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Mayor praises Nantwich Players as town “asset”

Mayor praises Nantwich Players as town “asset”

The Mayor of Nantwich has praised the amateur drama group Nantwich Players as a major “asset” to the town after watching its latest show.

Cllr David Marren was among packed audiences to watch the Players’ Autumn Production of “Breaking the code” by Hugh Whitmore.

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Directed by Chris Ridge, Nantwich Players’ latest production is ‘Breaking The Code’ by Hugh Whitemore.

It’s a remarkable, strong and powerful play which tells the story of Alan Turing, the man who cracked the Enigma code and devised the modern computer.

October 20, 2018 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman is the latest production presented by the Nantwich Players.

Directed by Michael Fair, this light-hearted comedy tells the story of a small community trying to save its theatre and the washed-up Hollywood star who is tricked into helping them.

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ Summer production is the delightfully funny Ladies Day, written by Amanda Whittingham and directed by Clare Hoy and Garth Jones.

Set in 2005 when Royal Ascot was staged at York, Ladies Day tells the story of four factory work colleagues and how a day at the races changes their lives forever.

Review: ‘Dinner’ by Nantwich Players in new studio space

Review: ‘Dinner’ by Nantwich Players in new studio space

By Claire Faulkner
Dinner, written by Moria Buffini, is the first production from the new studio space at Nantwich Players.

Paige has organised a dinner party to celebrate her husband’s new book.

Nantwich Town honours players, staff and fans at awards night

Nantwich Town honours players, staff and fans at awards night

Players, staff and supporters were all honoured at Nantwich Town awards evening at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.

Defender Joel Stair was awarded the Nantwich Town Player of the Year, and Jamie Morgan and Troy Bourne also picked up awards.

May 13, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Review: Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s Animal Farm

Review: Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s Animal Farm

Claire Faulkner
Directed by Kirsty Thew and Tom Morley, Nantwich Players Youth Theatre presents George Orwell’s Animal Farm this week.

Full of corruption, power struggles and political themes, it tells the bleak and sometimes brutal story of how a group of neglected farm animals unite in revolution against man.

Review: ‘Just Between Ourselves’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Just Between Ourselves’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ latest production ‘Just Between Ourselves’ is a beautiful performance well worth seeing.

Directed by John Powell, the Love Lane theatre group has adapted the popular play written by Alan Ayckbourn.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: ‘Communicating Doors’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Communicating Doors’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Simon Porter is on at The Nantwich Players this week.

It’s a comedy, time-warp thriller where good overcomes evil, and it’s very, very funny.

Review: ‘Bold Girls’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Bold Girls’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players latest production ‘Bold Girls’ is a gutsy and heartfelt production.

Written by Rona Munro and directed by Don Hirst, the play tells story of four women trying to live a normal life during the troubles in Belfast during the 1990s.

Review: Nantwich Players and ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’

Review: Nantwich Players and ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’

By Claire Faulkner
The latest production by Nantwich Players is a wonderful spoof of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic, ‘The Hound of The Baskervilles’.

Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, and directed by Chris Ridge, the cast of three actors perform up to a dozen characters in this fast moving comedy.

February 11, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Nantwich Players Christmas production, Breezeblock Park

Review: Nantwich Players Christmas production, Breezeblock Park

Nantwich Players Christmas production this year is the festive comedy ‘Breezeblock Park’, writes Claire Faulkner.

Written by Willy Russell and directed by Peter Nawn, Breezeblock Park tells the story of a normal 1970s family Christmas on a Liverpool council estate.

Review: ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
There’s a proper carry on taking place in Nantwich this week.

‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, written by Terry Johnson and directed by Michaela Warrilow, is taking the stage by storm at The Players Theatre on Love Lane.

October 22, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews