2022 One Act Festival Entries

2022 One Act Play Festival, Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin

Thursday 3rd March

“The Droitwich Discovery” by Nick Warburton – Rushen Players

Not Stratford, but Droitwich, not just Shakespeare but a Tudor Shakespeare with soliloquy and dialogue as exciting as would be expected, if not quite as predictable, on a day out for four theatre lovers.

“All by Myself” by Robert Scott – The Service Players

Larry has been shipwrecked on a desert island for 7 years all on his own. Or so he thought – his space becomes rather crowded as he finds he wasn’t alone after all.

Friday 4th March

“The Musicians” by Patrick Marber – Stage One Drama School (Youth entry)

The orchestra of Rilley Road, a state school is to give a concert in Moscow at the European Festival of Youth. Their instruments are impounded by customs but luckily Alex, the Russian Janitor, comes up with a plan to save the day.

Miss Lipton’s class always presents an outstanding Nativity play. We meet the members of her class and their funny, heart-warming preparations for the festive production.

Saturday 5th March

“The Lover” by Harold Pinter – Hog the Limelight

To all outward appearances Richard and Sarah are a respectable married couple. Behind closed doors however, the couple enjoy a surprising and intriguing arrangement. We find out how this couple have found an unconventional way to cope with extra-marital temptation.

 Awards Presentation took place at the Falcons Nest Hotel.