Wandsworth New Stagers present... Tonight At 8.30

A triple bill of one-act plays by Noel Coward

Tonight at 8:30 is a cycle of one-act plays by Noel Coward. This spring the Wandsworth New Stagers is performing three of these plays together as a triple bill:

The Astonished Heart
Still Life
Red Peppers

The Astonished Heart is directed by Cat Fox-Kirk

Psychiatrist D. Christian Faberi is happily married to Barbara but when he meets Barbara’s friend, Leonora, they begin a destructive affair which leads to tragedy.

Chris – Olly Jones
Barbara – Rachel O’Reilly
Leonora – Harriet Hall
Tim – Luke O’Reilly
Susan – Alice Collins
Ernest – Rob Walford
Dr Reginald – TBC

Still Life is directed by Alex Piggins

Alec and Laura meet by chance at a railway station and an intense love affair soon follows. Over a period of twelve months the couple meet regularly until eventually, agonised by guilt, both agree to say their goodbyes. However, what should be a passionate final farewell is not to be.

Alec – Simon Truscott
Laura – Rebecca Duke
Myrtle – Stine Tveito
Albert – Jimmy Long
Stanley – Luke O’Reilly
Beryl – Lauren Fassam
Dollie – Liz Ashford
Mildred – Vilde Boyum
Young woman – Allie Swale
Soldier 1 – Sean Courtney
Soldier 2 – TBC

Red Peppers is directed by Stephanie Kendrick

Doing a song and dance act in a vaudeville theatre are George Pepper and his wife, Lily. They also have a genius for picking quarrels and insulting co-workers - something which ultimately leads to their downfall.

George – Colin Sheehan
Lily – Kate Bromage
Bert – Rob Walford
Mr Edwards – Luke O’Reilly
Mabel – Ailsa Wright
Alf – Sean Courtney

Newstagers Crew

Producer – Debby Thomas
Lights – Veronica Montalbetti
Sound – Dominic Kendrick
Stage Management – Allie Swale and Janna Chapman

Performances of Tonight At 8.30

Wednesday 1 May 2019, 7.30pm
Thursday 2 May 2019, 7.30pm
Friday 3 May 2019, 7.30pm
Saturday 4 May 2019, 7.30pm

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March 19, 2019