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One-Act Festival 1987 - a touring production held at various venues as shown - Adjudicator Gordon Luck, GODA.

Stage One of the All England Theatre Festival.

All competing teams were also entered in the HTV's One Act Amateur Drama Contest, the Finals being televised.

Tuesday 24 February 1987

Venue: Armstrong Hall, Thornbury.

Host: Thornbury Amateur Dramatic Society. Adjudicator's Steward: Ann Aplin

Sodbury Players Youth Section present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Assisted by

 

Fiona Parmiter

Frank Chaseforth

Dennis Threswaite

Poppy Gorsham

Esther Jakobsen

Karl Ernstetter

The Narrator

 

The action passes in a

on a summer's day

No Picnic by George Macewan Green

 

Pauline Pincott

Ruby Price

Juliette Cock

 

Katherine Thomson

Stewart Molyneux

Anthony Oliver

Claire Lipscombe

Sophie Byrne

Julian Hinton

Michelle Bennett

 

rural part of Germany

in 1938.

The Court Players

present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

Lighting

Sound

 

 

Percy Worsthorne

Madeliane Worsthorne

Ernest Tremlett

Tony Worsthorne

Geraldine Worsthorne

 

 The action passes in

The time is

The Gift

by Ronald Duncan

 

Gordon Jones

Sally Hitchins

Jack Vole

Maurice Brown

  Bill Salter

 

Bryan Quinlan

Jean Capstick

Paul Binding

Tony Brown

Krystyna Gasiorowska

 

the family's living room.

the present.

Sodbury Players present -

 

 

 

Director

Stage Managers

 

 

Patricia

Pamela

Emmelion

Leonara

Mam'sel Suzanne Delicias

Madame Hortense

Pianist

Lebonze

 

The action passes in a

European

The Orchestra

by Jean Anouiln translated by Miriam John

 

David Roberts

Phill Lovell

  Mark Graves

 

Jill Hughes

Alison Campbell

Kate Mattingley

Norma Herring

Mavis Davidson

Margaret Sowden

John Wright

Stan Ward

 

small restaurant in a

town.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Wednesday 25 February 1987

Venue: Conygre Hall, Timsbury, near Bath.

Host: Octagon Players. Adjudicator's Steward: Alan Meacock

Portishead Players present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting

Production Assistant

Sound

Prompt

 

John

Zoe

Mike

Fizz

Boy Scout

Mr Morgan

Hilary Brown

 

The action passes in

in a

The Vigilantes

by Jean Nelson

 

Janet Stevens

Suzette Grimes

Rick Hale

Sandra Derrick

Paul Branfield

Fiona MacPherson

 

Cedric Senior

Sue Batchelor

Rod Holliman

Kim O'Hare

Richard Pearce

Don Staves

Mary Jones

 

the Gordano Valley

wildlife area.

Spectrum present -

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

Assisted by

Lighting

 

Charles

Edward

Sam

Eveline

 

The action passes in

various

One Season's King

by George Macewan Green

 

Terry Waldron

Paul Claridge

Andy Claridge

Martin Hussey-Yeo

 

John Markley

Robert Russell

Scott Detmar

Paulette Markley

 

a graveyard, a ballroom and

locales.

Studio Players present -

 

   

Director

Stage Manager

 

James

Mildred Wilmot

Jane

Julie

Bernard

Jean Pierre

The Vicar

 

The action passes

of a

The time is afternoon

Seeing is Believing

by Margaret Boley

 

June Sherwood

Gordon Sherwood

 

Terry Counsell

Margaret Boley

Joyce Brown

Dawn Laird

Gordon Sherwood

Adam Thomas

Tony Lambourne

 

in the sitting room

farmhouse.

in early Spring.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Thursday 26 February 1987

Venue: Conygre Hall, Timsbury, near Bath.

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

Farmborough Amateur Dramaitic Society present -

 

Directors

 

Stage Manager

 

Canny

Boswell

Mrs Armstrong

Mike

Ralph

Nurse

 

The action passes in

a mental

Conversations with a Golliwog

by Alexander Guyan

 

Judith Hill

  Andrew Hayler

Jeff Sluggett

   

Gaynor Mollard

Jeff Sluggett

Judith Hill

William Pritchard

Andrew Hayler

Rachel Hodgson

 

Canny's bedroom and

hospital.

Congressbury Dramatic Society present -

 

  Director

Stage Manager

 

Jayne

Walter Freer

Andrea Dennison

Molly Freer

Harry Stratton

Irene Stratton

Mrs Dennison

 

The action passes in the

Freer's house in a West

Time is

Nudes in Waning Light

by George Brockhill

 

Margaret Newton

Graham Bohannon

 

Sarah Dawes

Cliff White

Catherine Fisher

Diana Fisher

Dave Stewart

Carol Bates

Jean Dolphin

 

living room of Walter

Country rural setting.

the present.

The Wayfarers present -

 

 

Directors

 

 

Emil Vare

George S Aronovitz

 

The action passes in a

city, on

The time is an

The Duck Variations

by David Mamet

 

Bill Clout

  Nona Hooper

 

Brian Hancock

Ted Shepherd

 

park on the edge of a big

a lake.

afternoon around Easter.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Friday 27 February 1987

Venue: Playhouse, Scotch Horn Centre. Nailsea

Host: Nailsea Musical Comedy Club. Adjudicator's Steward: Marion Ledbury

Small Fry

present -

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

Music, etc

   

Zeus

Hera

Mercury

Pan

Daphne

Apollo

Artemis

Narcissus

Echo

'Arry Clover

Hebe

Another Mortal

Senior Dancer

Dancer

Dancer

 

The action takes

period on

Music - the Food of Love

by David James

and Margaret Boley

 

June Sherwood

Gordon Sherwood

Fiona Hogg

 

Andrew Barlow

Tracey Britton

Phillippa Cottle

Jeremy Sherwood

Rebecca Smith

Lara Tucker

Sarah Evans

Madelaine Southorn

Natalie Milverton

Robert Baines

Alison Argent

Jonathan Sherwood

Julie Halls

Kate Smale

Caroline Barlow

 

place over a two day

Mount Olympus.

Park Players present -

 

 

Director & SM

Music, etc

 

Barry

Geraldine

 

The action takes place

Bar and Ger

by Geraldine Aron

 

Gordon Sherwood

Fiona Hogg

 

Adam Cottle

Gaynor Sherwood

 

in a room.

The Actonians present -

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

Sound

Lighting

 

Vee

Bee

Dee

Jay

 

  The action passes in the

characters'

Lunch Girls

by Ron Hart

 

Ann Aplin

Maureen Chapman

Steve Birch

Ray Bulmer

 

Angela McDermott

Jenny Winter

Lasley Keetley

Fiona Manning

 

different rooms of the

homes.

Does anyone have any photographs of the above productions?

Saturday 28 February 1987

Venue: Playhouse, Scotch Horn Centre. Nailsea

Host: Nailsea Musical Comedy Club. Adjudicator's Steward: Pauline Pincott

Backwell Drama Club present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

 

Time / Rita

Hatter / Joan

Change / Bob

Life b/ Oakes

Community / Emma

 

The action passes in

wooded

Sweet Bird

by John Upward

 

Celia Upward

John Upward

 

Jean Dawes

Cathy Paice

Derek Skelcher

Mike Plas

Connie Plas

 

a space and a

valley.

Red Triangle Players present -

 

Director

Stage Manager

Propertis

Prompt

Costumes

 

 

Mr Slater

Victoria Slater

Henry Slater

Mrs Jordon

Mr Jordon

Abel Merryweather

 

The action takes place in

The Dear Departed

by Stanley Houghton

 

Barbara Usher

Kay Own

Valerie Willingham

Barbara Gaunt

Pat White

and  Hilary Shelford

 

Sue Lipscombe

Karen Franks

Mike Usher

Karen Chew

Chris Lambert

Julian Franks

 

an Edwardian drawing room.

Bath Drama Club present -

 

Director

 

Patricia

Pamela

Hortense

Susanne

Monsieur le Bonze

Monsieur Leon

Leona

 

The action takes place in

small French

The Orchestra

by Jean Anhouilh

 

John Lelliott

 

Jill Buckland

Rosalie Banks

Sheila MacDonald

Marjorie Wilson

John Lelliott

Paul Dyson

Monica Guest

 

a cafe/brasserie in a

spa town.

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

Bridgewater Arts Centre, 25 April 1987. Adjudicator, Bernard Prentice.

Western Area Final 16 May 1987 at The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare, Adjudicator Mike Tilbury

English Final 6 June 1987 at The Little Theatre, Bristol. Adjudicator Roy Seamen

British Final 26/27 June 1987 at Stantonbury Campus, Milton Keynes. Adjudicator Elizabeth Wilson.