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The Impossible Gentlemen

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Gaslight

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Don Weller Quartet

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Alex Garnett's 'Bunch of Fives'

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Mojo

Most theatre groups have more female than male actors and are constantly looking for plays that offer good parts for women. I was intrigued therefore that Progress Youth Theatre have chosen to prod...

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Noises Off - life imitating art imitating life

Alex McCubbin is playing Lloyd Dallas, the director of the play-within-the-play in Noises Off. He  claims that he only agreed to be assistant director for Love's Labour's Lost...And Won last summer a...

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Noises off - constructing the set

Noises Off is a difficult play for small non-professional theatres to put on. There are three acts, the first one showing the stage set of the play within the play. The second act shows the backstage...

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An abundance of scripts - 9th Annual Writefest

Our 9th annual Writefest starts tonight (15th October) and runs until Saturday 18th you can now buy tickets on-line using our new booking system here.As you can imagine with seven separate plays on on...

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Reaching Out

The first in a series of blog posts from our members comes from Shona Pepper, our Graduate InternWelcome to my first blog post at the Progress Theatre! I’m Shona, the Progress Graduate Intern and I...

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Love's Labour's Lost ...And Won, First Night Nerves

This year's open air Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost... And Won opened last Wednesday at Caversham Court Gardens. I was helping on the box-office that night so got a good view of the first night ner...

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The Roses of Eyam backstage

During the dress rehearsal for Roses of Eyam I went backstage to talk to some of the young actors. I found Poppy going over her lines in the dressing room while waiting to go on stage.The busy clutter...

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Progress News

The 9th Annual WriteFest Selection Announcement

Progress Theatre is pleased to announce the entries selected to be a part of this year's WriteFest

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Shakespeare in the carpark

There are two Progress productions starting in mid-July. Next week I will find out what is happening with Progress Youth Theatre's The Rose's of Eyam but this week I caught up with the open air Love'...

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Producing God of Carnage

Anna Jennings' real love is musical theatre and she joined Progress to take part in Little Shop of Horrors in 2013. She has become very involved in Progress since then, directing in this season's Writ...

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