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Laraman Youth Festival - June 2011

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June 2011 - Laraman Youth Festival poster
Executive Director
Heidi Garwood

The 'Laraman One-Act Festival' gives, once again, the 'Ratlets' the opportunity to direct and perform their own plays. Two of the five plays were written by members of the Youth Group.

The plays were adjudicated by actress and drama therapist, Kate McCormack, and an awards ceremony took place on the last night of the festival.

The winners were:

Best Original Script
 
Jack Blundell (for "The Unit")
Best Director
 
James Hetterley (for "Übermensch")
Best Actor
 
Tim Westby (as the Presenter in "The Unit")
Best Actress
 
Jenna Chapman (as A in "Übermensch")



For all productions

Stage Manager
 
Heidi Garwood
Assistant Stage Manager
 
Charlotte Caston
Lighting & Sound
 
Liam Hawkes





Henry VIII and his Six Wives

Written by Sue Russell

Directed by Rachael Legg (guided by Kathy West)

A light-hearted look at history.

Cast List

Henry VIII
 
Sam West
Catherine of Aragon
 
Katie Hughes
Anne Boleyn
 
Emma Kinney
Jane Seymour
 
Katherine Forbes
Anne of Cleves
 
Katie Pavey
Catherine Howard
 
Jamie Podesta
Catherine Parr
 
Lucy Watts
Courtier
 
Megan Weskin
Pope/Priest
 
Megan Chapman
Cardinal Wolsey/Hans Holbein/
Courtier/Executioner
 
Jordan Barnes
 
George/Thomas Seymour
 
Rachael Legg




Sharing

by Bob Tucker
Directed by Jaz Peek

A mismatched couple visit an estate agents - but all is not as it appears.

Cast List

Christopher Robbins
 
Liam Feekings
Jake Humodore
 
Sean Balderston
Molly/Holly/Polly
 
Rachel Gunstone




Übermensch

Written and Directed by James Hetterley

Metaphysical questions regarding Nietsche and Socialism.

Cast List

A
 
Jenna Chapman
B
 
Robert Brown
C
 
Alice Tilley
D
 
Sarah Westby




New Neighbour

Written by Tom Jensen

Directed by Tom Buchanan

A new neighbour upsets the locals.

Cast List

Wilf
 
Calum Morris
Gemma
 
Emily Greenway
Cynthia
 
Lauren Feekings
Paul
 
Katherine Forbes
New Neighbour
 
Tom Buchanan




The Unit

Written and Directed by Jack Blundell

A war documentary. Not on the front-line, but what goes on behind the scenes of the Iraq War.

Cast List

Presenter
 
Tim Westby
Cameraman
 
Annabel Pattle
Sergeant
 
Jack Blundell
Soldier 1
 
Lynsey Yeomans
Wilko
 
Alex Green
Soldier 2
 
Tom Godman
Soldier 3
 
Erin McKeating
SAS Soldier
 
Erin McKeating
Terrorist 1
 
Lynsey Yeomans
Terrorist 2
 
Alex Green
Terrorist 3
 
Tom Godman




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