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

Spring Show 2023

Our next production will be . . .

Jane Austen's 'Pride & Prejudice'
Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd June 2023 at Over Community Centre

All of the wit and romance of Jane Austen's classic novel come to life in this refreshingly fast-paced and engaging adaptation. Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth Bennet's most urgent priority, but with four sisters, an overzealous match-making mother, and a string of unsuitable suitors, it's difficult to escape the subject.

Auditions are now complete and the show has now been cast, but we are still keen to hear from any potential backstage crew for costume, hair, make-up, technical etc.. We are your local AmDram group and a warm welcome to anyone interested is guaranteed.

For further information, or to express an interest in participating backstage, please email Steve and Alex on:


Rehearsals will take place e
very Wednesday at 8pm in St.Mary's Church Hall Over, commencing Wednesday 8th February

Performance dates:
Thursday 1st June – Saturday 3rd June 2023 at Over Community Centre CB24 5NW






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Just Finished . . .

Panto 2022 - The Little Mermaid

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


Our 2022 panto The Little Mermaid was written by Kirsty Jackson-Smillie, based on the well-known Hans Christian Andersen tale.

Congratulations to all involved for putting on a great show - a good time was had by all!


For more information please take a listen to our Little Mermaid Interviews.






Other Recent productions . . .


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

MMG - Buy Tickets Now!

 Me and My Girl

Book and Lyrics by
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.


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.

"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.

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