Thanks to everyone who came along to the play reading social on 17th August. It was good to see some old and new faces.
We are potentially planning a Murder Mystery for our Autumn production. If you would like to act in our Murder Mystery then you’ll need to be able to commit to:
- Tuesday rehearsals from 7.30pm starting on 4th September.
- Technical rehearsal on Sunday 25th November.
- Stage production on Friday 30th November and Saturday 1st December.
- If required, there may be further rehearsals near to the production date.
The Murder Mystery may require some improvisation, please let us know if you would be comfortable with this.
If you haven’t expressed an interest already but would like to act in our Murder Mystery please email email@example.com or message us on Facebook
We’re sorry but this will be limited to adult actors for this production.
We’re looking for new members! If you are interested in finding out more about the Chelford Players come along for a social night on 17th July at The Egerton Arms from 7.30pm – 9.30pm.
Come and join us for a drink to find out more. We’re looking for people who might be interested in:
– painting scenery or props
– costume making
– building a stage
– simply being involved by selling tickets for our event.
Anyone can join, children need to be 7 and over. If you have children that might be interested in getting on the stage, come along to our social and find out more.
If you can’t make the date but want to be involved, let us know on Facebook or Twitter @Chelford Players.
All entries were fantastic and it was a hard choice for our adjudicators David Wood and Donald Ashbury. However awards go to the outstanding performances listed below:
Best junior play – Macbeth by Altrincham Creative Theatre Society Juniors (A.C.T.S)
David Wood Trophy for Best Individual Junior Performance – Will Cleary for Banquo in Macbeth (A.C.T.S)
Best Youth Play – Sour Grapes and Ashes by Altrincham Creative Theatre Society Youth
The Donald Ashbury Trophy for Best Individual Youth Performance – Hannah Bowden for Pat in Sour Grapes and Ashes (A.C.T.S)
Best Senior Play – Lost by Davenham Players
Best Senior Individual Performance – George Ogazi for Man in Lost (Davenham)
Adjudicator’s Special Award – Jason Todd for Doctor Mactavish in Macbeth.
Our thanks go to Adjudicators David Wood and Donald Ashbury and to Bev for her hard work organising the festival.
Running Order – 7.30pm start
Thursday 7th June
- Nantwich Players – Extract from The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington – SENIOR Drama (45 mins)
- Chelford Players – Eleven Fifty- Six by Michael Pearcy – SENIOR Drama (38 mins)
Friday 8th June
- A.C.T.S. – Macbeth by Geoff Bamber – JUNIOR Comedy (40 mins)
- A.C.T.S. – Sour Grapes and Ashes by NJ Warburton – YOUTH Drama (35 mins)
Saturday 9th June
- Wilmslow Guild Players-The Saxon Wives of Ellandune by L Du Garde Peach – SENIOR Comedy (30 mins)
- Davenham Players – Lost by Tony Moore – SENIOR Drama (25 mins)
Final Adjudication & Trophies
Best Senior Play
Best Senior Individual Performance
Best Youth Play
Best Youth Individual performance
Best Junior Play
Best Junior Individual performance
Adjudicator’s Special Award.
Entries are now closed for the Chelford Drama Festival.
There will be 2 to 3 one-act plays across each of the nights of the festival, with final judging and awards given out on Saturday night.
If you have any questions in the meantime please contact Bev at firstname.lastname@example.org or get in touch via our Facebook or Twitter page.
We’re still taking entries for one-act plays to enter the Chelford Drama Festival in June.
Lots of adult and youth prizes to be won!
Taking place on 7th, 8th and 9th June 2018 at Chelford Village Hall.
For more details contact Bev at email@example.com or contact us on Facebook
If you know anyone that would be interested, please share on.
The Chelford Players are hosting a drama festival of one-act plays in June. We’re seeking one-act entries from Juniors and Adults.
Adjudictors are: David Wood and Donald Ashbury.
If your society would like to enter the 2018 Chelford Drama Festival please contact Bev Ibbotson at firstname.lastname@example.org before 20th April 2018.
We look forward to seeing you.
There’s still time to book a ticket for either Thursday, Friday or Saturday performances!
Tickets are £10 for adults and £8 for children (under 16).
Tickets include a cheese board supper to be served in the interval.
We hope to see you there!
If I were not upon the stage..
Tickets are available via our box office. It’s going to be an evening full of laughter, music and singing. Why not kick off the festive season with a fun evening with The Chelford Players!
There will be 3 evening performances, starting from 7.30pm on Thursday 30th November, Friday 1st December and Saturday 2nd December.
Tickets include a cheese board supper which will be served in the interval. Book now.
Hope to see you there!