March 1981 - Food 'n' Featre - an Evening of Entertainment including...

The Lesson - by Eugene Ionesco - directed by Tim Pratt

A Talk in the Park - by Alan Ayckbourne - directed by Janet Lewis

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The Lesson.....


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The Lesson...

The Maid

The Girl Pupil

The Professor


The action takes place in the professor's study.


Interval for refreshments


A Talk in the Park...







The action takes place in any park on any Sunday morning


Gaynor Clark

Maureen Chapman

Robert Sanday








Peter Wyllie

Liz Birch

Nick Barrett

Pat Stimson

Robert Sanday


The Lesson came third in the Kingswood Festival.

Robert Sanday was nominated for Best Actor.

Gaynor Clark & Maureen Chapman were nominated for Best Actress.


It was also entered in the Avon Festival and received High Commendation from the adjudicator.

Maureen Chapman was nominated for Best Actress.


Also entered in the Malmesbury Festival.


Also entered in the Bath Festival.


And the Director's Wife, Jenny Pratt, gave birth to a baby girl.