Sinodun Players


Corn Exchange, Wallingford

Tel: 01491 825000

Wallingford Corn Exchange Drama Festival

The Corn Exchange, Wallingford
Tuesday 12th June - Friday 15th June

Amateur actors from the area will be showing off their talents at the Corn Exchange Drama Festival in Wallingford. The four-day event, which runs from Tuesday to Friday, 12-15 June, will feature eight one-act plays guaranteed to entertain audiences.

Drama groups from the area will be perform a diverse range of plays which will be judged on a number of aspects by Jennifer Scott-Reid from the Guild of Drama Adjudicators. Ms Scott-Reid will comment on performances at the end of each evening. Final results and presentation of trophies will be made on the last night of the Festival.

The first night's offering will see the Drayton Players performing Sue Hadley's The Last Job followed by Wallingford's Sinodun Players performing Sisterhood by Lyndon House.

The following night (Wednesday) will include two plays from Didcot Phoenix Drama Group: Primrose Way by Ron Nicol and A Bench at the Edge by Luigi Jannuzi.

H Connolly's The Promise will be performed by Compton Players on the Thursday followed by St Peter's Players' Poor Yorick by Phil Mansell.

On Friday, the last night, Stanton Harcourt drama group will take to the stage with Earthed by Laurence Tuck followed by Oxford Theatre Guild who will perform Queers by Brian Fillis.

John Jones, one of the organisers, said: "This is a festival of one-act plays, some of them by unpublished authors. We hope we see the best of one-act plays in Oxfordshire. Audiences can expect a good evening's entertainment and different shows every night"

Performances at Corn Exchange, Market Place, Wallingford start at 7.30pm. Tickets at £5 are available on the door, by phone 01491 825000 or online