Medstead Players - Past Productions

'Old Time Music Hall' Directed by Jenny Overy (2017)

'The Jumble Sale' by John Bartlett. Directed by Graham Bennell (2017)

'Trouble in Evermore' written and directed by Nita Simpson (2016)

'Jack Frost is About' devised and directed by Lesley Rae (2015)

'Total Control under Pressure' written and directed by Nita Simpson (2015)

'Till the Boys Come Home' compiled and directed by Marion Rogers (2014)

'Pack of Lies' by Hugh Whitemore. Directed by Claire Fraser (2014)

'Ali Baba and the many thieves'. Written and Directed by Gwen Clifford (2013)

'Allen Gallery Readings'. Devised and Directed by Janice Hopwood Hall (2013)

'Little Grimley presents Strictly Sex Factor on Ice' by David Tristrum. Directed by Allan Coombs (2013)

'Getting Along' by by Charles Mander. Directed by Graham Bennell (2013)

'Tiptoe through the Tombstones' by Norman Robbins. Directed by Lesley Rae (2012)

'The Selfish Giant' by Oscar Wilde. Directed by Gwen Clifford (2012)

'Last Tango in Little Grimley' by David Tristrum. Directed by Jenny Overy (2012)

'Miss Glossops Weekend Break' by Stuart Arden. Directed by Allan Coombs (2012)

'Hansel and Gretel' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (2011)

'A Christmas Carol' adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Directed by Marilyn Jones (2010)

'Now and Then' spoof washing powder advert (2010)

'Bright Sparks' variety show. Directed by Val Coombs and Jenny Overy (2010)

'Pure Nectar' by Paul Surridge. Directed by Paul Surridge (2010)

'Cinderella' by Val Prior. Directed by Val Coombs (2009)

'Children in Need Show'. Produced by Jenny Overy (2009)

'Cranford' by Martyn Coleman, adapted from the novel by Mrs Gaskell. Directed by Marion Rogers (2009)

'Laying the Ghost' by Simon Williams. Directed by Lesley Rae (2008)

'Tickled Pink' by the Medstead Players. Directed by Marion Rogers (2008)

'Deliver Us from Evil' by JD Robins. Directed by Val Coombs (2008)

'Puss in Boots' by Jo Smith. Directed by Val Coombs (2007)

'A Better You' by Mark C Bourne. Directed by Anthea Dore (2007)

'At the Changing of the Year'. Directed by Pam Kercher and David Rae (2006)

'Funny Money' by Ray Cooney. Directed by Lesley Rae (2006)

'Aladdin' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (2005)

'Inspector Ticket' by David Rae. Directed by David Rae (2005)

'A Many Splendoured Thing' Produced by: Gwen & Dominic Clifford, Janice Hopwood, Lesley & David Rae (2005)

'Intent to Murder' by Leslie Sands. Directed by Anita Prior (2005)

'My Three Angels' by Sam and Bella Spewack. Directed by Valerie Hobbs (2004)

'The Staggerings Fortune' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (2004)

'Old Time Music Hall' Directed by Jenny Overy (2003)

'When we are Married' by J B Priestley. Directed by Valerie Hobbs (2003)

'The Sleeping Beauty' by Colin Wakefield & Kate Edgar. Directed by Gwen Clifford & Stan Whitcher (2002)

'Beyond a Joke' by Derek Benfield. Directed by Pam Kercher (2002)

'Murder by the Pack' Directed by David Rae (2001)

'Last Tango in Whitby' by Mike Harding. Directed by David Rae (2001)

'The Trial of the Wolf' by David Rae, Paul Cox & Nick Cooper. Directed by David Rae (2000)

'Sailor Beware' by Philip King & Falkland Cary. Directed by Pam Kercher (2000)

'Sins and Secrets' by Rachel Smith. Directed by Rachel Smith (1999)

'Business of Murder' by Richard Harris. Directed by Mike O'Donohue (1999)

'Robin Hood' by Jo Smith. Directed by Stan Whitcher (1998)

'Cinderella II' by Marion Rogers (Junior production). Directed by Marion Rogers (1998)

'Small Hotel' by Rex Frost. Directed by Marion Rogers (1998)

'Easy Stages' by N J Warburton. Directed by Tina Higgins (1997)

'Don't Blame it on the Boots' by N J Warburton. Directed by Neil Higgins (1997)

'The Small Hours' by Frances Durbridge. Directed by Anita Prior (1997)

'Jack and the Beanstalk' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Carol Janes (1996)

'Blithe Spirit' by Noel Coward. Directed by Mike O'Donohue (1996)

'The Snatching of Horrible Harold' by John Gardiner & Fiz Coleman. Directed by Pam Kercher (1995)

'A Shakespearian Experience' (William Shakespere). Directed by Tina Higgins (1995)

'Peter Pan' - Junior production (1994)

'Murder Deferred' by Stuart Ready. Directed by Carol Janes (1994)

'No Time for Fig Leaves' by Duncan Greenwood & Robert King. Directed by Tina Higgins (1994)

'Cinderella' (Junior production) by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (1993)

'Night was our Friend' by Michael Pertwee. Directed by Anita Prior (1993)

'Earthrise' by Matt Parratt. Directed by Matt Parratt (1993)

'Little Jack Horner' by Paul Reakes. Directed by Ron Whitcher (1992)

'The House by the Lake' by Hugh Mills. Directed by Tina Higgins (1992)

'Outside Edge' by Richard Harris. Directed by Pam Kercher (1991)

'Housekeeper Required' by Philip King & Falkland Cary. Directed by Matt Parratt (1991)

'Aladdin' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (1990)

'The Late Edwina Black' by William Dinner & William Morum. Directed by Dianne Nicholls (1990)

'Spectrum' by Val Prior. Directed by Val Prior (1989)

'The Staggering's Fortune' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (1989)

'Santa in Space' by Paul Reakes. Directed by Ron Whitcher (1988)

'Old Time Music Hall' Directed by Stan Whitcher (1988)

'Top Gear' (1987)

'Bang You're Dead' by Paul Reakes. Directed by Dianne Nicholls (1987)

'Over the Garden Fence' by Marion Rogers. Directed by Marion Rogers (1987)

'Temptation Sordid or Virtue Rewarded' by Winifred Phelps. Directed by Maggie Hillier (1987)

'Cinderella' by Val Prior. Directed by Val Prior (1986)

'The Hound of the Baskervilles' adapted by Tim Kelly. Directed by Ann Penn (1986)

'Twentieth Century Showcase' Directed by Anita Prior (1985)

'The Continental Quilt' by Joan Greening. Directed by Phil Diment (1985)

'Bad Day at Black Frog Creek' by John Gardiner & Fiz Coleman. Directed by Ann Penn (1984)

'Tomb with a View' by Norman Robbins. Directed by Mike Overy (1984)

'The Importance of Being Earnest' by Oscar Wilde. Directed by Sue Walker (1983)

'The Secret Tent' by Elizabeth Addyman. Directed by Ann Penn (1983)

'Aladdin' by Val Prior. Directed by Val Prior (1982)

'The Late Mrs Early' by Norman Robbins. Directed by Sandy Chitty (1982)

'Something to Hide' by Leslie Sands. Directed by Mike Clapham (1981)

'A Handful of Sovereigns' by Mike Clapham. Directed by Mike Clapham (1981)

'A Public Mischief' by Kenneth Horne. Directed by Stan Whitcher (1981)

'There Goes the Bride' by Ray Cooney & John Chapman. Directed by Stan Whitcher (1980)

'Serious Charge' by Philip King. Directed by Estelle Wescombe (1980)

'Fish out of Water' by Derek Benfield. Directed by Estelle Wescombe (1979)

'Easy Money' by Arnold Ridley. Directed by Sandy Chitty (1979)

'A Lady Mislaid' by Keneth Horne. Directed by Stan Whitcher (1978)

'Pink String and Sealing Wax' by Roland Pertwee. Directed by Estelle Westcombe (1978)

'Small Hotel' by Rex Frost (1977)


Newspaper reviews from the Alton Herald are reproduced with permission.

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