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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. In All My Sons Miller lays bare the hopes, secrets and self-delusions of the Kellers – an apparently ideal family but in reality built on deceit, lies and shame. Set in suburban America Read More

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Anne Boleyn – at Guildburys Picnic Theatres in Surrey. 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 14 – 17 November 2018

      Rule One for becoming a vampire-victim: “First of all you have to invite him in……” 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 Read More

Last Show, Past Shows

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?

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

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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 ?  

Reviews

Sardines Magazine

Nigel Dams. Reviewer In the scale of Things Difficult To Stage, I would have thought a living-room getting smashed up by the Luftwaffe would be right up there, but Guildburys did it to superb effect. That was the emotional, dramatic and visual climax to a very thought-provoking show at the Electric in Guildford last night….. Read More

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Audience Comments

‘We wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed One Night in November last night.  Very moving and very surprising.  The set was outstanding:  I didn’t notice the changeover and was blown away with the broken staircase.  The costumes were so good and props and set dressing amazing.  And what a cast:  outstanding……’ ON Read More

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Guildford Dragon

Tricia Marcotti. Reviewer “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 Read More