By Gillie Tunley and Brenda Sandilands.
‘Who goes Bare?’ at the Shinfield Players Theatre. Photo (c) Susie Williamson
Shinfield Players are staging Who Goes Bare this week, a fast and furious farce by Richard Harris and Leslie Darbon; it is directed with pace and panache by Philippe Duquenoy, assisted ably by Stage Manager Graham Vockins with ingenious set design by Tim Howling, involving numerous durable doors, which open and close with split second precision.
‘The Addams Family’ at the Shinfield Players Theatre. Photo courtesy of SPT
The Shinfield Players are staging the magnificently macabre Addams Family this week, directed with suitable graveyard humour by Simon Kingsnorth.
By Gillian Tunley and Brenda Sandilands.
Photo (c) Lizzy Lam
The Shinfield Players Theatre are presenting John Buchan’s and Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller The 39 Steps this week in a highly comedic adaptation by Patrick Barlow (from an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon) involving four stellar actors playing over 130 roles in over 50 locations, phew!
By Gillie ‘Elvira’ Tunley.
Blithe Spirit at Shinfield Players Theatre, 2018 (photo: Maggie Smith)
This March, the Shinfield Players shone with an effervescent performance of Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward in an effortlessly stylish production by Maggie Smith.