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  • SHROPSHIRE DRAMA FESTIVAL 2014 – RESULTS

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  • Youth Section Best Play : Living With Lady Macbeth – Belfrey Youth Theatre Runner Up Best Play : If I Should Fall From Grace With God – Q3 Academy Best Actor : Dan Wilson (Dante, If I Should Fall from Grace With God) Best Actress : Tabitha Heeley (Lily Morgan, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Supporting Role : Fiona Boyle (Mother, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Director : Clare Foster (Living With Lady Macbeth) Full Length Section Best Play : Deoxyribonucleic Acid – Belfrey Players Best Actor : Rob Fisher (Willie, Blue Remembered Hills) Best Actress : Natalie Goldup (Audrey, Blue Remembered...

    40TH (2013) WELLINGTON DRAMA FESTIVAL RESULTS

    Youth Section Best Play : Living With Lady Macbeth – Belfrey Youth Theatre Runner Up Best Play : If I Should Fall From Grace With God – Q3 Academy Best Actor : Dan Wilson (Dante, If I Should Fall from Grace With God) Best Actress : Tabitha Heeley (Lily Morgan, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Supporting Role : Fiona Boyle (Mother, Living With Lady Macbeth) Best Director : Clare Foster (Living With Lady Macbeth) Full Length Section Best Play : Deoxyribonucleic Acid – Belfrey Players Best Actor : Rob Fisher (Willie, Blue Remembered Hills) Best Actress : Natalie Goldup (Audrey, Blue Remembered...

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    The Belfrey's latest newsletter can be downloaded from here.

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  • Another success for the cast of NINE, Laura Delves and Roxy Roscoe, who were runners-up at the Shropshire Drama Festival and went on to represent the county at the Quarter Final at Burton-upon-Trent where Laura received a nomination for Best Actress. Also, congratulations to Ali Fear who garnered the Best Director award at Shropshire for NINE. And to Belfrey Youth who won the Youth section at Shropshire with D.I.Y. Frankenstein Outfit, with Madison Coyle taking away the Best Youth Actress award. And to Jess Bracken who got the Best Supporting award for her part in Players’ production of Red Balloon....

    More Drama Festival Successes!

    Another success for the cast of NINE, Laura Delves and Roxy Roscoe, who were runners-up at the Shropshire Drama Festival and went on to represent the county at the Quarter Final at Burton-upon-Trent where Laura received a nomination for Best Actress. Also, congratulations to Ali Fear who garnered the Best Director award at Shropshire for NINE. And to Belfrey Youth who won the Youth section at Shropshire with D.I.Y. Frankenstein Outfit, with Madison Coyle taking away the Best Youth Actress award. And to Jess Bracken who got the Best Supporting award for her part in Players’ production of Red Balloon....

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  • Wellington Theatre Company's production of The Glass Menagerie was performed at The Gaiety Theare, Douglas, IOM on Wednesday 3rd April as part of their Easter Festival. At the awards ceremony on Friday 5th April Hugh Jones was awarded best supporting actor. Congratulations to Hugh for winning this award with such tough competition. Those who went were - Actors, Jack King as Tom, Margaret Leigh as Amanda, Clare Foster as Laura and Hugh Jones as Jim, the gentleman caller. Assisting were Matt Richardson, Laura Delves, Cathy Turner, Milly Corbett, Heather Foster, Andrew Foster. Director, trip organiser Marianne Foster and assistant director...

    Glass Menagerie on the Isle-of-Man

    Wellington Theatre Company's production of The Glass Menagerie was performed at The Gaiety Theare, Douglas, IOM on Wednesday 3rd April as part of their Easter Festival. At the awards ceremony on Friday 5th April Hugh Jones was awarded best supporting actor. Congratulations to Hugh for winning this award with such tough competition. Those who went were - Actors, Jack King as Tom, Margaret Leigh as Amanda, Clare Foster as Laura and Hugh Jones as Jim, the gentleman caller. Assisting were Matt Richardson, Laura Delves, Cathy Turner, Milly Corbett, Heather Foster, Andrew Foster. Director, trip organiser Marianne Foster and assistant director...

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  • The Glass Menagerie was performed at the Theatre Royal Wakefield on Friday 8th June as part of their Diamond Jubilee Drama Festival. Congratulations go to Clare Foster for winning the Best Actress award for her sensitive portrayal of Laura Wingfield. Also to Jack Cotton and Jack King who were both nominated in the Best Actor category. The production was also nominated for the Best Stage Presentation award and in the Adjudicator’s Award category for its technical presentation. Congratulations all round to the intrepid team who ventured up north with such great success!

    Winning Ways at Wakefield

    The Glass Menagerie was performed at the Theatre Royal Wakefield on Friday 8th June as part of their Diamond Jubilee Drama Festival. Congratulations go to Clare Foster for winning the Best Actress award for her sensitive portrayal of Laura Wingfield. Also to Jack Cotton and Jack King who were both nominated in the Best Actor category. The production was also nominated for the Best Stage Presentation award and in the Adjudicator’s Award category for its technical presentation. Congratulations all round to the intrepid team who ventured up north with such great success!

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  • The Belfrey Theatre is now on Twitter!!  Follow us on Twitter: Get the inside-scoop as soon as it happens in a hundred and forty characters or less by following The Belfrey Theatre on Twitter. You’ll be able to stay connected with us about Forthcoming Wellington Theatre Company Productions + all things Belfrey!!    Follow @BelfreyTheatre

    Follow Us… On Twitter

    The Belfrey Theatre is now on Twitter!!  Follow us on Twitter: Get the inside-scoop as soon as it happens in a hundred and forty characters or less by following The Belfrey Theatre on Twitter. You’ll be able to stay connected with us about Forthcoming Wellington Theatre Company Productions + all things Belfrey!!    Follow @BelfreyTheatre

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  • From 1st June 2011 the Belfrey Arts Centre became worth its true value. Up to then it had only been worth the £1.00 it was bought for as it could be clawed back if the Trust failed or wished to sell. HERE’S TO A FURTHER 20 YEARS OF THE ARTS IN WELLINGTON!!! What groups operate from the Belfrey Arts Centre? - The Wellington Theatre Company from The Belfrey Theatre. - The Wrekin Photographic Club from their Photographic Studio. - Mike’s Art School from their Art Studio. - Green Room Stage School & Little Eyases in their Rehearsal Studio. (Photograph courtesy...

    Belfrey Arts Trust is 20 Years Old!

    From 1st June 2011 the Belfrey Arts Centre became worth its true value. Up to then it had only been worth the £1.00 it was bought for as it could be clawed back if the Trust failed or wished to sell. HERE’S TO A FURTHER 20 YEARS OF THE ARTS IN WELLINGTON!!! What groups operate from the Belfrey Arts Centre? - The Wellington Theatre Company from The Belfrey Theatre. - The Wrekin Photographic Club from their Photographic Studio. - Mike’s Art School from their Art Studio. - Green Room Stage School & Little Eyases in their Rehearsal Studio. (Photograph courtesy...

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  • This year thanks to the kind offer from Sarah-Newall-Lecrivain we are restarting the Derek Lomas Playwriting Competition. This year for: One-Act Original ‘New’ Plays Between 20 and 55 minutes With two or more actors Any topic, any age (both Youth and Adult Plays) Entry Fee: £10.00 payable to ‘Wellington Theatre Company’ plus £5.00 for printing costs if an emailed copy only is sent. The winning prize = See your play performed by Wellington Theatre Company at The Belfrey Theatre and entered into a Drama Festival. Rules and Cover Sheet (right-click and save for download) The relaunch date was Friday 21st October 2011 ...

    Derek Lomas Playwriting Competition – A Celebration Of New Theatre

    This year thanks to the kind offer from Sarah-Newall-Lecrivain we are restarting the Derek Lomas Playwriting Competition. This year for: One-Act Original ‘New’ Plays Between 20 and 55 minutes With two or more actors Any topic, any age (both Youth and Adult Plays) Entry Fee: £10.00 payable to ‘Wellington Theatre Company’ plus £5.00 for printing costs if an emailed copy only is sent. The winning prize = See your play performed by Wellington Theatre Company at The Belfrey Theatre and entered into a Drama Festival. Rules and Cover Sheet (right-click and save for download) The relaunch date was Friday 21st October 2011 ...

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  • Theatre Companies from Shropshire and beyond compete in this full length and one act drama festival.  With entries open to both adult and youth groups.  Each evening the performances are followed by an adjudication by a GODA adjudicator and awards are presented on the Saturday night at the end of the weeks performances.  To enter a play see our Wellington Drama Festival page.

    The Wellington Drama Festival

    Theatre Companies from Shropshire and beyond compete in this full length and one act drama festival.  With entries open to both adult and youth groups.  Each evening the performances are followed by an adjudication by a GODA adjudicator and awards are presented on the Saturday night at the end of the weeks performances.  To enter a play see our Wellington Drama Festival page.

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