December Newsletter

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‘A Touch of Danger’
The production was a great success and we have had excellent feedback from our audiences. Director, cast and backstage crew are to be congratulated on a very professional production. See our pics

Spring production
We are looking at a comedy for our next production. Production dates are 30th March-1st April 2017and taking it to France for the weekend of 22nd April 2017. The visit to France is always a great experience in calendar.
Play-readings are on 22nd, 29th November and 6th December. 8 p.m. in The Studio. Please come along to read in, even if you are not able to take part. Casting will be on 13th December. First rehearsal planned for 3 January 2017.

Murder Mystery Evening 9th December 2016
We shall present ‘Murder in an Ice Cold Manner’ at Lane End Village Hall on 9th December. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the play starts at 8.15.

Tickets are ¬£15, to include Fish and Chips. There are also prizes for the Crime-related quiz (for teams of up to 8 people) and for the ‘Guess the Murderer’ competition.

Guests are invited to Bring Your Own Drinks and, if wished, to come in 1940s costume (the era in which the play is set).

It is a fun evening – for individuals, couples or groups of friends.

Please go on the website for more details and to book tickets. More details

Christmas Party
The provisional date for the Christmas party is Friday 6th January. The theme for the party is ‘Pantomime’!

Carols in Marlow
We do not yet have a date for the annual carol-singing by the tree, followed by the ‘pub crawl’. However, Andrew reminded us of Reading Minster Carol Service on 18th December.

Hidden Gems , MarlowFM

The Marlow Players’ production of ‘Unseen Academicals’ was nominated for the Arts’ section of Marlow FM’ ‘Hidden Gems’ Awards. We were among the top three nominations, so congratulations to Graham Evans – director – and the cast and crew of ‘Unseen Academicals’ for their great production (Autumn 2015). Final winners are posted here.


Events Summary


6 December Reading in studio III

8 December Murder Mystery rehearsal II

9 December Murder Mystery performance in Lane End. Venue set up from 6.00 p.m.

13 December Casting in studio

15 December Carols on the Causeway led by Marlow town band. Usually starts 6.00pm, pub afterwards

18 December Carlos service in Reading Minster, led by Andrew

5 January (Thursday) First rehearsal for spring production

13 January (Friday) Christmas party, Liston Garden Room

30 March Spring production in Shelly Theatre

22 April Spring production in France