Productions – Plays and Platters – March 2017

This years Drama Group production of Plays and Platters consisted of two plays: Syrinx by Kate Mosse and Alternative Accommodation by Pam Valentine. they were performed at the Memorial Hall on March 17th & 18th 2017.

Syrinx
The action takes place in the Headmistress’s Office on the evening of the end of summer term prize-giving. Marion (the Headmistress) is hoping to bring about a reconciliation between this group of three friends. They have not been comfortable with each other since the death of Julie’s daughter some three years ago…

The Actors
Marion Knowles – Sue Jessett
Susan Winston – Kate Findlay
Sarah Peters – Lydia Mitchell
Julie Peters – Philippa Mitchell

Director by
Ann Fawcett

Alternative Accommodation
According to her three children, the recently widowed Anna will struggle to stay in the family home due to her reduced finances. They have arranged to meet at their mother’s to persuade her to move to ‘alternative accommodation’ such as a retirement home. Unbeknown to them, Anna has been making her own plans…

Actors
Anna – Barbar Winstone
Joy – Wendy Barlow
Gemma – Barbara Offiler
Petra – Chris Murphy

Directed by
Joy Hawtin and assisted by Jan Bradley

The Crew
Stage Manager – Garth Foster
Lighting – Ann Hall
Sound – David Hall
prompts – Terry Offiler, Mary Geisler
Refreshments – Roe Richardson, Catherine Kime and Jane Scott
Bar – Rod Scott & Helpers…!!!