WELCOME TO EWHURST PLAYERS
Nestled at the foot of the Surrey Hills, we're a company of cheery folk with a love of drama. We like to do things well while at the same time embracing new actors and singers at all levels, young and old. So, if you fancy treading the boards with us, just get in touch with our Secretary, Amanda Jones, on 01483 548562 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AUDITIONS FOR NEXT SHOW | THEFT BY ERIC CHAPPELL
THEFT by Eric Chappell. Directed by George Yates, assisted by Amanda Jones.
SYNOPSIS: Imagine returning from an anniversary celebration with your oldest friends to find that you have been burgled....and the thief is still in the house. Theft is a comedy in which a burglar reveals all kinds of disturbing truths about two seemingly happy marriages; written by Eric Chappell author of the TV series 'Rising Damp.'
CAST of 5 consists of two couples and a burglar. All have to appear to be of similar ages, ideally late 40s/50s or older.
AUDITIONS 7.30pm prompt Ewhurst Village Hall on Wed 22nd June and Mon 27th June. Please come prepared to read for any part. Scripts available from Amanda tel.01483 548562/ 07932 137066.
If you are unable to make either date please contact George on 01483 277354 to arrange an individual reading.
PERFORMANCE DATES 26-29 October 2022
MAJESTY | A JUBILEE HIT
At Ewhurst Players we do a good anthology. And "Majesty" was no exception. Billed as a scrapbook of Queen Elizabeth’s reign and a snapshot of Great Britain through the eyes, ears, voices and music of the nation, writer and director Mike Fanya got it absolutely spot on. Aided by the stalwart Victoria Helstrip and a 30+ cast and crew, Mike got toes tapping, throats a-lumping and tears of pride flowing. We won't see anything like it for a long time!
NODA REVIEW | BEST OF THE WEST
Kay Rowan from NODA writes: "A West End Musical Extravaganza" - An exciting title and an exciting evening travelling through some of the best musicals ever written.
It must have been difficult deciding what to leave out. The directors, Meg Bray and Simon Fraser, are to be congratulated on such a fine evening with such fine performers.
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NODA REVIEW | THE LADY IN THE VAN
Pauline Surrey from NODA writes: The story of the arrival on Alan Bennett’s driveway of the Lady in the Van, and her subsequent 15 year stay, first appeared in his memoirs ‘Writing Home’. Then he wrote the play, later the film appeared. We all know and love Mr Bennett, that National Treasure, and here his writing was as always crisp, funny, acutely observed, and very moving. Read full article >>