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Summer Newsletter 2009

Chilbolton Players August 2009 Newsletter


Following the AGM the following posts were confirmed at the June Meeting of the new Committee.





Andrew Coombes

Vice Chair

Jennie Pope


Angela Budd

Committee Secretary

Carole Marits

Membership Secretary

Dave Walton

Publicity Secretary

Andy Hawke

Social Secretary

Sue Austin

Village Hall Liaison

Wendy Andrews

Booking Secretary

Richard Richardson


Committee Members without portfolio:               Mandy Coombes             Maggie Duffy    



Thank  You

We would just like to say, that even though the weather was terrible, the Summer Barbecue evening was a great success.  Great hosts, lovely food, and I think enjoyed by everyone. Who needs nice weather when we are British!! Big thank you to Sally and Andy.

Diary Dates


The Box office is now open, posters are out, tell your friends to tell their friends.  Break out the diary and make sure you have all the dates in your diary.

  • Wednesday 2nd September – 19:30 - All 5 plays
  • Sunday 6th September – 14:00  - Full Rehearsal
  • Wednesday 9th September – 19:30 - All 5 plays
  • Saturday 12th September – Stage Set Up
  • Sunday 13th September  - 14:00 – Dress Rehearsal
  • Monday 14th September – 19:30 - Dress Rehearsal
  • Wednesday 16th September –19:30 -  Full Rehearsal
  • Thursday 17th / Friday 18th / Saturday 19th September – Production
    Note: Hall must be cleared on the Saturday evening – all help appreciated.
  • Sunday 20th September – Post Production Wind Down at Ian &  Nicki’s from 12 onwards.

·         Details will be made available at Rehearsals


Skittles 28th November

Following the success of last year’s event this will be repeated at the Village hall on Saturday 28th November.  Further details will be provided in the next edition of the Newsletter.


Spring Production – The Wizard of Oz - 18th/19th/20th February 2010


  • Directed by : Sue Austin and Angie Budd
  • Scripts will be issued by email, so please make sure we have the correct email address for you.
  • There will be no players meeting on 23rd September.
  • First Read through Wednesday 30th September.  
  • Wednesday Rehearsals at 7:30 – A detailed rehearsal schedule will be managed by the Direcors.
  • Casting 14th October
  • Anyone who will not be available for the production please advise the directors know before Casting – thank you.
  • Last rehearsal before Christmas 16th December.
  • December 23rd will be Chilbolton Players pub night.
  • Return in New Year on 6th Jan with no scripts.

Other Future Dates

·         Activity for village hall 10th Anniversary to be confirmed.

·         Summer 2010 - Murder Mystery.

·         Pre Christmas 2010 - "it's a thesp out" an acting competition for local drama groups.