Edward and George
Venue : Woodrush High School
Date : November 1977
Genre : Play
Press photograph for Edward and George (source unknown). "Members of the Wythall Amateur Dramatic Society rehearsing on the two plays they are presenting at The Woodrush High School on November 2, 3 and 4. This scene from "George" includes, back row (right to left) Julia Tipten, Ann Cope, Pam Davey, Sybil Parr and Val Archer. Front, Jack Parramore is being tended by "Doctors" Bob Aldridge and Willa Hislop."
The Palace theatre has announced the list of award winners for the Redditch one act play festival.
Amateur actors from Redditch, Studley and Wythall, took part in the festival and awards were presented the following companies:
The major award fro the best overall production went the Wythall dramatic society for "Edward" written by Michael Bond and directed by Michael Beamish. They received the BKL Alloys trophy and a cheque for £75 from the Redditch arts council.
A joint award for the best play with a mixed cast was presented to Redditch amateur theatre society and the Crowle players. They were presented with the Evening Mail trophy.
The Redditch actors presented "Rosencratz and Guildenster are Dead" written by Tom Stoppard and directed by Philip Roberts.
A further award went to Wythall Dramatic Society for their production of "Edward." They recieved the Allen Cross community association trophy for the best play with an all female cast.
The Friends of the Palace trophy was won by the Bishampton Barnstormers. This trophy was awarded by the audience at the Palace Theatre for the most entertaining production...
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