Tempting Fête! 
by Alan Robinson
Directed by Martin Butler
Co Directed by Sharon Wakefield
This summer enjoy the goings on at the Midsomer Wallop Village Fete. Full of the characters of the village from the local farmer, the local gossip to the leader of the local cake club and many more inbetween. There is never a dull moment in Midsomer Wallop and this particular day will prove to be a bit different from the normal Plenty of fun with cakes and what better than with the cake club at the centre of all the attention, plenty of mishaps along the way, mix with it confusion at a jumble sale and trousers coming off and mixed up but who ends up wearing whose trousers!!! 
 
Cathy Droop is trapped in an idyllic nightmare. Her husband's gone native and she's been taken hostage by the ladies from the local Cake Club, who only want her for her macaroons. Forced to run their cake stall at the village fete, Cathy decides to make a daring escape, only to find her getaway thwarted by a melange of squashed confections, tangled bunting, rampaging bullocks and irresistible temptation. As misunderstandings lead to misdemeanours, Cathy soon realises that you can't always have your cake and eat it.  A calamitous comedy that pastiches everything from classic farce to carry on.. So just how will Cathy's day finish and who does she end up with and has this really proved to be a Tempting Fete for her....Only one way to find out, join in the summer fun at Shinfield Players Theatre.
 
Read Throughs
Thursday 16 February 2017 - 7:45 pm
Tuesday 21 February 2017 - 7:45 pm
Auditions
Thursday 23 February 2017 - 7:45 pm
Tuesday 28 February 2017 - 7:45 pm
Show dates: Wednesday 7 to Saturday 10 June 2017

 

Rehearsals will be at 7.45pm on a Tuesday and Thursday evening and some Sunday afternoons end of May/early June.

Characters

Cathy Droop – Country wife and cake club member

Peter Droop – Cathy's husband

Rosemary Withering Bore – Cake Club leader

Randal Bore – Rosemary's husband

Miss Starkgirdle – Local Gossip

Reverend Pole – Vicar of the parish

Major Thwack – Country Squire

Fanny Haddock – Village Fish wife

Farmer Stoutbottom – Cattle Farmer

Olivia Woodcock – Cake club second in command

Miss Goodbody – Village stunner

PC Lucker – Village bobby

Mr J.T. Withering – Mysterious stranger

 

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