“I am the wife to Harvey who was the other half of the comedy duo with the poor deceased Dave, such a sad day for us all”
“I’m an ex – show girl who worked with Dave in Cromer many years ago. I’ve come to pay my respects …….”
With only a couple of weeks left until show night we would like to give you a little clue as to who our wonderful actors will be playing in ‘Wife after Death’. Tickets are available by calling Roger on 01206 241048 or at the box office in Ashes store West Bergholt.
September 2019 saw a group of the Orps attend the North Essex Theatre Guild awards, although we were nominated for numerous awards we only succeeded in winning Set Construction & Design for Peter Cox, who is a wonderful asset to our group with his multiple skills in set design, construction, painting, directing and acting! However Read more about Our Night at The Essex Oscars[…]
Each year our productions are adjudicated by the North Essex Theatre Guild; they then have a yearly ceremony celebrating the amateur dramatic groups and all they’ve seen. Nominations are sent out prior to the awards night and we are fortunate the have received a great handful this year. Whether we win or loose it is Read more about NETG Nominations[…]
Our previous post announced the cast for our Autumn Production ‘Wife after Death’, unfortunately we made a mistgake – our updated full cast list is: Debra Hornigold, Lorraine Usher, Anne Sexton, Chrissie Wenden, Colin Downer & William Groom.
Although we are a few months off production week make sure to save the date now so you are free to come and see our hilarious Autumn comedy – WIFE AFTER DEATH. SHOW NIGHTS OCT 10TH, 11TH, 12TH
Our Autumn production is a classic comedy by the playwright Eric Chappell, directed by Mike Poole; here’s a quick synopsis of the play and what you can expect from the Orps in October! ‘Comedian and national treasure Dave Thursby has died, and on the day of his funeral, friends and colleagues gather beside his coffin Read more about About: Wife after death[…]
Rehearsals have begun! Mike Poole is directing the comedy ‘Wife after death’ by Eric Chappell. The Cast : Debra Hornigold Colin Downer William Groom Lorraine Usher Anne Sexton Make a note in your diaries ready to see this cracking show in October 2019 to round off the Orpen Players 50th year!
Again due to some unfortunate technical problems we have been amiss but hopefully we are now back and keep you updated with all Orps news. SPRING 2019 – THE VICAR OF DIBLEY A complete success! We had 4 wonderful sell out shows. We produced something very different, it was the first time directing for Holly Snowling, Read more about Lets catch you up![…]