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Latest News

Play Reading Friday 16th September

Play Reading this Friday 16th September at 7.30pm Manor Gardens.

The play is J B Priestley’s classic drama: ‘Dangerous Corner’.   There are roles for 3 men and 4 women.   It’s a great chance to try out your 1930s English accents !

Do come along and take part – or just come along to listen.  

Gallery now added for Neighbourhood Watch June 2016

You can now see some pictures from the successful June production Neighbourhood Watch - Here

Auditions for next play on 5th July, ‘Humble Boy’ by Charlotte Jones

Tuesday 5th July at 7.30pm at Manor Gardens - auditions for ‘Humble Boy’ by Charlotte Jones – a play that we plan to perform in The Muse from 26 to 29 October 2016.

The auditions pieces to be used are as follows:

  • Pages 1 to 3: Felix & Mercy
  • Pages 3 to 7: Felix, Mercy & Flora
  • Pages 9 to 12: Felix & Jim
  • Pages 12 to 16: George & Flora
  • Pages 41 to 44: Rosie & Felix
  • Pages 70 to 74: Felix, Mercy, Flora, George, Rosie

Play Reading on Friday 1st July: “People” by Alan Bennett

Everyone is welcome to come and participate in the next play reading at Manor Gardens on Friday 1st July at 7.30pm. The play is "People" by Alan Bennett which premiered at the National Theatre in 2012. There are 6 main characters (3 female and 3 male) and 7 minor characters (2 female and 5 male) in this amusing and cleverly crafted piece. Parts will be allocated on the night and swapped over so that everyone who wants to read gets a go!

Play Reading on Friday 20th May: “Ladies’ Day” by Amanda Whittington

The next Play Reading is Friday 20th May 2016 at Manor Gardens starting at 7.30pm.

It is “Ladies’ Day” by Amanda Whittington,

This is an exuberant comedy about four likely lasses from the Hull fish docks on a day trip to the races.

Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. But their fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets to Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot the year it relocated to York.

Out go the hairnets, overalls and wellies as the four ditch work, do themselves up to the nines and head off to the races for a drink, a flirt and a flutter. If their luck holds, they could hit the jackpot - and more besides...

With all it's Yorkshire heart and soul it has all the warmth of Calendar Girls or a Full Monty

There are parts for men too in this comedy! All welcome. Brush up on those northern accents everyone!