1923-1938

The Settlement Players first production, The Little Plays of St Francis, was performed on Wednesday 19th December 1923 in the village hall, Ashwell.

Date

Production

Author

Producer

1923 Dec The Little Plays of St Francis Laurence Housman Evan John Simpson
1924 Apr The Sentimentalists Edmond Rostand Evan John Simpson
1925 Feb Dido and Aeneas Purcell Jack Dent
1926 Mr Pim Passes By A.A. Milne Jack Dent
1927 The Man of Destiny G.B. Shaw Kevin Doherty
Wurzel Flummery A. A. Milne
1928 Apr Twelfth Night William Shakespeare Kevin Doherty
Dec The Shadow of the Glen; The Rising of the Moon; The Workhouse Ward J.M. Synge; Lady Gregory Kevin Doherty
1929 Apr Father Noah; Mary Stuart Geoffery Whitworth; John Drinkwater Kevin Doherty
Nov Arms and the Man G.B. Shaw Kevin Doherty
1930 Apr The Wish; Maker of Dreams; Thread O’Scarlet Una Strugnell; Oliphant Down; J. J. Bell J S Massey
Fanny’s First Play G.B. Shaw Henry Wilkins
1931 The criminal L du Garde Peach
legend Philip Johnson
Quits Bertha Moore O.B.E
The Rivals Sheridan Kevin Doherty
1932 Oct As You Like It William Shakespeare Frederick Backett
1933 Feb The Devil’s Disciple G.B. Shaw Ken Spinks
Apr Bird in Hand John Drinkwater Hector MacGregor
Nov Pygmalion G.B. Shaw Ken Spinks
1934 Feb You Never Can Tell G.B. Shaw Ken Spinks
Apr The Farmers Wife Eden Phillpotts Ken Spinks
Nov The Young Idea Noel Coward Ken Spinks
1935 Mar Twelfth Night William Shakespeare Ken Spinks
Nov Major Barbara G.B. Shaw Ken Spinks
1936 Feb The Late Christopher Bean Emilyn Williams Ken Spinks
May Barnet’s Folly Jan Stewer Gwen Spinks
Nov The Insect Play Brothers Capek Ken Spinks
1937 Apr Laburnum Grove J.B. Priestley Gwen Spinks
May Lady Precious Stream S.I.Hsiung Ken Spinks
Nov It Pays to Advertise Hackett & Megrue Ken Spinks
1938 Apr Nine Till Six A and P Stuart Gwen Spinks
Nov She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith Ken Spinks