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A play title that is underlined links to full details of the production, possibly including ticket information for future productions and photographs and programmes for many of the past productions.  Additional past information will be added in the near future.

 

For additional information on future productions please see the current Newsletter.
 

  Future productions: 

Cheshire Cats by Gail Young On tour in October/November 2017
The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington On tour in Spring 2018

 

Kiddo and the Gooseberry Bush by Jayne Newton Chance

Part of the Stonesthrow Soundplays series, currently in the production stage

 

  Past productions:

Shadowlands William Nicholson 2017
The Railway Children E Nesbit, adapted by Mike Kennedy 2016
My Boy Jack David Haig 2016
Love Letters A.R. Gurney 2014 & 15
Film of Henry V for Shakespeare 450th Birthday  

 

Weddings can be Murder, a Murder Mystery    
Calendar Girls Tim Firth

2013

A Totally Unreliable History of Tavistock

Written by members of The Tavonians

 

Death on the Prom, Murder Mystery

 

 

A Caper through Shakespeare

Written by members of The Tavonians

2012

Death on the Prom, Murder Mystery

 

 

Absurd Person Singular

Alan Ayckbourn

2011

Maskerade

Terry Pratchett / Stephen Briggs

2010

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle/Simon Williams

 

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe

CS Lewis adapted by Adrian Mitchell

2009

Midsummer Madness

 

 

A Chorus of Disapproval

Alan Ayckbourn

2008

The School for Scandal

R G Sheridan

 

FAHETGDS Murder at Checkmate Manor

David McGillivray & Walter Zerlin jr.

2007

Little Shop of Horrors

Alan Menken, Howard Ashman

 

Going Nowhere, An Evening with Noel Coward

Noel Coward

 

Seasons Greetings

Alan Ayckbourn

2006

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Tom Stoppard

 

A Christmas Carol

Dickens/Marion MacBeth

2005

Canterbury Tales (Excerpts)

Chaucer/Arnold Wengrow

 

Oh What A Lovely War

Joan Littlewood/Theatre Workshop

 

Out of Focus

Peter Gordon

2004

Canterbury Tales (2) (Tamar Valley Festival)

Chaucer/Arnold Wengrow

 

Blithe Spirit

Noel Coward

2003

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde

2002

Educating Rita

Willy Russell

 

Canterbury Tales (5)

Chaucer/Arnold Wengrow

 

Talking Heads: A Lady of Letters, Soldiering On

Alan Bennett

 

The Business of Murder

Richard Harris

2001

Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare

 

The Birthday Party

Harold Pinter

2000

Sweeney Todd

C. G. Bond

 

4-Matt: Talking Heads, Resting Place etc.

Alan Bennett, David Campton etc.

 

Henry V

William Shakespeare

1999

No Love Lost (BT biennial)

Rony Robinson

 

Outside Edge

Richard Harris

1998

A Lady of Letters, Bed Among the Lentils

 

 

The Browning Version & Talking Heads

Terence Rattigan, Alan Bennett

 

Table Manners [Norman Conquests]

Alan Ayckbourn

1997

Noises Off

Michael Frayn

 

Butterflies Are Free

Leonard Gershe

 

Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare

1996

Nasty Neighbours (BT biennial)

Debbie Isset

 

Under Milk Wood

Dylan Thomas

 

Thespians' Theatrical

 

 

The Barretts of Wimpole Street (diamond jubilee)

Rudolf Besier

1995

A Tomb With A View

Norman Robbins

1994

Dry Rot

John Chapman

1993

Tavonians on Tour (sketches & monologues)

David Campton & others

 

The Lion in Winter

James Goldman

 

Victorian evening

 

1992

Abigail's Party

Mike Leigh

 

The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams & Jonathan Petherbridge

1991

Light Relief (sketches)

Victoria Wood, Alan Bennett, John Mortimer

 

She Stoops to Conquer

Oliver Goldsmith

 

Season's Greetings

Alan Ayckbourn

1990

The Wind in the Willows

Willis Hall

 

The Crucible

Arthur Miller

1989

Oh What A Lovely War

Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop

1988

One to Another (revue)

various

 

The Plotters of Cabbage-Patch Corner

David Wood

1987

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde

 

The Gingerbread Man

David Wood

1986

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Jay Presson Allen & Muriel Spark

 

Relatively Speaking

Alan Ayckbourn

 

Mixed Doubles (inc. Resting Place)

Alan Ayckbourn and others

1985

Christmas in the Market Place

Henri Aheon

 

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Jay Presson Allen & Muriel Spark

 

Victorian Melodrama evening

 

1984

Confusions inc. Gosforth's Fete

Alan Ayckbourn

 

Under Milk Wood

Dylan Thomas

 

The Browning Version & Like The Measles (anthology)

Terence Rattigan, various

1983

Charley's Aunt

Brandon Thomas

 

Revue & plays (?)

 

 

Table Manners

Alan Ayckbourn

 

The Queen Dances, Elizabeth & Mary

 

 

Elizabethan Evening:

L. Du Garde Peache, T. C. Powle

1982

The Owl and the Pussycat Went to See

David Wood & Sheila Ruskin

 

The Queen Dances, Elizabeth & Mary

 

 

Elizabethan Evening:

L. Du Garde Peache, T. C. Powle

 

Lloyd George Knew My Father

William Douglas Home

1981

The Reluctant Debutante

William Douglas Home

 

Ring Round the Moon

Jean Anouilh/Christopher Fry

1980

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Madge Miller

 

Campbell of Kilmhor & The Lover

J. A. Ferguson, Harold Pinter

 

When We Are Married

J. B. Priestley

1979

Arsenic & Old Lace

Joseph Kesselring

 

The Witnesses (?)

Julian Symons(?)

 

The Bluebird

Maurice Maeterlick

 

Love's a Luxury

Guy Paxton

1978

Habeas Corpus

Alan Bennett

1977

A Cradle of Willow

Dorothy Wright

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare

1976

Toad of Toad Hall

A. A. Milne

 

The Roses of Eyam

Don Taylor

1975

Halfway Up The Tree

Peter Ustinov

1972

Anastasia

Marcelle Maurette

1971

The Browning Version & Harlequinade

Terence Rattigan

1970

Arsenic & Old Lace

Joseph Kesselring

1969

The Teahouse of the August Moon

N. C. Hunter

1968

The Boyfriend

Sandy Wilson

1967

Romanov & Juliet

Peter Ustinov

 

Sailor Beware

P. King & F. Carey

1966

The Hollow

Agatha Christie

 

The Man of Destiny & Bottled Youth

Bernard Shaw, James Mildren

1965

Devil May Care (50th production)

Alan Melville

1964

The Amorous Prawn

Anthony Kimmins

 

Wolf's Clothing

Kenneth Horne

1963

When We Are Married

J. B. Priestley

 

Tabitha

A. Ridley & M. C. Borer

1962

Roar Like a Dove

Lesley Storm

 

Waters of the Moon

N. C. Hunter

1961

Rebecca (silver jubilee production)

Daphne du Maurier

 

Murder on the Nile

Agatha Christie

1960

The Orange Orchard

Eden Philpotts

1959

Ten Little Niggers [aka And Then There Were None]

Agatha Christie

 

Give me Yesterday

E. Percy & R. Denham

1958

Jane Steps Out

Kenneth Horne

 

Harvey

Mary Chase

1957

Love in a Mist

Kenneth Horne

 

Engaged

W. S. Gilbert

1956

The Ghost Train

Arnold Ridley

 

Spring, 1600

Emlyn Williams

1955

The White Sheep of the Family

Ian Hay

 

The Happiest Days of Your Life

John Dighton

 

Quiet Wedding

Esther McCracken

1954

After My Fashion

Diana Morgan

 

Queen Elizabeth Slept Here

Talbot Rothwell

 

The Eleventh Hour

C. Neilson Gattey & Z. Bramley-Moore

1953

Count Albany

Donald Carswell

 

Desert Rose (drama festival)

Herbert Elford

 

Random Harvest

James Hilton

 

Housemaster

Ian Hay

 

And No Birds Sing

J. Laird & J. Fernald

1952

The Maker of Dreams (drama festival)

Oliphant Down

 

Laburnum Grove

J. B. Priestley

 

Poison Pen

Richard Llewellyn

1951

The Sport of Kings

Ian Hay

 

The Shop at Sly Corner

Edward Percy

1950

The Anniversary (drama festival)

Anton Chekhov

 

See How They Run

Philip King

 

The Linden Tree (amateur premiere)

J. B. Priestley

1949

The Bear (drama festival)

Anton Chekhov

 

George & Margaret

Gerald Savory

 

Quiet Week-end

Esther McCracken

 

Suspect

Edward Percy

1948

Pink String and Sealing Wax

R. Pertwee

1947

Murder at the Ministry

F. L. Cary

1946

The Bishop's Candlesticks (drama festival)

Victor Hugo / Norman McKinnel

 

Blithe Spirit

Noel Coward

1945

The Late Christopher Bean

Emlyn Williams

1940

Housemaster

Ian Hay

1939

The Romantic Age

A. A. Milne

1938

Moloch

Winifred Carter

1937

Who is This Woman?

R. A. H. Goodyear

1936

The Monkey's Paw

W. W. Jacobs

1935