The Matchgirls

The Matchgirls
The match-cutters finally rebel against working conditions in which young girls had their jaws rotted away by phosphorus, and discipline was maintained by a system of crippling fines and sanctions. This was a grim episode, but not many minutes of the play are allowed to pass before the natural ebullience of the traditional Cockney sparrow helps to create sparkling entertainment which warms the heart. This story is all about the humour, determination and solidarity of the women working in dreadful conditions but energised by the hope that they have the right to a better life for themselves and their families.

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Good Things

Good Things
This romantic comedy about finding love the second (or third or fourth) time round is from a writer dubbed Scotland’s greatest living dramatist.

Suddenly single and with the dreaded ‘big five-0’ staring her in the face, Susan – a charity shop volunteer – also has to cope with a father in his second childhood, a daughter in the throes of aggravated adolescence and an ex who, unfortunately, still has the power to wound.

Set on three different days in one year – 6th January, Valentine’s Day and Christmas Eve –Good Things is a poignant, hilarious play with a lot to say about finding love later in life.

Be prepared to laugh, cry, laugh and then start again. This is what really goes on in those charity shops...!

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Welwyn Drama Festival 2017

Welwyn Drama Festival 2017

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Taming of the Shrew

Taming of the Shrew
Baptista Minola refuses to allow his youngest daughter Bianca to marry until a husband has been found for her older sister Katherine... but Kate the cursed is famous for her hot temper and shrewish manner –no-one in Padua is willing to marry her! Petruchio arrives from Verona and is persuaded to accept the challenge – and so begins a hilarious courtship as Petruchio vows to woo Kate for the challenge of overcoming her fearsome reputation.

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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase tells the story of two cousins, Bonnie and Sylvia, who are determined to defeat the evil schemes of their wicked governess Miss Slighcarp, who has set her sights on the estate of Sir Willoughby and Lady Green, Bonnie’s parents. As the children escape her clutches they find adventure and friendship as they make their way to London. Set in an alternative Victorian England in which the country is overrun by wolves, and strangers can be friend or foe, this is a fast-paced, exciting story of cruelty, loyalty, friendship, secret passages, shipwrecks, wolves... and cheese.

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