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2015 Exmouth One-Act Play Festival
Congratulations to SVCP's entries
A Jolly Sinister Jape
by Elliot Strange, directed by Marc Colson
Best Actress - Jane Ledwood
Plus Audience Award for most entertaining play
Plus Award for best diction and expression
And to the other members of the cast, Leigh Steedman, Guy Hilliar and Leonie Motler who were nominated for either best actor or best supporting actor
Written by award-winning local playwright Christine Hardy, The Long Shadow is not a play about celebrating WW1, but about one man's experiences and how this affected his family for generations. It's about the courage of ordinary people and the power of forgiveness.
SVCP sponsors Edinburgh Fringe production
Imogen Hudson-Clayton, a young actress from Sidmouth, currently studying drama at the Rose Bruford College in Kent, was awarded a grant of £200 towards her accommodation in Edinburgh to enable her to take part in the college students' Burning Oak Theatre Company production of Novemberunderground at the Edinburgh Fringe. Click here to read, in Imogen's words, what the experience meant to her:
SVCP entry in Exmouth One Act Play Festival – 17th April 2013 wins Best Original Script and Best Play
The Digital Age is a comedy by Christine Hardy and features two 60-something characters, Cath (Christine Hardy) and Stan (Cecil Hardy) who are battling with their own mortality and their digital box server! Their neighbour May (Val Goodwin) offers support and the TV technicians add both good (Alexa Baker) and bad (Alex Morton) service.
SVCP grant for young Sidmouth actor
In August 2012 Matt Colson (far left) from Sidmouth was awarded £200 from Sidvale Community Productions to take part in the National Musical Youth Theatre. Following his audition in February in Cardiff, Matt was selected to take part in a new musical According to Brian Haw. To find out more about Matt's experience click here.
Guy Fawkes - A Mummers play
Performances during FolkWeek 2012
Wednesday 8th August evening – Balfour & Volunteer
Thursday 9th August evening – Swan & Anchor
Guy is a shy retiring cleaner in parliament by day and a super hero by night, wearing Guy Fawkes mask.
Enter Guy who tells us all this then fights a villain who is robbing a citizen, but frees them, 'on their bended knee'.
Enter False King James who brags to his band of villains that he has kidnapped the real king and plans to run the kingdom for himself. Moll, a servant, overhears this but is spotted when she, outraged, reveals herself, and False King James tells one of his villains to take her away...
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Elizabeth & Mr Hunter
performed from 4-7 July 2012
"An extremely well-staged production" - Sidmouth Herald click to see Herald review
The Tales of St George
performed on Sunday 22nd April 2012 and during Sidmouth FolkWeek, August 2013 Click here for more pictures