NVT Archives

Production Listing


Here are our productions from November 2020 to October 2010


Oct & Nov 20 New Venture Virtual Theatre - Filmed Monologues by members  
13 to 15 March Quartet by Ronald Harwood Richard Lindfield
14 to 22 Feb Talk by Mark Wilson Mark Wilson
17 to 25 Jan The Winterling by Jez Butterworth Steven O'Shea
 5 to 14 Dec Great Expectations adapted from Charles Dickens by Neil Bartlett Diane Robinson
 1 to 9 Nov Fen by Caryl Churchill Ian Amos
 4 to 12 Oct Gabriel by Moira Buffini Gerry McCrudden
19 to 27 July Short Play Festival 2019  
14 to 22 June Elephant's Graveyard by George Brant David Eaton
17 to 25 May Hysteria by Terry Johnson Bob Ryder
12 to 20 April Pickwick and Weller by Barry Purchese (& Charles Dickens!) Rod Lewis
29 March Charmless! - NVYT Production Chelsea Mountney
15 to 23 March The Father by Florian Zeller Mary Allen
15 to 23 Feb The Language Archive by Julia Cho Sam Chittenden
18 to 26 Jan Laundry & Bourbon / Lone Star by James McLure Mark Lester
 30 Nov to 8 Dec Be My Baby by Amanda Whittington Jerry Lyne
 2 to 10 Nov Orphans by Dennis Kelly Charly Sommers
 5 to 13 Oct Happy Now? by Lucinda Coxon Claire Lewis
 20 to 28 Jul Lovesong by Abi Morgan Kirsty Elmer
 15 to 23 Jun Jumpy by April de Angelis Diane Robinson
 1 & 2 Jun Elephant's Graveyard by George Brant (Rehearsed Reading) David Eaton
11 to 19 May 1984 by George Orwell Nick Richards
6 to 10 Apr Anniversary April  
16 to 24 Mar Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon Bob Ryder
16 to 24 Feb Our Lady of Sligo by Sebastian Barry Mark Wilson
19 to 27 Jan True West by Sam Shephard Steven O'Shea
7 to 16 Dec The Messiah by Patrick Barlow Rod Lewis
10 to 18 Nov Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill Jerry Lyne
3 Nov Fri-Up Comedy Night  
6 to 14 Oct Antigone by Sophokles Sam Chittenden
9 & 10 Sep Heritage Open Weekend  
21 to 29 Jul Short Play Festival  
16 to 24 Jun Proof by David Auburn Claire Lewis
17 to 27 May Lulu by Frank Wedekind Scott Roberts
 21 to 29 Apr Hughie by Eugene O'Neill / The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard Dan Walker / Mary Allen
 31 Mar & 1 Apr Blood Lies & Teen Twister NVYT
 17 to 25 Mar The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan Pat Boxall
 17 to 25 Feb Blood Wedding by Frederico Lorca Chris Dangerfield
  20 to 28 Jan The Homecoming by Harold Pinter Steven O'Shea
 31 Dec-1 Jan 2016: A Tribute  
 16 & 17 Dec Fannytasticals  
 1 to 10 Dec Dick Barton & the Tango of Terror by Phil Willmott Gerry McCrudden
 4 to 12 Nov The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl Sam Chittenden
 7 to 15 Oct Holes by Tom Basden Nick Richards
 10 to 11 Sept Heritage Open Day Alex Epps
 15 to 23 July Love and Information by Caryl Churchill Kirsty Elmer
 18 to 25 June Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo (Adptd by Gavin Richards) Rod Lewis
 13 to 21 May Broken Glass by Arthur Miller Jerry Lyne
23 April Shakespeare's Wake  
 8 to 16 April How many Miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston (Adptd by Alan Stanford) Gerry McCrudden
18 & 19 March Our Sons as well; WW1; - Poetry and Prose Tamsin Mastoris
11 & 12 March Mort by Terry Practchett (Performed Reading) Dan Walker
26 Feb to 5 Mar Women of Troy by Euripedes (Nick Hern version) Ella Thompson
15 to 23 Jan Loot by Joe Orton Steven O’Shea
4 to 12 Dec Christmas Carol - Adapted by Sarah Davies from Dickens Sarah Davies
6 to 14 Nov Reasons to be Pretty by Neil La Butte Tim McQuillen-Wright
2 to 10 Oct The Miser by Moliere Steven Adams
17 to 25 July 10 Minute Play Competition Various Directors
19 to 27 June The Arsonists by Max Frish Sam Chittenden
15 to 30 May Parlour Song by Jez Butterworth Claire Lewis
24 Apr to 2 May The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington Pat Boxall
3 & 4 Apr Richard III (Performed Reading) By William Shakespeare Scott Roberts 
20 to 28 March Benefactors by Michael Frayn Tess Gill
20 to 28 Feb

Shaffer Double Bill – Private Ear /  Black Comedy

Dan Walker / Ian Black
14 to 24 Jan Hamlet by William Shakespeare Steven O Shea
5 to 11 Dec The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Anderson - adapted by Andrew Allen Andrew Allen
11 Oct to 8 Nov Hay Fever by Noel Coward Gerry McCrudden
3 to 11 Oct  Amongst Barbarians by Michael Wall Sean Lippett-Fall
 18 to 26 July Decade by various playwrights Kirsty Elmer
 20 to 28 June The Herbal Bed by Peter Whelan Tamsin Fraser
 23 to 31 May Not About Heroes by Stephen MacDonald Jerry Lyne
2 to 17 May Hedwig and the Angry Inch by James Cameron Mitchell Frank Leon
21 to 29 March

The End of the Beginning by Sean O’Casey  (1st Production in the refurbished Theatre Upstairs)

Rod Lewis

21 Feb to 1 Mar The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan Gerry McCrudden
17 to 25 Jan Old Times by Harold Pinter Steven O’Shea
20 & 21 Dec Christmas Improv  
6 to 14 Dec 10 Minute Play Competition Various
1 to 9  Nov God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza Ulrike Schilling
19 Oct Reopening of Theatre Upstairs  
4 to 12 Oct Double Bill - Seagulls and Hearts Desire by Caryl Churchill Felicity Clements & Ian Black
20 to 27 July The Building Devised by Sarah Davies
22 to 29 June Double Bill - The Lover & Celebration by Harold Pinter Kevin Moore & Tim McQuillen Wright
28 May to 1 Jun A Beginning, A Muddle and An End Improvisation by  Andrew Allen
5 May Frogmore Poets 30th Birthday  
4 to 18  May No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre Louise Gregory
11 to 12 April Underneath the Lintel by Glen Berger D James Newton
30 Mar to 6 Apr Boston Marriage by David Mamet Jerry Lyne
23 Feb to 2 Mar How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found by Fin Kennedy Ian Black
19 to 26 Jan Double Bill - Far Away & Seven Jewish Children by Caryl Churchill Tamsin Fraser / Strat Mastoris
6 to 9 Dec Hansel and Gretel by Helen Nelder Helen Nelder
9 to 17 Nov The Price by Arthur Miller Rod Lewis
19 to 20 Oct Three Kinds of Me by Sarah Charsley Andrew Allen
6 to 13 Oct Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon Gerry McCrudden
14 to 21 July 10 Minute Play Competition Various
16 to 23 June  Medea by Euripedes - translated byTom Paulin Andrew Allen
25 to 26 May  Once upon a time in Brighton Devised by Sarah Charsley
5 to 19 May  A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams Mark Wilson
31 Mar to 7 April  The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright Pat Boxall
16 Mar  Wizzle and Mince - (Jim Cartwright) Ollie Donovan
18 to 25 Feb  The Permanent Way by David Hare Kirsty Elmer
21 to 28 Jan  Kvetch by Steven Berkoff Steven O’Shea
6 Jan  Beginnings and Resolutions  
 10 to 17 Dec Talking Dog Devised by Sarah Davies 
19 to 26 Nov Iron by Rona Munro Jerry Lyne
4 Nov NVT Titter  
22 to 29 Oct Love Letters by AR Gurney Strat Mastoris
1 to 8 Oct The Servant by Robin Maugham Ken Potter
27 to 29 July Connection Unsecure:  Continue? Devised by Izzy MacKenzie & Mark Wilson
16 to 23 July Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn Pat Boxall
24 to 25 June Crimes Against Humanities Teachers Andy Thomas
25 to 30 May Four Play by Andrew Allen Andrew Allen
7 to 21 May All my Sons by Arthur Miller James Newton
7 to 29 May Artists Open House  
26 Mar to 2 Apr

Double Bill – Fake by Michael Graney & Lie with Me by Steve Coulson

Arwen Williams & Steve Coulson / Uli Schilling

5 to 12 Mar The Well by Jonathan Brown Jonathan Brown
11 Feb Love’s Labour’s Lost - Short Fiction  
22 to 29 Jan Speed the Plow by David Mamet Steven O’Shea
4 to 11 Dec The Steamie by Tim Roper Leanne McKenzie
19 Nov Into the Dark – Short Story Reading  
6 to 13 Nov Gaby Goes Global by Judy Upton Ian Black
22 Oct Poetry South East  
15 Oct NVT Titter2  
2 to 9 Oct Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Tim McQuillen Wright







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