Cambridge Drama Festival 2016

25 - 30 April 2016, 19:30
Mumford Theatre

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A feast of short plays; tragedy, fantasy, history, drama, comedy, social commentary and maybe even Shakespeare, brought to you by a variety groups from in and around the region.

At least two one-act plays each evening plus intriguing theatrical quizzes for the audience and interesting professional critiques of each play by Robert Meadows from the Guild of Drama Adjudicators.

The Festival ends with the presentation of a number of awards to groups and individual actors, including an audience appreciation award.

Monday 25 April

Anglia Ruskin Creative:

An Incident on the Line  by Sean Lang  (N)


Growing Pains  by Andra Bishop  (J N)

(contains adult themes and content)

Tuesday 26 April

Meridian Theatre:

The Donahue Sisters by Geraldine Aron

(contains adult themes and content)

Tiger Productions:

Just a Straight Man by Rob Smith/John Mawson

Wednesday 27 April


Crossword  by Sean Baker  (N)

Biggleswade ATS:

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare (abridged)

Thursday 28 April

Corkscrew Theatre:

Five Go Mad and Then Grow Up And Are Not So Mad But Are Still Five  by Eve Beere and cast  (N)

Huntingdon Drama Club:

The Madness of George III  (excerpts) by Alan Bennett

(contains adult themes and content)

Friday 29 April

Waterbeach Community Players:

A Cut in the Rates  by Alan Ayckbourn

Clavering Players:      

The Extraordinary Revelations of Orca the Goldfish  by David Tristram

(contains adult themes and content)

Saturday 30 April

Dramawise/Sky Blue Theatre:           

Memories of World War Two  by Frances Borrelli  (J)

Settlement Players:    

The Bride to Be  by Peter Quilter

Followed by the Awards Ceremony

(N: Eligible for the Best New Play Award)

(J: Youth Team)

Presented by the Cambridge Drama Festival

Event Details

25 - 30 April 2016, 19:30
Mumford Theatre
Mumford Theatre
Tickets: £10.00 (£8.00 concessions per evening; Season Tickets £25.00/£20.00; Groups of 10 or more £6.00 per person)
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