Members' Diary 2016

Events for existing members and prospective new members

Please note: prospective new members are welcome to these events but are asked to see Join Adel Players and contact our membership secretary, Bernard Riley, in advance.


Where stated, some of our events are open freely to non-members.

Monday 12 September 2016


Green Room Event: Accents workshop, led by Beth Duce. Majoring on American accents, with special reference to the plays of Tennessee Williams, this will be a chance to prepare for our forthcoming production of A Streetcar Named Desire. 7.45 pm, Gladys Tetley Room, AWMA.


Tuesday 13 and Thursday 22 September 2016


Casting evenings for January play, How the Other Half Loves. 7.45 pm, AWMA.


Monday 10 October 2016


No Green Room Event due to proximity of October play.


Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 October 2016


Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens. First play of new season. Directed by Dianne Newby. (See 14 & 16 June above for casting). 7.30 pm, AWMA.


Monday 14 November 2016


Green Room Event: Unrehearsed reading of My Boy Jack by David Haig, to be led by Pat Riley. This play tells the story of Rudyard Kipling's severely short-sighted son's tragically brief WW1 service as an Irish Guards officer. 7.45 pm, Gladys Tetley Room, AWMA.


Monday 19 December 2016


Adel Player's Christmas Party. Good company, food, drinks and entertainment! More details to follow.


Monday 13 February 2017


Green Room Event: Workshop on physical theatre led by Dianne Newby. “A fun evening of physical and improvised theatre based on George Orwell's ‘Animal Farm’, adapted for the stage by Ian Woolridge. Pigs, horses, dogs, pigeons, geese - how can these be portrayed just using the actor alone? Come and explore the animal within!” 


Monday 13 March 2017


To be confirmed.


Monday 8 May 2017


Green Room Event: Following his popular session on Ancient Greek Comedy, David Pritchard will lead an evening on Greek Tragedy. Learn a bit (or a bit more) about a special part of theatre history, and try out some extracts. 


25 October 2017


Adel Players AGM. 7.45 pm, Gladys Tetley Room, AWMA.


13 November 2017


Green Room Event: rehearsed reading of David Campion's creepy post-apocalyptic one act play, Little Brother, Little Sister directed by Bernard Riley. 7.45 pm, Gladys Tetley Room, AWMA.


5 and 12 December 2017


Casting evenings for Emlyn Williams‟ “Accolade”, to be directed by Beth Duce, Adel Players‟ third play of the season. 7.45 pm in the Eddie Isle room. Scripts will be available to borrow from Beth from 20 November. 


21 December 2017

Adel Players' Christmas party - details to follow.