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Latest News

PLEASE NOTE Play reading of Betrayal by Harold Pinter postponed until Friday 18th May at 7.30

Calling all members and non-members! The next play reading is of "Betrayal" by Harold Pinter and it will be at 7.30 pm on Friday 18th May at Manor Gardens. This is postponed from 11th May - apologies for any inconvenience.

All welcome, there will be an interval for refreshments.

Don't forget that Rumours is in June

"Rumours" by Neil Simon is the summer production on 19th-23rd June in the Drum Theatre, TRP. More details here, and booking is open!

Play reading on Friday 20th April - Cheshire Cats

"Potential play to put on in the future" was the verdict of those who attended the play reading of the modern comedy "Cheshire Cats" by Gail Young, at 7.30pm on 20th April at Manor Gardens.

Many thanks to all those members and non-members who came along to make the evening a success, and to Catherine Teague for leading on the night.

Play reading on Wednesday 4th April at 7.30pm

Thanks you to the 14 or so who came along on Wednesday 4th April to the play reading of "Love from a Stranger" adapted from an Agatha Christie short story. And many thanks to Geoff Strickland for leading it.

Play reading on 13th March at 7.30

Many thanks to all those attended this play reading of the Arms and the Man,  a comedy by George Bernard Shaw, and also thanks to Sue Parker for leading it.

The play was first produced on 21 April 1894 at the Avenue Theatre in the West End and published in 1898. Arms and the Man was one of Shaw's first commercial successes. He was called onto stage after the curtain, where he received enthusiastic applause. Amidst the cheers, one audience member booed. Shaw replied, in characteristic fashion, "My dear fellow, I quite agree with you, but what are we two against so many?"