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Two One Act Plays:

October 2006
Between Mouthfuls
Directed by
Carl Wilkinson
Gosforth's Fete
Directed by
Kim Storer






Synopsis

Gosforth's Fete
Gosforth is a publican who is running the village gala, but there's bad personal news from Milly Carter over the public-address system.
Cubmaster Stewart Stokes discovers alcohol, there's the Vicar of course, and Councillor Mrs Piece gets a roasting. And that's before the rain. Gosforth's Fete starts as drama, develops into well-choreographed chaos as everything goes wrong and climaxes as full-blown farce.

Between Mouthfuls

This play is performed by the Junior Group. Two couples at adjoining restaurant tables have something in common, assisted by an attentive waiter. Mrs Pearce suspects things about Mr Pearce. Meanwhile, Polly hasn't told Harry everything and there's a twist to the plotline.
 
 


     
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  Cast List






Gosforth's Fete:


Mr Gosforth
Ian Eastoe
Joanne
Linda Mayes
Mrs Pearce
Viv Savage
Milly
Rachael Williams
Stewart
Dan Sadler
           
Between Mouthfuls
Donald Pearce
Sam Burton
Emma Pearce
Kim Hutchinson
Martin
Cassie Bridge
Polly
Hannah Walsh
Waitress
Ashton Mayes
 

 

     

 

 

Chorus and Singing:
'Hard Knock Life'
Lauren Newbold
'Oh So Quiet'
Jess Johnson
   'Kids In America'
Chorus:
Clare Garbot  - Beth Collins
Lucy Randall - Caprice Miloro
Robyn & Amber Newbold
Ashleigh Taylor - Robyn Harwood
Leanne Brwentnall - Rawnie Mills
Siobhan White - Bradley Hogg
Drew Purkiss
'Calamity Jane'
Jess Wall
'Lion King'
Cassie Bridge
Hannah Walsh
Lauren Scanlon


Production Team


Costumes
Jessica Wall
Choreography
Rebecca Mayes
Sound Engineer
Andy Godber
Lighting
Andy Godber
Stage Manager
Carl Wilkinson
Stage Contruction and Design
Carl Wilkinson
Pete McFarlane
Props
The Cast
Directors

Kim Storer
Jess Wall
Front of House and Business Manager
Jess Wall


   

  Rehearsal Photos (Click to enlarge)


Some of the chorus are resting.. Knees down! Having a good chinwag.. The Lovelace Theatre.
Viv and Ian doing a scene. Linda pouring a cup of tea with Rachel. The chorus line-up. Constant practice makes perfect..
Kim casts a watchful eye!! Dan on the floor in full role mode.. Waiting for their cues.. They're having a great time!
Have I forgotten my lines?
The chorus practice..
I'll have what he's having..
Cue the music!
To the lady in the large hat..
The Eastwood Arcadians Band in action..
The vicar has trouble with the tea urn.
The grand finale sing song.


  Press Reviews  





  Enjoyable Double Bill at Lovelace
Dramatist Alan Ayckbourn's plays are well known to be supercharged with biting humour. So perhaps it comes as no surprise when an electric shock proves to be the highlight of his one-act comedy 'Gosforth's Fete' which was staged by the Lovelace Theatre Group last week..

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    Busy Programme
Lovelace Theatre Group's senior and junior performers teamed up for three whows in one. The seniors performed Alan Ayckbourn's farce Gosforth's Fete while the same playwright's comedy Between Mouthfuls gave the teenage cast the opportunuity to shine. A dance performance from the junior members was also part of the show.

Photo shows Left: Viv savage in Gosforth's Fete. From Right: Junior members in Between Mouthfuls; the young dancers; director Kim Storer (front) with members of the Gosforth's Fete cast.

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