Wilmslow Guild Players Past Productions

Ordered by playwright

A

Anouilh, Jean Antigone April 1962
Anouilh, Jean Becket February 1963
Anouilh, Jean The Lark October 1956
Anouilh, Jean Ring Round the Moon March 1992
Anouilh, Jean Waltz of the Toreadors 1960
Anouilh, Jean Waltz of the Toreadors April 1978
Ardern, Stuart Aladdin 14th - 17th December 2005
Aristophanes Lysistrata February 1966
Arkell, Reginald 1066 and All That April 1989
Austen, Jane Sense and Sensibility 6th - 9th April 2005
Ayckbourn, Alan Absurd Person Singular October 1977
Ayckbourn, Alan How The Other Half Loves October 1992
Ayckbourn, Alan How The Other Half Loves 9th - 12th April 2014
Ayckbourn, Alan Improbable Fiction 5th - 8th April 2017
Ayckbourn, Alan Relatively Speaking February 1982
Ayckbourn, Alan Round and Round the Garden 13th - 15th July 1995
Ayckbourn, Alan Season's Greetings October 1987
Ayckbourn, Alan Time and Time Again February 1980
Ayckbourn, Alan Time and Time Again 25th - 27th October 2001

B

Bagnold, Enid The Chalk Garden 16th - 18th March 2000
Banks, John The Jump 16th May 1992 (One Act Play)
Banks, John Lucy 21st May 1994
Baron, Alec The Big Cats 22nd May 1993 (One Act Play)
Barradell, Adrian The Wizard Of Oz 16th - 19th December 2009
Barrie, J.M. Mary Rose June 1980
Barton, John (devised by) The Hollow Crown February 1969
Barton, John (devised by) The Hollow Crown 12th - 14th March 1998
Basnett, Graham Aladdin 10th - 13th December 2014
Beaumont, Francis and John Fletcher The Knight of the Burning Pestle 11th, 13th - 18th December 1937
Behan, Brendan The Hostage October 1963
Benfield, Derek Anyone For Breakfast? 28th - 31st March 2007
Bennett, Alan A Visit from Miss Protheroe 20th May 1995 (One Act Play)
Bennett, Alan Habeus Corpus October 1981
Bertram, Frances In The Bag 13th June 2015 (One Act Play)
Boland, John and Philip King Murder in Company 14th - 16th October 1993
Bolt, Robert A Man for All Seasons April 1973
Bower, Margaret Whose Wedding is it Anyway? 22nd May 1999 (One Act Play)
Brecht, Bertolt Mother Courage April 1967
Bridie, James Mr. Bolfry October 1946
Bridie, James Tobias and the Angel December 1940
Brighouse, Harold Hobson's Choice October 1964
Brighouse, Harold Hobson's Choice February 1988
Brighouse, Harold The Price of Coal (One Act Play) January 1927
Brittney, Lynn Bunkered 13th - 16th April 2016
Brockhill, George School Ties 18th May 1991 (One Act Play)

C

Campton, David But Not Here 17th May and 25th June 2000 (One Act Play)
Campton, David Cards, Cups and Crystal Ball May 2007 (One Act Play)
Campton, David Permission To Cry May 2007 (One Act Play)
Cannan, Denis Captain Carvallo December 1955
Chapman, John and Ray Cooney Not Now Darling 21st - 24th October 1998
Chapman, John and Ray Cooney There Goes The Bride 29th October - 1st November 2008
Chappell, Eric Father's Day 28th - 31st October 2009
Chappell, Eric Natural Causes 13th - 15th October 1994
Chaucer, Geoffrey Canterbury Tales June 1987
Chekhov, Anton The Seagull December 1951
Chinn, Jimmie A Respectable Funeral May 1990 (One Act Play)
Chinn, Jimmie A Respectable Funeral May 2005 (One Act Play)
Chinn, Jimmie In By The Half 24th May 2008 (One Act Play)
Chinn, Jimmie Take Away The Lady 24th - 27th March 2010
Clemens, Brian Murder Weapon 23rd - 26th October 2013
Coke, Peter Breath of Spring October 1973
Coke, Peter Breath of Spring 12th - 15th March 2008
Cook, Charlie Double Identity 28th - 31st October 2015
Cook, Charlie Gemma Bond - Licenced to Iron 25th June 2016 (One Act Play)
Cooney, Ray and John Chapman Not Now Darling 21st - 24th October 1998
Cooney, Ray and John Chapman There Goes The Bride 29th October - 1st November 2008
Cooper, Giles Everything in the Garden May 1965
Coward, Noël Blithe Spirit October 1969
Coward, Noël Blithe Spirit October 1979
Coward, Noël Blithe Spirit 10th - 12th October 1996
Coward, Noël Hay Fever October 1968
Crane, Richard Under The Stars 21st - 23rd October 1999
Cullen, Alan The Gingerbread Donkey at The Rex Theatre, Wilmslow (World Amateur Premiere) December 1968
Cullen, Alan Hans, the Witch and the Goblin at The Rex Theatre, Wilmslow December 1970
Cullen, Alan Hans, the Witch and the Goblin December 1981

D

Daviot, Gordon The Pen Of My Aunt 26th May 2012 (One Act Play)
Denham, Reginald Ladies in Retirement April 1983
Dukes, Ashley The Man With a Load of Mischief December 1948
Du Garde Peach, L.  Four Queens Wait For Henry May 2005 (One Act Play)
du Maurier, Daphne
Rebecca October 1976
Durbridge, Francis Suddenly at Home April 1988

E

Eliot, TS Murder in the Cathedral December 1957
Euripides Hippolytus January 1956
Euripides Iphigenia in Tauris February 1927

F

Farquhar, George The Beaux Stratagem October 1953
Fletcher, John and William Shakespeare Henry VIII October 1936
Fletcher, John and Francis Beaumont The Knight of the Burning Pestle 11th, 13th - 18th December 1937
Firth, Tim Neville's Island 16th - 18th July 1998
Frayn, Michael New Quixote, The 20th May 1995 (One Act Play)
Fry, Christopher Venus Observed October 1957

G

Gardiner, John and Andrew Parr Dracula Spectacular December 1984
Goldman, James The Lion in Winter October 1971
Goldsmith, Oliver She Stoops to Conquer December 1946
Goldsmith, Oliver She Stoops to Conquer October 1966
Goldsmith, Oliver She Stoops to Conquer 18th - 20th March 1993
Goodrich, Frances and Albert Hackett Diary of Anne Frank, The October 1983
Griffin, Helen The Ark 20th May 2009 (One Act Play)

H

Hackett, Albert and Frances Goodrich Diary of Anne Frank, The October 1983
Hale, Lionel She Passed Through Lorraine January 1934
Hall, Willis and Keith Waterhouse Billy Liar February 1984
Hall, Willis and Keith Waterhouse Billy Liar 21st - 23rd March 1996
Hardy, Carey Jane Let It Be Me 10th - 13th April 2013
Harris, Richard Outside Edge March 1991
Hood, Evelyn Curses, Foiled Again! May/July 2001 (One Act Play)
Horsler, Peter The Intruders 14th June 2014 (One Act Play)
 

I

Ibsen, Henrik Peer Gynt Open Air Performance, Proceeds to Red X June 1940
Ionesco, Eugene The Lesson by February 1964

J

James, Richard There's Something About Bernard 28th May 2011 (One Act Play)
James, Richard White Lies 29th May 2010 (One Act Play)
Janes,
Mike Cinderella 15th - 20th December 1997
Johnson, Philip Love In A Suburb 15th June 2013 (One Act Play)

Johnston, Denis The Moon in the Yellow River February 1947

K

Kesselring, Joseph Arsenic and Old Lace February 1989
King, Philip and John Boland Murder in Company 14th - 16th October 1993
Krog, Helge On Life's Sunny Side October 1947

L

Larbey, Bob Sandcastles 26th - 29th October 2005
Laurence, Charles My Fat Friend October 1975
Leigh, Mike Abigail's Party February 1981
Livings, Henry Big Soft Nellie October 1967
Lloyd, Richard The Christmas Cavalier 12th - 15th December 2012
Lowe, Harry Touché 14th May 2004 (One Act Play)

M

MacIlwraith, Bill The Anniversary February 1975
MacIlwraith, Bill The Anniversary 18th - 20th October 1990
Manktelow, Bettine Couples February 1986
Manktelow, Bettine Spygame 15th - 18th April 2015
Marcus, Frank The Killing of Sister George February 1979
Martinez Sierra, Gregorio and Maria The Cradle Song October 1950
Martinez Sierra, Gregorio Madame Pepita Translated from Spanish February 1946
Martinez Sierra, Gregorio The Romantic Young Lady Translated from Spanish December 1942
Mayor, Beatrice Thirty Minutes in a Street (One Act Play) January 1927
McGillivray, David and Walter Zerlin Jnr Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of `Macbeth' 15th - 17th February 1990
McGillivray, David and Walter Zerlin Jnr Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of `Macbeth' 30th March - 2nd April 2011
Mence, Syd The Adventures of Sinbad 14th - 17th December 1994
Mence, Syd Babes in the Wood 13th - 16th December 1995
Mence, Syd Sleeping Beauty 15th - 18th December 1993
Mence, Syd Wizard of Oz: The Pantomime 16th - 19th December 1992
Menchell, Ivan The Cemetery Club 23rd - 25th October 1997
Miller, Arthur The Crucible April 1982
Millar, Ronald Abelard and Heloise April 1974
Molière The Imaginary Invalid February 1985
Molière The Imaginary Invalid 13th - 15th March 1997
Molière Le Tartuffe February 1962
Morgan, Verne Dick Whittington December 1986
Morley, John Aladdin 12th - 14th December 1991
Morley, John Goldilocks and the Three Bears 13th - 15th December 1990
Morley, John Goldilocks and the Three Bears 13th - 16th December 2000
Morley, John Jack and the Beanstalk 18th - 21st December 1996

N

O

Orton, Joe What the Butler Saw April 1987
Osborne, John The Entertainer February 1976
Osborne, John Look Back in Anger November 1961

P

Parr, Andrew and John Gardiner Dracula Spectacular December 1984
Pinter, Harold The Caretaker February 1970
Pinter, Harold Collections February 1964
Plater, Alan And a Little Love Besides February 1978
Priestley, J. B. Dangerous Corner February 1987
Priestley, J. B. I Have Been Here Before October 1948
Priestley, J. B. When We Are Married March 1972

Q

Quilter, Peter Respecting Your Piers 24th - 26th October 2002

R

Reakes, Paul Babes in the Wood 13th - 16th December 2006
Reakes, Paul Dick Turpin 16th - 19th December 1998
Reakes, Paul Goody Two Shoes 17th- 20th December 2008
Rhodes, Neil Wit's End May 2005 (One Act Play)
Ridley, Arnold The Ghost Train April 1979
Robbins, Norman Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves 12th - 15th December 2001
Robbins, Norman Cinderella 15th - 18th December 2004
Robbins, Norman Cinderella 11th - 14th December 2013
Robbins, Norman Dick Whittington 12th - 15th December 2007
Robbins, Norman Mother Goose 10th - 13th December 2003
Robbins, Norman Mother Goose 9th - 12th December 2015
Robbins, Norman Prescription For Murder 26th - 29th October 2016
Robbins, Norman Puss in Boots 15th - 18th December 1999
Robbins, Norman The Dragon of Wantley 15th - 18th December 2010
Robbins, Norman The Sleeping Beauty 14th - 17th December 2011
Robbins, Norman Tomb with a View February 1983
Robins, J.D. Recipe For Murder 28th - 30th October 2004
Robson, James Mr Wonderful 29th October - 1st November 2014
Romain, Jules Dr Knock 27th - 31st March, 1st April 1939
Roose-Evans, James 84 Charing Cross Road from the book by Helene Hanff 19th - 21st October 2000
Ruskin, Sheila and David Wood The Owl and the Pussycat December 1985
Russell, Willy Breezeblock Park October 1988
Russell, Willy Educating Rita 12th - 14th October 1995

S

Satre Crime Passionel October 1951
Shaffer, Peter Lettice and Lovage October 1991
Shaffer, Peter Private Ear, Public Eye February 1965
Shakespeare, William Antony and Cleopatra March 1968
Shakespeare, William As You Like It October 1933
Shakespeare, William Hamlet April 1948
Shakespeare, William Hamlet March 1959
Shakespeare, William Henry VIII October 1936
Shakespeare, William Julius Caesar 8th - 15th October 1938
Shakespeare, William King John October 1926
Shakespeare, William King Lear April 1950
Shakespeare, William Love's Labours Lost April 1953
Shakespeare, William Macbeth November 1929
Shakespeare, William Macbeth April 1949
Shakespeare, William Macbeth April 1966
Shakespeare, William The Merchant of Venice October 1927
Shakespeare, William The Merchant of Venice March 1958
Shakespeare, William The Merchant of Venice 1970
Shakespeare, William The Merry Wives of Windsor 16th, 18th-23rd October 1937
Shakespeare, William The Merry Wives of Windsor May 1956
Shakespeare, William A Midsummer Night's Dream October 1930
Shakespeare, William A Midsummer Night's Dream October 1982
Shakespeare, William Much Ado About Nothing October 1931
Shakespeare, William Much Ado About Nothing June 1945
Shakespeare, William Much Ado About Nothing April 1951
Shakespeare, William Othello April 1952
Shakespeare, William Othello October 1972
Shakespeare, William Richard III March 1960
Shakespeare, William Scenes from Shakespeare October 1934
Shakespeare, William The Taming of the Shrew April 1955
Shakespeare, William The Taming of the Shrew February 1977
Shakespeare, William The Tempest June 1946
Shakespeare, William Troilus and Cressida April 1957
Shakespeare, William Twelfth Night October 1928
Shakespeare, William Twelfth Night April 1940
Shakespeare, William Twelfth Night April 1964
Shakespeare, William Twelfth Night April 1980
Shakespeare, William The Winter's Tale October 1935
Shakespeare, William The Winter's Tale October 1985
Shaw, George Bernard Arms and The Man June 1941
Shaw, George Bernard Arms and The Man March 1963
Shaw, George Bernard Arms and The Man 28th - 31st March 2012
Shaw, George Bernard Heartbreak House October 1952
Shaw, George Bernard Major Barbara October 1945
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley The Rivals December 1949
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley The Rivals April 1976
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley The Rivals 13th - 15th March 2003
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley School for Scandal December 1954
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley School for Scandal January 1973
Sibleyras, Gerald Heroes 24th - 27th October 2012
Simpson, Helen Pan in Pimlico (One Act Play) January 1927
Sperinck, Jim Dracula, The Panto 14th - 17th December 2016
Sperinck, Jim Panto at the OK Corral 11th - 14th December 2002
Stoppard, Tom A Separate Peace 17th May 2003 (One Act Play)
Stoppard, Tom Enter a Free Man April 1986
Storey, David Home April 1975
Storey, David The Restoration of Arnold Middleton February 1972
Sutherland, Dan Mystery At Blackwater 15th - 17th March 2001
Synge, John Millington Playboy of the Western World November 1962

T

Taylor, Edward No Dinner For Sinners 27th - 30th October 2010
Thackeray, William Makepeace The Rose and the Ring at The Rex Theatre, Wilmslow December 1965
Theatre Workshop London Oh What a Lovely War! February 1971
Theatre Workshop London Oh What a Lovely War! April 1984
Theatre Workshop London Oh What a Lovely War! 10th - 12th March 1994
Thomas, Brandon Charlie's Aunt October 1974
Thomas, Dylan Under Milk Wood October 1986
Thomas, Dylan Under Milk Wood October 2003
Townsend, Sue Groping For Words 13th - 15th July 2000
Tristram, David Last Panto in Little Grimley 16th May, 26th May and 7th June 1997 (One Act Play)

U

Ustinov, Peter Romanov and Juliet December 1959

V

Villacres, Nicole Hell Has Our Phone Number 28th May 2010 (One Act Play)
Vanbrugh, John
Relapse, The October 1958

W

Warburton, N. J. Don't Blame It On The Boots 18th May 1991 (One Act Play)
Warburton, N. J. Easy Stages 22nd May 1993 (One Act Play)
Warburton, Nick Garlic and Lavender 18th May 2002 (One Act Play)
Warburton, Nick Office Song 20th May and 25th June 2000 (One Act Play)
Waterhouse, Keith and Willis Hall Billy Liar February 1984
Waterhouse, Keith and Willis Hall Billy Liar 21st - 23rd March 1996
Weldon, Fay Flood Warning 15th May 2004 (One Act Play)
Whalley, Peter
Dead Of Night 29th March - 1st April 2006
Whelan, Peter Accrington Pals, The June 1986
Whelan, Peter Accrington Pals, The October 2006
Whitemore, Hugh Pack Of Lies 18th - 20th March 1999
Wilde, Oscar The Importance of Being Earnest October 1943
Wilde, Oscar The Importance of Being Earnest October 1984
Wilde, Oscar The Importance of Being Earnest 23rd - 25th March 1995
Wilde, Oscar Lord Arthur Savile's Crime 26th - 29th October 2011
Wilde, Oscar A Woman Of No Importance 25th - 28th March 2009
Wilder, Thornton Our Town October 1949
Williams, Emlyn Night Must Fall October 1980
Williams, Emlyn Night Must Fall October 2007
Williams, Emlyn The Wind of Heaven October 1978
Williams, Simon Laying The Ghost 11th - 13th March 2004
Williams, Tennessee The Glass Menagerie March 1969
Wood, David and Sheila Ruskin  The Owl and the Pussycat December 1985
Wood, David The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner April 1985

X

Y

Z

Zerlin Jnr, Walter and David McGillivray Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of `Macbeth' 15th - 17th February 1990
Zerlin Jnr, Walter and David McGillivray Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of `Macbeth' 30th March - 2nd April 2011

Various

1926 Revisited 12th - 14th July 2001

Playwright Unknown

Beauty and the Beast at The Rex Theatre, Wilmslow December 1966
Bird in Hand September 1944
Bluebeard December 1976
Chester Mystery Plays 30th June - 16th July 1992
Christmas Fare A Mummers Play December 1941
Christmas Humbug December 1989
Cinderella December 1978
Cinderella December 1988
Distant Point Translated from Russian October 1942
Eager Heart, The A Christmas Mystery Play, December 1928
Equilibrium June 1985
Fairy Tale Plays December 1934
Family Reunion December 1960
Father, The May 1968
Figure of Fun March 1971
First Born, The October 1954
Getting Married October 1959
Hail Nero February 1935
Happy as Larry December 1953
Hassan April 1954
Haunted Houses November 1941
Jack and the Beanstalk December 1979
Jacob's Ladder December 1944
Loves of Four Colonels, The October 1955
Matchmakers, The December 1958
Nativity Plays December 1956
Nicollo and Nicolette December 1974
Old Man of the Mountains December 1952
Our Man May 1990 (One Act Play)
Owl and the Pussycat, The December 1973
Pinnochio December 1971
Puss in Boots December 1982
Rising Sun, The April 1937
Robin Hood December 1987
Sleeping Beauty December 1977
Sweeney Todd April 1981
Sweeney Todd (at The Royal Exchange, Manchester) August 1981
Toad of Toad Hall December 1963
Toad of Toad Hall at The Rex Theatre, Wilmslow December 1969
Toad of Toad Hall December 1980
T.N.T. June 1983
Treasure Island at The Rex Theatre, Wilmslow December 1964
Up the Wall June 1978
Waiting for the Verdict Wilmslow Guild Players, Wilmslow Guild Orchestra and Dolcette Male Voice Choir, December 1937
Wizard of Oz, The December 1972
York Mystery Plays December 1927
York Mystery Plays December 1930