Last night Raymond Hopkins author of Love and Money attended our production. This is what he had to say: "Just a short note to say a very big Thank You for the warm hospitality shown to my father-in-law and myself last night. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and It was lovely to meet you all. Your production of 'Love and Money' was brilliant. It's the first time I've ever heard my father-in-law laugh at one of my plays!!! Very many congratulations to all the cast and crew and to Ruth for some inspired directing. All the very best for your future productions." A full review of our production will be on here shortly.
It's the final night of 'Love and Money' by Raymond Hopkins this evening! We had a hugely successful evening last night, so why not come along tonight and have a good laugh?! Tickets are available to purchase online through our Online Box Office until 5pm today. Tickets can also be purchased at the door!
Tickets for the Spring Production are now available to purchase online. Click on 'Box Office' at the top of the screen to carry out your purchase. Remember if you purchase your tickets before March 24 you can get £1 off each ticket. If you would like to download a copy of our poster, please click on poster preview to the left. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to open the file.
Rehearsals are well under way for the Monkton Players Spring production ‘Love and Money’, a comedy by Raymond Hopkins. Derek and Pauline Felton have been married for ages and life has been passing by fairly smoothly until they return home one evening to find that their house has been burgled. Derek, who has always had a materialistic outlook on life, decides that their new house insurance will yield a lucrative pay out. Pauline becomes increasingly unhappy about his subsequent course of actions. Joyce, their next door neighbour, has witnessed the robbery and calls in daily to offer support, advice and unwelcome comments. To add to the mayhem, the vicar who has unexpectedly calls round to ask Derek to read a lesson at a televised service, fall hopelessly in love with…
The updated Online Box Office is now live. You can purchase tickets for The Monkton Players productions directly from our website without having to leave your computer. Get £1 Off each ticket! If you purchase your tickets online 24hrs before the opening night of a production you can get £1 off each ticket if you enter '1POUNDOFF' in the 'Voucher Code' box at the Box Office checkout!
For our next production, Ruth Jones will be directing “Love and Money” by Raymond Hopkins. What happens when the family have a robbery and try to claim the insurance payment? Not a subject for a farcical comedy? Don't you believe it! The twist and turns, the intrigues, the misunderstandings and the falling-outs are hilarious. Don’t take our word for it, just come along and watch 24, 25 and 26 March.
Thursday 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October 2010 West Monkton Village Hall Doors Open 7:30pm - Curtain Up 8pm This hilarious spoof of the best of Agatha Christie traditions is set in a country manor house in the 1930's, with an assembled cast of characters guaranteed to delight. The play introduces the inept and bungling Inspector Pratt, who battles against the odds to solve the murder of the house's owner. It soon becomes clear that the murderer isn't finished yet, but will the miscreant be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom, or will the audience die laughing first?