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All My Sons at The Electric Theatre 11 -14 April 2018

  ‘A play of extraordinary power and emotional depth’  THE DAILY TELEGRAPH ★★★★★  The Kellers are an ideal family – apparently. But the reality is of lives shrouded in deceit, and relationships that are built on self delusion and shame. The secrets of the past invade and destroy the certainties of the present.  Set in suburban America during Read More

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Anne Boleyn at Guildburys’ Surrey Picnic Theatres 11 – 14 July & 25 – 28 July 2018

“Rich, sprightly, and unfailingly vivid” – Time Out.     We all know who Anne Boleyn was… don’t we? Maybe it’s time to think again. From the pen of Howard Brenton, arguably one of Britain’s greatest living playwrights, comes an altogether different look at the life of King Henry VIII’s most notorious wife. From their first Read More

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula at The Electric Theatre 14 – 17 November 2018

      Acclaimed poet and playwright Liz Lochhead’s Dracula stays refreshingly close to Bram Stoker’s novel. Asked to adapt it by the Royal lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, she immersed herself in the book. ‘After a sleepless night,’ she writes in the introduction, ‘my hair was standing on end, what with the mad Renfield in his Read More

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One Night in November at The Electric Theatre 15 – 18 November 2017

  Alan Pollock’s touching love story set against a background of conspiracy.  REVIEW:  ‘At the end of this moving play, as the cast, clutching candles, emerged from the shadows to take their bows, there was no immediate burst of applause. For just a few seconds, the audience were too moved, too deep in thought, to clap. Read More

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Nell Gwynn at Waverley Abbey House in Farnham 12 – 15 July 2017

Winner – 2016 Olivier Award for best new comedy, performed open air.  Jessica Swale’s award winning comedy is a poignant, tender & rumbustious romp, liberally sprinkled with comedy, truth and musical delights. Perfect for Picnic Theatre ! Performed open air in the grounds of stunning Waverley Abbey House – pack a picnic, uncork the wine Read More

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The Lady in the Van at The Electric Theatre 3 – 6 May 2017

  SARDINES MAGAZINE  ‘The production was a shining example of the quality of British amateur theatre…I felt privileged to have been invited to share the experience’ ……  GUILDFORD DRAGON ‘This is not a tragedy to be avoided, but a slice of life to be savoured.’….. NODA ‘Eddie Woolrich took on the challenge of directing this Read More

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Apply to audition for Anne Boleyn

ANNE BOLEYN AUDITIONS  –  use our form to contact the director. Auditions are held individually by prior appointment and will be available on either Sunday March 18th & Sunday March 25th from 2.30pm – 5.30pm or Tuesday March 23rd, from  7.30pm – 10.00pm at Compton Village Club, Spiceall, Compton, Guildford GU3 1JQ. Those auditioning for lead Read More

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The Lady in the Van wins NODA award

  Guildburys are delighted to announce that our 2017 production of ‘The Lady in the Van’ has been awarded a NODA accolade of excellence. In her citation for the award, NODA district representative Pauline Surrey said: ‘A hard choice, as your other productions were also great, but I was SO impressed by Diane Nichols, whose Read More

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What’s in store for 2018 -19?

2018 / 2019 Season There’s LOTS of excitement and plenty of opportunity. For actors there are strong plays to audition for and we are really keen to meet anyone interested in becoming part of the company – especially if you have set building and technical skills or are interested in learning from our team. Starting Read More

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Alan Pollock attends the Guildbury production of his play

Guildburys were thrilled to welcome playwright Alan Pollock to the Friday evening performance of our production of his play, ‘One Night in November’. Alan commented on our Facebook page ‘Prolonged and well-deserved applause for a great cast last night. Thanks for the most moving of evenings.’  Pictured on stage with cast and crew.

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Surrey Sound radio interviews the director and cast of One Night in November

We were delighted to be interviewed by Surrey Sound Radio at the Electric theatre – listen to the interview here!  

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One Night in November comes to Guildford

Our simply spiffing newsreel. One Night in November opens next week –  have you got your tickets yet ?