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June 2015, Wednesday 17th 7:15pm to Saturday 20th 7:00pm  

One Act Play Festival

The oldest, largest and best loved amateur theatre event in the city returns for another year, bigger, brighter and bolder than ever.

Library Theatre, Tudor Square, SHEFFIELD S1 1XZ


Entries and Synopses

Wednesday, 17th June     

Gosforth Youth Theatre

Around The World with Class Six by Nick Warburton

Class six are well-behaved, hardworking and BORED, until Mr Parker, the supply teacher sets them off on a voyage around the world with Sir Francis Drake, aboard the Golden Hind.

Act One Drama Studio

Echo Beach by Dennis Johns

A group of friends gather on a beach for an all night vigil to a friend who has died. Although still young, they are learning quickly what life is about.


Thursday, 18th June

Tudor Players

The Song And Dance Man by David Lumb

As the Age of Variety is coming to an end, Henry Vance has to recognise that his career is following a similar path.

Dronfield Players

Hard Feelings by David Manning

It is the aftermath of John’s funeral, and not everyone liked him. In fact, did he have any redeeming features?

The Strolling Players

The Interruption by Jack Massey

Spencer Goddard’s wife has just died. Did he poison her? Or is someone trying to poison him?


Friday, 19th June

Gosforth Semors

A Cold Day in Hell by Rod Duncan

OFSTED, having taken on the responsibility for how schools, children's centres, teacher training colleges etc are run, have asked themselves "Why stop there?" We're not sure the Devil will approve!

Splinters Theatre Group

Overtime by H Connolly

This play tells of chaos at a retirement party. With a potent mixture of drink, unrequited love, a stripper-gram and an escaped tarantula, anything can happen, and probably will!

53 Theatre Group

Smile by David Oxley

When Eddie Bryson wins a stand up talent competition, the world opens up and fame and fortune beckon. But Eddie soon learns that show business is not all laughs.


Saturday, 20th June

Dronfield Players

The Donahue Sisters by Geraldine Aron

Dunya, Annie and Rosie Donahue meet after several years. They are all having problems with their men folk. But the Donahue Sisters stick together. They did when they were children, with chilling results, and they will in the future. The men folk had better look out.

Dewsbury Arts Group

Green Forms by Alan Bennett

Doris and Doreen have comfortable jobs in a large organisation. But are they perhaps too comfortable? Is Big Brother (or Sister) watching them?



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