ALL PRODUCTIONS AT HIGHBURY LITTLE THEATRE
2008/2009

Note: Performances at 7.30pm with no performances on Sunday or Monday except where stated.
There is usually an exhibition of the work of local artists in the Foyer during a production.

23 September - 4 October 2008

THE LADY IN THE VAN by Alan Bennett
Miss Shepherd took refuge with her van in Alan Bennett’s garden and stayed for fifteen years.
A funny, touching and thought provoking play.

6 - 11 October 2008
Drama School Presentation
- CENTRESTAGE School of Speech & Drama

13 - 18 October 2008
Drama School Presentation - Class Act Drama Centres

20 - 25 October 2008 in the STUDIO

LADIES DAY by Amanda Whittington
Four friends go for a day at the races for a drink, a flirt and a flutter.
This warm-hearted comedy explores their secrets.

1 November 2008
Halloween Party -
All Welcome

11 - 22
November 2008

A TOUCH OF DANGER by Francis Durbridge
A best-selling author  finds himself caught up in a dangerous situation where no-one is quite what he or she seems. 
A taut thriller by the master of suspense.

23 November 2008
Keyboards & Songs - Steve Hughes & Friends

25 November 2008
Floral demonstration -
Wylde Green Flower Club

30 November 2008
Sunday Night at Highbury -
Natalie Haynes' Stand up Comedy Tour
Unsuitable for under 16's www.nataliehaynes.com

11 - 13 December 2008 in the STUDIO

Highbury Rocks at Christmas - Highbury Youth
Highbury Youth present their annual evening of entertainment and improvisation.

14 December 2008
Highbury Carol Service - 7.30pm at Emmanuel Church, Wylde Green.

23 December 2008 - 3 January 2009
Matinee Performances starting at 2.30pm - 27, 28, 30, 31 December & 2. 3 January 2009
Evening Performances starting at 7.30pm -23, 27, 29, 30 December & 3 January 2009

HICKORY DICKORY DOCK by Norman Robbins
A magical grandfather clock holds a secret but it must not strike.
A traditional Christmas pantomime for all ages

6 - 10 January 2009
The Old Woman who lived in a Shoe- Pantomime -
From the Top Theatre Company

3 - 14 February 2009

NOBODY'S PERFECT by Simon Williams
A male writer wins a competition for women and mayhem ensues as he tries to hide the truth.
A fast-moving comedy.

16 - 21 February 2009
Sinbad the Sailor
by A P Frayn-Pantomime- Circle Light Opera Company

23 - 28 February 2009 in the STUDIO

THE WOMAN WHO COOKED HER HUSBAND by Debbie Isitt
A wife plans her revenge on her erring ex-husband, using her culinary skills.
A dark comedy.

5 March 2009

The Highbury Story - Highbury Social Committee
An evening of nostalgia following the development of the Centre and of the people who have made Highbury what it is today.

17 - 28 March 2009

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEEANE by Martin McDonagh
An interfering mother sets in motion a train of events that lead inexorably towards the play’s terrifying denouement.

30 March - 4 April 2009
Drama School Presentation - Class Act Drama Centres

22 April 2009
Frog Race Night

28 April - 9 May 2008

PRESENT LAUGHTER by Noel Coward
Popular actor Garry Essendine revels in being a temperamental prima donna, but his wife rescues him from disaster.
Vintage Noel Coward, sparkling with his trademark wit.

13 - 16 May 2009
Murder By Death by Peter Gordon - From the Top Theatre Company

18 - 23 May 2009 in the STUDIO

FROZEN by Byrony Lavery
Three people are drawn together by horrific circumstances, embarking upon a long, dark journey which leads to healing.
Contains adult content, and deals with the subject of paedophilia.

19 May 2009
Floral demonstration -
Wylde Green Flower Club

5 - 6 June 2009 in the STUDIO

LIFELONG YEARNING
by David Wake - He's Spartacus Theatre Company
It’s said that a good way to meet a potential partner is to enrol in an evening class; good advice, but for Nia and Oliver things go awry when our startled and cross lovers end up in different classes.
www.davidwake.com

9 - 20 June 2009

MY COUSIN RACHEL by Daphne du Maurier
Philip suspects the enigmatic Rachel of murder, but as the plot twists and turns we have to decide: is she innocent or guilty?

27 June 2010
Familiarisation Evening for Highbury Players 2010/2011 Season

1 - 4 July 2009  Production by Highbury Youth

CRUISIN' by Rod Christian & Peter Waterman
A lively musical set in the 1950's.
Definately a feel-good evening's entertainment!

12 July 2009 at 4.00pm
LITTLE FRANKIE -
Backdrop Productions
A Monster of a Musical for all the Family.
www.littlefrankie.co.uk
As part of the Sutton Coldfield Arts Festival


Productions may also be presented by Associated Companies including:-

Anne Harris School of Dance
Jane Cook Dance Schools - Boldmere Ballet and Sutton Stage Schools.
The Blenheim Wind Quintet, Delta Clarinets & Saxophones with Paul Knapman
Circle Light Opera Company (CLOC)
Class Act Drama Centre
From the Top Theatre Company
Nottingham & Trent University Drama Society
Aldridge School Music Department
Birmingham & Midlands Operatic Society (BMOS)
Gavin Prime & STARTZ! Children's Theatre School
CENTRESTAGE School of Speech & Drama
Castle Bromwich Singers
A & R Productions
Music of the Night
The Really Serious Theatre Company
Three & a Bit
Martin Milnes & Friends
Joe Johnson & Friends

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