19 – 21 September 2019
The Priory Centre, St Neots

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A Bunch of Amateurs

A Bunch of Amateurs

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St Neots Players presents 'A Bunch of Amateurs' by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman.

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 are 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.

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I wish I could be like you

I wish I could be like you

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One day a very busy ladybird was inspecting her garden when she came across a little egg attached to a leaf. She hadn’t seen an egg like it before and she knew that it wasn’t a ladybird egg so she kept her eye on it, like any good gardener would. Eventually a little green caterpillar emerged and being a very motherly ladybird she looked after it and what happened after that was...Well why don’t you come and see the rest of the story to find out?... See MoreSee Less

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WANTED - FRONT OF HOUSE VOLUNTEERS PLEASE!
Hi all, I will be FOH manager for A Bunch of Amateurs and would like to know who is available to help out please. Its on the 19th, 20th and 21st September.
Can you please let me know ASAP.
Also raffle prizes please, especially cast members.
Thanks
Richard Fitt
President
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The director has found a script she loves...funny, topical, full of song, and dance stunningly choreographed by the fabulous Langdale team.  Written this year, we will create a colourful and magical pantomime which will appeal to all generations.  Please come and audition, whether you have lots of experience or none at all, we want to meet you. 
Characters:-
ALADDIN...Principal Boy and our hero
PRINCESS YING YUI...beautiful princess who Aladdin falls for
WISHEE WASHEE...Aladdins comic younger brother
WIDOW TWANKY...Dame - Aladdins mother
ABANAZAR...A mysterious villain
JINNI...the spirit of the ring
TONG...Chinese policeman - part of double act
CHONG...Chinese policeman - other part of double act
CAIHONG...Lady in Waiting
FENG SHUI...The Imperial Emperor
GENIE OF THE LAMP...All powerful immortal
ASSORTED CHORUS...great fun with lots of characters
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