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One-Act Festival 1984 - a touring production held at various venues as shown - Adjudicator Bernard Prentice, GoDA

Stage One of the All England Theatre Festival.

All competing teams were also entered in the HTV's Festival of Community Drama, the Finals being televised.

Monday 27 February 1984

Venue: Clevedon Community Centre.

Host: Clevedon Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Jean Dolphin.

West Town Workshop Theatre for Youth present -

 

Directors

 

Stage Manager

 

Maureen

Stella

Brian

Miss Smythe

Mr Hardcastle

Maisie

First Shopper

Second Shopper

Third Shopper

Fourth Shopper

Store Announcer

Store Manager

 

The action passes in

Superstore

by John Upward

 

John Upward

  Derek Skelcher

Jon Skelcher

 

Fiona Lawrence

Becky Thomas

Carl Ford

Karen Page

John Dobson

Amanda Upward

Cerian Jones

Rebecca Plas

Brigit Paireaudau

Howard Coggins

Clare Dobson

Jason Peacey

 

a supermarket.

Long Ashton Players present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

 

Josephine Sinclair

Jo (as a girl of 12)

Jo (as a young woman)

Josie (middle-aged)

Arthur Sinclair

Arthur (as a boy of 14)

Jane (their daughter)

Henry (her husband)

Two children on beach

 

John as a child

Jane as a child

Jane & Henry's children

 

Deck Chair Attendant

 

The action passes on a

coast

Time - early 20th

Once Upon a Seashore

by Donald East

 

Pamela Mitchell

Tony Winstone

 

Carol MacManus

Julie Mitchell

Anita Maggs

Gwen Adams

Michael Parish

Richard McKinney

Sarah Maggs

Tony Winstone

Samantha Winstone

  Simon McManus

Timothy Gillett

Angela Gillett

Katie Lloyd

  Christopher McManus

Mick McManus

 

beach on the South

of England.

Century to 1970.

Studio Players

present -

 

 

Director

Stage Managers

 

  

 

Mary

Jane Forsythe

Granny

Elizabeth

Vera

Fanny

Petulia

Charles Forsythe

Scotsman

Sonia

Welshman/Irishman

 

The action passes outside

nuclear missile

Fort Apache-on-Sea

an original play

by Stuart Laird

 

Stuart Laird

Daniel Thomas

  Phil Villis

  Joy Asher

 

Betty Nicholas

Maureen Thomas

Elizabeth McFarlane

Margaret Boley

Bobby Robertson

Dawn Laird

Joyce Brown

Bob Darke

Stuart Laird

Jackie Sheppard

Terry Counsell

 

the gates of a NATO

base in England.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above?

Tuesday 28 February 1984

Venue: Clevedon Community Centre.

Host: Clevedon Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Brian Harding.

Congresbury Youth Theater Workshop present -

 

Directors

 

 

Ursula

Simon, her son

Matilda

Joan, a market woman

Elenore

 

The action passes in

town in the

Gossip's Glory

by TB Morris

 

 

Derek Skelcher

  Alison Smith

 

Debbie Sanders

James Lea

Lindsey Broome

Sarah Kehoe

Francesca Waldi

 

outskirts of a small

middle ages.

Wayfarers Drama Group

present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

Continuity

 

Leila

Tariq

Naomi Nathan

Brother Luis

 

The action passes in an

building in a

Deadline Dawn

by Anthony Booth

 

Ron Moon

Ann Coia

Neil Dicker

 

Rachel Farmer

Tony Brown

Paula Howell

Peter Nicholl

 

attic room of a tenement

Middle East city.

Tickenham Drama Group present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Prompt

ASMs

 

 

Milly, Gilly's cleaner

Peggy, another cleaner

Gilly, well-travelled widow

Anna, her sister

Toby, a young man

 

The action passes in

in her

Gilly's Gem, an original play by Sandy Taylor

 

Wendy Cranfield

Gerry Newman

Carol Bennett

Charles Sumner

  Richard Fell

 

Lis Jeffries

Sandy Taylor

Sally Blake

Elaine Archer

Paul Mohan

 

Gilly's lounge

London flat.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above?

Wednesday 29 February 1984

Venue: Clevedon Community Centre.

Host: Clevedon Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Marion Lidbury

Backwell Drama Club present -

 

 

Directors

 

Stage Manager

Prompt

Properties

 

Milly

Mrs Pearce

Gosforth

Vicar

Stewart

 

The action passes

Gosforth's Fete from Confusions

by Alan Ayckbourn

 

Jack Sherman

  Bebe Pitchers

Eddie Bird

Jenny Rideout

Jean Light

 

Jane Brown

Sandra Barker

Tony Pengelly

Steve Rideout

John Upward

 

in a tea tent.

Clevedon Players present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Prompt

Continuity

 

Peter Darrell

Robyn Darrell

Jane Valentine

David Valentine

 

The action passes in

and David Valentine's

Murder Play

by Brian J Burton

 

Jo Cooper

Liz Summerill

Brenda Monksfield

Barbara Stinchcombe

 

Doug Stinchcombe

Julia Koblizek

Carole Hockedy

Alan Cooper

 

the living room of Jane

house in Cornwall.

Coronation Players

present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

Costumes

 

Elizabeth Bruce

Cora, Lady Smithdown

Madeline Stirling

Cooper Jal

 

The action passes in India

Indian

Protective Custody

by Taylor Lovering

 

Terry Waldron

Gerry Briton

Philippa Hurley

 

Sheila Alliss

Marie Alliston

Beryl Heaton

Christopher Wring

 

at the time of the

Mutiny.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above?

Thursday 1 March 1984

Venue: Town Hall, Chipping Sodbury

Host: Sodbury Players. Adjudicator's Steward: David Short

Sodbury Players Youth Section present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Sound

Lighting

 

Gooey Smiles &...

Bimbo, the ape

'Barrel' Snide

'Jammy' Chivers

Pam

Tich Oldfield

Father & Bus Driver

Mother

'Thorny' Briar

Allman

Miss Feckless

Zoo Keeper

Members of Tich's Class

 

 

 

 

The action passes in

A Day in the Mind of Tich Oldfield by Alan England

 

Pauline Pincott

Mark Thomas

Mike Gates

Peter Hookway

   

 

Susan Hinton

Tim Wrighton

Katherine Thomson

Debbie Herring

Julian Hinton

Leyton Brown

Heather Owens

Mark Cooper

Michelle Bennett

Sian Davis

Jackie Stone

Jackie Ward

  Rachel Myers

  Vanessa Ede

  Kevin Williamson

 

Tich's home & school.

Actonians Drama Group present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

 

First Priest

Second Priest

Third Priest

A Messenger

Archbishop Thomas    Becket

First Tempter

Second Tempter

Third Tempter

Fourth Tempter

Chorus of Women...

of Canterbury

 

 

 

 

 

 

The action passes in

Canterbury Cathedral.

Murder in the Cathedral

by Alan Ayckbourn

 

P Percy

S Birch

 

J Naish

R Sanday

P Lawrey

P Phillips

 

P Wyllie

N Barrett

C Chivers

P Phillips

P Stimson

 

J Lewis

  P Percy

  R Curtis

  L Keatley

  K Duff

  D Christmas

 

the grounds of

 Time: 1170 AD

Woodland Players present -

 

Directors

 

Stage Manager

 

Grandma

Rose

Amelia

Arthur

Bus Conductor

Man, in buffet

Policeman

Passengers &... Customers

Parcel

by David Campton

 

Kathy Paige

  Pete Baggott

Mike Paige

 

Pauline Beaven

Josie Reed

Kathy Paige

Pete Baggott

Gerald Dardis

Antony Yapp

Tim Beaven

 

Louise Beaven

  Craig Warr

  Paula Hollister

  Julie Kelly

  Pamela Rawlings

  Dominic Beaven

  Michelle Magrath

  Sue Jefferies

  Petronella Myles

Does anyone have any photographs of the above?

Friday 2 March 1984

Venue: Town Hall, Chipping Sodbury

Host: Sodbury Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Ann Aplin

Thornbury Amateur Dramatic Society - present -

 

Director

   

Zoz

Mellisandra Clarke

Doris Winterbottom

Zarkon

 

The action passes in the

 Spotted Cow' Hotel,

Time:

The Space Between the Years

by John Scholes

 

Brian Brown

 

Ian Davies

Christian Simpson

Barbara Davis

Derek Chaplin

 

reception area of 'Ye Olde

late at night.

the present.

Apollo Players

present -

 

Director

 

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

Demonstrator

Onlookers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children

 

 

 

 

 

 

The action passes in a

Attitudes

by David Campton

 

Jane Levan

 

Rachel Bull

Richard Randall

Amber Boyall

Ruth Perrett

Win Milling

Barrie Griffiths

Loretta Ford

Bob Harris

Rebecca James

Nigel Powell

Lorraine Marlow

  Jenny Hewitt

  Garry Hewitt

  David Midwinter

  Jan Lambourn

  Sharon Bishop

  Samantha Clarke

Maria Randall

  Lucy Randall

  Louise Perrett

  Abigail Perrett

  Emma Levan

  Simon Burke

 

public place - anywhere.

Sodbury Players

present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

 

Hannah

Professor Henry Corrie

Mrs Meldon

 

The action passes in

study/

Progress

by St John Ervine

 

Christine Cox

Mark Thomas

 

Norma Herring

Cecil Gee

Margaret Efford

 

Professor Corrie's

workshop.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above?

Saturday 3 March 1984

Venue: Fry's Hall, Cadbury's, Keynsham.

Host: Somerdale Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Pauline Pincott, Chairman AAD

SPADES

present -

 

Director

Stage Manager/Prompt

ASMs

 

 

Julia

Clare

 

The action passes

 

With All My Love I Hate You

by Linda Marchal

 

Adrienne Newton

Mary Muspratt

Mike Ball

  Doug Benson

 

Heather Langridge

Sue Harding

 

in Julia's flat.

 

Bath Drama Club

present -

 

Director

Stage Manager/Lighting

 

Poseidon

Athene

Hecabe

Cassandra

Andromacha

Talthybus

Helen of Troy

Menelaus

Chorus

 

 

The action passes

 

Awarded the Alexander Trophy

Women of Troy   [Trojan Women]

by Euripedes

 

Susan Kay

Muir MacDonald

 

David Farrar

Jessica Kingscote

Sheila MacDonald

Sally Dowling

Ros Lyons

Philip Warren

Dulcie Morrel

Mike Taylor

Marjorie Wilson

  Linda Martin

 

in a square in Greece.

 

for the Winning Team.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above?

The wining team went on to meet teams from Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire in the Central Divisional Round in Stroud on 14 April 1984.