Barts Players Productions 1951 – 1986

Barts Players Productions

1951

Rob O’ The Forest

George Tootell

Florandora

E.Boyd Jones / Paul Rubens

1952

Child Of Flanders

Easter Parade Of 1952

(St Simeon Stylities

F.Sladen-Smith

(The Scarlet Pest

(Five Birds In A Cage

Gertrude Jennings

Babes In The Wood

Wilfred Miller

1953

Spring Tide

George Billam / J.B. Priestley

(What A Sell

Barbara Van Kampen

(In Cold Blood

(The Crown Of St Felice

F.Sladen-Smith

Jack And The Beanstalk

P.H. Adams / Conrad Carter

1954

See How They Run

Philip King

Outward Bound

Sutton Vane

The Missing Heir

P. Date / O.A. Rayfield

Sinbad The Salor

1955

Peer Gynt

Henrik Ibsen

Midsummer Melody

(The Right Person

Philip Mackie

(After Marston Moor

F. Austin Hyde

(The Old Master

Stephen Scholfield

(A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

(Why The Angels Sang

Jonathan Field

Aladdin

P.H. Adams / Conrad Carter

1956

A Man’s House

John Drinkwater

Staff Dance

Robert Morley

For Better For Worse

Arthur Watkyn

Corinth House

Pamela Hansford-Johnson

Cinderella

Jack Hilton

1957

The Winslow Boy

Terence Rattigan

Meet A Body

Frank Launder / Sidney Gilliat

Bonaventure

Charlotte Hastings

Puss In Boots

1958

The River Line

Charles Morgan

George And Margaret

Gerald Savory

We Must Kill Toni

Ian Stuart Black

No Escape

Rhys Davies

Mother Goose

1959

The Diary Of Anne Frank

Frances Goodrich Hackett / Albert Hackett

Escapade

Robert MacDougall

Duet For Two Hands

Mary Hayley Bell

The Devil’s Disciple

George Bernard Shaw

Goody Two Shoes

Roy D’Arcy Richards

1960

Big Game

Michael Balucki

The Happiest Days Of Your Life

John Dighton

Tobias And The Angel

James Bridie

The Paragon

Roland / Michael Pertwee

Babes In The Wood

Wilfred Miller

1961

Poison Pen

Richard Llewellyn

My Three Angels

Sam / Bella Spewack

Blithe Spirit

Noel Coward

The Holly And The Ivy

Wynyard Browne

1962

Dick Whittington

V.C. Clinton-Baddeley

Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier

The Long And The Short And The Tall

Willis Hall

Dear Delinquent

Jack Popplewell

The House By The Lake

Hugh Mills

1963

Jack And The Beanstalk

Moira / Jonathan Field

Sailor Beware

Philip King / Falkland Cary

The Sound Of Murder

William Fairchild

The Party

Jane Arden

Dangerous Corner

J.B. Priestley

1964

Aladdin

V.C. Clinton-Baddeley

The Grass Is Greener

Hugh / Margaret Ross Williams

Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare

The Living Room

Graham Greene

The Gioconda Smile

Aldous Huxley

1965

The Sleeping Beauty

V.C. Clinton-Baddeley

Pools Paradise

Philip King

Shadow In The Sun

Maurice Mc Loughlin

The Chalk Garden

Enid Bagnold

The Heiress

Ruth / Augustus Goetz

1966

Dick Whittington

V.C. Clinton-Baddeley

Epitaph For George Dillon

John Osborne / Anthony Creighton

Women Of Twilight

Sylvia Rayman

A Little Winter Love

Allun Owen

1967

Robinson Crusoe

Conrad Carter / Trudy West

The Late Edwina Black

William Dinner / William Morum

The Wesker Trilogy

Arnold Wesker

– Chicken Soup With Barley

– Roots

– I’m Talking About Jerusalem

Billy Liar

Keith Waterhouse / Willis Hall

Night Must Fall

Emlyn Williams

1968

Cinderella

Barts Players

The Private Ear / The Public Ear

Peter Shaffer

Pride And Pres=judice

Helenn Jerome

The Potting Shed

Graham Greene

Doctor In The House

Ted Willis

1969

Puss In Boots

John Crocker

Black Chiffon

Lesley Storm

The Workhouse Donkey

John Arden

Barefoot In The Park

Neil Simon

The Curious Savage

John Patrick

1970

Toad Of Toad Hall

A.A. Milne

Wait Until Dark

Frederick Knott

Crime On Goat Island

Ugo Betti

Relatively Speaking

Alan Ayckbourn

Spring And Port Wine

Bill Naughton

1971

Dick Whittington

John Crocker

Revue – Stop Gap

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

The Happy Apple

Jack Pulman

After The Rain

John Bowen

1972

Aladdin

John Crocker

Come Blow Your Horn

Neil Simon

Stoppard Festival

Tom Stoppard

Enter A Free Man

( A Separate Peace

( The Real Inspector Hound

Rosencrants And Guildenstern Are Dead

The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie

Jay Presson Allen

1973

Babes In The Wood

Wilfred Miller

The Old Ladies

Rodney Ackland

( The Dock Brief

John Mortimer

(What Shall We Tell Caroline?

1984

Adapted From George Orwell

1974

Mother Goose

Trudy West

Boeing Boeing

Mark Camettie / Beverley Cross

What The Butler Saw

Joe Orton

Portrait Of Murder

Robert Bloomfield

Gigi

Collette / Anita Loos

1975

Sinbad The Sailor

Pauline Stuart

Who Killed Santa Claus?

Terence Feely

The White Sheep Of The Family

L.Du Garde Peach / Ian Hay

The Life And Death Of Almost Everybody

David Campton

1976

Jack And The Beanstalk

John Crocker

The Man Most Likely To …

Joyce Rayburn

The Ruling Class

Peter Barnes

Night Was Our Friend

Michael Pertwee

The Anniversary

Bill Macilwraith

1877

The Sleeping Beauty

V.C. Clinton-Baddeley

Bitter Sanctuary

Rosemary Anne Sisson

The Young Elizabeth

Jeannette Dowling / Francis Letton

Move Over Mrs Markham

Ray Cooney / John Champman

The Burglar

Brigid Brophy

1978

Cinderella

Barts Players

Ghost On Tip Toe

Robert Morley

Little Woman

Rosemary Anne Sisson

Charley’s Aunt

Brandon Thomas

Tinkers Curse

William Corlett

1979

The Wizard Of Oz

L. Frank Baum

They Came To A City

J.B. Priestley

( The White Liars

Peter Shaffer

( Black Comedy

The Bells Of Hell

John Mortimer

1980

Dick Whittington

Trudy West

No Time For Fig Leaves

D. Greenwood / R. King

Absent Friends

Alan Ayckbourne

Table Manners

Alan Ayckbourne

The Creature Creeps

Jack Sharkey

1981

Old Mother Hubbard

David Wood

The Soft September Air

Charlotte Hastings

Trap For A Lonely Man

Robert Thomas

Caught On The Hop

Derek Benfield

Loaves And Fishes

Somerset Maugham

1982

The Gingerbread Man

David Wood

The Enquiry

Charlotte Hastings

An Inspector Calls

J.B. Priestley

Can You Hear Me At The Back?

Brian Clark

Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Brian Clark

1983

Humpty Dumpty

John Crocker

Abigail’s Party

Mike Leigh

Antigone

Jean Anouilh

Confusions

Alan Ayckbourne

Outside Edge

Richard Harris

1984

The Pied Piper

Peter Terson

The Edge Of Darkness

Brian Clemens

The Unknown Soldier And His Wife

Peter Ustinov

The Only Prison

Patricia Brooks

The Exorcism

Don Taylor

1985

Aladdin

John Crocker

Shock !

Brian Clemens

Quartermaine’s Terms

Simon Gray

Bedroom Farce

Alan Ayckbourne

Terra Nova

Ted Tally

1986

Snow White

Margaret Morris

When We Are Married

J.B. Priestley

Blithe Spirit

Noel Coward

See How They Run

Philip King

Look Back In Anger John Osborn
In 1987 Horley Central Players and Barts Players became the Archway Theatre Company