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PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

Here is a list of Cheshire Theatre Guild members' recent previous productions.

You could use this list to get ideas for your next production or play reading.
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2017-18 SEASON

Nantwich Players – THE GAME by Harold Brighouse
Harlequin Players – LAST TANGO etc in NORTHWICH by David Tristram  
MADS – THE END OF THE AFFAIR from Graham Greene
Davenham Players MOTHERHOOD by Felicity Goodman
Kingsley Players GOODNIGHT Mr TOM by M Magorian, adapt. David Wood
Nantwich Players JUST BETWEEN OURSELVES by Alan Ayckbourn
Harlequin Players GOD OF CARNAGE by Yazmina Reza

Chester Theatre Club THE THINGS GOOD MEN DO by Dan Muirden
Nantwich Players LION, WITCH, WARDROBE from CS LEWIS
MADS – SEASON’S GREETINGS by Alan Ayckbourn
Harlequin Players WHEN WE ARE MARRIED by JB Priestley

Kingsley Players CINDERELLA by Colin Smith

Bollington Festival Players ADVENTURES IN PANTOLAND by Alan Frayn

Chester Theatre Club IMPROBABLE FICTION by Alan Ayckbourn

Harlequin Junior Players PETER PAN by JM Barrie

Nantwich Players COLDER THAN HERE by Laura Wade

MADS – BLUE STOCKINGS by Jessica Swale

Harlequin Players – AMY’S VIEW by David Hare

Chester Theatre Club MOONSHINE by Jim Nolan

The Grange School THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by AL-W

Nantwich Players Youth ANIMAL FARM adapt. Peter Hall

Kingsley Players ARABIAN NIGHTS by Dominic Cooke

MADS – RUMOURS by Neil Simon

Harlequin Players Club DRACULA by Phil Ford from Bram Stoker

Frodsham Players AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Laura Wade/Jules Verne

Davenham Players DIRTY DUSTING by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood

Nantwich Players THE THRILL OF LOVE by Amanda Whittington

Kingsley Players A BUNCH OF AMATEURS by Ian Hislop

Chester Theatre Club PLAYHOUSE CREATURES by April de Angelis

Harlequin Players Club THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller

MADS – GHOSTS by Henrik Ibsen, adapt Eyre

 

2016-2017 SEASON

Nantwich Players – TALKING HEADS by Alan Bennett

Harlequin Players – Bazaar and Rummage by Sue Townsend

Nantwich Players – TALKING HEADS by Alan Bennett

MADS – PUB QUIZ IS LIFE by Richard Bean

Altrincham Little Theatre SNAKE IN THE GRASS by Alan Ayckbourn

Davenham Players THE MEMORY OF WATER by Shelagh Stephenson

Bollington Festival Players TWO PLAYS - LITTLE GRIMLEY by David Tristram

Kingsley Players SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE WOMEN by Carole Tricker

MADS – SIX by TENN Six short plays by Tennessee Williams

Nantwich Players CLEO, CAMPING EMMANUELLE AND DICK by Terry Johnson

Harlequin Players THE LAST STOP by Simon Jones

Ashton Hayes TC DAISY PULLS IT OFF by Denise Deegan

Altrincham Little Theatre OUT OF ORDER by Ray Cooney

NANTWICH PLAYERS Breezeblock Park by Willy Russell

MADS – ONCE A CATHOLIC by Mary O’Malley

Harlequin Players BOUNCERS by John Godber

Bollington Festival Players PIED PIPER by Alan Frayn

Chester Theatre Club THEFT by Eric Chappell

Altrincham Little Theatre WOMAN IN A DRESSING GOWN by Ted Willis

Harlequin Junior Players SINBAD and the PHANTOM ISLAND by Ellie Hamer

Kingsley Players THE MOUSE’S TALE

Nantwich Players THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES by A C-D, adapt. Peepolykus

MADS – DIAL M FOR MURDER by Frederick Knott

Harlequin Players – A FLEA IN HER EAR by Feydeau

Chester Theatre Club – THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN by Martin McDonagh

The Grange School BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward

Ashton Hayes TC - GREAT EXPECTATIONS by CD/YO

Altrincham LT – WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION by Agatha Christie

Nantwich Players Youth THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE

Kingsley Players FANTASTIC Mr FOX by Raold Dahl

MADS –JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth

Nantwich Players BOLD GIRLS by Rona Munro

Altrincham Little Theatre – SUMMER END by Eric Chappell

Kingsley Players THE GRAND GESTURE by Deborah McAndrew

Harlequin Players Club THERESE RAQUIN by Zola/Wright

MADS – FLAMINGOLAND by Deborah McAndrew

2016

Altrincham Little Theatre THE MEMORY OF WATER by Shelagh Stevenson

Kingsley Players OLIVER by Lionel Bart

Nantwich Players PLAYHOUSE CREATURES by April de Angelis

Harlequin Players Club IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY by Ray Cooney

MADS - THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES by Canny and Nicholson

VERONICA’S ROOM by Ira Levin                     

Chester Theatre Club MERELY PLAYERS by Damian Trasler

Players Dramatic Society HAYWIRE  by Eric Chapell

MADS - ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD by Simon Stephens

Harlequin Players Club MOBY DICK by Herman Melville Adapt Seb Armesto

Nantwich Players THE GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza Trans. Chris. Hampton

Chester Theatre Club THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde

Players Dramatic Society ENTERTAINING ANGELS by Richard Everett

Altrincham Little Theatre MOVE OVER MRS MARKHAM by Cooney and Chapman

Kingsley Players TALKING HEADS by Alan Bennett

MADS - THE ODD COUPLE (Female Version) by Neil Simon

Harlequin Players Club AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Agatha Christie

Chelford Players - DRAC and the BEANSTALK by Paul Barron

Bollington Festival Players - SLEEPING BEAUTY by Alan Frayn

Harlequin Players - THE JUNGLE BOOK

The Grange School - JOSEPH and the AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Nantwich Players Youth - THE WITCHES

2015

Chester Theatre Club BOEING, BOEING by Marc Camoletti

Altrincham Little Theatre THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde

 Nantwich Players THE STEPMOTHER by Gita Sowerby

Harlequin Players KINDLY LEAVE THE STAGE by John Chapman

MADS - THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Joanna Murray-Smith

Chester Theatre Club ENTERTAINING ANGELS by Richard Everett

Ashton Hayes Theatre Club THE LADYKILLERS by Graham Linehan

Altrincham Little Theatre KINDERTRANSPORT by Diane Samuels

Moulton Drama Group SITTING PRETTY by Amy Rosenthal

Harlequin Theatre DUMB SHOW by Joe Penhall

Wilmslow Guild Players SPYGAME by Bettine Manktelow

MADS - THE WOMAN WHO COOKED HER HUSBAND by Debbie Issitt

Nantwich Players ENTERTAINING ANGELS by Richard Everett;

Chester Theatre Club ENTERTAINING Mr SLOANE by Joe Orton;

Altrincham Little Theatre NOT NOW DARLING by Cooney and Chapman;

Kingsley Players THE TIME OF MY LIFE by Alan Ayckbourn;

Davenham Little Theatre NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH by Alan Ayckbourn;

 Harlequin Theatre AN IDEAL HUSBAND by Oscar Wilde;

Ashton Hayes Theatre Club MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD by Charlotte Keatley

Bollington Festival Players JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH by Roald Dahl

2014

Chester Theatre Club - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Lucy Kirkwood

Nantwich Players - THE LONESOME WEST by Martin McDonagh

Harlequin Theatre – THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI by Bertolt Brecht

Davenham Players - STEAMING by Nell Dunn

The Grange School - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde

MADS - KATHERINE HOWARD by William Nicholson

Chester Theatre Club – HONOUR by Joanne Murray-Smith

Ashton Hayes Theatre Club – THE CRIPPLE OF INNISHMAAN, Martin McDonagh

Nantwich Players - PRIVATE PEACEFUL by Morpurgo/Reade

Wilmslow Guild Players - HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES by Alan Ayckbourn

MADS – ELLING by Simon Brent

Moulton Drama Group – GLORIOUS by  Peter Quilter

Chester Theatre Club - THE LARK by Jean Anouilth

Stockton Heath Methodists - A DOLLS HOUSE by Henrick Ibsen

Davenham Players – MOONSHINE by Jim Nolan

Nantwich Players - DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Arthur Miller

Harlequin Theatre - THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE by Jim Cartwright

The Grange School – OLIVER by Lionel Bart

Stockton Heath Methodists - PEASOUPER by Rejects Revenge

Knutsford Little Theatre - MY BOY JACK by David Haig

Harlequin Theatre - PRIME DIRECTIVE by Jay Saunders

Kingsley Players - OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR by Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop  

Nantwich Players - JAMAICA INN by Daphne du Maurier, adapt. Lisa Evans

MADS Theatre - BOEING BOEING by Marc Camoletti

Altrincham Little Theatre NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH by Alan Ayckbourn

Chester Theatre Club TALKING HEADS (A Lady of Letters and Bed Among the Lentils) by Alan Bennett

Bollington Festival Players SECOND FROM LAST IN THE SACK RACE by David Nobbs;

Harlequin Theatre REMEMBER THEM by by Stuart Oakes and Sue Cowley;

MADS - IMMACULATE by Oliver Lansley;

Ashton Hayes Theatre Club THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE by Russ Tunney;

Wilmslow Guild Players Mr WONDERFUL by James Robson;

Nantwich Players FOR SERVICES RENDERED by Somerset Maugham;

Chester Theatre Club BREAKING THE CODE by Hugh Whitemore;

Altrincham Little Theatre SOMETHING TO HIDE by Leslie Sands 

Davenham Players THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Joanna Murray-Smith

Nantwich Players YES, PRIME MINISTER by Jay and Lynn;

MADS - EARLY ONE MORNING by Les Smith; 

2013

Bollington Festival Players - CINDERELLA by Alan Frayn

Sale Nomads Theatre Club - JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by Rae Terrance

Chester Theatre Club - MY THREE ANGELS by Sam and Bella Spewack

Altrincham Little Theatre - HORSES IN MIDSTREAM by Andrew Rosenthal

Nantwich Players - THERESE RAQUIN by Leslie Sands

Davenham Players - GOD OF CARNAGE by Yazmina Reza

Moulton Drama Group - GOD OF CARNAGE by Yazmina Reza

Harlequin Theatre - HER NAKED SKIN BY Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Sale Nomads Theatre Club - THE WEIR by Conor McPherson

The Grange School - OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR

Chester Theatre Club - THE SAFARI PARTY by Tim Firth

MADS - EMMA from Jane Austen by Michael Bloom      

Altrincham Little Theatre - HUMBLE BOY by Charlotte Jones

Nantwich Players - ARABIAN NIGHTS adapt. Dominic Cook

Ashton Heyes - ARABIAN NIGHTS adapt. Dominic Cook

Wilmslow Guild Players - LET IT BE ME by Carey Jane Hardy

Davenham Players - THE CURIOUS SAVAGE

Harlequin Theatre - A SERVANT TO TWO MASTERS by Carlo Goldoni

NOMADS (Buxton) - SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME by F McG

Chester Theatre Club - HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen

MADS - PRATT OF THE ARGUS by Michael Birch for David Nobbs

Sale Nomads Theatre Club - SPEND, SPEND, SPEND by Steve Brown et al

Nantwich Players - THE FORSYTE SAGA by P & D Hoddinott

Harlequin Theatre - BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward     

Nantwich Players - Rough Justice by Terence Frisby

Chester Little Theatre - Love Song by John Kolvenbach

MADS – Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

Ashton Hayes Theatre Club - Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan

Bollington Festival Players - Calendar Girls by Tim Firth

Nantwich Players - Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti

Harlequin Theatre – Frankenstein, Mary Shelley by Patrick Sandford

Wilmslow Guild Players - Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens

Davenham Players - Breathing Corpses by Laura Wade

Chester Theatre Club - California Suite by Neil Simon

Moulton Drama Group - A Bolt From the Blue by David Tristram

MADS - Whipping It Up by Steve Thompson

Nantwich Players - Hindle Wakes by Stanley Houghton

Harlequin Theatre - Hi-De-Hi by P Carpenter & I Gower

Wilmslow Guild Players - Cinderella  by Norman Robbins

Bollington Festival Players - Dick Whittington by Alan Frayn

  2012

Knutsford Little Theatre – BUGSY MALONE    

Nantwich Players - CALENDAR GIRLS by Tim Firth                                     

Chester Theatre Club - BEDROOM FARCE by Alan Ayckbourn                    

MADS - HUMBLE BOY by Charlotte Jones

Altrincham Little Theatre - KINDLY KEEP IT COVERED by Dave Freeman

Nantwich Players - ART by Yazmina Reza

Bollington Festival Players - TAKING STEPS by Alan Ayckbourn

Moulton Drama Group - BLOOD BROTHERS (play) Willy Russell

Harlequin Theatre - SENSE AND SENSIBILITY by Jane Austen, adapt. Jon Jory

Wilmslow Guild Players - HEROES by Gerald Sibleras

Sale Nomads Theatre Club - THE GRADUATE by Terry Johnson and Charles Webb

Chester Theatre Club - WE ARE THREE SISTERS by Blake Morrison

Altrincham Little Theatre - GASLIGHT by Patrick Hamilton

MADS - OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MURDER by Fred Carmichael

Nantwich Players - LIFE & BETH by Alan Ayckbourn

Harlequin Theatre - PETER PAN adapted by Laura Bason from JM Barrie 

Wilmslow Guild Players - CHRISTMAS CAVALIER by Richard Lloyd