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14th June 2019


Drama Festival entrants 2019

The HDFA Drama Festival of One Act plays will take place at the Princess Theatre in Hunstanton on June 28,29,30th. This is a competition for amateur Drama Groups from all over the Eastern Area and each play is limited to 50 mins performance time including setting and clearing the stage. Festival Director is Mr Stephen P. Hayter. The entrants are,

Friday 28th at 7.30 Smithdon High School will perform two original scripts written by the Students. Saturday June 29th matinee at 2.30, Downham Amateur Dramatic Society (DADS) perform

Keep Death off the Road by Richard Abel (Original), Followed by Wilburton Theatre Group with The Last Bread Pudding by Nick Warburton.

Saturday 29th evening at 7.30 Old Buckingham Players present Semblance of Madness by John H Newman, followed by The Boston Playgoers with an original play by Kei Bailey called Clever Clogs. Lastly, there are The Wisbech Players performing, She Was Only A Farmer’s Daughter by Millard Crosby.

Sunday June 30th at 2.30 The Wilburton Youth Group will perform Dukes and Fairies by Pat Garrod and on Sunday evening at 7.30 there is the Red- Carpet Awards Ceremony where the groups find out who has won Best Actor, Best Team and Best Youth Group for the year. There will also be a fun Play-reading from Scratch Competition for anyone to enter on the night. Here anyone can take part as the script will be given out 5 mins before it’s performed!

Tickets cost just £8.50 per session or £25.00 for all sessions. The Red -Carpet Award Night tickets cost just £2.50. All are available from the Princess Theatre Box Office on 01485 532252

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