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Progressive Players

Entertaining Angels

5th - 10th September 2016

Progressive Players NEXT PRODUCTIONEntertaining Angels

The widow of a clergyman has to come to terms with life (including leaving her home of many years) after his death.

A moving, often very funny, family story with some suprising complications as Grace learns to feel free to be her own woman.




Autumn Season 2016

Progressive Players

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The 2016 Autumn Season from the Progressive Players has been announced and includes 'Spiders Web' from Agatha Christie, Ladies in Lavender and in December 'Wyrd Sisters' based on a book by Terry Pratchett.


Early booking of tickets is advised or why not contact the box office and request a season ticket and get 5 plays for the price of 4!



Spider's Web

July 2016

Progressive Players LAST PRODUCTIONSpider's Web

An English country house, some frightfully well connected toffs - surely not the scene for a murder? Oh yes it is.

Clarissa's lively imagination and story-telling has often entertained her friends in the past, but now she has to use her fertile brain to conceal what she believes has happened, in order to protect a loved one.





Nobody's Perfect

June 2016

Progressive Players PAST PRODUCTIONDeath in High Heels

Leonard is a buttoned-up, not to say repressed, statician who is convinced he can make it as a writer - if only he can get published.


He enters a competition, where the prize is a publishing contract. The only drawback is the competition is supposed to be for women writers.





Death in High Heels

April 2016

Progressive Players PAST PRODUCTIONDeath in High Heels

A new adaption of the 1941 novel by Christianna Brand, doyenne of British crime writers. In a small haute couture house in London in the 1930's, there is fierce competition for a job in the new French branch.


One of the candidates meets a sudden end - did she fall of was she pushed, as they say?






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