Posted on: September 19, 2016 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Abigail’s Party cast blog 3

Finding Costumes The cast found their way to the costume studio on Sunday morning in search of suitable attire for the production. Those of you who know the KLP will be aware that we are lucky enough to have our own Studio space, built by the group themselves in the 1970’s which we use to build sets, store furniture and props and has it’s own Aladdin’s cave section dedicated to…

Posted on: September 13, 2016 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 0

Abigail’s Party cast blog 2

Getting in Character We had an interesting discussion at Saturdays rehearsal about our characters and how they felt about being at this awful drinks party. What was probably most interesting was the influence of the era on the characters lives and how that differs so much from what is expected of men and women today. Laurence is under pressure to provide for his social climbing wife who doesn’t work any…

Posted on: September 7, 2016 Posted by: Sally-Anne Rafferty Comments: 1

Abigail’s Party Cast Blog 1

So we have now all settled into rehearsals for Abigails Party and the first dilemmas are settling in. Characters are forming, lines are being learned but we have encountered a couple of dilemmas for the cast on stage – eating and smoking. We’ve all had to eat and drink on stage – indeed for our last production ‘Taming of the Shrew’ set in a modern day cafe we drank a…

Posted on: August 2, 2016 Posted by: Mary Comments: 0

Abigail’s Party – cast list

The casting is now announced! Beverley – Carolyne Bevan Laurence – Robin Piper Angela – Leonie Thompson Tony – John Bradnum Susan – Sally-Anne Rafferty Rehearsals begin on August bank holiday monday. To book tickets click here: www.ticketsource.co.uk/klp

Posted on: July 8, 2016 Posted by: Mary Comments: 0

KLP Studio

In the 1970’s our members built out very own studio space in the heart of Kings Langley, that we still use to this day to build our sets and to store our extensive wardrobe, collection of props and furniture. We hire out props and furniture to other theatre groups as well. There are too many items to list in detail, but we can tell you that we have: Vintage suitcases,…

Posted on: July 8, 2016 Posted by: Mary Comments: 0

Jumble Sales

Every year in September we hold our annual Jumble Sale at the Community Centre. We combine our Jumble with an annual clear out from our costume studio – so you never know what vintage bargains you might find! And we always have some delicious home-made refreshments on offer for those in need of a cup of tea and slice of cake. You never know what treasures might turn up at…

Posted on: July 8, 2016 Posted by: Mary Comments: 0

KLP Golf society

The KLPGS was founded in Enniskillen when the KLP were visiting the Ardhowen Theatre with their production of “On The Razzle”. There were 4 players initially, and the inaugural competition for the HertsAid Trophy was played. The Society has grown considerably since then, with over 30 players on some society days. KLPGS play monthly from March – November, with the intention of playing as many different golf courses as possible.…

Posted on: July 8, 2016 Posted by: Mary Comments: 0

The Wardrobe & costume hire

We are lucky enough to have an extensive collection of costumes which we also hire out to other groups and the public. Our studio is run by volunteers, and there is generally someone there on a Sunday morning from 10:30am – 12:00. If you are interested in hiring any costumes, please contact us at info@klp.org.uk.