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October 21, 2019

The University of Kent Players are very excited to announce their next stage production will be J. B. Priestley’s Dangerous Corner, being performed at the Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury from the 27th to the 29th February 2020. Watch this space for tickets!

Play Synopsis:

Robert Caplan and his wife are...

October 7, 2019

Join the University of Kent Radio Players as we take a trip down the rabbit hole in an adventure to Wonderland on the 29th and 30th November 2019.

Come with us as we travel through a world of talking animals and nonsense in the style of old time radio dramas.

Marvel as the multi-talented actors take o...

September 24, 2019

Dear Members and Friends

I am pleased to announce that auditions for the University of Kent Players February production of Dangerous Corner, by J.B. Priestley will take place on:

  • Wednesday 2nd October 12 - 1.30pm

  • Thursday 3rd October 5.30 - 7.30pm (arrive from 5pm for a 5.30pm start)

Both a...

Society: University of Kent Players

Show: Bothered and Bewildered

Venue: Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury

Date: 07/09/2019

Director: Sophie Packer

This has to be one of the most poignant plays I have seen in a long while.  We all have heard stories about living with Alzheimer’s, this play puts it front and...

September 18, 2019

The University of Kent Players are back with another radio play extravaganza! 

We will be taking a trip down the rabbit hole with Alice in Wonderland to be performed on 29 and 30 November 2019.

Auditions will be held on:

  • Tuesday 24 September 12.30-14.00 in CE329

  • Thursday 26 September 17.30-19...

September 9, 2019

It is with great excitement that we announce our next radio play…

Alice in Wonderland

Auditions for Alice in Wonderland will be held on:

  • Tuesday 24th September 12.30-2pm location tbc

  • Thursday 26th September 5.30-7.30pm location tbc

(arrive from 5pm for a 5.30pm start)

It would be great if you...

FULL REVIEW

Bothered & Bewildered

Gulbenkian Theatre Canterbury 7.30 p.m. 5th, 6th & 7th September 2019

As the curtain went up, we see two daughters in a room talking to a Care Worker about the difficulties that they are experiencing with their mother (Irene) who has Alzheimer’s.  Having gone thro...

August 9, 2019

The University of Kent Players are proud to present Gail Young's 'Bothered & Bewildered' this September. 

The play will be performed at 7.30pm on the 5-7 September at the Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NB.

Tickets are now on sale via the Gulbenkian website, in person at...

July 9, 2019

The University of Kent Players are proud to present Gail Young's 'Bothered & Bewildered' this September. 

The play will be performed at 7.30pm on the 5-7 September at the Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NB.

Tickets are now on sale via the Gulbenkian website, in person at...

June 5, 2019

We are very excited to announce the cast for our September production, Bothered & Bewildered:

A special warm welcome to Chloé, Marie-Jeanne, and Laura who will be joining us on the Gulbenkian stage for the first time. 

Bothered & Bewildered will be showing at the Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbu...

May 21, 2019

Society: University of Kent Players

Show: The Maltese Falcon

Venue: Elliot Cloisters, University of Kent, Canterbury

Date: 04/05/2019

Director: Vicky Gatward-Warner

Assistant Director: Kat Flaxman

The Maltese Falcon is a 1930 detective novel by American writer Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in th...

May 15, 2019

The University of Kent Player's committee has reviewed and updated the constitution for the group. This has been approved by current members at the AGM and signed by the Chairperson and Secretary of the group. 

The signed constitution can be viewed here.

May 13, 2019

Thank you to those who attended the Annual General Meeting on the 9th May. It was a nice lunch get-together and we achieved a great deal in a short space of time. 

Following the meeting, we can confirm the committee members for 2019/20

  • Chairperson - Sarah Cooke

  • Secretary - Emma Marku

  • T...

April 14, 2019

We were delighted to be awarded an accolade for Excellence in Drama in our region of NODA (National Operatic and Dramatic Association) for our production of Sense and Sensibility which took place in September 2018. 

The Players have been awarded and accolade for Excellence in Drama in our region of N...

March 25, 2019

Bothered and Bewildered

Written by Gail Young

1. Synopsis of the Play

Bothered and Bewildered is a comic drama that follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as they begin a long journey in which the girls lose their mum in spirit but not in body. As her family struggle to come to terms with...

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