performances will be at 7.45pm 20 - 23 March 2013

Tickets will be on sale at Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) from 25th February 2013 

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THE FORSYTE SAGA

May, 2013

THE FORSYTE SAGA dramatised by Pat & Derek Hoddinott, from the novels by John Galsworthy.

The Forsyte Saga is a sprawling tale spanning the years 1886 to 1920. It features scandalous affairs, divorces, financial wrangling, births and deaths, clashes between young and old, love scorned and love redeemed.

In a loveless marriage, an affair tears the family apart and has far-reaching consequences.The drama centres on Soames and Irene Forsyte and the stifling, destructive power of the Forsyte dynasty.

Performances at 7.45pm 17 - 25 May 2013

Tickets on sale at Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) from 29th April 2013

"The trouble with you, Soames, is you know nothing about women and even less about love." 

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THE FARNDALE AVENUE HOUSING ESTATE TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD DRAMATIC SOCIETY MURDER MYSTERY

July, 2013

THE FARNDALE AVENUE HOUSING ESTATE TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD DRAMATIC SOCIETY MURDER MYSTERY by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jr

Stand by for mayhem as the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society - aka the Nantwich Players - stage their latest production! The four grandes dames of the society prepare to master all fourteen roles in 'Murder at Checkmate Manor', assisted only by long-suffering stage manager Gordon and a magnificently-misplaced confidence.

Scenery collapses, sound effects strike strange notes, cues are missed wholesale, and quick changes are anything but. But the ladies soldier on, providing a fashion show and quiz (complete with prize) along the way.

'The Murder Mystery' is one of the celebrated series of Farndale Avenue spoof plays by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jr, and is directed by Jerry Park.

Performances at 7.45pm 12 - 20 July 2013

Tickets on sale at Nantwich Tourist Office (01270 600727) from 24th June 

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ROUGH JUSTICE

September, 2013

ROUGH JUSTICE by Terence Frisby.

James Highwood, the host of a popular television programme called 'British Justice', is on the stand at the Old Bailey, accused of murdering his severely handicapped child. He refuses his solicitor's plea to obtain legal representation and conducts his own defence, admitting responsibility but pleading manslaughter.

His claim that the jury alone is responsible for the verdict brings him into conflict with the judge, while his battle to have his intentions understood brings him into conflict with the prosecutor, a well-know Catholic pro-lifer. There is also the question of whether Highwood actually killed his child after all.

Directed by Simon Porter, performances will be at 7.45pm, 6 - 14 September 2013. 

Tickets on sale Tuesday 20th August at Nantwich Civic Hall (01270 600727) 

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BOEING BOEING - SOLD OUT!

October, 2013

BOEING BOEING by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross & Francis Evans.

It's the 1960's and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn't be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other. But Bernard's perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert comes to stay and a new and speedier Boeing jet throws off all his careful planning.

Soon all three stewardesses are in town simultaneously, timid Robert is forgetting which lies to tell to whom, and catastrophe looms.

Directed by Jeremy Acklam, performances will be at 7.45pm, 18 - 26 October 2013.

Tickets on sale Tuesday 1st October at Nantwich Civic Hall (01270 600727). 

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