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The Turn of the Screw

A Gothic Ghost Story
by Ken Whitmore, from the story by Henry James

March 7-10 2018

 1873: A young woman, Miss Grey, arrives at a remote country house and is engaged as governess to two orphaned children, Miles and Flora. Miss Grey settles in with her duties, and all seems well until the children begin to act strangely and she begins to see ghosts ...  the trouble is that no one else seems to see them. This classic psychological ghost story by Henry James is adapted for stage by Ken Whitmore - a spine-tingling old fashioned thriller story in the vein of The Woman in Black and The Others.

Southwick Players Youth (SPY) present

Fantastic Mister Fox

by Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood
July 18-21 2018, 7.30pm, matinee on July 21st

A real children's favourite from the mind of Roald Dahl


Fantastic Mr Fox is a tale of "goodies vs baddies", with the wonderfully witty Mr Fox running rings around his enemies … the revolting Boggis, Bunce & Bean.

When Mr Fox steals one chicken too many from a local farm, the farmers decide the only cure is to rid themselves of Mr Fox by any means possible. Outwitted at every turn, the farmers ploys backfire, and the animals celebrate with an enormous feast at their expense.


This adaptation is enormous fun, and will capture the imagination of young and old alike - and most of all, will have audiences enthralled ... with creative, magical staging, it will be a wonderful play for the
Southwick Players Youth Group.


David Wood has adapted many children’s stories for stage, including Dahl's "The Twits" and "The Witches".

The Corn Is Green
October 10-13 2018
 A heart-warming and poignant comedy

Into a tiny Welsh mining village in 1900 steams an opinionated
and driven English woman – determined to educate them all,
whether they like it or not. Into this mix of opposites is thrown 
the most talented, if uneducated, Welsh miner that she has ever 
seen, and she sets him on the road to a future nobody ever 
dreamed possible. A story of triumph over adversity, of following 
your heart, following your dreams. Of conflict and sorrow. 
Of inspiration. Emlyn Williams most enduring play, even more inspiring due 
to it being semi-autobiographical. It premiered in 1938 in London 
with him in the lead role, and since then it has endured many 
revivals and films, with different versions starring such acting 
royalty as Deborah Kerr, Bette Davis, Ethel Barrymore, Katherine 
Hepburn; and the last revival in 2007 starred Kate Burton, 
daughter of Richard Burton. There are delightful dramatic clashes of English against Welsh, 
of middle class education against working class illiteracy, 
of old traditions against new knowledge.
Show Meeting: Tuesday 5th June 2018 - get it in your diary now! Show pack available April 2018.

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