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One-Act Drama Festival 2014 at The Playhouse, Backwell  - Adjudicator Jane Levan, GODA

A preliminary round of the All-England Theatre Festival

 

Please send in photographs of your One-Act entry for inclusion here

Thursday 13 February 2014.   Welcome by Edwina Lloyd

Sponsor - anonymous - we are grateful, thank you.

St Paul's Players

(Southville)

 

Girl

Man

Woman

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting / Sound

 

A short scary one,

audience out of their

with a hole in the wall

things. In the same

a young couple are

what is really hiding 

Hole in the Wall

by Helen K Parker

 

Angelika Peplinski

Paul Davis

Siobhan Alsop

 

Helen K Parker

Stephen Gardner

Phil Burnett

 

designed to scare the

seats. Alone in a room

a Victorian girl is hearing

room in the present day

hearing things too, but

in the hole in the wall?

Junior Actonians

 

 

Martin

Sue

Kevin

Scotty

Allan

Bobbie

Jessica

Maggie

Carla

Marlene

 

Director

 

Stage Manager

Lighting

Sound

 

 

 

A group of teenagers from

hostelling trip to Arran, to

emerge before and during

confront their

Mountain High

by Dave Buchanan

 

Alex Cross

Molly Haselhan

Ewen Keates

Joseph Hatherell

Ed Tillotson

Liv Cowell

Ella Smart

Jen Bellis

Cara Walters

Billie Norcombe

 

Di Pardoe &

   Ann Aplin

Sarah Godsell

Mark Whitehouse

Mike Schofield

   Ellie Ganley

   Nikolai Stoykovic

 

a youth club go on a

walk Goat Fell. Conflicts

the trip as the teenagers

main objective.

St Pauls's Players

(Southville)

 

MC

Clare

Men (odds)

Men (evens)

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting / Sound

 

Clare reluctantly agrees to

She'd love to meet the

would probably just settle

Twenty:Twenty

by Toby Rome

 

Darran Lewis

Natasha Finch

Sean Colledge

Joe Marsden

 

Toby Rome

Charlotte Black

Charlotte Black

 

attend a speed-dating event.

man of her dreams, but

for someone normal.

 

 

Junior Actonians - Mountain High

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Friday 14 February 2014.   Welcome by Edwina Lloyd

 

Sodbury Players Youth Section (SPYS)

 

Gloria Ponsanby

Winifred

Molly

Becky

Katie

Adam

George

Peter

Granddad

Margaret/ Pizza Man/   

Carol Singer 2

Salesman/Carol Singer 2/   Officer 1

Carol Singer 3/ Officer 2

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting

Sound

 

When Mrs Ponsanby decides

at the theatre, it's Molly and

on to look after Dixie the dog.

displeased when Molly's 

Adam, shows up with his

evening. They are even less

reveals just what's happened

The Dog Sitters

by Sarah Cowan

 

Hannah Brownlie

Amy Bassett

Rosie Riley

Faith Ball

Emily Jones

Rhys Jenkins

Oliver Walker

George Ball

Jack Harris

 

Ashley Russell

 

Daniel Harvey

Dan Gregor

 

Katie Salt

Katie Salt

Tim Hunter

Kirk Clifford

 

to attend an evening

her friends she calls

The girls are most

younger brother,

friends to spoil their

impressed when Adam

to the dog!

CADS (Clifton

Amateur Dramatic Society)

 

Amanda Holder

Erica Wallendorf

Mark Holder

 

Director

 

Stage Manager

Lighting

Sound

 

Every body is guilty of

man's life, you take

somebody help you,

You offer up your life just

shine a little brighter,

cutting their legs off.

women bound in close

their own moral choices

horrible lengths they go

 

Whole

by Linda E Motz

 

 

Rachael Lane

Glenys Leigh McIntyre

Tim Thornton

 

Linda E Motz &

   Nathaniel Davis

Michael Hatch

Ben Motz

Linda E Motz

 

something. You save a

someone else's. You let

you're a twisted exploitrix.

to make somebody else's

and you might as well be

 Whole is the tale of two

confinement, trapped by

and convictions, and the

to to help one-another.

Sodbury Players

 

 

Robert Bloch

Mary Crane

Sam Loomis

Vera Wallace

Norman Bates

Mother

Milton Arbogast

Waitress

Bank Clerk

Policeman

Mrs Peterson

Dr Steiner

Bar Musicians

 

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting

Sound

 

Robert Bloch is trying

A young flirty waitress

becomes the inspiration

as he creates one of the

in the history of film as

Based on the novel by

Hitchcock's film Psycho

of serial killer

Creating Psycho

by Ross Brown

 

Tim Ball

Charlotte Harris

Julian Hinton

Sammy Mountford

Ross Arnott

Maggie Allsopp

Rob Creer

Tina Stewart

Nicky Shipton

Simon Carney

Melody Lewis

James Murden

Paul Cragg &

   Callum Webb

 

Ross Brown

Lucy Childs

Tim Hunter

Ross Brown

 

to write his latest novel,

catches his eye and

of his story. Watch Bloch

great thriller/horror stories

it unfolds in front of him.

Robert Bloch and Alfred

as well as the true story

Ed Gein.

 

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Saturday 15 February 2014.   Welcome by Marie O'Sullivan

Sponsor - anonymous - we are grateful, thank you.

Postscript Players

  

 

Gary

Babs

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting / Sound

 

 Two strangers meet on a

have more ion common

The Chip Van Plays Dixie

by Robert Iles

 

Robert Iles

Karrie Breen

 

Francis Iles

Alison Kirkwood

Alison Kirkwood

 

bench and discover that they

than they thought.

St Alban's Players

 

 

Harry

Gabs

Archie

Olga

 

Director

Stage Manager

Lighting / Sound

 

Harry & Gabs share a

founded firmly in disappointment,

the belief that neither has any

the status quo - until one day,

bringing Archie and Olga

Circus Daze

by Robert J Withers

 

Paul Mackenzie Smith

Jenny Moultrie

David Evans

Sarah Down

 

Wendy Withers

Rob Withers

John Davey

 

comfortable married life

but both feel secure in

intension of changing

a circus arrives in town

into their lives.

Rules of the

 

Acting

Production

Stage Presentation

Dramatic Achievement

Game...

 

40 points

35 points

15 points

10 points

 

And the winners are...

Denning Award for Youth (Encouragement)
Junior Actonians

West Town Workshop Theatre for Youth (Most Promising Youth Performance)
Ross Arnott – Sodbury Players

AAD Award for Youth Drama (Winning Youth Group)
SPYS (Sodbury Players Youth Section)

Richard Brayshaw Cup (Technical Award)
Sodbury Players

Ruth Perrett Award (Costume)
St Alban’s Players

Pauline Pincott Trophy (Best Original Play)
The Chip Van Plays Dixie by Robert Iles – Postscript Players

Priory Plate (Best Actress)
Maggie Allsopp – Sodbury Players

Goodway Memorial Cup (Best Actor)
Robert Iles - Postscript Players

Graham Bradshaw Cup (Best Supporting Performance)
Sarah Down - St Alban’s Players

Adjudicators Award (Adjudications Discretion)
Paul Cragg and Callum Webb - Sodbury Players (Live Music)

Peter English Award (Runner Up)  (Southville)
Twenty:Twenty - St. Paul’s Players

Alexander Trophy (Festival Winner)
Sodbury Players

- o -

 

 The winning youth group goes on to the Four Counties Youth Festival

Overall winner goes on to the Wessex Division Quarter Final

Western Area Semi Final

English Final on 14 June 2014.

British Final .