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After show party – open to members 29th Nov

If you’re a member or have previously been a member of the Chelford Players we would like to invite you to an after show party at Chelford Village Hall on 29th November.

The performance will finish at approximately 10pm. Please join us in the bar for a few drinks and nibbles.

It would be great if you could bring some food to share, but it’s not mandatory. We would just love to see you!

Winter production – Pick ‘n’ Mix

Join us, The Chelford Players, for a fun and entertaining evening featuring a lively mix of comedy sketches and dance.

Within the variety of entertainment, the evening will include performances of:

High Steaks – a comedy by Andrew Bawn published by Lazy Bee Scripts and;

The Last Bread Pudding – a comedy by Nick Warburton published by Samuel French.

The Chelford Players Juniors will also be performing musical numbers, choreographed by Sophie Coleman from the Silk Dance Academy, Macclesfield.

Book tickets

High Steaks won ‘The Adjudicators Award’ at The Wilmslow Guild Drama Festival in June 2019.

Next production

Following off the back of our successful murder mystery we are currently planning our next production.

This is likely to be a one act play that we will take to the Wilmslow Drama Festival in June.

If you would like to be involved please contact us via Facebook or email chelfordplayers@gmail.com

 

Next production

We are currently planning our next production and are considering a one-act play to be entered into the Wilmslow Drama Festival in June.

If you would like to be involved, contact us via our Facebook page or email chelfordplayers@gmail.com

More details will be announced soon.

Autumn production

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 chelfordplayers@gmail.com or message us on Facebook 

We’re sorry but this will be limited to adult actors for this production.

Social night at The Egerton Arms- 17th July

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 
– acting
– singing
– 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. 

Chelford Players Social Night – 17th July

We’re holding a social night at The Edgerton Arms on Tuesday 17th July 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

We would love to see all our members both past or present come and join us for a drink or two.  Why not bring a friend? We’re looking to grow our group and are looking for people who would like to join.

Come along if you would like to be involved in our next production either on the stage or back stage.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Results from the Chelford Players drama festival June 2017

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.