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The Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth

23rd - 27th Nov 2021

Event info

Start Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £15.00 Concessions: £13.00


Description

“a delightfully funny, and at times heart rending, production … I was still laughing as the final bows came.” – NETheatre

Funny, touching, clever and beautifully produced, it will take you back in time - as a parent, or child - to those days of glitter, glue and tea-towels for head dresses.” – Break A Leg

Miss Horrocks' class of seven-year-olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mams and dads - and the occasional social worker.

But squabbles arise when Gabriel wants to play Mary, the Star grumbles he's not a proper star like they have at NASA and Herod won't stop waving to his mam and dad. And then the stick insect escapes ...

Both the children and their parents are played by adults in this funny and warm-hearted take on an annual rite of passage in British primary schools. And featuring traditional Christmas carols as you've never heard them before!

This production is sponsored by Ethical Partnership.

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This amateur production of “The Flint Street Nativity” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd.

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Cast

Ashley / Gabriel: Alison Carr

Zoe / Shepherd: Jess Chapman

Bradley / Innkeeper: Stuart Laidler (Robbie Close)

Ryan / Herod & Joseph: Adam Lowe

Jess / Wise Gold: Lisa Marchioli

Jenny / Mary: Rye Mattick

Tina / Narrator: Ellie North

Marcus / Star of Bethlehem: Steve Parry

Adrian / Wise Frankincense: Tony Sehgal

Donny / Ass: Ben Watkins

Shamima / Angel: Geffen Yoeli-Rimmer

Production Team

Director: Chris Heckels-Thompson

Assistant Director: Laura Halford-MacLeod

Stage Manager: Lesley Heckels-Thompson

Musical Director: Kate Scott

ASM: Lauren Allison

Rehearsal Prompt: Ann Zunder

Set Design & Building: Alan Potts

Lighting: Phil Bradley

Sound Design: Kate Scott

Sound Operator: Tom Zunder

Wardrobe: Julie Tucker

Props: Karen Elliott, Eileen Davidson, Kaila Moyers, Cathrine Moore

Photography: Stephen Sharkey

With thanks to Chillingham Road and Hotspur Primary Schools and Broadway East First School for their generous loan of classroom furniture and equipment.

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