All England Theatre Festival

Quarter Final

The Central Division Quarter Final of the All England Theatre Festival took place on

Saturday April 6th 2019 at the Norbury Theatre, Droitwich.


6 plays competed for a place in the Semi Final of the All England Theatre Festival taking place in Burton on Trent on May 4th.


THE RESULTS?

The winner was BERT from Holly Bush Arts Club.

The Runner Up was Silver Wedding from Mayhem Theatre Company.

They both go through to the Semi Final on May 4th in Burton on Trent.

Saturday afternoon session

2pm

Holly Bush Arts Club

BERT by David Pitt

AN ORIGINAL PIECE OF WRITING

John sits in his car waiting for eternal nothingness. Michael appears prompting discussion of their lives and their ‘BERT’.

Winner: Worcestershire Theatre Festival


Mayhem Theatre Company

Silver Wedding by John Bowen

Audrey and Julian appear to be plagued by everyday trivialities, their jobs and their marital problems. It is their Silver Wedding anniversary. Will this special occasion all go to plan?

Runner up: Worcestershire Theatre Festival


Colwall Players

The Allotment by Gillian Plowman

Four women are serving community punishment orders and are growing vegetables for soup kitchens on an allotment.

It is the first morning for Daisy, the new probation officer, and she is brimming with new ideas for the women's rehabilitation.

Runner up: Herefordshire Theatre Festival


Saturday evening session

7pm

Ledbury Amateur Dramatic Society

A Fight to the Death by Richard Pett

AN ORIGINAL PIECE OF WRITING

A very shortened version of Shakespeare's famous play 'The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet'

Winner: Herefordshire Theatre Festival


Irruption Theatre

MY NAME IS ... by Aniruddha Chakravarti

AN ORIGINAL PIECE OF WRITING

MAY CAUSE OFFENCE

A semi-verbatim piece, based on interviews conducted with illegal immigrants in the UK.

Runner Up: Birmingham Theatre Festival


Circle Players

Sparrows by Charles Mander

Set in the modern day in a seaside town at the end of the season.

Winner: Birmingham Theatre Festival