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Posted on: January 19, 2021 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Message from our Chairman

Greetings everyone, and a very happy new year to you all,I hope you were able to enjoy the festive season as best as you could under the prevailing circumstances. I know many of us were unable to enjoy the company of family and friends, that was very hard, more so as we head in to another period of lock down. We had hoped to plan a new production in the…

Posted on: February 13, 2020 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Interview with our Director

Our newsletter Editor recently asked director Nick Davey some searching questions regarding his upcoming production of The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Why did you choose a Martin McDonagh play? I have history! The first play I directed was The Cripple of Inishmaan in 2001, I also did The Lonesome West in 2010 and acted in the Beauty Queen of Lenane. Once Lieutenant is done, that just leaves A Skull in Connemara…

Posted on: December 15, 2019 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Interview with our director

To learn a bit more about our up-coming producton of Cinderella, our KLP News editor interviewed Rebecca, our director. You are a glutton for punishment, why take on a huge commitment that is panto? You are right a pantomime is an enormous commitment! Listening to an audience laugh at the corny jokes, seeing children’s’ reactions to a live theatre experience is worth all the blood, sweat and tears.  Cinderella is…

Posted on: August 9, 2019 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Awards

We’re not usually ones to blow our own trumpets, but every so often it doesn’t do any harm. Here in the KLP we do what we do for the sheer love of it (and we really love what we do). There is no financial reward or glory – other than the fabulous applause at the end of a performance, which is why it’s so special when we do get recognised…

Posted on: February 23, 2019 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Meet the cast – Officer Perkins

Today we meet Officer Perkins from the Who is Theo cast – played by Sean Lovell Tell us about your character: Officer Perkins is a rookie cop, in well over his head. Very gullible as well. What’s your favourite line (of your character) in the the play? I’m a strong, confident officer and I’m in control of this situation and my feelings. What appealed to you about this play? When…

Posted on: November 17, 2018 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Kings Langley Pantomime Interviews #4 Wardrobe

This week we go behind the scenes to see how the show comes together. Here we speak to Wendy and Ann our fabulous costume managers to find out just how they go about making us all look good. Costuming a Panto is a mammoth task – tell us how you approach it? Wendy: Well, the first thing is to wonder why we said ‘yes, we’ll do it again’! Once we…

Posted on: January 15, 2018 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Our next show – Quartet

We’re really excited to start rehearsals for our next show this season, Quartet by Ronald Harwood which will be from the 8th – 10th March 2018. Set in a home for retired opera singers, the play starts with Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred,  making plans to celebrate Verdi’s birthday with a concert which they do every year. Meanwhile they are awaiting the arrival of a new Resident, and are curious to…

Posted on: January 15, 2018 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Thanks to all our Panto audiences

We would just like to say a huge thank you to all our Pantomime audiences who came to see Jack & The Beanstalk last week. We had such a great time putting on the show and it was really gratifying to receive such lovely feedback from all of you afterwards – not to mention all the cheers and laughter throughout the shows. We hope that you will join us again…

Posted on: August 4, 2017 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Casting announced for the new season

19th – 21st Octover 2017 Rope by Patrick Hamilton Directed by Carolyne Bevan Brandon – Sophie Palumbo Granillo – Emma Fredskild-Green Sabot – Jamie Yates Raglan – Victoria Jeffs Leila Arden – Lisa Harbron Kentley [Snr] – Michael Goane Debenham – Paula Jeffs Rupert Cadell – Oli David 11th – 13th January 2018 Jack & the Beanstalk by Ben Crocker Directed by Rebecca Davey Edena The Eco Fairy – Sally-Anne…