Chandler's Ford Parish Council

Chameleons Theatre Company

Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th April 2014

SPRING HAPPENINGS (a collection of 3 One Act Plays):

Parentcraft by Stephen Smith

Four Expectants mother and one father find themselves in a small hospital room awaiting the midwife who is to give them the first Parencraft class. Differences in experiences,outlook and class lead to some interesting and at times hilarious exchanges, as each of the five have to face, and come to terms with, the prejudices and foibles of their companions. An amazing revelationshocks them all - one of their number is not, in fact, going to be a parent at all.

Heavens Above by Diana Raffle

Sally is dead. Finding herself at the gates of heaven with a depressive and an ageing tennis player, she struggles to firstdisprove her demise and second to beg for another chance. Eventually, a clerical error made by a very overstretched celestial admin department gives her back the life that she realises she so desperately wants; however it's not without its twist.

Chinamen by Michael Frayn

A farce about a catastrophic dinner party. Jo has asked a woman, her new hippy boyfriend and some other guests for dinner. Stephen has invited the woman's deserted husband. The host of the party remarks that he has trouble telling his typical English friends apart, comparing them to the proverbial Chinamen that all supposedly look alike. The object is to keep the estranged husbandand wife apart. The dine in two different rooms and manouver the guests so that these two are never in the same room. The play is a tour-de-force, with the two actors changing costumes and assuming new roles without apparent effort.

VENUE The Ritchie Memorial Hall, Hursley Road, Chandlers Ford
DATES Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th April 2014.
TIME Doors open 7:00 p.m. Curtain up at 7:30 p.m.
TICKETS Tickets £7 for adults, £6 seniors, £4.50 children

Phone: 0845 6440 496