The Wilmslow Festival Of One Act Plays

"The Friendly Festival"

11th - 15th June 2019

7.30pm start each night


June sees the return of our annual competitive Festival of One Act Plays, featuring many varied one act plays from dramatics groups throughout the area.

This is a great opportunity to see some really exciting and varied drama from all over the North West. Groups are limited to a maximum of 45 minutes and each evening has several different plays on. Each evening is concluded by a verbal adjudication by our adjudicator.

Plays are entered into three categories: junior (under 14), youth (14-18) and senior. Awards are made on the Saturday night. The awards are:

Confused? Still wondering what a "one act play festival" is? Look here.

Or read about the 2017 festival in this article in the Wilmslow Guardian.


Last Year's Winners

Best Junior Production

The Happy Prince   Cheshire Academy of Performing Arts

Best Junior Individual Performance

Macbeth in Macbeth (ACTS)

Best Youth Production

Sour Grapes and Ashes   ACTS

Best Youth Individual Performance

Sir Andrew in Twelfth Night (Carmel Bird Theatre School)

Best Senior Production

Thicker Than Water   Players Theatre

Best Senior Individual Performance

Mamas in iMa (Barton Theatre Company)

The Geoffrey Reed Award for Best Director

Thicker Than Water   (Players Theatre)

Adjudicator's Award

Costumes in The Wizard of Oz   (Whitehead School of Dance and Drama)

The Syd Mence Cup for a Piece of Theatre Magic

Molly a Calico cat in iMa (Barton Theatre Company)