our 2018 productions

'ALLO 'ALLO by Jeremy Lloyd & David Croft

20th - 24th February 2018 - 7.30pm and 2.30pm Saturday Matinee

Loughborough Town Hall

 

Rene and Edith have stashed priceless portrait, The Madonna With The Big Boobies, stolen by the Nazis, in a sausage in their cellar, where two British airmen are also hiding until the Resistance can repatriate them. Communications with London using the wireless that is
disguised as a cockatoo add to the many embarrassments Rene has to endure in the company of his patrons. News that the Fuhrer is scheduled to visit the town inspires tricksters disguised as Hitler to frequent the café but Rene summons all the wit he can muster to save his cafe and his life.

 

Good moaning. You stupid woman! Ze flashing knobs.

 

I was just hanging up the knockwurst when I remembered all the happy times we had in 'ere.

 

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Directed by Benjamin Hardy

Designed by Andew McGowan

 

The Cast:

Rene Artois – Jon Orton

Edith Artois – Liz Berrisford

Yvette Carte-Blanche – Laura Brookes

Michelle Dubois – Julie Easter

Mimi Labonq – Rozzie Barlow

Colonel Kurt Von Strohm – Gareth Busson

Captain Alberto Bertorelli – Jez Malpas

Herr Otto Flick – Chris Marshall

Private Helga Geerhart – Victoria Price

Lieutenant Hubert Gruber – Kirt Hammonds

General Von Schmelling – Nick Grainger

Officer Crabtree – Simon Page

Roger LeClerc – Chris Nixon

Flying Officer Fairfax – TBC

Flying Officer Carstairs – TBC

Soldier – Jarrod Makin

Piano Player – Rachel Ingham

Madame Fanny (pre-recorded) – Liz Bristowe

London Calling – Phil Burrows

Peasants  Jess Hannah, Sharon Lodge, Maureen Monk, Eddie Orton, Valerie Schmitt-Li.

 

Tickets: £16 (Standard - Wednesday to Saturday), £14 (Concessions - Wednesday to Saturday), £12 (Under 22's - Wednesday to Saturday), £6 (schools/group bookings of 10 tickets - one teacher admitted free). Any child under 12 admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult.

 

Tickets can be purchased directly from The Festival Players on 07855 248832 or at the LTH Box Office on 01509 231914 or via the Loughborough Town Hall website.

 

                                SEASON TICKET FOR ALL FOUR 2018 PRODUCTIONS STILL ONLY £40 - CALL 07855 248832

 

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PRIVATE PEACEFUL by Michael Morpurgo (adapted by Simon Reade)

 11th - 14th April 2018 - 7.30pm and 2.30pm Saturday Matinee

Sir Robert Martin Theatre, Loughborough University

 

"I've had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows, and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can. Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive!"

 

Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier dreading the arrival of the next dawn. During the night, he looks back over his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon: his exciting first days at school; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life and his older brother, Charlie; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.

 

"The horrors of war and the joyfulness of life are bound up together in this magnificant show" - The Scotsman

                                                                                   

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Directed by Nick Grainger

Designed by Andrew McGowan   

   

The Cast:

Tommo – Fred Wardale

Charlie – Tom Grainger

Molly – Grace Lavender

Mother – Gilly Clarke

Molly’s Mother/Anna’s Mother – Sarah Cantle

Miss McCallister/Nurse – Jess Hannah

Grandma Wolf/Old Woman – Chrissie Moore

Vicar/Doctor – Eddie Orton

Mr Munnings – Doug Gilbert

Colonel – Cedric Grainger

Big Joe/Wounded Soldier/Orderly/Guard – Billy Harris

Father/Hanley – Jez Malpas

Recruiting Officer/Brigadier – Steve Illidge

Pilot/Les – Milo Hacker

Young Tommo – Oliver Cunliffe

Young Charlie/Nipper – Ted Grainger

Young Molly – Alice Crisp

Young Les – Jack Cook

Anna – Sofia Aguiar

Phyllis – Annabel Straw

Alice – Helena Drury

Lieutenant Buckland – James Daw

 

Tickets: £14 (Standard - Wednesday to Saturday), £12 (Concessions - Wednesday to Saturday), £10 (Under 22's - Wednesday to Saturday), £5 (schools/group bookings of 10 tickets - one teacher admitted free). Any child under 12 admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult.

 

Tickets can be purchased directly from The Festival Players on 07855 248832 or at the LTH Box Office on 01509 231914 or via the Loughborough Town Hall website.        

    

                                        SEASON TICKET FOR ALL FOUR 2018 PRODUCTIONS STILL ONLY £40 - CALL 07855 248832

 

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THE DRESSER by Ronald Harwood

4th - 7th July 2018 - 7.30pm

Sir Robert Martin Theatre, Loughborough University

 

One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring
actors are staging a production of Shakespeare's King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are
wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but Sir, the last of the great, but dying, breed of English
actor-managers and who is playing Lear, is nowhere to be seen. His dresser Norman
scrambles to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he does, will he be able to perform that night?

 

During its long West End run the play starred Tom Courtenay and Freddie Jones and was then a successful film starring Courtenay and Albert Finney.

 

 

The Dresser : Cast

Norman: Steve Illidge

                                                         Her Ladyship: Julie Easter

                                                                                                                                                 Madge: Liz Berrisford

                                                                                                                                                   Sir: Nick Grainger

                                                                                                                                              Irene: Persephone Leafe

                                                                                                                                       Geoffrey Thornton: Eddie Orton

                                                                                                                                           Mr Oxenby: Chris Marshall

                                                                                            

                                                             Apply for your FREE e-programme and enter our competition HERE!

 

  Tickets: £14 (Standard - Wednesday to Saturday), £12 (Concessions - Wednesday to Saturday), £10 (Under 22's - Wednesday to Saturday),  £5 (schools/group bookings of 10 tickets - one teacher admitted free). Any child under 12 admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult.

 

Tickets can be purchased directly from The Festival Players on 07855 248832 or at the LTH Box Office on 01509 231914 or via the Loughborough Town Hall website.

 

 SEASON TICKET FOR ALL FOUR 2018 PRODUCTIONS STILL ONLY £40 - CALL 07855 248832

From every transaction £1 will be 

  IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY by Joe Landry 

2nd - 6th December 2018 - 7.30pm and 2.30pm Sunday Matinee

The Victoria Room @ Loughborough Town Hall

 

Inspired by the classic American film, It's a Wonderful Life is about the life of George Bailey, a generous and well-meaning man who has become too downcast and tired to continue living. It will take help from a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he wasn't born for George to have a change of heart and understand the true spirit of Christmas.

 

This new stage version, performed as a 1940's live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience, is fast becoming America's favourite new festive tradition and has been named one of the top ten most-produced plays in the country.

 

 

 

 

Apply for your FREE e-programme and enter our competition HERE!

 

Tickets: £16 (Standard - Sunday to Thursday), £14 (Concessions - Sunday to Thursday), £12 (Under 22's - Sunday to Thursday), £6 (schools/group bookings of 10 tickets - one teacher admitted free). Any child under 12 admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult.

 

Tickets can be purchased directly from The Festival Players on 07855 248832 or at the LTH Box Office on 01509 231914 or via the Loughborough Town Hall website.        

 

                                       SEASON TICKET FOR ALL FOUR 2018 PRODUCTIONS STILL ONLY £40 - CALL 07855 248832

 

From every transaction £1 will be 

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