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Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Rough Justice by Terence Frisby, played from Thu 13 – Sat 15 Oct 2016 at Knowle Village Hall. James Highwood is on trial for murder. His insistence on conducting his own defence brings him into conflict with the judge and prosecuting barrister, but the case also raises many questions. Be prepared to be enthralled by this …

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The Militants

The Militants

The Militants by Norman Holland, played from Thu 12 – Sat 14 May 2016 at Knowle Village Hall. Votes For Women! The cry has been heard for months and with an important election coming up the Suffragettes are out in force. Set in a small Lancashire town in 1908, this play chronicles the attempts of a small band of …

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by V.A. Pearn, from the story by Lewis Carroll, played from Thu 21 – Sun 24 Jan 2016 at Knowle Village Hall. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and join her as she meets the people of Wonderland, including the March Hare, the White Rabbit and the Mad Hatter. Gallery Rehearsal Gallery Cast Alice’s Big …

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The Late Edwina Black

The Late Edwina Black

The Late Edwina Black by William Morum & William Dinner, played from Thu 8 – Sat 10 Oct 2015 at Knowle Village Hall. Initially, it seems that Edwina Black died of natural causes, but when a policeman calls at her family home, suspicions of foul play start to emerge. Could she have been murdered – and if so, who is …

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Curtain Up!

Curtain Up! by Peter Quilter, played from Thu 14 – Sat 16 May 2015 at Knowle Village Hall. The hilarious story of five women who inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life again. They try various fund-raising schemes but their most ambitious is to hold a concert featuring local talent …

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The Revels Drama Group Present Aladdin


Aladdin by Chris Cooper, Matt Barnard & Nick Moore, played from Thu 22 – Sun 25 Jan 2015 at Knowle Village Hall. Prepare to be transported back to ancient Peking and join Aladdin in his quest to find the Magic Lamp. Will he find it? And if he does, will the power it holds help him to foil wicked …

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Cranford, by Elizabeth Gaskell and adapted by Martyn Coleman, played from Thu 9 – Sat 11 Oct 2014 at Knowle Village Hall. Set in the early 1830s, this gentle comedy brings to life the ladies of Cranford, their enduring friendship and their love of gossip. A visit by the widow of a Scottish peer begins …

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Revellers Night 2014

Revellers Night 2014 played on Fri 11 and Sat 12 Jul 2014 at Knowle Village Hall. Revellers Night is our way of thanking our subscribers who have supported us throughout the year. Programme Act 1 Matt Barnard – singing Forever Robin and Adventure Rachel & Dave Pinwell – performing the sketch Changes Jane Kneebone – reading Don’t Quit and Desiderata Liam …

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Third Week in August

Third Week in August, by Peter Gordon, played from Thu 15 – Sat 17 May 2014 at Knowle Village Hall. When Sue decides to get away from it all, she little realises that she’s booked into the caravan site from hell! Regular visitors Neville and his wife Mary take her under their wing, but matters …

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by Karen Louise Hebden, played from Thu 23 – Sun 26 January 2014 at Knowle Village Hall. Karen Louise Hebden’s faithful yet unique version of this classic story takes us to London on Christmas Eve, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas, but that night he is paid a series of ghostly …

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Gaslight Cast


Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton played from Thu 10 – Sat 12 Oct 2013 at Knowle Village Hall. Strange things have happened in the Manningham household.  Gaslights dim for no apparent reason, household items have been moved or lost with no logical explanation – and Bella Manningham fears for her sanity.  This classic thriller, set in Victorian …

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Revellers Night 2013

Revellers Night 2013

Revellers Night 2013 played on Fri 12 and Sat 13 Jul 2013 at Knowle Village Hall. Revellers Night is our way of thanking our subscribers who have supported us throughout the year. Gallery The evening consisted of: Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations, written by Alan Ayckbourn and presented by the Young Revels. Ernie’s concerned parents take him to see …

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Play On!

Play On!

Play On! by Rick Abbot played from Thu 16 – Sat 18 May 2013 at Knowle Village Hall. This is the hilarious story of a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. Act I is a rehearsal of the dreadful show, …

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast, by Alan P. Frayn, played from Thu 24 – Sun 27 Jan 2013 at Knowle Village Hall. This new version of the traditional tale brings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ well and truly into the realm of pantomime. Find out what happens when Belle meets the Beast living in an enchanted castle …

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Cat's Cradle

Cat’s Cradle

Cat’s Cradle, by Leslie Sands, played from Thu 24 – Sat 26 May 2012 at Knowle Village Hall. Cast Peggy Fletcher – Jayne Beecraft Sam – David McMillan Miss Merton – Stephanie Harris Sarah – Olivia Wynne Pamela Fulton – Miranda Sanders DI Frost – Lindsay Warren Bob Marriott – James Spittle Sir Charles Cresswell …

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The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows, by John Morley, played from Thu 19 – Sun 22 Jan 2012 at Knowle Village Hall. Based on the book by Kenneth Graham. Cast Toad – Dave Pinwell Rat – Faye Gregan Mole – Rachel Pinwell Badger – Stephen Andrews Chief Weasel – Chris Cooper Mrs Otter – Louise Partridge Portly …

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, by Constance Cox, played from Thu 13 – Sat 15 Oct 2011 at Knowle Village Hall. Based on a short story by Oscar Wilde. A fortune teller predicts that Lord Arthur Savile will commit murder at some time in his life. Determined to complete the deed before his impending wedding, Arthur attempts …

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Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington, by Norman Robbins, played from Thu 20 – Sun 23 Jan 2011 at Knowle Village Hall. Cast Fairy Bow-Bells – Lynne Fisher Queen Rat – Chris Adderley Alderman Fitzwarren – Don Fell Idle Jack – Chris Cooper Sarah, the Cook – Martin Reddy Dick Whittington – Robert Leftwich Tommy, the Cat – Ellie …

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