15 - 20 January 2007
Hock And Soda Water
An old man looks back on his life, and imagines meeting his younger selves, reflecting on love and missed opportunities.
19 - 24 February 2007
The Importance Of Being Earnest
Two English gentlemen in the 1890's both secretly use the name "Ernest" in their double lives, causing complications in their respective love affairs.
(Previously produced in 1990, 1970, 1949 and 1921)
19 - 24 March 2007
The Poker Session
Members of a family are brought together for a poker game after the release of one of its number from an insane asylum, but a surprise visitor forces each of them to confront their own insanities.
(Previously produced in 1992 and 1972)
23 - 28 April 2007
The Cracked Pot
In the Yorkshire town of Skipton, in 1810, a judge's doubtful practices fall under the scrutiny of a visiting inspector, just as a particularly unusual case comes to his courtroom.
Translated and adapted from the play "Der Zerbrochene Krug" by Heinrich von Kleist.
28 May 2007
Three schoolchildren stage their own end-of-term play, reflecting the hopes and fears of themselves, their friends and their teachers.
(Previously produced in 2006)
Performed as an entry at the Wakefield Drama Festival.
4 - 9 June 2007
The Talented Mr Ripley
In the late 1950's, a charismatic young man travels to Europe to locate a spoilt playboy and return him to his worried parents, but is seduced by the playboy lifestyle.
9 - 14 July 2007
In Victorian London, a woman cowers in fear during her husband's nightly absences from home, under the mysteriously flickering gas lamps.
(Previously produced in 1994 and 1982)
3 - 8 September 2007
I Thought I Heard A Rustling
A librarian, a writer-in-residence and an aspiring author are united in their attempts to stop the proposed closure of the local library.
(Previously produced in 1993)
8 - 13 October 2007
Love Me Slender
The members of a weekly church hall slimming club find themselves at odds with their leader's strict methods.
12 - 17 November 2007
The Beauty Queen Of Leenane
A lonely woman decides to defy her aging, manipulative mother in a final desperate attempt to find love.
10 - 15 December 2007
On The Razzle
Two shop workers go in search of adventure in Vienna, while trying to avoid their stern employer.
(Previously produced in 1986)
Translated by Neville & Stephen Plaice from the play "Einen Fux Will Er Sich Machen" by Johann Nestroy.