The Bishopstoke Players are back!

We are so happy that the Bishopstoke Players are coming back to perform at our Special Seventieth Festival. We first welcomed them in 2015 (click HERE to find out more) and now they’re back with a brand new play ‘Nothing

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays

Welcoming newcomers Didcot Phoenix Theatre

  We can’t tell you how happy we are to be welcoming newcomers Didcot Phoenix Theatre!  They’ve sent us this video so we can all get a taste of their play ‘The Lesson’ by Eugene Ionesco. Director Karen Carey got

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Return of our reigning champions, Quirky Bird Theatre

Here at hjHQ we are thrilled to be welcoming back our reigning champions Quirky Bird Theatre with another powerful play by Polly Stenham – ‘That Face’.  Director Anna Friend has taken time out of her incredibly busy schedule to bring

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays

Meet our 2017 Adjudicator

  We’re very happy to announce our adjudicator for 2017 will be GoDA’s Nick Wilkes. Nick trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked extensively in the theatre over the past two decades. He has appeared in

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Our 2017 line-up announced

  We are very happy to announce our Special Seventieth line-up – a full house of ten fabulous plays! Thursday 30 March Lechlade Players – ‘Ladies Man’ by Georges Feydeau, directed by Andy Pritchard Didcot Phoenix Drama Group – ‘The

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays

RWB Productions play published!

As we gear up for our Special Seventieth Anniversary Festival, we bring news of a local group whose play, specially written for hj1act to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of WW1, has been published!  In fact, their company RWB

Posted in 2017, Plays

Join us for our 70th Anniversary Festival!

The Harold Jolliffe One-Act Play Festival is NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES to our Extra Special 70th Anniversary Festival! Thursday 30th, Friday 31st March and Saturday 1st April Contact us at for your entry pack Since 1947 there has been

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