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Long Eaton Theatre: Agatha Christie Play Comes To A Venue Near You!

Nottingham Amateur Dramatics Plays and Theatre - Promotional Poster For Long Eaton Play

'And Then There Were None' - at the Duchess Theatre in the Chatsworth Centre, Long Eaton, Nottingham

The Riverside Drama Company are pleased to present their forthcoming play from Thursday 29th March to Saturday 31st March - 'And Then There Were None' by Agatha Christie, an Amateur Production by arrangement with Samuel French Plays Ltd.

One of the most famous Agatha Christie murder mysteries, this play tells the tale of a group of people invited to a remote house on a lonely island...and starting from 10 their number soon begins to dwindle!

The Duchess Theatre can be found at the Chatsworth Centre, on West Gate in Long Eaton and tickets for the show cost £7 per person (or £5 for Concessions). For more information about Riverside Drama Company please go to their web site at www.riversidedrama.com

Contact: 0115 917 0327 or Email contact@riversidedrama.com to reserve tickets from a member of the box office team.

Plays, Comedies, Dramas, Thrillers, Poetry and Other Local Amateur Dramatics

'Over My Dead Body', a Play by Derek Benfield

The popular local amateur dramatics group 'The Beeston Players' present, in association with Samuel French Limited, their production of this delightfully amusing comedy by Derek Benfield, From Wednesday 16th May to Saturday 19th May 2012.

Derek Benfield also wrote 'Bedside Manners', 'Wild Goose Chase' and 'Look Who's Talking'.

Following the recent death of his wife, the main character - Gerald - hopes to spend the rest of his days alone with his memories. However, he is not prepared his late wife's imaginative 'forward planning', resulting in a series of unexpected events occurring, none of which Gerald could have anticipated...!

Performances will be from Wednesday 16th May to Saturday 19th May 2012, commencing at 7.30pm at Round Hill School, Foster Avenue, Beeston NG9 1AE.

Tickets cost only £5 and are available online at www.beestonplayers.org or on the door of the school on each evening. Please - Contact The Beeston Players - to confirm availability of tickets for your chosen performance of the play, especially if you are travelling to the Beeston/Nottingham area from any distance.

Join The Beeston Players! Budding Actors, Actresses, Producers, Set Designers Wanted!!

If you have ever thought that you might like to 'tread the boards' or feel that you have an artistic side just waiting to come out, why not give the Beeston Players Group a try? Opportunities for both on-stage and off-stage roles are now available.

Even if you have never been involved in acting or theatre productions before, joining the Beeston Players could be a great way to meet new people and start a new hobby or interest - and the Group promises not to 'throw you in at the deep end' or ask more of your time than you have available.

Newcomers of all abilities and experience are welcome to join!

Staging a play is about much more than just the acting and the actors who appear on stage - there are always lots of other very important roles for volunteers and helpers to perform (including direction, production, set design, sound and lighting, prompting, or even front of house / ticket sales/ reception desk duties.

Regular Meetings Of The Beeston Players Are On Monday Evenings

From 7.30pm until around 9.30pm (except during the summer) the Beeston Players meet every Monday night at Christ-Church Chilwell - please see their website for more information and details. There is an annual membership fee of £15, but new members who are unsure about joining are free to come along to the meetings, rehearsals and reading groups for several weeks before deciding! Members and non-members pay just £1 per week to cover the costs of the tea, coffee and biscuits!