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Autumn Production – Dying to Meet You

Autumn Production – Dying to Meet You

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The Monkton Players next production on 26, 27 and 28 October in the village hall will be the hilarious comedy “Dying to Meet You” by Ron Hutson. Richard and Barbara are a happily married couple whose children have now left home.  Their neighbours Tom and Beryl are also good friends. The trouble starts when, at Tom’s suggestion, Richard rents their spare room to Clive, an undertaker.  Unfortunately, he has not told Barbara who has also rented the room to Gina, a young Italian with very little English.  Things become more complicated when Beryl, a former actress, is convinced that Clive is a director in the theatre and she hopes he can help her back onto the stage.  Add to this a zealous tax inspector and Gina’s mysterious Italian uncle with…
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Spring Production – How Does Your Garden Grow?

Spring Production – How Does Your Garden Grow?

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How Does Your Garden Grow? A Farce By Geoff Bamber Directed By Tim Hiscock Thursday 30, Friday 31 March & Saturday 1 April 2017 - 8pm West Monkton Village Hall Tickets: £8 Full - £7 Concession. £1 off all tickets purchased by 30 October Tickets available from: Online - Provided by TicketSource Taunton Visitor Centre - Market House Changes Hair Salon TicketSource Telephone Box Office: 0333 666 3366 Banker Roger Crompton is hoping to celebrate his fiftieth birthday by consummating an adulterous affair with a colleague. Unfortunately, the hotel he's picked just happens to be the one his colleague has been threatening to shut down. In true dirty weekend tradition, they are booked in the name of Jones, but of course, they aren't the only Joneses staying in the hotel - there's Nathan Pond, an aging rock star,…
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Autumn Production – Agatha Crusty and the village hall murders

Autumn Production – Agatha Crusty and the village hall murders

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Agatha Crusty and the village hall murders A Comedy By Derek Webb Directed By Tim Hiscock Thursday 27, Friday 28 & Saturday 29 October 2016 - 8pm West Monkton Village Hall Tickets: £8 Full - £7 Concession. £1 off all tickets purchased by Midnight 26 October Tickets available from: Online - Provided by TicketSource Taunton Visitor Centre - Market House - Available Soon! Changes Hair Salon - Available Soon! TicketSource Telephone Box Office: 0333 666 3366 Agatha Crusty (pronounced Croosty) is a crime novelist. She's also pretty adept at solving crimes. And when her sister-in-law Alice invites her to spend a few days with her in the village of Chortelby, it's not long before she gets caught up in a series of murders which seem directed at members of the All Saints Village Hall committee. From Toby,…
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According to Rumour Ode

According to Rumour Ode

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So this play is over and what fun we’ve had Though John our Director’s been driven half mad. He told us until he was blue in the face “Please make sure your mobiles are in the right place!”   We’ve chased and we’ve hidden and come in on cue, And as for our lines – we remembered a few! But Ninjas and lampshades and knocks on the head Ensured that we made up with actions instead.   So Carter and Emma and Harriet their Mum Get mixed up with Ashley whose head has gone numb. While Kitty Kat and Logan are out to make money And Maxine’s and Martine’s strange accents are funny.   When Roger could sort out which trousers were his He then ended up in a bit…
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Spring Production – According To Rumour

Spring Production – According To Rumour

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According To Rumour A Farce By Robert Scott Directed By John Furse Thursday 31 March, Friday 1 & Saturday 2 April 2016 - 8pm West Monkton Village Hall Tickets: £8 Full - £7 Concession. £1 off all tickets purchased by Midnight 30 March Tickets available from: Online - Provided by TicketSource Taunton Visitor Centre - Market House - Available Soon! Changes Hair Salon - Available Soon! TicketSource Telephone Box Office: 0333 666 3366 Carter can't remember exactly what happened last night, but the naked woman is the last person he wants his Mum to find in his flat. And there's the puzzling matter of the bag of money in his fridge... It's a fine tangle to be mixed up in!
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Spring 2016 Production

Spring 2016 Production

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We are pleased to announce that our Spring 2016 Production is 'According to Rumour' a farce by Robert Scott and directed by John Furse It will be performed at the West Monkton Village Hall on Thursday 31 March, Friday 1 and Saturday 2 April 2016. More details to follow in the new year!
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Ode to Coronation Fever

Ode to Coronation Fever

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When Coronation Fever came in 1952 The Reverend Tongue decided they should organise a do. In theory it should have worked, but it was not to be, His meeting turned into a room of eccentricity.   With Bunty in her uniform and Major Payne in his, It’s no surprise the vicar found himself in such a tizz, And as for Roger Darling with his whistle and his woggle, The thought of what he’d do with them would make your mind just boggle.   And what with flirty Marilyn upsetting Jeremy’s wife, It’s no surprise that Edna has been sharpening her knife, With Maurice and his grandson Reg about to blow a fuse, And Gladys getting such a shock when entering the loos.   What fun it’s been to do this…
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Coronation Fever – Review

Coronation Fever – Review

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Review taken from Western Gazette: KEEP Calm and Carry On. The much imitated wartime poster was part of the backdrop as the Monkton Players brought some Coronation Fever to the stage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (October 29-31). And as you would hope and expect, things were anything but calm as the Players staged their latest comedy caper. The King is dead and in the Somerset parish of Wintercourse Frequent, villagers are preparing to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth the second. Like a mirror image from more than 60 years earlier – the set presented the scene of a village hall in 1952 back to the large audience. While we sat on modern plastic chairs, the cast perched on period folding wooden items as they convened around the trestle to discuss…
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Stay In Touch!

Stay In Touch!

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Thank you to all of you who attended 'Coronation Fever', it was a great three nights! Please keep in touch and we will let you know about out March production as soon as we know more. Twitter: @monktonplayers Facebook: /monktonplayers Mailing List: Click here to subscribe
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