Welcome to the Woodchurch Players’ website. Woodchurch is a picturesque village nestling in the heart of the Kent countryside. The Players present three productions a year ranging from pantomime to comedy and drama. Our productions take place in the Memorial Hall next to the village green.

The Players welcome new members who are interested in not just acting but in all aspects of the theatre. For more information contact our Secretary via our contact page here

What’s On?

POSTPONED | The Thirty-Nine Steps – 14th, 15th & 16th May 2020 | POSTPONED
DIRECTED BY: BEN VINCER

It is with regret but in line with Government advice, we are postponing our production of ‘The 39 Steps’.

We do intend to perform it later in the year so as soon as we have new dates, we will let you know!

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WOODCHURCH PLAYERS ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR 2022 PANTOMIME! ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’ by Bradford and Webster.Director - Emma PriestWE JUST NEED THE CAST AND CREW NOW!SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS ON AUDITIONS, DATES AND CASTING.AUDITION DATES: 7.30- 9PM WOODCHURCH MEMORIAL HALL8/9/21 – ALL WELCOME including interested CREW members!15/9/21 - 7:30-8:15pm under 10 years -7:30-9:30pm over 10 years & adults!PERFORMANCE DATES: ● Friday 14th January 2022 - evening ● Saturday 15th January 2022 - matinee & evening● Sunday 16th January 2022 - matinee● Friday 21st January 2022 - evening● Saturday 22nd January 2022 - matinee & eveningREHEARSALS: Tue & Wed evenings 7.30pm at Woodchurch Memorial Hall or annexe.For more information, or if you can't make audition dates, please contact Emma Priest: 07500 660950Cast: ROBIN HOOD- Principal boy. A confident hero, who of course falls in love with maid Marion! MAID MARION- Principal girl. Good natured and intelligent, soon falls in love with Robin. NANNY NORA TITTLE TATTLE - The Dame. Maid Marion’s nanny. Flirty, fun and larger than life. MUCH, THE MILLER’S SON - A friend to the audience and an all round good guy. Confident enough to carry the story along. THE SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM - The typical panto villain. Confident to work the audience. NICKIT & SCARPER - The Sheriff's tax collectors. The panto’s ‘comedy duo’. Nickit is the brighter of the two, but both are idiots! THE ENCHANTRESS OF THE FOREST - The ‘Good fairy’ character. She narrates much of the story - lines are in rhyme. THE SOOTHSAYER - Gives the Sheriff guidance for the future with the help from her crystal ball. Quite miserable with a touch of evil. ROBIN’S MERRY MEN & WOMEN - All of these characters have lines. JENNY, JILL & JESS - The “Hoodies” - trainee “Merry Men”. Jenny has a few lines KING RICHARD - Act II Scene 12a only. MRS STONEYBROKE - “Know-it-all” villager. Lines in Scene 1 onlyMRS SKINT & MRS PENNILESS - Villagers with a few lines. Scene 1 only CHORUS ROLES - PEASANTS, SCHOOL CHILDREN, MERRY MEN, HOODIES (boys or girls) BROWNIES (and if you have a talent...need a couple of chorus with a talent for something for the talent show in Act 2!!) 4 BABES (under 10 years old, for 2 dances) ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

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Tim, Eliot Matthew Gannon and Elizabeth Fenton are ready to host! The whole tech crew have worked very hard organising, recording and editing the Awards Presentation which will be broadcast to the participating societies on YouTube at 7.30pm. Well done lads and thank you! 🥳KDA RADIO PLAY FESTIVAL AWARDS EVENING 2021 TONIGHT followed by a Zoom 'after party' for all participating societies.Congratulations to all those involved in every production submitted to the Festival.We look forward to meeting you later - far more exciting than Eurovision!🤩😉 ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

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A beautiful song and a worthy cause. You may recognise a face or two! Enjoy and please donate a little if you can. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

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**The Inspiration**Within my circle of music friends, I became aware that some (for whom music was their means of work) are really suffering right now. I lost a friend, the singer in my old band, to Covid last year, plus with two close friends struggling with mental health issues, made worse by lockdown, I’ve found out how devastating this situation is. However, I also realised how music can literally be a life saver.The lyrics of a song my friend Dave Wood was learning, as a means of coping with isolation, became my inspiration and motivation to do something more. This project was the result.#blueskiesfrompain#wishyouwerehere#helpmusiciansuk#mentalhealthawarenessweek#rememberingcharlie ... See MoreSee Less
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