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Past Productions & Gallery

Pantomime

Our pantomimes are produced every two years and are directed by Paul Willcox and Hazel Town. They are always cast from both adult and youth members and are now being written by a West Meon Theatre member, Helena Gomm, and have a very local flavour.

The pantomimes are rehearsed from late October and are always performed in the February half-term week, playing for six performances. They are always a sell out.

The panto for 2009 The Sleeping Beauty – details of auditions on What’s on Next

1999  Dick Whittington
2001  Cinderella
2003  Aladdin
2005  Jack & The Beanstalk
2007 The Emperor’s New Clothes
2009 Sleeping Beauty
2011  Puss In Boots
2014 Robinson Crusoe


Plays and Musicals

Since our first production of JB Priestley's When We Are Married in 1993, we have performed a variety of plays and have recently ventured into musicals.

1993 When We Are Married
1994 Toad of Toad Hall
  Children’s Day
1995 Oliver Twist
1996 Present Laughter
1998 The Importance of Being Earnest
2002 Smike
2004 Stepping Out
2006 Hay Fever
  Outside Edge
2008 Salad Days
2009 Two
2009 Cider with Rosie
2010 Pirates of Penzance
2012 Rumours
2012 Godfrey's Ghost - Cherry Blossom Screen
2012 The Real Inspector Hound
2013 Neville's Island
2013 Calendar Girls
2014 The Dark Earth and the Light Sky
2015 Night of January 16th
2015 The Signalman
2015 A Child Christmas in Wales
2016 The Cherry Orchard
2016 A Child Christmas in Wales - Winchester


Shakespeare

1997 saw the start of our Open-Air Shakespeare events with A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the village recreation ground. Since then we performed in the gardens and parks of West Meon House and the decommissioned Victorian church at Privett.

In 2008 we received best directed Shakespeare production for a Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Southern Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards.

These productions are always rehearsed over an intensive period of ten days when the cast commit to a daily schedule of rehearsals from 10am to 6pm. This leads into the production week, usually the last week of July. The cast know their commitment once auditions are complete in the January of the same year.

 

1997 A Midsummer Night’s Dream
1999 The Merry Wives of Windsor
2001 Twelfth Night
2003 Much Ado About Nothing
2005 As You Like It
2007 A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2011 Twelfth Night


Variety Shows

2009 Christmas Spectacular
 


Youth Theatre

2006 Bugsy Malone
2008 Toad
2010 Alice
2012 Kipps


20th Year Celebration

2013 20th Year Celebration
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