Wednesday, 20 November 2019

It’s opening night!

Perfect Wedding opens tonight at The Little Theatre - a perfect way to spend a cosy, convivial evening with laughter galore! Doors open 7.30, performance at 8pm. Reserve tickets by calling 01708 341442. Tickets £8

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Perfect Wedding preparations underway

Perfect Wedding is now in rehearsal, and set construction well underway. This very funny play has been produced several hundred times worldwide - and this autumn conveniently performs in Harold Wood. Without giving too much away, a bridegroom awakes on his wedding morning - in the bridal suite ... why is he here? And who is this attractive girl beside him? With the bride-to-be due to arrive at any moment, things can only get worse! With mistaken identities and changes of heart, this fast paced comedy is just the tonic to liven up a November night.
Tickets just £8 on the door, or reserve on 01708 431442
Wednesday 20 - Saturday 23 November at 8pm plus Saturday matinee at 2.30pm

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Our autumn show announced!

Our autumn show will be Robin Hawdon's farce Perfect Wedding. A very funny plot guarantees laughs galore, so put the dates
in your diary!
Wednesday 20 - Saturday 23 November at 8pm, plus 2.30pm Saturday matinee.
Tickets £8
01708 476534

Saturday, 13 July 2019

Jane Eyre is Festival Runner Up

Our production of Jane Eyre was entered into Havering Arts Council's 2019 Havering Drama Festival of full length plays. It was a mammoth production featuring 43 scenes and 46 characters played by 20 adult actors and 8 young actors from Store Room Youth Theatre!

Lots of us went to the festival Gala Night at Langtons for the awards evening and celebration of the festival on 11 July, which featured six contrasting plays. We had nominations in most categories and won the Artistic Endeavour Award,  Youth Award (Lois Mifsud) and Best Performance in a Minor Role (Margaret Corry) and scooped the Festival Runners Up Trophy (ie second place). The full list of nominations and winners can be seen on Havering Arts Council website.

A few pics of the evening - taken by Lucy O'Connor - Deputy Mayor Councillor John Mylod presented the trophies

Pete and Martin collect our nomination for the Adjudicators Award for the quality of our technical team

Evie is nominated for her characters of Sophie and Ktty, and receives
the Youth Award on behalf of Lois who was tucked up in bed!

Chrissie receives the Runners Up Trophy on behalf of the company

Catherine receives her nomination for Best Performance in a Minor Role (Grace Poole) and Margaret's on her behalf (Lady Ingram & Hannah)

Matt is nominated Best Actor (Mr Rochester)

Charlotte is nominated Best Actress (Jane Eyre)

Tony collects Best Supporting Actor on behalf of Vernon (Mr Brocklehurst & Colonel Dent). Vernon was rehearsing for  show next week (Mr Toad in Wind in the Wiillows!)

Chrissie is nominated Best Director

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Jane Eyre - the early years

Guildonians are joined by some very young actors from Store Room Youth Theatre to bring to life Jane's early years. Cerys Stubley plays young Jane in the first few scenes, and grown up Jane is played by Charlotte Jones.
Young Jane Eyre - Cerys Stubley

Grown up Jane Eyre - Charlotte Jones

Other young roles are taken by Lois Mifsud who plays Adele, Mr.Rochester's ward

Adele Varens - Lois Mifsud

and Liam Liam Keszai, Poppy Bailey-Day, and Amelie Hodgson who play Jane's rich spoiled and bullying cousins.

(L-E) Liam Keszai, Cerys Stubley, Amelie Hodgson, Poppy Bailey-Day

Poppy and Amelie double as Lowood pupils and are joined by Sienna Cassidy,  Bethan Stubley and Lucy Rice. Lucy plays Helen Burns who befriends Jane.

(L-R) Poppy BaileyDay, Sienna Cassidy, Lucy Rice, Cerys Stubley, Amelie Hodgson, Bethan Stubley

Evie Bailey-Day takes on the roles of Sophie (Adele's nurse), and Kitty the housemaid at Thornfield Hall

(L-R) Evie Bailey-Day, Lois Mifsud, Charlotte Jones, Susie Faulkner

Charlotte Jones, Lois Mifsud, Evie Bailey-Day

(L-R) Matt Jones, Evie Bailey-Day, Lois Mifsud, Susie Faulkner, Charlotte Jones

Jane Eyre opens on Wednesday!

After weeks of rehearsal, Jane Eyre is about to open - and here are a few preview pictures of our interpretation of Charlotte Bronte's gothic novel.

Performances 8pm nightly Wednesday 12 - Saturday 15 June, plus 2.30pm Saturday matinee.

Tickets are just £8 and can be reserved by calling 01708 341442. You can pay on the door in cash or by Paypal.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Now in rehearsal - Jane Eyre!

Rehearsals are well underway for our next production - a new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's gothic novel Jane Eyre. This story continues to captivate audiences - and our production takes us from Jane's childhood - with the help of a young company from Storeroom Youth Theatre - to her arrival at Thornfield Hall, where here relationship with the enigmatic Mr. Rochester develops ... and the secrets of Thornfield unfold. We follow her flight onto the Moors where she begins a new life ... but she cannot forget Mr. Rochester. Is there a happy ending? If you've read the book or seen one of the many films you will know the answer ... but do come and join us for our interpretation of this timeless love story.

Jane Eyre performs at 8pm nightly from Wednesday 12 - Saturday 15 June, plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.

Tickets just £8 on the door, or order in advance by calling 01708 341442