Complete Production List

DateTitleAuthorDirector
 
1936
Productions presented by 'The Ballard Mongers'
FebCalling The Tune(revue)
 
1937
FebRaising The Wind(revue)
 
 1938
OctRaising The Curtain(revue)
 
1946
Company resumes as 'The Guild Players'
NovThe Late Christopher BeanEmlyn WilliamsLeslie Mathers
 
1947
NovQuiet WeekendEsther McCrackenLeslie Mathers
 
1948
MarOne Act PlaysMathers / Hurst
NovNo MedalsEsther McCrackenLeslie Mathers
 
1949
MarOne Act PlaysHurst / Judge
DecThe Peaceful InnLeslie Mathers
 
1950
MarOne Act Plays
DecThe Winslow BoyTerrence RattiganLeslie Mathers
 
1951
MarOne Act PlaysHurst / Goodyer / E Barrett
NovThe Lady From EdinburghAimée Stuart & L Arthur Rose?Oliver Welsh
 
1952
MarSeason To Taste(revue)Laurie Heatherington & Ken Gunderson
EasterThe Coronation Of ChristEric Barrett
NovJupiter LaughsA J CroninLeslie Mathers
 
1953
AprSouth Sea Bubble (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Ken GundersonLaurie Heatherington & Ken Gunderson
SepOne Act Plays
NovBonaventureCharlotte Hastings?Kathleen Parker
 
1954
FebState Of Affairs (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Ken Gunderson
music: Priscilla Williams
Laurie Heatherington & Ken Gunderson
MarOne Act PlaysPearson / Tomkins
DecGarland Fair (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Ken Gunderson
music: Priscilla Williams
Laurie Heatherington
 
1955
MarGolden RainE M DellafieldKathleen Parker
?To Live In PeaceVictor RiettiLeslie Mathers
 
1956
?One Act Plays
NovOut For The Count (musical)Laurie Heatherington
music: Ruby Ma
Eric Barrett
 
1957
AprThe Burning GlassCharles MorganLaurie Heatherington
NovSedilla Seranade (musical)Laurie Heatherington
music: Eric Hughes
Eric Barrett
 
1958
MarIt's Never Too LateLaurie Heatherington
AprOne Act PlaysBroadway / Williams
DecMayor's Tales (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Eric HughesLaurie Heatherington
 
1959
MarThe HeiressRuth & Augustus Goetz / Henry JamesL Mathers / H Williams
DecWithout The PrincePhilip KingKathleen Parker
 
1960
MarAway With A Will (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Eric HughesLaurie Heatherington
AprOne Act PlaysS Broadway / EV Barrett / L Mathers
 
1961
MarThe Italian Straw HatEugene LabicheRenee Heatherington
AprOne Act PlaysP Corbett / E Crouch / F Heywood
NovThe Chalk GardenEnid BagnoldRenee Heatherington
 
1962
MarDarling Caroline (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Eric HughesLaurie Heatherington
NovThe Importance Of Being EarnestOscar WildeKathleen Parker
 
1963
MarA Man For All SeasonsRobert BoltRenee Heatherington
OctOne Act PlaysD Curtis / P Corbett / B Davies
DecThe Holly And The IvyWynyard BrowneKathleen Parker
 
1964
AprThe Taming Of The ShrewWilliam ShakespeareLaurie Heatherington
OctOne Act Plays
DecYou Never Can TellBernard ShawRenee Heatherington
 
1965
MayI Love Paris (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Eric HughesLaurie Heatherington
DecCharleys AuntBrandon WilliamsAlan Jobson
 
1966
MarThe WoodcarverMorris BrownLaurie Heatherington
NovOne Act Plays
 
1967
MayThe Lady's Not For BurningChristopher FryLaurie Heatherington
NovRing Of TruthWynyard BrowneKathleen Parker
 
1968
MaySedilla Serenade (musical)Laurie Heatherington & Eric HughesLaurie Heatherington
DecMy Three AngelsSam & Bella SpewackTerry Nicolson
 
1969
AprThe Caucasian Chalk CircleBertolt BrechtJohn Savage
NovThe MagistrateArthur Wing PineroHugh Eliot
 
1970
MarThe CrucibleArthur MillerJohn Savage
NovThe Royal PardonJohn Arden & Margaretta D'ArcyLaurie Heatherington
 
1971
MarWait Until Dark (abandoned)Frederick KnottHugh Eliot
NovPillars Of SocietyHenrik IbsenHugh Eliot
 
1972
MarHurrah, the Jubilee(25th Anniversary Show)Renee Heatherington
JunMuch Ado About NothingWilliam ShakespeareJohn Savage
NovThe Thwarting Of Baron BolligrewRobert BoltJohn Savage
 
1973
FebLoving Muses(valentine anthology)Mike Sparks
AprThe Imaginary InvalidMolièreRene Heatherington
JunSummer Seasoning(revue)Laurie Heatherington
NovGaslightPatrick HamiltonJohn Savage
 
1974
MarThe Marry-Go-Round (musical)Laurie Heatherington
music: Roger Quick
Laurie Heatherington
SummerChurch Centenary CelebrationsRenee Heatherington
JunThe Family Reunion (dramatic reading)T S EliotJohn Savage
 
1975
JanTwelfth NightWilliam ShakespeareJohn Savage
AprHarlequinade / The Browning VersionTerence RattiganRenee Heatherington / Nancy McFarland
NovTharkBen TraversJohn Savage
 
1976
MarThe Miracle WorkerWilliam GibsonBob Maitland
JunDis-Enchanted Evening(revue)Laurie Heatherington
NovGalileoBertolt BrechtJohn Savage
 
1977
MayLord Arthur Savile's CrimeOscar Wilde / Constance CoxRenee Heatherington
NovOn Monday NextPhilip KingRenee Heatherington
 
1978
MarThe Lion In WinterJames GoldmanHugh Eliot
NovHobsons ChoiceHarold BrighouseRenee Heatherington
 
1979
MayShe Stoops To ConquerOliver GoldsmithBob Maitland
NovThe Royal PardonJohn Arden & Margaretta D'ArcyJohn Savage
 
1980
MarThe Restoration Of Arnold MiddletonDavid StoreyBob Maitland
JulEngland This England(anthology)Stuart Benson
NovH M S PinaforeGilbert & SullivanAlan Jobson
 
1981
MarLark RiseFlora Thompson / Keith DewhurstJohn Savage
JunLarkabout(revue - 35th Anniversary)Laurie Heatherington
NovOliverLionel BartAlan Jobson
music: Christine Newman
 
1982
MarCandlefordFlora Thompson / Keith DewhurstJohn Savage
NovUnder Milk WoodDylan ThomasAlan Jobson
DecThe Coming Of The KingsJohn Savage
 
1983
AprWhen We Are MarriedJ B PriestlyRenee Heatherington & Mike Sparks
JulBrush Up Your Shakespeare(with Finchley Chamber Choir)John Savage & David Lardi
DecToad Of Toad HallA A Milne / Kenneth GrahamLaurie Heatherington
 
1984
MarLetter From The GeneralM McLoughlinKathleen Parker
NovBlithe SpiritNoel CowardLiz Swindon
 
1985
JanThe MysteriesJohn Savage
MarWait Until DarkFrederick KnottJohn Savage
SepConsider The Lilies(antholgy)Laurie Heatherington
 
1986
AprJust Between OurselvesAlan AyckbournAlan Jobson
JulAnd It Don't Seem A Day Too Much(revue - 40th Anniversary)Renee Heatherington
NovWild Goose ChaseDerek BenfieldNick Barrett
 
1987
MarDandy DickArthur Wing PineroLaurie Heatherington
JulA Retiring Collection(farewell to Rev D Creamer)Laurie Heatherington
NovEnter A Free ManTom StoppardAlan Jobson
 
1988
AprThe HeiressRuth & Augustus Goetz / Henry JamesKen Oxman
SepThe Hollow Crown(dramatic reading)John Savage
NovHolmes Sweet Holmes (musical)Laurie HeatheringtonLaurie Heatherington
 
1989
AprThe Happiest Days Of Your LifeJohn DightonLyn Cameron
JulMid-Summer Miscellany(anthology & quiz)Laurie Heatherington
 
1990
JanThe Mysteries (Nativity)Tony HarrisonJohn Savage
MayThe RivalsRichard Brinsley SheridanLaurie Heatherington
JulCome Into The Parlour Maud(anthology)Renee Heatherington
NovGodspellJohn-Michael Tebelak
music: Stephen Schwartz
Alan Jobson
 
1991
MarThe Mysteries (Passion)Tony HarrisonJohn Savage
JulThe Heart Of The Matter(anthology on love)Renee Heatherington
DecA Christmas CarolCharles Dickens
adapted by Robert Alderman
Robert Alderman
 
1992
AprQueen Elizabeth Slept HereTalbot RothwellJohn Savage
JulFaith, Hope & Charity(Christian anthology)Laurie Heatherington
DecFancy (musical)Laurie Heatherington
adapted from Thomas Hardy's
'Under the Greenwood Tree'
music: Mike Sparks & Carole Clarke
Laurie Heatherington
 
1993
MarThe Old CountryAlan BennettMargaret Johnson
DecDick WhittingtonVerne MorganMike Sparks
 
1994
AprSee How They RunPhilip KingMike Sparks
JulA Little French Dressing(anthology to mark Chunnel)Margaret Johnson
DecAlphabetical OrderMichael FraynMargaret Johnson & Mike Sparks
 
1995
AprThe VigilLadislas FodorMike Sparks
JulSummer Show(Larkrise excerpts)John Savage
DecJack And The BeanstalkJohn MorleyMike Sparks
 
1996
EasterThe Manger And the CrossLaurie HeatheringtonMike Sparks
AprRebeccaDaphne du Maurier
adapted by Clifford Williams
Alan Jobson
JulConsider The Lilies(anthology)Laurie Heatherington
NovThe Marry-Go-Round (musical)Laurie Heatherington
music: Roger Quick
Laurie Heatherington
 
1997
AprFour Plays For Coarse ActorsMichael GreenJohn Savage
with Fiona Soutar & Spencer Clayton
EasterTo The CrossM J DavisMike Sparks
JulGarden Party
DecAladdinJohn MorleyMike Sparks
 
1998
AprA Murder Is AnnouncedAgatha Christie
adapted by Leslie Darbon
Laurie Heatherington
EasterThe Way Of The CrossHenri GheonMike Sparks
JulSummer Show
DecTrelawny Of The WellsArthur W. PineroLaurie Heatherington
 
1999
MarBarefoot In The ParkNeil SimonSpencer Clayton
EasterNo Ordinary ManNick FawcettMike Sparks
JulPlaying With Time(anthology to mark Millennium)John Savage
DecRobinson CrusoeJohn MorleyMike Sparks
 
2000
AprLord Arthur Savile's CrimeConstance Cox
based on the Oscar Wilde story
Spencer Clayton
EasterThe Heart Of Every Mancompiled by Mike SparksMike Sparks
JulGarden Party
DecIt Runs In The FamilyRay CooneyMike Sparks
 
2001
AprThe Importance Of Being EarnestOscar WildeLaurie Heatherington
Easterdays of THE weekadapted by Mike Sparks
from 'Stages On The Way'
Mike Sparks
JulA Feast Of Coward(a Noel Coward evening)Mike Sparks
DecCinderellaRex Walford & Iris LloydMike Sparks
 
2002
EasterThe Passion (a mystery play)Mike SparksMike Sparks
AprAbsent FriendsAlan AyckbournAlan Jobson
JunTown & Country(anthology)Mike Sparks & Laurie Heatherington
NovHolmes Sweet Holmes (musical)Laurie HeatheringtonLaurie Heatherington
 
2003
AprWill You Take This Woman?Maurice CallardJudith Shrank
EasterFrom A Different AngleNick FawcettMike Sparks
JunSixty What?(1960s anthology)Margaret Johnson & Nick Johnson
DecThe Wonderful Story Of Mother GooseNorman RobbinsMike Sparks
 
2004
EasterThe Way Of The CrossFr Donal Neary SJMike Sparks
MayMurder In PlaySimon BrettJennifer Lewis
NovOn Monday NextPhilip KingMike Sparks
 
2005
EasterAn Inn Keeper's TaleMike SparksLaurie Heatherington
AprPygmalionBernard ShawNick Johnson
JulSummertime Singalong(songs & monologues)Sonia Beldom & Mike Sparks
DecDick WhittingtonJohn MorleyMike Sparks
 
2006
EasterThe Soldiers TaleMike SparksDavid Constable
MayGood Night Mrs PuffinArthur LovegroveKirsty Lincoln
JulThe Affairs At Meddler's TopRichard ColemanJudith Shrank
NovDeadly NightcapFrancis DurbridgePaola Burgess
 
2007
EasterThe Gardener's TaleMike SparksHelen Costin
MayTons Of MoneyEvans & Valentine
adapted by Alan Ayckbourn
David Constable
DecThe Fumblings At Friar's BottomRichard ColemanMike Sparks & Laurie Heatherington
 
2008
EasterPeter's TaleMike SparksMike Sparks
AprGaslightPatrick HamiltonJudith Shrank
JulMurder! Mystery! And Suspenders?Karen DolingMike Sparks & David Constable
DecAladdinJohn MorleyMike Sparks
 
2009
EasterCaiaphasMike SparksMike Sparks
MayHay FeverNoel CowardJudith Shrank
DecThe Inn Keeper's ChristmasMike SparksMike Sparks
 
2010
EasterThe Inn Keeper's ChaliceMike SparksMike Sparks
MayDeliver Us From EvilJ.D. RobinsDavid Constable
Jul3 for 1variousAmy Charlton, Jeffrey Benge & Carolyn Liang
DecSee How They RunPhilip KingMike Sparks
 
2011
FebContractsMike SparksMike Sparks
EasterA Day In JerusalemJack AllanCarolyn Liang
JunSuddenly At HomeFrancis DurbridgeJeffrey Benge
DecPuss In BootsNorman RobbinsMike Sparks
 
2012
EasterThe Tinmaster's TaleMike SparksMike Sparks
MaySpygameBettine ManktelowDavid Constable
NovemberRookery NookBen TraversAlan Jobson
 
2013
EasterJudas's TaleMike SparksClaire Armstrong
AprilThe Odd CoupleNeil SimonGerrard Bridglal
DecemberJack And The BeanstalkJohn MorleyMike Sparks
 
2014
EasterPilate's WifeMike SparksMike Sparks
AprilGoing GreenDavid TristramDavid Constable
NovemberCharley's AuntBrandon ThomasAlan Jobson
 
2015
EasterAftermathMike SparksMike Sparks
AprilDeath In High HeelsRichard HarrisLouisa Agamemnos
SeptemberThe Dumb WaiterHarold PinterAndrew Baker
DecemberTreasure IslandMike SparksMike Sparks
 
2016
EasterThe Constable's TaleMike SparksMike Sparks
AprilBoeing BoeingMarc CamolettiLouisa Agamemnos
NovemberCurtain Up On MurderBettine ManktelowMike Sparks
 

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Next Production
a double bill of one act comedies
Thur 6 to Sat 8 April 2017
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