Bazaar and Rummage by Sue Townsend with lyrics and music by Shirlie Roden Sue Townsend writes from the heart – her experiences of family life, 1980s British society and culture, politics, religion and mental health are explored in all her works. It’s a bold choice for a theatre company to tackle a play with such a range of themes and ideas ingrained in a very different society. Polly English’s production is illuminating, dynamic and fascinating, shedding light on a dated text
Sue Townsend author of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 has excelled with this play, the play is further enhanced with the lovely music and lyrics of Shirley Roden. In Sue Townsend’s heartfelt comedy, three severely agoraphobic women have left their houses for the first time in years, and made it to a jumble sale. The sale has been organised by their social workers, the young trainee Fliss and the ex-agoraphobic volunteer Gwenda, though as the afternoon progresses,
CHAIRMAN'S CHAT Thanks to everyone who attended the AGM - it was a good turnout and everyone enjoyed the drinks and nibbles afterwards - thank you Ann and Kerry. High point of the evening was Josh's face when he won the Audrey Stokes award - I now really understand the expression gobsmacked. Sorry that the Murder Mystery had to be postponed but there was just too much going on to be able to make the necessary number but it will happen later in the year so watch out for a date
Your new committee are...
Vice Chairman-Ann Brolly
Minutes Secretary - Angela Eason
Correspondence Secretary -Wendy Elliott
We also welcomed a new President Cheryl Newman and we thanked Mr Paul Head for his support as President over the past 3 years.