RECENT PRODUCTIONS

Below is a listing of all recent productions –  most of them “home-made” – and where possible, DVDs have been produced and are available for sale (All DVDs are listed on this website. Click  here

Lee Flewitt: Alderney’s most prolific author! 

Many of the pantomimes were written by Lee Flewitt. Since 1995, Lee  has written and produced no less than nine hilarious and highly acclaimed pantomimes, performed here in the Island Hall and many of you will no doubt remember them:
Carry on Camelot (1995), Peter Pan (1998), Aladdin (2000), Gladiator (2003), Dick Whittington (2006), Jack and the Beanjar (2009), Pirates of the Coronation (2011), Alice in Blunderland (2012) and Beauty and the Beasts (2018). All feature on this page.

Lee Flewitt became a published playwright in 1999 with his one-act play “Is There Anybody There?”, which is being performed on stages across the UK.  In 2015 Lee published his first novel, “oDd”, now available from Amazon, at the Alderney Bookshop, at the airport or directly from Lee. Email hello@leeflewitt.com

 

2018 (April): “MUCH ADO ABOUT HISTORY” QUIZ NIGHT AT THE GEORGIAN HOUSE

As part of the Alderney Heritage Festival 2018 ,the Alderney Theatre Group organised an evening of historical entertainment – an interactive theatrical quiz  preceded by supper.

2018 (January): SLEEPING BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS by Lee Flewitt

Once upon a time.. A kind, slightly mad professor, three mischievous witches busy casting mad spells on an innocent Guernsey princess, a beautiful Alderney girl and a poor little lamb are thrown into the pot. Will the dashing Guernsey prince and his motley crew who sailed in from the bigger island, or the arrogant – but nice – self-styled local hero protect the island and its people from three dangerous prowling beasts?    Will Alderney ever be safe again?

This hilarious pantomime, written by Lee Flewitt and directed by Charlotte Newton, was performed by an 18-strong cast which included several new faces with great talent. It also featured the Panto Choir – 9 beautiful voices directed by Alex Flewitt.  Special sound and visual effects were introduced to the stage by Ronnie Cairnduff. The set was designed by Charlotte Newton and Trevor Sanders. The cast, in order of appearance:  Andrée Gaydon-Smith, Beverley Hope-Smith, Maria Ives, Lucie Easton, Lee Flewitt, Ben Turner, Bobbie Allen McNiven-Young, Phil Hatcher, Jake Woodnutt, Tim Butler, Barbara Featherstone, Lesley Chapman, Jenny Rowley, Barrie Pimm0-Smith, Candy Osborne, Sarah Pepper, and Moira Sleeman.  To view/download a large selection of photographs, click here

The Alderney Theatre Group would like to thank the States of Alderney, the Guernsey Arts Commission and Geraldine Whittaker for their sponsorship support.

2017 (November): Cautionary Tales for Daughters by Tanya Holt

If you’ve seen any of the ShooShooBaby cabaret shows performed here in Alderney, you knew you were in for another big treat guaranteed to brighten up the grey November days: Cautionary Tales for Daughters was performed by Tanya Holt who is part of the hilarious ShooShoo double-act and was accompanied by pianist Jenny Gould.

“Cautionary Tales for Daughters” was hosted by the Alderney Theatre Group and sponsored by The Fort Group and Farm Court Guest House. Photos of the Alderney performance are  published on Flickr

2017 (April): A Potful of Poetry

As our special contribution towards the 2017 Channel Islands Heritage Festival,  the Alderney Theatre Group served diners in the Georgian House with generous helpings from their Potful of Poetry.

Recited by thespians – some of which are also self-confessed secret poets – the audience was treated to a potpourri of serious and not so serious poems, dittis, a rap and two videos – written by local and visiting poets and songwriters. The presenters, in no particular order, were: Linda Aldis, Robin Whicker, Andree Gaydon-Smith, Lee Flewitt, Moira Sleeman, Ronnie Cairnduff, Tess Woodnutt, Nigel Soane-Sands, Barbara Featherstone and last but not least, Roger Featherstone.  For more photos click here

2017 (February): JUNGLE BOOK by the Odd Socks

Making the Jungle great again! (article by Peter Annereau in the Alderney Press)
Since Rudyard Kipling wrote “The Jungle Book” in the 1890s, the story of Mowgli has taken on many guises. None has been as high octane as that performed by madcap strolling players Odd Socks who paid a return visit to Alderney on Monday 13 February, to delight a receptive island audience of 30 to 80-year olds going on eight and a half!

The strength of the wolf is the pack, they declared, as the audience mimicked being alert and set to pounce, and made suitable animal noises and boos not heard since the last Alderney pantomime. As with the group’s previous shows on Alderney, there was much audience participation and banter, especially with the fiery tiger Shere Khan who relished the thought of eating Ridunians. It was an evening of culture, but not as we know it!” Just take a look at the photos taken that night – Click here

2016 (December): SHOO SHOO BABY’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

If you’ve seen any of their four previous shows, Shoo Shoo Baby’s Christmas Party was the party you didn’t want to miss. Hilarious and full of surprises, this effortlessly funny musical double act by Tanya Holt and Anna Braithwaite, accompanied by Jenni Gould on the keyboard, entertained the audience with fresh new arrangements of well-known Christmas songs. Some were played with a musical saw, while other tunes required the audience to hum along with the kazoos handed out earlier that evening.  To view all photos taken during the show click here

2016 (February): THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR by The Odd Socks

Hilarious – and as ever – they had the audience in stitches.
To view images of this show and their previous show “ROGER RADIO”,  click here

2015 (December): AN ISLAND STORY – a musical play written and composed by Ray Parkin

A unique musical play written and produced by Ray Parkin to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the evacuation of Alderney and the 70th anniversary of the Homecoming, this was the biggest production ever undertaken by the Alderney Theatre Group. It tells the tragic story of the island’s evacuation in 1940 and the subsequent return of the islanders in 1945/46 to a devastated island.
Featuring: Robert Whicker, Andree Gaydon-Smith, Moira Sleeman, Ben Turner, Daisy Doardo, Tess Woddnutt, James Lancaster, Martin Batt, Jenny Rowley, Candy Osborne, Victoria McAllister, Barry Pimm-Smith, Richard Matimong, Martin Smith, Nic Clarke, Amber Castle, John Russell,Frank Venton, Nick Hogg Gail Gregg and children Heather Syer, Holly Jenkins, Niamh Kelleher, Amelie & Florence Carpenter, Luke & Erin Atkinson and Rebecca & Chloe Faulkner.  For photographs of this unique production click here

2015 ( April): “OFF THE HOOK” – TV Stand-up Comedian DYLAN MORAN

It was a coup for the Alderney Theatre Group to get this celebrity comedian to the Island Hall.  There was standing room only during an extremely entertaining and very funny evening.

2015( August): “THE TEMPEST” by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

Performed in the Island Hall Gardens during Alderney Week 2015, the cast featured former Alderney resident James Reynard. More info

2015 (January): “GREAT EXPECTATIONS” by the Rain or Shine Theatre Company

Charles Dickens’ tale of destiny, desire and duplicity -James Reynard’s new adaptation:

Christmas Eve, 1823: a misty churchyard…. young orphan, Philip Pirrip, known as Pip, is about to begin his life of great expectations…. Dickens’ thrilling coming of age tale is one of excitement, amusement, romance and intrigue and is a ‘who is it’, as opposed to a ‘who-dunnit’, regarding the mysterious benefactor funding pip’s growth in to a gentleman. For more information click here

2014 (August) THE BOUNCERS

A unique home-made production performed in the Georgian House.

A little bit funny, a little bit tragic:  A fictionalised vision of island night life. You’ll see what happens during the course of this night-time circus, where girls dance, and lads prance, hoping for the chance of a quick one round the back. You’ll experience the thrills, the spills, the chills, and throughout it all, the bouncers, with their late night, fatuous philosophies.

Starring Julie Turner, Tess Woodnutt and Bobbie Allen McNiven-Young

2014 (August)  TREASURE ISLAND by Rain or Shine Theatre Company

performed during Alderney Week 2014 in the Island Hall Gardens.
When their ship is stranded at sea on a windless day, Captain Jim Hawkins and his loyal crew while away the time telling old sailors’ tales. And Captain Jim’s tale is always the most popular…

With a host of wild characters and events, this tale of buccaneers, greed, courage, betrayal and pieces of eight had both humour and brutality.

2014 (31 Jan & 1 Feb) THE SNOW QUEEN – performed by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

And so the story goes: Once upon a time, a naughty goblin made a magic mirror that only reflected wickedness and ugliness in people, but it was broken in to billions of pieces, and scattered around the world by the wind.

Many years later, two inseparable friends, Kai and Gerda are happily playing, when Kai gets a splinter from the mirror in his eye; he becomes mean and nasty, attracting the attention of the ice cold Snow Queen. When he disappears without trace, Gerda must go on a long and dangerous quest to find him.
More here

2013 (1 March) ROGER RADIO by The Odd Socks

performed in the Island Hall. Extremely funny!
more photos of this show and the more recent “The Legend of King Arthur” here
or visit their website

2013 (1 Feb) THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

A very entertaining and delightful performance to a full house in the Island Hall
More information  here

2012: (12,13,14 & 15 December) ALICE IN BLUNDERLAND – Panto written by Lee Flewitt

…another hilarious Pantomime, written and produced by Lee Flewitt and performed by a 20-strong cast, featuring the first ever Panto Choir under the baton of Alex Flewitt
Amazing special effects!

View the images on our Flickr Site

2012 (23 March): HENRY BLOFIELD

Henry Blofield – Raconteur par excellence!
Prickly and earth-shatteringly funny: The pompous and celebrities were unceremoniously kicked into touch and Elf an Safety  shaken until the pips squeaked.

Wonderfully entertaining anecdotes of Ian Fleming, Noel Coward, John Arlott and Alec Guinness.

2011 (9-12 February) : THE PIRATES OF THE CORONATION – A Panto written by Lee Flewitt

Written and produced especiallly for Alderney by Lee Flewitt
PART 1: THE QUEST FOR ONE EYED JACKS TREASURE

Once upon a time on an island not so far away, there lived an evil pirate admiral.
His vessels – The Belle Vue, The Campania, The Marais and The Coronation were the scourge of the English Channel. No ship was safe from them. If it had sails, then every month was January.

Starring, in alphabetic order: Hilary Bentley, Polly Burke, Tim Butler, Daisy Doardo, Alex Dufour, Andy Dufour, Paul Durston, Barbara Featherstone, Alex Flewitt, Lee Flewitt, Maria Ives, Moira Knight, Sarah Pepper, Isabel Picornell, Edward Rowe, Ilona Soane-Sands, Julie Turner and James Varley

To view/download more photographs of this highly entertaining production, click here

DVD available

2010 (8 November) JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH: “A MAN WITH NO MORE ROLLS”

Extremely funny evening with TV personality and comedian John Shuttleworth
more info here

2010 (29 & 30 October): IS THERE ANYBODY THERE? written by Lee Flewitt

An incredibly scary play performed utterly convincingly by a splendid cast.
Lee Flewitt, author, producer and director of the play:

starring in order of appearance: Andree Gaydon-Smith, Barbara Featherstone, Alex Flewitt, Phil Hatcher, Robin Whicker, Tess Woodnutt, James Varley, Bonnie Flewitt

Reprised thriller goes with a bang and bumps in the night!
Lee Flewitt, author of the annual pantomimes poking fun at island characters, wrote a one-act thriller that was performed by the group in 2010 and has since been performed around the world and even translated into Danish.

Set in a Whitechapel parlour at the time of the Jack the Ripper murders, IS THERE ANYBODY THERE tells of creepy events surrounding a seance attended by, among others, Dr. Watson, Sherlock Holmes; celebrated side-kick.

to view more photos click here

2009 (9-12 December): JACK AND THE BEANJAR Panto – written by Lee Flewitt

written and produced by Lee Flewitt with an 18-strong cast, plus a bird!
starring, in order of appearance: Alex Rebanks, Piper Collins, Julie Turner, Ilona Soane-Sands, Daisy Doardo, Edward Rowe, Joe Stanley, James Varley, Moira Knight, Hilary Bentley, Tim Butler, Sarah Pepper, Lucy Casado, Sarah Whyte, Tess Woodnutt, Nigel Soane-Sands, Lee Flewitt and Paddy Campbell. Plus musical quartett Eric Pye, David Stanley, Alex Birch and Rea Gregg.

It takes all sorts to make a panto a cow of many parts, a scheming villain, an old hag, a king and queen, a princess, an ugly giant, rollicking songs and props that go bump on the night. They were all there in Alderneys pantomime.
In true Alderney tradition, no pebble was left unturned or local celebrity spared a mention in Lee Flewitt’s  script which moved the show along at a good pace interspersed with apt musical numbers, rewritten for the occasion.

There are over 60 photographs of the performance on our Flickr site. Click here
DVD available

2009 (6 November) ShooShoo Baby: FROM BERLIN TO BROADWAY

This was Shoo Shoo Babys 4th performance in Alderney and, as everytime, they were a big hit with the audience.
In their latest show, the Shoo Shoos illustrate cabarets scandalous and illustrious past with music from Marilyn Monroe to The Velvet Underground and Eartha Kitt to Elvis. Expertly assisted from the piano by Michael Roulston, they gamely took their audience from the revolutionary ferment of Gay Paree and the smoky subversion of Berlin to the Cockney sing-alongs of the London music hall. The show colourfully climaxed with a tribute to the Rat Pack in cabaret’s glittering jewel in the crown, Las Vegas.
Shoo Shoo Baby performed to a packed Island Hall ,and everybody thoroughly enjoyed this great show. More info

2009 (2 & 3 October) : A NIGHT A THE THEATRE – WITH 2 PLAYS

Alderney Theatre Group and Alderney W.I. claimed the stage for a night at the theatre.
In the past, the Alderney Theatre Group and the Alderney W.I. have teamed up to celeberate the 60th anniversary of the Alderney Theatre Group in 2009- a perfect opportunity to bring back this popular Night at the Theatre tradition.

FAMILY ALBUM
a 1-act comedy by Noel Coward, performed by the Alderney Theatre Group and directed by Robin Whicker

Trapped by convention, a Victorian family mourns the death of Papa, a wealthy ship owner. Gathered together in the drawing room on the evening of the funeral, they face a world without his dominant presence, but through the benign influence of Burrows, the family butler, gradually come to recognize that play (rather than playacting) is the key to happiness. Starring Andree Gaydon-Smith, Donald Hughes, Piper Collins, Alex Rebanks, Mike Gaunt, James Varley , Daisy Doardo and Robin Whicker who directed the play

HOME FROM HOME
a 1-act comedy by Peggy Cannam, performed by the Alderney W.I. and directed by Mary Robertson

HOME FROM HOME is about five women- all in their seventies – who are all residents in the Resthaven Home for the Elderly. They are waited on by Janet, a younger woman. But, as you will soon discover, all is not sweetness and light. One particular lady dominates the lives of the others until Janet threatens to hand in her notice. There follows the distinct possibility that the Home may have to close. How the matter is resolved makes a fascinating thirty minutes of theatre.
Both serious and amusing, this play , directed by Mary Robertson was performed by a 6-strong cast featuring, in alphabetic order: Shirley Goodman, Eileen Kelly, Lin Maurice, Mary Robertson, Jan Walker and Ann Wheeler.
Prompt: Jane Barker. Make-up: Pat Raymond

2009 (3 & 4 Aug): THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

As every year for the past ten years, the Rain or Shine Theatre Company’s  performances was one of the highlights of Alderney Week.

Their unique adaptation of Shakespeare’s play entertained and delighted the audience. Traditionally – each performance was preceded by a pre-theatre picnic.
more information  here

2009 (2 & 3 August): “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” performed by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

Outdoor performance in the Island Hall Gardens
more details  here

2009 (29 & 30 May): TWO AWARD-WINNING PLAYS performed by the Guernsey ORCA TRUST

This year, after a long absence, we had the pleasure of welcoming a Guernsey production company to Alderney.

The Orca Trust, winner of the 2008 Adjudicato’s  award at the British All-Winners Play Festival, Gaiety Theatre, Douglas (Isle of Man), performed two plays on both consecutive nights:
One serious play “LAUGHTER IN THE SHADOW OF THE TREES” by James Prideaux, followed by
a light-hearted comedy by David Tristram: THE EXTRAORDINARY REVELATIONS OF ORCA THE GOLDFISH
Brilliant performances.

2009 (16 April) : Play Reading of George Bernard Shaw’s ARMS AND THE MAN

You could be forgiven for suggesting that performing a Play Reading is for those who can?t remember their lines. Not so!

Imagine somebody reading a book to you and, instead of having to imagine the characters and personalities portrayed, a cast of actors does it for you. For the cast it means just a handful of rehearsals before the actual performance takes place with few props, but possibly a few costumes to set the scene.

On Thursday 16 April 2009, immediately after the AGM, members of the Alderney Theatre Group were treated to a play reading performance the Alderney Theatre Group who chose George Bernard Shaw's comedy ARMS AND THE MAN, a satire about war and love, set during the 4-month-long Serbo-Bulgarian War that occurred between November 1885 and March 1886.
Brilliantly read and enacted by the 7-strong cast: Alex Birch, Lee Flewitt, James Varley, Tess Woodnutt, Rupert Street, Moira Sleeman, Steve Waddicor

2007 ( 22 November): ShooShoo Baby: “DELICIOUS “

Shoo-ing Stars brighten up grey November sky. The Island Hall was absolutely packed on Thursday 22 November, as an appreciative audience was treated to the world premiere of ShooShoo Baby’s latest cabaret show DELICIOUS. For the third consecutive year, Shoo Shoo Baby has brought a brand new show to Alderney.
The terrific duo, Tanya Holt and Anna Braithwaite, this time accompanied by singing and dancing pianist Michael Roulston, gave their slickest and most entertaining performance ever.

2008 (8-10 May): ABIGAIL’S PARTY

The greatest TV play of all time written by Mike Leigh – was performed live on stage at the Alderney Cinema in May 2008, starring Alex Birch, Tess Woodnutt, Steve Waddicor , Julia Turner and Lee Flewitt.

Extracts from the Alderney Journal’s review by editor James Varley: “… and a fine show it was too. Waddicor, who also directed the black comedy, excellently portrayed his character, a workaholic estage agent with an interest in finer things in life, while Birch cleverly portrayed Beverly, a middle-class, middle-minded Tom Jones fan locked in 1970s suburbia.
Angela Beverly’s new friend was played by Tess Woodnutt and her performance stole the show. Lee Flewitt took on the role of Tony, Angela’s husband and his subtle style fitted in well alongside Birch and Woodnutt. Sue, the mother of Abigail, was played by Julie Turner and her performance was also well-received.
The play was aided by an impressive set and numerous props which looked as if they’d been plucked right from 1977.
More photos are on our Flickr page. Please CLICK HERE

2007 (6 & 7 August ):THE TWELFTH NIGHT by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

Rain or Shine’s adaption of Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT, performed during Alderney Week in the Island Hall Gardens, was hailed a great success.
More information CLICK HERE

2007 (19 April): AN INSPECTOR CALLS

On Thursday 19 April 2007, the Georgian House Orangerie was the scene of an investigation into the tragic death of a young girl and the investigating inspector was quick to point the finger at members of a highly respectable family from Yorkshire.
The play-reading of J.B. Priestley’s AN INSPECTOR CALLS was performed by a 6-strong cast who had the audience spellbound. And an unexpected twist at the very end of the performance took everybody by surprise.
The play, set in 1912 and first performed in 1946, was performed by John Russell, Andree Gaydon-Smith, Alex Harrisson, Gary Marriner, Steve Waddicor and Robin Whicker.

2006 (9-11 November): NATIVITY

A comedy written by Jonathan Hall and produced by Steve Waddicor

Miss Grantham doesn’t have long to organise the School nativity play. But Joseph is more interested in kiss catch, they’re down to two wise men, the innkeeper thinks he’s Doctor Who, and the donkey’s head keeps falling off.
A nostalgic visit to Christmas as it used to be. Did you desperately want an Action Man or a Barbie Doll, an Etch-a-Sketch or a Space Hopper? Did you Watch with Mother or listen to Slade or the Osmonds’ Did Father Christmas let himself in the back door with a magic key?
For anyone who just couldn’t wait for them to light the last candle on the Blue Peter advent coat hanger thingy.
It’s a comedy, it’s a love story, it’s very funny and it poses the question: Do we ever grow up???
Starring (in alphabetic order) Alex Birch, Lee Flewitt, Alex Harrisson, Steve Waddicor and Tessa Woodnutt.
DVD available

2006 (December): Visiting Performance FROM BERLIN TO BROADWAY by ShooShooBaby

They were back for another Channel Islands exclusive here in Alderney with their latest cabaret show “From Berlin to Broadway”. The fantastically glitzy and glamorous singing trio, Shoo Shoo Baby, combine dry humour, rich harmonies and pulse-racing costume changes in their colourful cabaret shows. No theme tune, jazz standard or pop song is safe from their tongue-in-cheek treatment or quirky interpretation.

What made it so special is the reference to local Alderney issues, like the incinerator, and with plenty of audience participation, it was a very lively evening.
Needless to say, the show was a sell-out and they’ve promised to be back in 2007 with their brand new show “DELICIOUS “. More details on CLICK HERE

2006 (August) A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

Performed in the Island Hall Gardens during Alderney Week
more information CLICK HERE

2006 (8-11 February): DICK WHITTINGTON – The Panto written by Lee Flewitt

Written and directed by Lee Flewitt and performed by a 36-strong cast of the Alderney Theatre Group, this pantomine was an absolute hit with the audience.

The tale of Dick Whittington is loosely based on fact, like most of the stories one hears on Alderney. He did journey to London and become Lord Mayor, and he did establish several charitable institutions which exist to this day.
This was home-grown entertainment at its very best – great music, fantastic dance routines, and a very funny script with insults, innuendos and double-entendres flying, leaving few of Alderney’s politicians and other prominent residents unscathed.
more photos: CLICK HERE
DVD available

 

2005 (8 December):WINTER WONDERLAND by ShooShoo Baby

Full house for one of today’s slickest and sexiest Christmas cabarets at the Island Hall. The trio – Tanya Holt , Anne Braithwaite and Craig Schneider – delighted the crowds with a sparkling performance of a vast repertoire of Christmas songs , as well as unknown gems from the 1940’s, some pop songs, dance even tap dance routines.
CLICK HERE

2005 (2 July & 4 August): TRAFALGAR – THE DEATH OF NELSON – written by Charlotte Newton

A one-act drama and re-enactment of the Battle of Trafalgar, written by Charlotte Newton to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, directed by Charlotte Newton and Gail Gregg and performed by the Alderney Theatre Group.
Two open air performances of this spectacular drama – on staged in the Inner Harbour and one on The Butes – attracted hundreds of spectators and received enthusiastic reviews.more photos of both performances are on our Flickr Site. Please CLICK HERE
DVD available

2003 (21 Jan-1 Feb : GLADIATOR – The Panto written by Lee Flewitt

directed by Charlotte Newton.

Little was known of the history of Alderney during the days of the Roman Empire’s occupation of this part of Europe, when the Roman’s were at war with nearby Gaul on the French mainland and used our small island as an offshore prison camp where they built a great games arena, akin to the Coliseum in Rome or Beau Sejour in Guernsey. This was where enemies of the Roman state met their bloody ends. Such was the savagery of the local games that word eventually reached the ears of the Roman Emperor, a jaded tyrant named Julian Stentorius, and a Royal visit was secretly planned which prompted the rise of a unifying influence among the queens of Riduna, who began to stir up revolution in the hearts and minds of the local people. The pantomime was based on hysterical facts, and the rest, as they say, is mystery.

more photos on our Flickr Site. Please CLICK HERE
This pantomime was dedicated to the late Ken Thompson.

2002 – details of performances during the year 2002 to follow

2001 “SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN OTHERS” Panto – details to follow

1991-2000 PERFORMANCES BY THE ALDERNEY THEATRE GROUP

2000 : “Aladdin” – Panto

1998: “Peter Pan” – Panto

1997 : “Is There Anybody There”

1996: “Iron Magnolias” – performed by the W.I. written by Barry Hillman

1995
January: “Carry on Camelot” Panto
December: “Cinderella” – The BBC Clothes Show  Panto

1994 
“Cup Final”
“Princess and the Pirate”
December: “Saturday Swamp Fever” Panto

1993 

January: “Scrooge” Panto
December: “Batman” the Panto

1981-1990 PERFORMANCES BY THE ALDERNEY THEATRE GROUP

1990: “Close Encounter of a Panto Kind” Panto

1989: “Snow White and the Six Dwarfs” Panto

1987: “Costa del Packet” by Anthony Booth 

1986: “Arabian Nights” 

1982-1985: Sorry, no details available at present. If you can assist, please email info@alderneytheatregroup.com

1981 Summer: “I’ll get my Man” by Dorothy Reynolds & Julian Slade, performed by the Jersey Amateur Dramatic Club

 

1971-1980 PERFORMANCES BY THE ALDERNEY THEATRE GROUP

1980 
“Gaslight” by Patrick Hamilton

1979 : “Thriller of the Year”

1978  

April: “Silver Jubilee” (1953-1978)

“The Rats” by Agatha Christi

1975 
Spring: “Grande Dame” by Alan Melville
Summer: “Wait until Dark” by Frederick Knott

September: 3 One-act plays

“The Recce” by Falkland L. Cary
“Home is the Hunted” by R..F. Delderfield and
“Green for Danger” Bby Philip Johnson

1974 
March: “1-Act Plays and Melodrama” performed by the Jersey Amateur Drama Club
May: The Man Most Likely to”
Summer: “All for Mary”
November: “Nasty Things, Murders” by Arthur Lovegrove

1973 
3 One-At Plays “Picture Business” by James Pattinson
“Murder at the WI” by S.N.Kay and
“The Laboratory” by David Campton
Jersey Eisteddfod ” – 2nd class award for “The Laboratory”

1972 
February: Play Reading
March: One-Act Play & Supper
June: “Portrait of a Murder” by Robert Bloomfield
August: “Edwardian Music Hall & The Great Stromboli” – Alderney Week
October: 1-Act Play and Supper

1971 
January: “Double Yolk” by Hugh & Margaret Williams
Spring: “Tea and Trickery” by Maurice McLoughlin
June: “Boeing-Boeing” by Mark Camoleti & Beverley Cross
December: “Toad of Toad Hall”

 

1961-1970 PERFORMANCES BY THE ALDERNEY DRAMA CLUB

 

1970
January: “Charley’s Aunt” by Brandon Thomas
February : The Bridegroom Rose Early” by Michael Brett
March: “Sganerelle” by Moliere
June: “Make me a Widow” by David Ellis
October: “No Return” by Kathleen Palmer

1969 
Summer: “Lucky Strike” by Michael Brett

1968 
May: “See how they run”
December: “Alice in Wonderland”

1967 
March: “Dial ‘M’ for Murder” by Frederick Knott
1-act Play Festival in Guernsey “The Rats” by Agatha Christie
August & September: Son et Lumiere “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare
“Blithe Spirit” by Noel Coward

1966 
May: “Plantiff in a Pretty Hat” by Hugh & Margaret Williams
1-act Play Festival in Guernsey “The Inheritance”

1965
March: “Home at Seven” by R.C. Sherriff
April: “Pools Paradise” by Philip King

1964 
January: “A Clean Kill” by Michael Gilbert
July: “White Sheep of the Family” by L. du Garde Peach & Ian Hay

1963
February: “Murder at the Festival”
April: “The Grass is Greener” by Hugh & Margaret Williams

1962 
December:Christmas Old Tyme Musical Hall
“A Doctor’s Invention”

1961 
June: “A Song without Words”

1954-1960 PERFORMANCES BY THE ALDERNEY DRAMA CLUB

1960 
June: “The Cat and the Cream” by William Dinner
August: The Withering Look
December: Variety Show & Concert

1959 
May: “Ladies in Retirement” by Edward Percy and Reginald Denham
December: “The Inheritance”

1958 
July: “Widows are Dangerous” by June Garland

1957 
May: “Dark Road” (1-act play) by Kathleen Palmer
“Mr. Twemlow is not Himself” (1-act comedy) by Philip Johnson
June: “Dark Road” by Kathleen Palmer – performed in Guernsey
December: Edwardian Evening

1956 
February:3-act comedy “Haul for the Shore” by Jean McConnell
August: “It Wont’ be a Stylish Marriage” by A.P. Dearsley

1955 
April: Play Night at the Lyceum
“Wife Required” by Falkland Cary and Philip King
“The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs
August: “Crime by Persuasion” by Cyril J. Burton
“All is not Gold” by Frank Vosper                                                                                                                                      December: “Triangle Drama”, “The Park Bench” and “The Perfect Pair”

1954 
February: First 3-act play in 30 years! “Fools Rush in” by Kenneth Horne
August: “If this be Error” by Rachel Grieve

1949-1953 Performances by the SATURDAY CLUB, the founders of the ALDERNEY THEATRE GROUP

1953:
April: Play Night at the Lyceum
“Wow Wow” by Basil Charlton
March: “Polka”
“Green Grow the Cabbages” by Philip Johnson
“An African Angle” by Garden Peach

1952 
March: Play Night at the Lyceum
“Dark Brown” by Philip Johnson
“The Man in the Bowler Hat” by A.A. Milne
“The Bugginses Picnic” by Mabel /Constanduros and Michael Hogan

1951 
August: Play Night at the Lyceum “Anticlockwise”
“El Dorado” by Bernard Gilbert
“The Fell Arrest” by Lesbia Scott presented by  The Guild Players

1950 
“Have a go” evening of entertainment

1949 
Entertainment/talent shows – singing, dancing, games and solo performances