Announcing our 2018 entrants!

We are very happy to announce our entrants for 2018! The Athelstan Players ‘Dig for the Diggers’ by Lynn Brittney A drama directed by Christine Mace The play tells the story of archaeologists searching for First World War burial sites

Posted in 2018, Companies, Plays

Exciting news for our 2018 entrants!

SWINDON FRINGE are offering the winners of hj1act 2018 a FREE place in their Festival next year! Our readers are very familiar with the Harold Jolliffe One-Act Play Festival but did you know there’s another annual festival in Swindon that

Posted in 2018

hj1act 2018 is open for entries!

hj1act 2018 starts here!  We’ll be at the Bouverie Hall in Pewsey from Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 March 2018 To get your entry pack contact us at and we’ll send you everything you need to be part of

Posted in 2018

Special Seventieth Anniversary Festival – all the winners and nominees

Well didn’t we all have a luvverly time at what has to have been one of the best festivals in our seventy year history?! Amazing plays, fabulous audiences, a brilliant adjudicator (get to know the lovely Nick a bit more

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays

Introducing C6 Productions

We are very fortunate to not only welcome a brand new team to our festival this year but one that looks set to really spice things up in our youth section! C6 Productions is a group selected from the brightest

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays

Lechlade Players bring us a trio of treats!

The Lechlade Players are returning for this Special Seventieth Anniversary Festival with a trio of treats for us!  Yes that’s right, they have three plays to entertain us with!  Everyone at hjHQ can’t wait to see what we know will

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays

RWB Productions bring us their new play

RWB productions received a play catalogue through the post this week. It was from Cressrelles and inside was listed their published script from hj1act 2014 ‘There Just Has To Be a Better Way’.  The group was formed especially to perform

Posted in 2017, Companies, Plays
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