Past Productions

In previous years the following plays have been presented by the Company in The Little Theatre, Balfour Street, Hertford. This list is in reverse chronological order with the most recent productions listed first.

2020-21 Season

This season was replaced by video productions due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Pressure by David Haig   more...
The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde by Adapted by Laura Ilinca, from the original novel by Robert Louis Stevenson   more...
Gleaming for an Instant by Stuart Handysides   more...

2019-20 Season

This season was cut short due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alfie by Bill Naughton   more...
Thomas Tallis by Jessica Swale   more...
Almost, Maine by John Cariani   more...

2018-19 Season

Quartet by Ronald Harwood   more...
Six Dead Queens and an Inflatable Henry by Originally devised by Foursight Theatre   more...
The Misanthrope by Moliere   more...
Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller   more...
Sylvia by A.R. Gurney   more...

2017-18 Season

Flare Path by Terence Rattigan   more...
Foxfinder by Dawn King   more...
Doctor Scroggy's War by Howard Brenton   more...
Our Man in Havana by Clive Francis   more...
Writer's Block by Woody Allen   more...

2016-17 Season

The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan   more...
The Veil by Conor McPherson   more...
Daisy Pulls It Off by Denise Deegan   more...
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance by Jethro Compton   more...
Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza   more...

2015-16 Season

Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti   more...
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen   more...
The Pitmen Painters by Lee Hall   more...
Tis Pity She's A Whore by John Ford   more...
The Sociable Plover by Tim Whitnall   more...

2014-15 Season

Entertaining Angels by Rupert Everett   more...
Witness For The Prosecution by Agatha Christie   more...
Making History by Brian Friel   more...
The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow   more...
Hamlet by William Shakespeare   more...

2013-14 Season

Three Tall Women by Edward Albee   more...
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens   more...
Thin Ice by Jonathan Young   more...
Grimm Tales by   more...
Anne Boleyn by Howard Brenton   more...
Mary Shelley by Helen Edmundson   more...

2012-13 Season

The Rubenstein Kiss by James Phillips   more...
Amy's View by David Hare   more...
Bouncers & Shakers by John Godber & Jane Thornton   more...
The Walworth Farce by Enda Walsh   more...
Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward   more...

2011-12 Season

Don Juan by Moliere   more...
A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin   more...
Can't Pay Won't Pay by Dario Fo   more...
The Killing of Sister George by Frank Marcus   more...
Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn   more...

2010-11 Season

Year of the Rat by Roy Smiles   more...
Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson   more...
The Last Obit by Peter Tinniswood   more...
Some Kind Of Bliss by Samuel Adamson   more...
The Herbal Bed by Peter Whelan   more...
Messiah on the Frigidaire by John Culbertson   more...

2009-10 Season

Damages by Steve Thompson   more...
Art by Yasmina Reza   more...
Mammals by Amelia Bullmore   more...
Macbeth by William Shakespeare   more...
Good Things by Liz Lochead   more...

2008-9 Season

Tom and Viv by Michael Hastings   more...
An Experiment with an Air Pump by Shelagh Stevenson   more...
The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca   more...
The Odd Couple by Neil Simon   more...
Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht   more...

2007-8 Season

April in Paris by John Godber   more...
Gagarin Way by Gregory Burke   more...
Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones   more...
Incorruptible by Michael Hollinger   more...
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard   more...
New England by Richard Nelson   more...

2006-7 Season

The Importance Of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde   more...
What the Night Is For by Michael Weller   more...
Caught in the Net by Ray Cooney   more...
Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner   more...
A Lovely Sunday for Creve Couer by Tennessee Williams   more...
Journey's End by R.C. Sherriff   more...

2005-6 Season

God Only Knows by Hugh Whitemore   more...
Gross Indecency by Moises Kaufmann   more...
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg by Peter Nichols   more...
Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer   more...
The Lady From the Sea by Henrik Ibsen   more...
The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol   more...

2004-5 Season

As You Like It by William Shakespeare   more...
Proof by David Auburn   more...
Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorffman   more...
The School of Night by Peter Whelan   more...
Female Transport by Steve Gooch   more...
Copenhagen by Michael Frayn   more...

2003-4 Season

The Mysterious Mr Love by Karoline Leach   more...
In Flame by Charlotte Jones   more...
Funny Money by Ray Cooney   more...
The Rainmaker by N Richard Nash   more...

2002-3 Season

Theft by Eric Chappell   more...
Peggy For You by Alan Plater   more...
Dealer's Choice by Patrick Marber   more...
Terra Nova by Ted Tally   more...
Sidelines by Kate Futcher   more...

2001-2 Season

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller   more...
Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson   more...
Florence Nightingale by John Bowen   more...
I Thought I Heard a Rustling by Alan Plater   more...
The Sea by Edward Bond   more...

2000-1 Season

Our Song by Keith Waterhouse   more...
The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband by Debbie Izitt   more...
Katherine Howard by William Nicholson   more...
The Trial of God by Elie Wiesel   more...

1999-2000 Season

She Stoops To Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith   more...
The Steward Of Christendom by Sebastian Barry   more...
Epsom Downs by Howerd Brenton   more...
Oh What A Lovely War by Joan Littlewood & Theatre Workshop   more...
The Reluctant Debutante by William Douglas-Home   more...

1998-9 Season

Don't Dress For Dinner by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Robin Hawdon   more...
Once In A While The Odd Thing Happens by Paul Godfrey   more...
Map Of The Heart by William Nicholson   more...
Sweet Sorrow by Alan Plater   more...
All My Sons by Arthur Miller   more...

1997-8 Season

Cider With Rosie by James Roose-Evans   more...
The Anastasia File by Royce Ryton   more...
Quartermaine's Terms by Simon Gray   more...
The Cemetary Club by Ivan Menchell   more...
Twelfth Night by William Shakespere   more...

1996-7 Season

The Rivals by John Brinsley Sheridan   more...
My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley   more...
Old World by Alexei Arbuzov   more...
Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter   more...
On Approval by William Lonsdale   more...

1995-6 Season

Separate Tables by Terence Rattigan   more...
Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell by Keith Waterhouse   more...
Dancing At Lughnasa by Brian Friel   more...
Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas   more...
Separation by Tom Kemplinski   more...

1994-5 Season

Toys Of War by The CoPs Youth Group
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespere   more...
Les Liasons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton   more...
Not About Heroes by Stephen MacDonald   more...
Adam Bede by Geoffrey Beevers   more...
California Suite by Neil Simon   more...

1993-4 Season

Entertaining Mr.Sloane by Joe Orton   more...
The Dresser by Ronald Harwood   more...
Two by Jim Cartwright   more...
The Canterbury Tales adapted by Jeremy Secker   more...
The Lion In Winter by James Goldman   more...
Shadowlands by William Nicholson   more...

1992-3 Season

Laundry And Bourbon by James McLure   more...
The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard   more...
My Sister In This House by Wendy Kesselman   more...
One For The Road by Willy Russell   more...
Five Finger Exercise by Peter Shaffer   more...

1991-2 Season

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore   more...
Playboy Of The Western World by JM Synge   more...
Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling   more...
Beyond Reasonable Doubt by Jeffrey Archer   more...
Teechers by John Godber

1990-1 Season

Fen by Caryl Churchill   more...
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen   more...
Table Manners by Alan Ayckbourn   more...
Swan Song by Anton Chekhov   more...
The Browning Version by Terance Rattigan   more...
This Happy Breed by Noel Coward   more...

1989-90 Season

Agnes Of God by John Pielmeier   more...
A Month Of Sundays by Bob Larbey   more...
Therese Raquin by Leslie Sands   more...
The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter   more...
Stepping Out by Richard Harris   more...

1988-9 Season

Shut Your Eyes And Think Of England by John Chapman and Anthony Marriott   more...
The Aspern Papers by Michael Redgrave   more...
The Noble Spaniard by Somerset Maughan   more...
Children Of A Lesser God by Mark Medoff   more...
When We Are Married by J.B.Preistley   more...

1987-8 Season

I Ought To Be In Pictures by Neil Simon   more...
Thunder by Richard Crane   more...
Candida by Bernard Shaw   more...
Duet For Two Hands by Hary Hayley Bell   more...
The Entertainer by John Osbourne   more...

1986-7 Season

Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn   more...
Hay Fever by Noel Coward   more...
Pack Of Lies by Hugh Whitemore   more...
The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen   more...
Stevie by Hugh Whitemore   more...

1985-6 Season

Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett   more...
The Cocktail Party by T.S.Eliot   more...
The Lights Are Warm And Coloured by William Norfolk   more...
Just Between Ourselves by Alan Ayckborn   more...
Barefoot In The Park by Neil Simon   more...

1984-5 Season

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff   more...
Sailor Beware by Philip King and Falkland Cary   more...
Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn   more...
The Wrong Side Of The Park by John Mortimer   more...
Educating Rita by Willy Russell   more...

1983-4 Season

Lord Arthur Saville's Crime by Constance Cox   more...
Outside Edge by Richard Harris   more...
Born In The Gardens by Petr Nicholls   more...
The Old Country by Alan Bennett   more...
Arms And The Man by Shaw   more...

1982-3

A Phoenix Too Frequent by Christopher Fry   more...
Alphabetical Order by Michael Frayn   more...
There Goes The Bride by Ray Cooney and John Chapman   more...
The Exorcism by Don Taylor   more...
The Love Of Four Colonels by Peter Ustinov   more...

1981-2

In Praise Of Love by Terence Rattigan   more...
Waltz Of The Toreadors by Jean Anouil   more...
See How They Run by Philip King   more...
Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh   more...
Who Saw Him Die by Tudor Gates   more...

1980-1

A Tomb With A View by Norman Robbins   more...
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov   more...
Enter A Free Man by Tom Stoppard   more...
The Day After The Fair by Frank Harvey   more...

1979-80


The Murder of Maria Marten or The RFed Barn by Brian J.Burton   more...
Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton   more...
Ninotchka by Melchoir Lengyel   more...
Waters Of The Moon by N.C.Hunter   more...

1978-9

The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon   more...
The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz   more...
Round and Round The Garden by Alan Ayckbourn   more...
I Have Been Here Before by J.B.Preistley   more...

1977-8

Squat Betty by Keith Waterhouse   more...
The Sponge Room by Keith Waterhouse   more...
Granite by Clemence Dane   more...
The Philanthropist by Christopher Hampton   more...

1976-7


And A Little Love Besides by Alan Plater   more...
Thark by Ben Travers   more...
Lady Audley's Secret by Miss Braddon   more...

1975-6

You Never Can Tell by Bernard Shaw   more...
The Gazebo by Alec Coppel   more...
The Night Of The Iguana by Tennessee Williams   more...
The House On The Cliff by George Batson   more...

1974-5

The Late Edwina Black by William Dinner   more...
The Confidential Clerk by T.S.Eliot   more...
The Happy Apple by Jack Pulman   more...
The Innocents by William Archibald   more...

1973-4

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde   more...
The Middle Watch by Ian Hay and Stephen King Hall   more...
Shop At Sly Corner by Edward Percy   more...
Mrs.Gaskell's Cranford   more...
The Irregular Verb To Love by Hugh and Margaret Williams   more...

1972-3

Epitaph For George Dylan by John Osborne and Anthony Creighton   more...
Harvey by Mary Chase   more...
Romeo And Jeannette by Jean Anhouil   more...
The First Night of Pygmalion by Richard Huggett   more...

1971

The End Of The Picnic by Jack Davis   more...
The Judge by John Mortimer   more...
The Dumb Wife Of Cheapside by David Campton   more...
The Bride and The Bachelor by Ronald Miller   more...

1970

The Anniversary by Bill MacIlwraith   more...
A Month In The Country by Ivan Turgenev   more...
The Happy Journey by Thornton Wilder   more...
Black Comedy by Peter Schafer   more...

1969

Tilly Of Bloomsbury by Ian Hay   more...
A Civil Marriage by Robert Tanitch   more...

1968

The Marvellous Story of 'Puss In Boots' by Nicholas Stuart Gray (with Ware Dramatic Society)   more...
Hearts and Humours by R.J.Boswell   more...
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespere   more...

1967

The Fire Raisers by Max Frisch   more...
The Hole by N.F.Simpson   more...
Relative Values by Noel Coward   more...
Harlequinade by Terrance Rattigan   more...
A Resounding Tinkle by N.F.Simpson   more...

1966

My Three Angels by Sam & Bella Spewack   more...

1965

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen   more...
Invitation To A March by Arthur Laurents   more...

1964

The Walrus & The Carpenter by R.J.Boswell   more...
I Am A Camera by John Van Druten   more...

1963

A Ladder For Lucy by Delsie Darke   more...
Intimate Relations by Jean Cocteau   more...
Still Waters by Delsie Darke   more...
Bell, Book and Candle by John Van Druten   more...

1962

The Little Red Tree by Glyn Griffths   more...
The Form by N.F.Simpson
Collect Your Hand Baggage by John Mortimer   more...