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Next member’s playreading @ The Lifeboat on Monday 30 August

If you have ever fancied playing doctors and nurses, now’s your chance! The next reading at the Lifeboat is for It runs in the family – a comedy by Ray Cooney. Lots of parts – 7 males and 5 females across a range of ages so we expect a bloody good turnout – only a note from your mother will… (more…)

Next member’s readthrough @ The Lifeboat, Eastbourne, Monday 30 August 7:30pm

We haven’t yet finalised the play that we’ll read. But, it will be interesting, fun, lots of parts and everyone who wants to will get a read. Some of us will be having dinner at the Lifeboat from about 6:30pm, so do join us then too.

Next member’s readthrough @ The Lifeboat, Eastbourne, Monday 2 August 7:30pm

Hoping to see as many member as possible next Monday, 2nd August at the Lifeboat for a read through of what promises to be more than a bit of a giggle, ‘Murdered to Death’ by Peter Gordon. ….This hilarious spoof of the best of Agatha Christie traditions is set in a country manor house in the 1930s, with an assembled… (more…)

Cast announced for the Dresser

Florence has just announced the following cast.  She is still looking for a young and light actress to play the part of Irene. Norman…………….Trevor Rose Sir……………….John Marwick Her Ladyship……….Joanna Hulme Madge……………..Fran Baldock Oxenby…………….Chris Sands Geoffrey…………..Peter Baldock Gloucester or Kent….Adam Cooper, Michael Booth Knight/Albany ……..Laurie Ward Knight/Gentleman……Mike McJorrow

Auditions for The Dresser on Sunday 18 July from 11am

The Dresser – by newly knighted Sir Ronald Harwood is the third BCTT production for 2010. Auditions for supporting roles on 18th July from 11am at Muritai School Hall. Phone Florence on 562 8116 for a time. Performances: October 21, 22, 23 & 28, 29, 30, This play gives us a wonderful behind the scenes glimpse of a travelling English theatre company… (more…)

Tickets for “One Flesh” now available

The tickets for “One Flesh” by Fiona Samuel, are now available either from our web site tickets page or from our friends at Rona Gallery, Muritai Road, Eastbourne. The performances are on Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 July at 8pm St Alban’s Church, Ngaio Street, Eastbourne as part of St Alban’s centenery celebrations. Refreshments will be available from 7:30pm.

“One Flesh” production dates now confirmed

The BCTT  production of “One Flesh” by Fiona Samuel,  directed by Peter Baldock will run from  Tuesday 6th  to Saturday 10th  of July at 8pm nightly. It will be performed in St Alban’s Church, Ngaio Street, Eastbourne as part of their 100 Anniversary celebrations. Tickets will go on-sale from website www.bctt.org.nz  in June.

“One Flesh” is now cast. Looking at Performance in July

Yes, the show is cast with a mixture of Eastbourne locals new to BCTT as well as BCTT regulars. It’s a strong cast. Since it’s taken us longer than planned to get the “right” cast, we’re now looking at performance dates in July. The performance dates are 6-10 July.

Auditions: “One Flesh” on 11 April 2pm in Green Room

Yes, the next show is “One Flesh” by NZ playwright Fiona Samuels. Auditions are in the Green Room on Sunday 11 April at 2pm. The roles are Frances – female early 40s Hardy – male 70s Penny – male a 30+ transvestite Laurel – female 60s (Henry’s dead wife) Kat – female 20s Winston – male 30-40 Neil – male… (more…)

Tickets & Membership can now be purchased via our BCTT site

Yes, you can now buy tickets for our current production “Measure for Measure” from our “shop” using your credit card. You will need to have an e-mail to be able to purchase and receive the tickets. You can also join the troupe or renew your membership in a similar way. Go to the Membership page.