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Shows

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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 ★★★★★  Written in 1947, ‘All My Sons’ is credited with being Miller’s breakthrough play. Ripping the American dream to shreds, it exposes an apparently ideal family that in reality is built on deceit, lies and shame. Miller focuses his microscope on the period immediately following the Read More

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Anne Boleyn – Guildburys Picnic theatre 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 mind of Howard Brenton, arguably Britain’s greatest living playwright, comes an altogether different look at the life of King Henry VIII’s most notorious wife. From their first meeting Read More

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula at The Electric Theatre

Acclaimed poet and playwright Liz Lochhead’s Dracula stays refreshingly close to Bram Stoker’s classic 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 Read More

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

Community theatre at its best.

Michael loves Katie, but his work as a Bletchley code-breaker forces him to make an agonising choice.

Choosing love would mean disgrace and prosecution as a traitor. Choosing duty means she may die.Underpinning Alan Pollock’s poignant drama is a compelling question - did the Bletchley boffins warn Churchill of the bombing of Coventry?

What would YOU sacrifice to win a war?

Last Show, Past Shows

Nell Gwynn at Haslemere Museum 27 – 29 July 2017

‘All round, this would rank with the best open-air theatre experiences – professional or amateur – I’ve had’.  FARNHAM HERALD ‘This is an excellent evening’s entertainment by this accomplished Surrey theatre company. If you can get tickets don’t delay, you won’t regret it’ ★★★★★ ESSENTIAL SURREY ‘Fine casting, able direction by Laura Sheppard, great performances Read More

Past Shows

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

Reviews

Essential Surrey

& SW London “Director Oli Bruce has achieved a long-standing dream of staging Godot, aided by the reliably excellent Guildburys team of actors we have come to expect. A fine evening, great fun, and I’m still thinking about it now! Not to be missed. I look forward to the Guildburys next production at the Electric Read More

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Audience Comments

“Magnificent. I was privileged to be there last night. The performance was excellent and beautifully presented by all !!!” “Was at last night’s performance with a group of friends and we all thought it was a terrific show, very thought-provoking, well-acted and well staged. We agreed, too, that the scenery changes were fascinating!”

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Tricia Marcotti

Guildford Dragon “It was also obvious to me that they were enjoying performing the play as much as the audience enjoyed watching them.The Guildbury Theatre company should be very proud of themselves as they have produced a slick rendering of On the Razzle for Guildford to enjoy……..A triumph for the company and for The Electric Read More

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Pauline Surrey

NODA Reviewer Diane Nichols made the part of Miss Shepherd entirely her own.” ….. “How the Guildburys managed to find a) two such look-alike actors, b) two who were able to be TOTALLY Alan Bennett, accent, voice intonation, gestures, facial expressions, c) two who had the timing just right, well that was also amazing. Excellent Read More

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Fabulous audience reactions to Nell Gwynn !

Don’t just take our word for it – take a look as the audience tells our roving reporter, Mister Metric, how much they loved our production of Nell Gwynn at Waverley Abbey House.   See our audience reactions in our video