16 - 21 January 1978
During a Lancashire mill town's holiday week, two young people are discovered having a secret fling, and are pressured to marry.
(Previously produced in 1923)
20 - 25 February 1978
A self-obsessed actor must fend off amorous admirers, placate both his estranged wife and his secretary, and cope with a crazy playwright.
3 - 8 April 1978
Ring Round The Moon
A man tries to save his twin brother from an unhappy marriage by pairing him up with a beautiful ballerina.
Translated by Christopher Fry from the play "L'Invitation Au Chateau".
1 - 6 May 1978
The Man Most Likely To...
A middle-aged couple's weekend is complicated with a visit by the wife's former fiance, then by their estranged son and his promiscuous girlfriend.
5 - 10 June 1978
The Mayerling Affair
Ronald Frederick Delderfield
In 1888, the crown prince of Austria-Hungary is maritally and politically frustrated, and comes into conflict with his father, the emperor.
(Previously produced in 1959)
10 - 15 July 1978
A famous author is tricked into signing his fortune over to his three daughters, but then unwise investments and tax laws combine to threaten financial ruin for the family.
Based on the play "King Lear" by William Shakespeare.
11 - 16 September 1978
Time And Time Again
A womaniser makes a beeline for his sports-mad employee's fiancee, but she prefers his poetic brother-in-law.
2 - 7 October 1978
In 1963 England, a social climbing insurance salesman spurs his family ever upward, but his married daughter announces she is to divorce.
6 - 11 November 1978
The Lady's Not For Burning
In the Middle Ages, a war-weary soldier tries to talk a witch-hunter into hanging him, then meets a beautiful woman due to be hanged as a witch.
Translated by Christopher Fry.
11 - 16 December 1978
Suddenly At Home
A businessman devises a seemingly foolproof plan to kill his wife and implicate her ex-lover, with help from an actress friend.
21 December 1978
The Boy Who Wouldn't Play Jesus
While rehearsing a traditional school nativity play, a group of schoolchildren are inspired to reinterpret the story in order to reflect modern-day social injustice and poverty.
Drama, 1-Act. Junior Members Production
"Stage1" youth group, in aid of the "Save The Children" charity.