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Our reigning champions tell their stories: Marlborough Young Actors aka Quirky Bird Theatre

As we look forward to another year at The Harold Jolliffe One-Act Play Festival, we’re following up our recent story on our reigning champions in the adult category (read it HERE) by turning the spotlight on our reigning youth champions.

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Posted in 2015, 2016, Companies

Our reigning champions tell their stories: The Athelstan Players

As we gear up for another exciting year at the Harold Jolliffe One-Act Play Festival, we thought it would be great to catch up with our reigning champions now they’ve had time to reflect on their experience. What better way

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Posted in 2015, 2016, Companies

The British Final this weekend!

The festival year reaches it’s climax this coming weekend with the British Final in Bracknell! Friday evening: Representing England Total Arts Community Theatre with ‘The Tale of Tilly Miller’ by Peter Machen Representing Wales The Cardiff Players with ‘The Obituary’ by Phil Nash Saturday

Posted in 2015, Companies, Plays

Athelstan Players to perform at the All England Theatre Festival Grand Final on Saturday

The All England Theatre Festival Grand Final is one of the most prestigious events in the amateur drama calendar. It’s being held this Saturday, 6th June at the Harrogate Theatre and our very own hj1act winners will be performing! The Athlestan

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Posted in 2015, Companies, Plays

Adjudicator leads applause for AP’s actor!

Last Saturday’s All England Theatre Festival Semi-Final saw adjudicator Tony Rushforth lead the audience in applause for the acting talents of Bob Charman of the Athelstan Players as they won through to the English finals! Those of us lucky enough

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Posted in 2015, Companies, Plays

The Athelstan Players win through to the Semi-Finals!

If you keep an eye on all things hj1act you’ll already know the great news; The Athelstan Players have triumphed at the All England Theatre Festival’s quarter finals winning best play, best director and best acting awards as well as

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Posted in 2015, Companies, Plays

Festival Finale: and the winner is……..

Now the festival celebrations are over and we’ve slept off our late night, let’s take a look back at Saturday night’s Festival Finale. And what a great night it was! The evening began with festival newcomers the Bishopstoke Players with

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Posted in 2015, Companies, Plays
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