News & Events

Our Venues

We have two venues:
AGMs, rehearsals, auditions, and performances take place at the West Ashling Village Hall, PO18 8DN.

Under normal circumstances Club nights and play readings are at the smaller Church Rooms in Church Lane, Funtington 

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Event Calendar

LYDIA & GEORGE by Lucy Flannery & Greg Mosse

Sunday 11th July 2.30pm

 

FUNTINGTON PLAYERS will perform a live rehearsed reading of a new play written by Lucy Flannery and Greg Mosse entitled Lydia & George. This is part of the Chichester Festivities events calendar.

 

The play is a light-hearted imagining of the further adventures of Elizabeth Bennet’s naughtiest sister Lydia and her husband George Wickham 25 years after the end of ‘Pride & Prejudice’.

CAST

Lydia Wickham (née Bennet)        Angela Barber

George Wickham                            Paul Bennett

Minnie                                            Tabitha Clough

Virginia Trubshawe                        Tiffin Jones

Elizabeth Darcy (née Bennet)        Grace Fine

DIRECTED by Tiffin Jones & Barbara MacWhirter

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FP AGM  Tuesday 13th July at 7.45pm 

 West Ashling Village Hall

Autumn Production AUDITION

 

Thursday 22nd July 7.30pm West Ashling Village Hall

For more information Tel: 01243 572150

A Bunch Of Amateurs was first performed at the Watermill Theatre on 22nd May 2014
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Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast is a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!

The cast calls for 4 women and 3 men.
 

Tuesday 7th September – 7.45pm. Rehearsals begin for Autumn Production

Tuesday 22nd November – Autumn Production

What our audiences said about our last production -  Rumours

"It was just what the doctor ordered in today’s gloomy environment !! Excellent!"

" ...magnificent performance from all concerned. I have been to many of your productions and all have been excellent but last night’s was exceptional!  Thank you!"

 Photography by Rosey Purchase

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