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Welcome to The Over Players, an amateur dramatics group based
in the village of Over in Cambridgeshire - United Kingdom.

Coming Soon . . .

Over Players Quiz Night

Friday 4th November - 8pm at Over Community Centre OP Quiz Logo

 

The Over Players are presenting a Quiz Night on Friday 4th November at Over Community Centre. 

There will be a maximum of 8 players per team.

Tickets, at 7 per person, are now available - just click below.

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Panto -The Little Mermaid

Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th December at Over Community Centre

MermaidTitleWe are excited to announce that our forthcoming panto will be The Little Mermaid, using the script written by Kirsty Smillie, based on the well-known Hans Christian Andersen tale.

Show dates are 6th to the 10th of December 2022, with tickets being available to purchase from this website starting 3rd October.

With auditions and casting now complete,  rehearsals are now underway, but if you are interested in helping backstage or any other role, please do get in touch.

The box office is now open - please click below to buy tickets.

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We also invite you to take a listen to our recently recorded Cast Interviews, starting this week with the characters Thalassa and Electra (played by Simon Jones and Maria Baker).

For more information please email mermaid22@overplayers.uk , or to receive general information updates please sign up to our Events Mailing List (see below).

 


 

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Recent productions . . .

 

Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th June 2022 at Over Community Centre

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 Me and My Girl

Book and Lyrics by
L. ARTHUR ROSE and DOUGLAS FURBER
Music by NOEL GAY

Contributions to revisions by Mike Ockrent
Book revised by Stephen Fry

Originally Produced at the Adelphi Theatre, London by Richard Armitage.
Subsequently produced at the Marquis Theatre, New York City
by Richard Armitage, Terry Allen Kramer, James M. Nederlander
and Stage Promotions Limited & Co.

 This amateur production of ME AND MY GIRL
is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd.
www.concordtheatricals.co.uk

 

The Over Players have been fortunate to secure the licence to perform Me and My Girl, first presented in this version (re-written by Stephen Fry) at the Adelphi Theatre, London on 12th February 1985.  The musical was subsequently revived at Chichester Festival Theatre from July to August 2018, starring Matt Lucas as Bill and Caroline Quentin as the Duchess of Deane.

Overview:
 
"Bill Snibson, a Lambeth costermonger, is revealed to be the new Earl of Hareford and his newly-discovered aristocratic relations are horrified. Bringing him to Hareford Hall, they attempt to educate Bill into the ways of the gentry and to separate him from his cockney girlfriend Sally.  The result?  Chaos of the most comical kind!  With a host of hilarious characters, witty one-liners and several toe-tapping, uplifting songs (including the famous Lambeth Walk,  The Sun Has Got His Hat On and Leaning On A Lamp Post), Me and My Girl is a sublime and sunny treat for all fans of musical comedy!"

 


 

Concert - Songs from the Shows

Friday 26th November and Saturday 27th November 2021 at Over Community Centre

With all the uncertainty around, we made the tough decision not to produce a pantomime this year. However, not wanting to be beaten, we decided instead to put on a concert of popular songs from some of the big musicals we have performed over the years such as Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady, Me and My Girl and The Sound of Music.

The concert was a great success - thank you to all who joined us on stage and everyone who came to see it!

 


 

 

 

Please visit our Shows Page for a full list of productions with links to individual show pages, photo galleries and more.

If you would like further details of our group please see our About Us and our Contacts page.

Click here to view an archive of previous front page items.

 

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