The Tempest – is cast

Logo 2The Tempest is cast. Had our first meeting and everybody is rarin to go.

The cast is

Prospero                       John Marwick
Gonzalo                        Michaeljohn Butcher
Ferdinand                     Rhiannon  Bertaud-Gandar
Ceres, Nymph                Anna Rodgers
Juno, Nymph                 Julia Maria Seemann
Antonio                        Peter Hughson
Trinculo                       Iain Gordon
Miranda                        Renee Christie
Ariel                             Anne Manchester
Caliban                         Laurie Ward
Stephano                       Mike McJorrow
Alonso                           Manny Garcia

Production Manager:  Lesley Fogarty

Director: Emanuel E. Garcia

Performance Dates 1-5 March 2016

Auditions for The Tempest on 29 November

Auditions will be held on Sunday 29 November 12pm to 5pm with any recalls the following week.
Contact Manny Garcia by email at if you are interested in being a part of this production.

Animal Farm – tickets available



Animal Farm Logo2Yes, had a good turn out of kids today to complete the casting. Wonderful thing is that we have a great cast and all from troupe members and the local community. Living up to BCTT’s aim of “community theatre”.

So, pencil in Oct 22-25 and 29-31 for the performances. Its going to be a a show you wouldn’t want to miss.

Pygmalion tickets now available

see Tickets 

Pygmalion is cast

Yes, we have a fine cast and rehearsals are well underway.


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Autions for Pygmalion are scheduled for 29 March. See AUDITIONS page for full details

HAMLET Tickets now available

Yes, got to TICKETS  to ensure you’ll be able to see this wonderful show.

A Bard in The Yard Production


Hamlet is cast

Directed by Emanuel E. Garcia


Bernardo: David Gledhill
Claudius: Hayden Rogers
Fortinbras: Iain Gordon
Francisco: Peter Hughson
Gertrude: Renee Christie
Gravedigger: Florence McFarlane
Hamlet: Benjamin Haddock
Horatio: Laurie Ward
Laertes: Mike McJorrow
Marcellus: Andy Hall
Messenger(s): Erin Murphy, Leah Hulbert
Ophelia: Harriet Prebble
Osric: Erin Murphy
Player King: Anne Manchester
Player Queen: Sandra Gillespie
Players: Erin Murphy, Leah Hulbert, Iain Gordon (who will perform on mandolin during “The Mousetrap”), Janet McIsaac
Polonius: Manny Garcia
Priest(ess): Janet McIsaac

Auditions for Hamlet

Auditions for William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

 “Bard in the Yard” 2015

 Directed by Emanuel E. Garcia

AUDITIONS: Sunday 7 December 2014, 1-5 PM, Muritai School Hall, Eastbourne  (with callbacks/first reading Sunday 14 December)

Rehearsals: Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons beginning Sunday 11 January

see home page for details