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2017 1-Act  Festival Results

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Newtownabbey Drama Festival 2017 1-Act Festival An Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council Arts Event Adjudicator - Jim Wolstencroft GoDA Thursday 2 - Saturday 4 November 2017 8:00 pm (7:30 pm on Saturday)

The Clarence Player - Commencing - Jane Shepard

Kelli can’t wait for the blind date her friends have set up for her. Can they find common ground in the search for love?

Rosemary Drama Group - Mediocrity - Anton Krueger

Kenaf has just learnt (mistakenly) that he is about to die and his life changes dramatically!

Bangor Drama Club - The Dumb Waiter - Harold Pinter

Two men wait in a basement. Ben and Gus, two very different characters, await their orders.  Into their waiting crashes the dumb waiter, with a series of new instructions, which creates an absurd situation.



Aspire Theatre Group - Basset - James Graham

At Wooten Bassett School the supply teacher has done a runner and locked the pupils in the classroom. An exhilarating and startling snapshot of a generation who have inherited a world at war.


      

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Belvoir Players - Me and My Friend - Gillian Plowman

Bunny and Oz are living in a flat owned by the Health Service and used for the rehabilitation of patients released from psychiatric care. But were they released too early?


Theatre 3 Newtownabbey - The Last of the Last of the Mohicans - Hugh Leonard

Dominick, having packed his wife off on a retreat to an obscure saint’s shrine, is poised to enjoy an adulterous affair with Grace. The evening does not turn out quite as Dominick intended!

Ad Hoc Drama Group - A Light Lunch - Bridget Derritt

Laura and Richard Cartwright have booked a table to celebrate at their favourite restaurant. The event they are celebrating is their divorce!

Holywood Players - Absurd Person Singular - Alan Ayckbourn

Architect Geoffrey and his wife Eva are giving a Christmas Eve party for their bank manager and his wife and their up-and-coming friends the Hopworths.