Jephson Players seeking new blood - The Leamington Observer

Jephson Players seeking new blood

Leamington Editorial 31st Mar, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016   0

THE SEARCH is on for people who fancy getting involved in a scandal in Leamington’s Jephson Gardens this summer.

The Dr Jephson’s Players will be presenting a free open air play in the gardens in July – Sheridan’s 18th century satirical comedy The School for Scandal.

But the players still have a number of parts to cast and are looking for people keen to take to the stage.

Producer Trevor Humphreys said: “We hope to put on another successful show this time round but we are struggling to fill all the parts available.

“We’d love it if more local people who enjoy acting could come forward and join us. You don’t necessarily have to be very experienced. We have a tradition of never turning anyone away – we can always find a part for you.”

Email [email protected] or call 01926 887838 for further details.

* DIVERTIMENTO perform An Elizabethan Panorama at Warwick’s Court House tonight (Thursday).

The 24-strong singing group – founded in Leamington in 1983 – will present an evening of music and words taking the audience from the Elizabethan gentleman’s home into the streets of London, to the alehouse and the countryside beyond.

Tickets, priced £10, are available from the Visitor Information Centre on 01926 492212. The performance starts at 7.30am

Visit for further details.

* POPULAR folk songs will be performed by Village Voices at a charity concert in Warwick on Saturday (March 28).

In aid of mental health charity Springfield Mind, it takes place St Nicholas Church, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets are £8 on the door.

Visit for more details.


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