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One-Act Festival 1985 - a touring production held at various venues as shown - Adjudicator Peter English, GDA.

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 25 February 1985

Venue: Filton Folk Centre, Elm Park, Filton.

Host: Apollo Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Joan Pickthall.

Pucklechurch Players present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

 

Janet

Mildred

Carol

Linda

 

The action passes in the

country hotel.

What Brutes Men Are

by Constance Cox

 

Julie Smith

Brian Rogers

 

Patricia Harding

Rose Hill

Jean Bence

Janet Hazzard

 

lounge of a small

Time: the present

Woodland Players (Youth) present -

 

Directors

 

Stage Manager

Set Designer

Lighting

Prompt

 

Leyda

Boom

Snick

Greer

Dym

Mabe

Guard

Other guards and settlers

 

 

 

 

The action passes on

clearing and on a

Freedom Log

by David Campton

 

Kathy Paige

  Josie Reed

Mike Paige

Geoff Iles

Tim Beaven

Paula Veaven

 

Michelle Magrath

Nick Williams

Dom Beaven

Damian Ryan

Dominic Green

Pam Rawlins

Dominic Box

Nigel Robbins

  Jane Hudson

  Vanessa Holt

  Jenny Ponting

 

Planet DPH/760 in a

mountain in the year 2017

Actonians present -

 

 

Director / Props

Stage Manager

Prompt

 

Bunny Stunz

Wilma Trumbo

Howard Hale

 

The action passes

The Rape of Bunny Stunz by AR Gurney

 

Lesley Keetley

Peter Lawrie

Pat Smart

 

Ann Aplin

Pat Stimson

Peter Wylie

 

at an evening meeting.

 

Does anyone have any photographs of What Brutes Men Are or Freedom Log?

    ...The Rape of Bunny Stunz

Tuesday 26 February 1985

Venue: Filton Folk Centre, Elm Park, Filton.

Host: Apollo Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Richard Jones

Apollo Players present -

 

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

 

Stanislaw Tokolyi, Mayor

Anna, his housekeeper

Zuczka Szabadka

Alexander Szabadki

Madam Slodoba

Miss Svidnik

Poprad

Somogy

Madam Baranya

 

The action passes in the

in a little town in

The Mayor of Torontal

by Gwenyth Jones

 

Jane Levan

David Midwinter

 

Doug Gray

Vicki Lewis

Juliette Kijak

Nigel Bayliss

Irene Gray

Win Milling

Ross Harvey

John Adams

Ruth Perrett

 

house of the Mayor

East Central Europe.

Sodbury Players

present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

Prompt

Make-up

 

Dick

Billie (a young lad)

Peter

Joe

Bob (the gaffer)

 

The action passes at a

Hewers of Coal

by Joe Corrie

 

Christine Cox

Mark Thomas

Norma Herring

Faith Roberts

 

Raymond Swain

Leyton Brown

Stan Ward

Alan Hemingway

Mark Graves

 

'heading' in a coal mine.

Winterbourne Players present -

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

 

Lord Charles Summerville

Lucy, his wife

Pam, his daughter

Patrick, his brother

Philip Lazard

The Rev Dawkins

Beacham, the butler

 

The action passes in the

House.

Hell and Highwater

an original play

by Len Colbourne

 

Andy Hedderman

Brian Fisher

 

Mitch Mitchell

Mollie Tinker

Diane Saunders

Len Colbourne

Brian Fisher

Colin Pontin

Martin Whitley

 

dining hall of Summerville

It is early evening.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Wednesday 27 February 1985

Venue: Hanham Folk Centre

Host: Hanham Folk Centre Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Ann Aplin

Junior Actonians present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Costumes

Piano

 

God

Noah

Shem

Ham

Japhet

Noah's Wife

Shem's Wife

Ham's Wife

Japhet's Wife

Gossips

 

 

 

 

Plus 21 children

 

The action passes in

local

Noah's Flood adapted by Alexander Franklin

 

Penny Percy

Steve Birch

Ann Aplin

Elizabeth Wright

 

Jessica Naish

Elizabeth Aplin

Kate Millward

Aylse Strachen

Sarah Marshall

Joanne Smith

Emma Cook

Rhiannon Spare

Eleanor Spare

Jane Cutts

  Helen Powell

  Felicity Percy

  Louise Millward

  Joanne Lawry

playing animals

 

Noah's home and the

pub.

Freshford Music & Drama Group (Youth) present -

 

   

Director

Stage Manager

Music Adviser

Properties

 

The Shepherd

The Parish Constable

Timothy Sommers

Joseph Sommers

The Hangman

Musician

Boy Fiddler

A Magistrate

A Turnkey

The Shepherd's Wife

A Village Girl

 

The action passes in the

during a March evening

The Three Wayfarers

by Thomas Hardy

adapted by Guy Williams

 

Sarah Agg-Manning

Neville Lewisohn

David Shepard

Liz Vincent

 

Simon Gwynn

Neil Martin

Nicholas Wilkins

Justin Mills

Edmund Moriarty

Mark Boyce

Faith Mapstone

Pippa Hayward

Nicholas Gwynn

Briony Martin

Sally Pitt

 

cottage of the shepherd

in the early 19th century.

SPADES present -

 

   

 

Director

Stage Managers

 

 

Yvonne

Lucien

Anne

Joseph

 

The action passes in

Paris flat on a

Better Late

by Georges Feydeau

translated by Peter Meyer

 

Heather Langridge

Ray Whitcombe

  Roy Wilton

 

Liz Spurgeon

Mike Roche

Mary Muspratt

Peter Jones

 

Yvonne's bedroom in a

night in 1910.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Thursday 28 February 1985

Venue: The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Host: Red Triangle Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Jean Dophin

Bristol Youth Theatre Studio present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Design

Wardrobe

Make-up

 

The Angel

One Newly Dead

One Unborn

The Prologue

Chorigos

Chorus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The action passes on

Earth

The Cloak

by Clifford Bax

 

Wendy Sparey

Dennis Kinnersley

John Sparey

Kathleen Wright

Elaine Leighton

   

Melanie Lamus

Patsy Carroll

Tracey Francis

Jenni Nickisson

Simon Johnston

Linda Sharp

  Anne Gardner

  Rosie Webb

  Samantha Ellis

  Farida Ali

  Sarah Pope

  Jonathan Ellis

  Andrew Kinnersley

  Heather Kinnersley

  Hayley Webb

  Nathan Boyd

  Sheralyn Boyd

  Karen Lathen

  Christina Doolan

  James Doolan

 

a pathway between

and Heaven.

Congressbury Dramatic Society present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

Assisted by

 

 

Sir Harry Sims

Lady Sims

Kate

Tombes, the butler

 

The action passes in

house

The Twelve Pound Look by JM Barrie

 

David Moore

Mandy Moore

Graham Bohannon

  Vaci Koblizek

 

Cliff White

Mary Abbott

Jackie Thursby

Jack Stevens

 

the 'den' of Sir Harry's

in Mayfair.

Wayfarers Drama Group present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Assistants

 

 

 

 

Count

Stella

Lee

Professor

Michelle

 

The action passes in a

somewhere

Red Spy at Night

by Robert King

 

Jeanne Shepherd

Colin Golding

Ted Shepherd

  Neil Dicker

  Jackie Golding

  Kay Speirs

 

Robert Rundle

Pamela Wall

Michael Speirs

Tony Brown

Gaye Shepherd

 

hotel bedroom,

in Europe.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Friday 1 March 1985

Venue: The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Host: Red Triangle Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Jane Levan

West Town Workshop Theatre for Youth present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Sound

   

Sally

Dawn

Roger

Cyril

Arnold

 

The action passes at

and

Curtains

an original play by

John Upward

 

Jamie Harrington

Debbie Holt

Derek Skelcher

 

Rebecca Plas

Bridgette Pairaudeau

Jason Peacey

John Dobson

Craig Stanbrook

 

(1) a committee meeting

(2) a rehearsal.

Long Ashton Players present -

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

Continuity

 

Celie, a young girl

Gorgibus, her father

Celie's Nurse

Sganarelle, a Parisian

Sganarelle's Wife

Lelie, a young Parisian

Lelie's Manservant

 

The action passes in a

Sganarelle's house

Sganarelle

by Moliere adapted by Miles Malleson

 

Terry Waldron

Rebecca Jones

Angela Neale

 

Julie Mitchell

Ian Webb

Mary Parr

Michael Parish

Marian Winstone

Tony Winstone

Mick MacManus

 

street outside

in Paris in 1660.

Backwell Drama Club present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

ASM

Props

Prompt

Tuba

 

Reginald Harris

Thelma Harris

Mother

Inspector Foot

PC Holmes

 

The action passes

After Magritte

by Tom Stoppard

 

Connie Chugg

Mike Plas

Geoff Ling

Lean Light

Bebe Pitchers

Andrew Foister

 

Tony Pengelly

Sandra Barker

Brenda Bird

Laurie Gathercole

Jon Skelcher

 

during early evening.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Saturday 2 March 1985

Venue: The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Host: Red Triangle Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Pauline Pincott.

Congressbury Youth Theatre Workshop present -

 

Director

 

Mr Duckworth

Mrs Duckeworth

Glad Duckworth

Auntie Lottie

Aunt Lola

Amy Foster

Fred Ashworth

 

The action passes in

small house in

Orange Blossom

by Philip Johnson

 

 

Derek Skelcher

 

Simon Dobson

Linsay Broome

Sarah Kehoe

Alex Britton

Rachel Knibb

Kirstin Andrews

Lames Lea

 

the sitting room of a

a country town.

Studio Players present -

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

Assisted by

 

 

Zeus

Hera

Pan

Daphne

Apollo

Artemis

Hermes

Narcissus

Echo

Jock Mactavish

Hebe

Another Mortal

 

The action passes

Music for the Gods

an original play by

Margaret Boley

 

Tricia Swindall

Gordon Sherwood

Joyce Brown

  Bobby Robertson

 

Terry Counsell

Celia Wilson

Adam Thomas

Maureen Thomas

Keith Pitt

Betty Nicholas

Tim Smith

Kevin Woods

Dawn Laird

Stuart Laird

Trish Roberts

Gordon Sherwood

 

on Mount Olympus.

Red Triangle Players

present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Designer

Costumes

 

Props

 

Miss Lucretia Collins

The Porter

The Elevator Boy

The Doctor

The Nurse

Mr Abrams

 

The action passes in the

moderate-priced

Portrait of a Madonna

by Tennessee Williams

 

Ian Frampton

Mervyn Board

John Walker

Karen Chew

  Pat White

Barbara Gaunt

 

Jill Young

Christopher Lambert

Julian Franks

Jack Donkin

Doris Wilsher

Michael Chew

 

living room of a

city apartment.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

The wining team went on to meet teams from Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire in the Central Divisional Round at The Little Theatre, Bristol, 13 April 1985.

Western Area Final 18 May 1985 at The Festival Theatre, Malvern,

English Final 8 June 1985 at The Garrick Theatre, Altrincham.

British Final 28/29 June 1985 at The Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, Northern Ireland..