Click through to watch a slideshow of rehearsals. The play was performed at seven Andover schools as part of our Theatre in Education project as well as at The Lights.
Click through to watch a video of the play performed at The Lights theatre in February 2016. Also view a slideshow of images and meet the cast.
Andover school children benefited from workshops led by the actors who also performed 'And Now We Tell our Tale' a play written by Roy Chatfield which showcases Andover voices and stories. Read more...
- 'And Now We Tell our Tale' was performed at the following schools for children and their families.
8th February 2016 Roman Way
9th February 2016 Endeavour School
10th February 2016 Knights Enham School
Public performance at The Lights, starting 7.30pm
11th February 2016 Anton School
12th February 2016 (Morning) Portway School
12th February 2016 (Afternoon) Harrow Way
- Wednesday 10th February saw a near capacity audience at The Lights theatre where the play was performed for the wider public.
Quotes from the audience
‘I felt privileged to witness the interaction between actors and their local audience.’
‘Very high quality – really enjoyed it.’
‘It was really how it was.’
‘We’re newcomers to Andover, so to understand it so well was an accolade for its professionalism.’
‘Very thought-provoking and a basis for discussion.’
‘Loved the voice from the real people.’
‘It was brilliant! Was riveted throughout. It flowed very well, all actors slipped from one role to another seamlessly. It was unpredictable, fascinating and had a good message.’
‘Great – good pace, nice bit of physical theatre bringing out what really happened in Andover. Imaginative use of actors, chairs and music of the era – instant appeal. Told the story well with humour.’
‘Wonderful connection between cast. Great humour in telling story. Really well written and beautifully performed.’
And a quote from the cast
‘Professional theatre could learn so much from you guys.’