Welcome to Waterbeach Theatre Company. We put on two plays, a pantomime and a short drama festival entry each year, and have won many awards. Why not become a Friend (it's free!), and receive a regular newsletter and other benefits. Alternatively, why not consider joining the group - we're always delighted to welcome new members!
Welcome to Waterbeach Theatre Company. We put on two plays, a pantomime and a short drama festival entry each year, and have won many awards. Why not become a Friend (it's free!), and receive a regular newsletter and other benefits. Alternatively, why not consider joining the group - we always welcome new members!

Spring 2022

Cheshire Cats

Postponed till
May 2022

Last year's May production has been postponed to May next year. We hope you will join us then to meet the ladies of the Cheshire Cats as they train for and take part in the London Moon Walk

Festival

A Small Family Murder

Postponed

Last year's Festival production has also been postponed. We hope to have the opportunity to stage it later this year - watch this space!

Autumn 2022

A Bunch of Amateurs

Postponed
to November 2022

We plan to bring you the story of The Stratford Players, as they entice a Hollywood star to aid the flagging fortunes of their drama society.
Dates to be announced.

 

May 2022


Cheshire Cats by Gail Young
Directed by Wendy Croft

Cast
Hilary - Caroline Blair
Siobhan - Rosie Wilson
Yvonne - Christine Easterfield
Vicky - Clare McDonald
Maggie - Vicki Hingley
Andrew - James Inman
Madge/race organiser
/police officer
- Tina Seeley
Ron/aerobics instructor
/station announcer
- David Morris


Grown women, aching feet and heaving bosoms!
Follow the Cheshire Cats team as they speed walk their way to fundraising success in the London Moonwalk. Hilary, Siobhan, Yvonne, Vicky and Maggie are attempting to walk 13 miles across the capital in record time in their decorated bras and posh new trainers, but the 6th member of the team doesn't seem to meet the physical criteria! Cheshire Cats is a cross between a girls night out and a real mission to support a cause close to many hearts, with plenty of laughs and a few tears along the way.


This amateur production of “Cheshire Cats” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Concord Theatrical Company

 

Festival entry - dates to be announced

A Small Family Murder by Simon Brett
Directed by Julie Petrucci



Featuring Tim Boden and Christine Easterfield, this year's one act drama festival entry is the tale of a family at odds with itself. Following the death of their mother, the two Trevelyan brothers and their father are questioned by the police. But how did old Mrs Trevelyan die and was she helped on her way?

 

November 2022

A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman
Directed by Julie Petrucci

- The Cast - 4 women, 3 men
Jefferson Steel
Dorothy Nettle
Jessica Steel
Nigel Dewbury
Mary Plunkett
Denis Dobbins
Lauren Bell


A fading Hollywood star has taken on the role of King Lear thinking that the production will be in Stratford upon Avon with the RSC rather than in the tiny village of Nether Stratford with a bunch of amateurs. This situation speaks for itself as an opportunity for much hilarity and Ian Hislop and his co-writer, Nick Newman, do not let us down. Ian Hislop needs no introduction and Nick Newman has written for Spitting Image and The Harry Enfield Show. Originally written as a film with Burt Reynolds as the has-been and chosen as the Royal Film Performance that year, the script was then adapted for the stage. The film is quite amusing but the stage version is much better.

Dates to be announced.

Waterbeach Theatre Company
All performances at
Waterbeach School
Cambridge CB25 9JU

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