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What's On

These amateur productions are on in Somerset over the next six weeks. 

The list is updated automatically from the Somerset Fellowship of Drama Diary which shows brief details of all productions planned for up to 12 months ahead. You may be able to see a bit more detail of current productions by looking on the What's On Somerset Drama Facebook page

 

Please send Roger Price diary@somersetdrama.org.uk an image (usually a jpg of your poster) if you want your show to appear here...

 

Season's Greetings
Season's Greetings
by Alan Ayckbourn
West Huntspill Players
25th April 2018 to 28th April 2018 - 7:45pm
Belinda and Neville are hosting their Christmas festivities; chaos and hilarity abound with a love scene under the Christmas tree and an incompetent puppet show!
Venue
Balliol Hall, West Huntspill
Director
David Jenkins
Box Office
01278 785651

Phoebe Rees Entry
The Lady in the Van
The Lady in the Van
by Alan Bennett
Frome Drama Club
26th April 2018 to 28th April 2018 -
One day in 1974, a rather smelly, reclusive lady calling herself Mary Shepherd, drove her van into Alan Bennett’s garden in Camden and there she stayed, in his driveway, until her death in 1989.
Venue
Merlin Theatre, Frome
Director
Philip de Glanville
Box Office
01737 465949

Phoebe Rees Entry
Our Country's Good
Our Country's Good
by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Axbridge Community Theatre
2nd May 2018 to 5th May 2018 - 7:30pm
A prison colony in Australia 1788. How best to enforce discipline - the noose or something more civilised? An ambitious junior officer steps forward with an idea for a play…
Venue
Axbridge Town Hall
Director
John Bailey
Box Office
07581 569751

Phoebe Rees Entry
Mid-life - The Crisis Musical
Mid-life - The Crisis Musical
by Bob Walton & Jim Walton
SCAMP
3rd May 2018 to 5th May 2018 - 7:30pm
Midlife is a hilarious look at those things none of us can escape – the perils of growing old(er). Cisis definitely ahead….Now, what did I come in here for?
Venue
Saltford Hall, BS31 3BY
Director
SCAMP
Box Office
07810 440568

David Beach Entry
What the Butler Saw
What the Butler Saw
by Joe Orton
The Swan Theatre Company
7th May 2018 to 12th May 2018 - 7:45pm
Venue
Swan Theatre, Yeovil
Director
Holly Robson
Box Office
07500 376031

Phoebe Rees Entry
Don't Dress for Dinner
Don't Dress for Dinner
by Marc Camoletti
CUDOS
9th May 2018 to 12th May 2018 - 7:30pm
Bernard invites his mistress over for the weekend whilst his wife is away; his friend Robert is invited to act as an alibi and with a feast prepared by a cook, what could go wrong?
Venue
Victoria Hall, Crewkerne
Director
George Flint
Box Office
www.cudoscrewkerne.com

Phoebe Rees Entry
Happy Days
Happy Days
by Gary Marshall & Paul Williams
WAA Operatic Society
9th May 2018 to 12th May 2018 - 7:30pm also Sat at 2:30pm
Goodbye grey skies, hello blue! Happy Days are here again with “The Fonz” and his friends. With amazing music and dance, this family friendly musical will have you rockin’ and rollin’ all week long!
Venue
The Wellesley, Wellington
Director
Colin Marshall
Box Office
0884 997 9000

SFD Concessions
David Beach Entry
The Thrill of Love
The Thrill of Love
by Amanda Withington
@2K Theatre
17th May 2018 to 19th May 2018 - 7;30pm
On 11th April 1955, Ruth Ellis shot and murdered her lover, David Blakely, outside a Hampstead pub. Ellis was found guilty and became the last woman to be hanged in Britain. The play explores the private lives of Ruth and her companion hostesses who work in the seedy world of nightclubs.
Venue
Tacchi Morris Taunton
Director
Rachel Buttell
Box Office
01823 414141
Cinderella Awards Evening
Cinderella Awards Evening
Somerset Fellowship of Drama
19th May 2018 - 6:30pm for 7:30pm
Venue
Rookery Manor, BS24 0JB
Box Office
Pam Price - 01935 479633 or pam.2000@zen.co.uk
Humble Boy
Humble Boy
by Charlotte Jones
Ilminster Entertainments Society
22nd May 2018 to 25th May 2018 - 7:30pm
35 year old Felix Humble is a Cambridge astro-physicist in search of a unified field theory. When his father dies. leaving Felix to deal with his difficult and demanding mother, he realises that his search for unity must include his own chaotic home life.
Venue
The Warehouse, Ilminster
Director
Lyn Lockyer
Box Office
01460 52628
Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch
by Alan Ayckbourn
Roadwater Players Amateur Dramatic Society
22nd May 2018 to 26th May 2018 - 7:30pm
Alan Ayckbourn combines comic moments with painful truths when a young trespasser shatters the peace of the quiet Bluebell Hill estate, leading the neighbours to form a neighbourhood watch group.
Venue
Roadwater Village Hall
Director
Guy Morgan
Box Office
www.roadwaterplayers.org

Phoebe Rees Entry
Move Over Mrs Markham
Move Over Mrs Markham
by Ray Cooney & John Chapman
Civic Players
23rd May 2018 to 26th May 2018 -
This is a very typical, and very funny, farce, full of quick entrances, even quicker exits, saucy goings-on and mistaken identities.
Venue
Swan Theatre, Yeovil
Director
Richard Walters
Box Office
07593 539593

SFD Concessions
Phoebe Rees Entry
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
by Stephen Elliot & Allan Scott
WODS Musical Theatre Company
31st May 2018 to 2nd June 2018 - 7:30pm also Sat at 2:30pm
This wildly fresh and funny musical, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus, bound for Alice Springs to put on the show of a lifetime… a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!
Venue
The Playhouse, WSM
Director
Laura Grace James
Box Office
01934 645544