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Productions of

The Young Theatre (at Beaconsfield)

Formed: 31st May 1970

A listing of both full-length and one-act plays. The data is displayed in reverse-chronological order and applies only to past productions by the Beaconsfield group. "Festival(s)" links to the result(s) for the approprite year and "Burnham Trophy" links to the record of awards. The name of a main production or one-act play will link to its production page if there is one. Please let us know if you spot any errors or omissions: every page should have a 'Write' button near the bottom. To search for particular shows or years, most browsers accept {Ctrl}F to Find something on this page. Information about productions in rehearsal can be found at youngtheatre.org.uk and tickets can be obtained from tyt.events

1970s · 1980s · 1990s · 2000s · 2010s

 Original script = Original Script,  Adapted script = Adapted Script
SEASON MAIN TITLE ONE ACT PLAYS DETAILS
2016/17 DICK WHITTINGTON And His Cat
WHAT GREATER GLORY
2015/16 MASKERADE
Festivals '16Shadow of the Giants, Home Free!, HelenMaidenhead, Henley
DAISY PULLS IT OFF
EclipseNational Theatre Connections
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM  Adapted script with Shared Intent Theatre at The Beacon Centre
2014/15 The Home FrontTeams: Evacuees, Blitz, IntelligenceBurnham Trophy
Festivals '15Round the World with Class Six, NineMaidenhead, Henley
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE  Adapted script
ALADDIN  Original script
KING LEAR  Adapted script with Shared Intent Theatre at Glory Farm Barn
2013/14

Fifty
Years
of YT
WINNIE THE POOH
Festival '14 Domby-Dom Maidenhead
50th Anniversary Pronoun
2012/13 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Original script
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Adapted script
Festivals '13 Chatroon, No PicnicMaidenhead, Henley
THE WITCHES
2011/12 SLEEPING BEAUTY Original script
Funny Bones Trapped, A Fish in Her Kettlea cabaret evening fund raiser
Ambition Pinnacle Original script, Dark Intentions Original scriptBurnham Trophy
Festivals '12 The Better Half, Oubliette Maidenhead, Henley, Oxted
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
2010/11 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Original script
THIRTEEN
THE CRUCIBLE
The Social Evening Domby-Dom, The Musicians
2009/10 ALADDIN Original script
AN INSPECTOR CALLSwith Shared Intent Theatre at the Beacon Centre
Decades No Thoroughfare Original script, By Hook or by Crook Original scriptBurnham Trophy
Festivals '10 The Cagebirds, One for the Road Maidenhead, Henley
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
2008/9 CINDERELLA Original script
Seven Deadly SinsDelilah Original script, Behind the Scenes Original script,
It's All in Your Head Original script
Burnham Trophy
MACBETH Adapted script
2007/8 CONFUSIONS
Festivals '08After Midnight Before Dawn,
The Devil You Know
 Original script
Maidenhead, Henley
OLIVER!
HAMLET Adapted scriptwith Shared Intent Theatre at the Beacon Centre
2006/7 WYRD SISTERS
Festivals '07The Mysteries: The Passion, Original script
Round the World with Class 6
Maidenhead, Henley
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
CANTERBURY TALES
2005/6 COMEDY TONIGHT Last Tango in Little Grimley, The Do-It-Yourself Frankenstein Outfit, Power Games Original script
Festivals '06Power Games Original script Maidenhead, Chalfont & Henley
WIND IN THE WILLOWS
THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS Unhand Me Squire, Streuth, The Black Widow Original script
2004/5 Isolation One Step Forward Original script, Two Girls Original script, Commeducation Original script Burnham Trophy
Festivals '05Us and Them Chalfont & Henley
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
THE WITCHES
2003/4

Forty
Years
of YT
JUST FOR LAUGHS
Ball Boys All England Theatre Festival & The British Festival
ALICE Original script
Festivals '04Ball Boys, Laundry Girls Chalfont, Maidenhead & Henley
MISTER SCROOGE Original script
2002/3THE WIZ
2001/2 HYSTERIAHenry the Tenth (Part Seven), Cinderella, The Cherry Sisters 
ONCE A CATHOLIC
Festivals '02Oedecles - King of Thebes, Conversations with a Golliwog Chalfont & Henley
BILLY LIAR
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Adapted script
2000/1 REFLECTIONSA Portal to the Soul Original script, Misconception Original script, Pre-nuptual Disasters Original script Burnham Trophy
Festival GalaThe Cagebirds, Ritual for Dolls 
Festivals '01The Cagebirds, Ritual for DollsChalfont, Maidenhead & Henley
DAISY PULLS IT OFF
That's Entertainment Oedecles - King of Thebes, Easy Stages, Melons at the Parsonage 
1999/2000 Celebration 2000The Knight's Tale, The Drunkard's Dilemma, Carpe Diem Included in this joint production with Beaconsfield Theatre Group, Chiltern Shakespeare Co., and Tight Fit Theatre
MERCHANT OF VENICE Adapted script
MASKERADE
1998/9 Destiny Des Tiny's Story Original script, The Class of '79 Original script, Saved by the Bell Original script Burnham Trophy
Festivals '99Permission to CryChalfont & Maidenhead
Sex, Mice & Sci-Fi Can You Hear the Music?, Carpe Diem Original script, Permission To Cry  
ANIMAL FARM
BUGSY MALONE
1997/8 A Night to RememberThe Desirable Cottage,
Gosforth’s Fête
The plays formed part of a revue
The Township PlaysThe Coat, The Island 
Festival Winners EveningAbsence of Reason Original script, Two  
Festivals '98Absence of Reason Original script, TwoChalfont & Maidenhead
CARD-PLAY
THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE
DAZZLE
1996/7 Social EveningFarndale Avenue … Macbeth 
Chaos TheoryCarpe Diem Original script, Absence of Reason Original script, Sunshine Square (Episode 5): A Death Wish Original scriptBurnham Trophy
Festivals '97 Teechers; Droitwich Discovery; After Midnight, Before Dawn Chalfont & Maidenhead
Teechers; After Midnight, Before Dawn Henley
MORT
THE PHOENICIAN WOMEN
1995/6 Social Extravaganza
An Evening of Harold PinterNight, Victoria Station, The Applicant, The Lover 
THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT WENT TO SEE.....
Festivals '96Floor Thirteen Original script Chalfont & Maidenhead
THE WINTER'S TALE Adapted script
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Original script
1994/5

Silver
Jubilee
Season
Floor Thirteen Original scriptPart of a joint production with Beaconsfield Theatre Group, Chiltern Shakespeare Company, and Beaconsfield Operatic Society for the opening of the Beacon Centre, Holtspur
AGNES OF GOD
OUR DAY OUT
Festivals '95Death of an Angel Original script, In Need of Care, Deadline DawnChalfont & Maidenhead
Deadline DawnHenley
THE CRUCIBLE Adapted script
THE STORY OF SNOW WHITE Original script
1993/4 Moment of TruthDeath of an Angel Original script, Tempting Fate Original script, Family League Original scriptBurnham Trophy
Festivals '94Intrusions Original scriptChalfont & Maidenhead
THE BEEPLEAlso performed in Iver Heath and Burnham Park
TALE OF TWO CITIES
1992/3 Melodramatic MadnessA Revue
BLACK COMEDY
CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Festivals '93Ritual for Dolls, The CagebirdsChalfont & Maidenhead
ANTIGONE
WINNIE THE POOH
1991/2 Contrasts’92The Rehearsal Original script, We Shall Never Die, A Sense of the Ridiculous 
BLITHE SPIRIT
Festivals '92The Laundry GirlsChalfont & Henley
THE DESERTED HOUSE
Social EveningAn Educationalist's Short Coarse Version of the Scottish Play Original script 
1990/1 THE SWEENY TODD SHOCK 'n ROLL SHOW
EchoesIntrusions Original script, Daddy Isn't Coming Home Original scriptBurnham Trophy
Festivals '91In Need of CareChalfont & Henley
Festival PreviewIn Need of CareJoint production with Twilight Theatre
THE GREAT CROSS COUNTRY RACE
1989/90


20th
Anniversary
The Good, the Bad, and the …Out of the Frying Pan,
The Black Widow Original script
A social evening
Rebels Arthur, Cloud Over the Morning
Festival PlaysIdea for a Play, Us and Them, Winners
Festivals '90 WinnersChalfont, Maidenhead & Henley
Us and ThemChalfont
Lloyds Bank ChallengeCircle of Seasons Original script
THE TINDER BOX
School Daze A collection of readings and poetry
1988/9 Wooburn Festival (High Wycombe)BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE (NSYT) Plus a Children's Workshop
ShadowsCircle of Seasons Original script,
The Agony and the Ecstasy Original script
Burnham Trophy
THE LAST OF THE WIZARDS Adapted script
Lloyds Bank ChallengeStereotypes Original script
THE DRACULA SPECTACULA
1987/8 Social EveningAfter Midnight, Before Dawn;
The Rehearsal Original script
Wooburn Festival (Amersham)TOM AND VIV (NSYT)
Street Theatre Original script (Whipsnade Zoo)
ImagesCupid Strikes Twice Original script, A Day in the Life Original script, Reel Dreams Original scriptBurnham Trophy
Festivals '88After Midnight, Before DawnChalfont & Maidenhead
THE EVIL EYE OF GONDOR
UNITED WE STAND
1986/7 South Coast TourGeorge, Ball Boys, The Sordid Revenge of Captain Silas Seedy Original script, Fifteen Minute Hamlet, Street Theatre (The Magic Bedroom) Original script
Time Launderette Blues Original script, Time Out Original script, The Return of Captain Seedy Original scriptPre-Burnham Trophy
Festivals '87 Stereotypes Original script, DreamJobs,
There's Always Spring,
Mirrors Of The Mind Original script
Chalfont & Maidenhead
THE SNOW QUEEN Original script
Social EveningAlbert; The Sordid Revenge of Captain Silas Seedy Original script
1985/6 VoicesStereotypes Original script, Mirrors of the Mind Original script, My Fiancé is a Corpse Original script, Rest in Pieces Original scriptPre-Burnham Trophy
Festivals '86Albert, Them Boots Ain't Made For Walking, Ernie's Incredible Illucinations Chalfont
Albert, Them Boots Ain't Made For Walking Maidenhead
AND A LITTLE LOVE BESIDES
Young Theatre WorkshopConversations with a GolliwogJoint Production with BTG at Farnham Royal
TOAD OF TOAD HALL
Social EveningHiss the Villain
1984/5 THE WIZYoung Theatre Workshop
Festivals '85David & Broccoli, Wrecked Original scriptChalfont & Maidenhead
Festival SupperDavid & Broccoli, Wrecked Original scriptYT 21st Birthday Evening
THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT WENT TO SEE
1983/4

Twenty
Years
of
YT
LOOK BACK IN ANGER   Young Theatre Workshop, Wooburn Festival
3-Play David & Broccoli, A Sense of The Ridiculous, Woomberang  
Festivals '84 Flies in July Original script, (Act 2 of) Fallen Angels Chalfont
Flies in July Original script Maidenhead
Virtual Images Silence, The Interview, Conversations with a Golliwog Young Theatre Workshop
THE PIED PIPER Original script
20 YEARS OF YT GALA   A Revue
BILLY LIARYoung Theatre Workshop
Social Evening Albert Also included: Cathy Come Home by Reading Youth Theatre
1982/3 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Vigil Original script, Flies in July Original script, Tone & Angie's Housewarming Original script
Stage 3 Wolfgang, The Damask Drum, The Cagebirds
HERE WE GO Original script
THE RAT TRAP Original script YT Plus!, Elgiva Hall, Chesham
THE GREAT CROSS-COUNTRY RACE
Social EveningThe Laundry Girls, Flies In July Original scriptAlso performed at Windsor Arts Centre
1981/2 LE BAL DE MANNEQUINS Original script
CONTRASTS ’82 Cloud Over The Morning, Do-It-Yourself, In Need Of Care
Social Evening The Cloak, Restoration Piece St Michael's Hall
Mini Revue The planned production The Opening of YTV was cancelled due to severe weather conditions resulting in loss of rehearsals
1980/1 South Coast Tour The Dumb Waiter, Ritual For Dolls, The Sordid Revenge of Captain Silas Seedy Original script, Street Theatre Original script
South Bucks Arts Festival The Laboratory Also, a drama workshop
THE DESERTED HOUSE
CONTRASTS ’81 Space Between The Years, Julian, I took my Heart to a Party... Original script
An Evening of Entertainment The Dumb Waiter, Return Journey Elgiva Hall, Chesham
SMIKE
1979/80

Tenth
Anniversary
Season
Social Evening The Hanging Man 10th Anniversary Evening
FESTIVALS 1980 Us & Them, November Echo, Ritual For Dolls, The DIY Frankenstein Kit An evening of Festival plays
Festivals '80 Us & Them, November Echo, Ritual For Dolls, The DIY Frankenstein Kit Chalfont
November Echo, Ritual For Dolls Maidenhead
Interchange Then Joint production with YT Harrow & Chalfont Youth Drama Group at Chalfont St. Giles
THE STORY OF SNOW-WHITE Original script
1978/9 Midsummer Barbecue Black-Eyed Susan Plus, Punch and Judy Original script by YT Harrow
Festival Contrasts Shirts, In Need of Care, The Cagebirds, The Thistle in the Donkey Field An evening of Festival plays
Festivals '79 Shirts, In Need of Care, The Cagebirds, The Thistle in the Donkey Field Chalfont
Shirts, In Need of Care, The Cagebirds Maidenhead
HUMBUG A Revue
1977/8 CONTRASTS ’78 Cloud Over the Morning, The DIY Frankenstein Outfit, The Disappearing Maids Original script
THE DRAGON
Social Eveving The Tram Track Tragedy Dinner/Dance Theatre
1976/7 THE OTHER CHILDREN
Festival '77 Ernie's Incredible Illucinations Chalfont
THEY CAME TO A CITY
TOAD OF TOAD HALL
Social Evening Temptation Sordid, On The FrontierDinner Theatre
1975/6 Barbecue Hoedown Drunkard's Dilemma
Interplay George, The Life of Hercules - Page One, The Player Queen, The Little Man
PILGRIM ’76 Adapted script
Best Choice The Tasks of Ming-Lo; Good Blood, Bad Blood Saturday: Dinner Theatre
1974/5 Social EveningHiss The VillainDinner Theatre
The Ladder Included in a Revue
THE BEEPLE Adapted script
1973/4 Barbecue Social Maria Marten at Magpie Lodge
Contrasts Three Good Blood, Bad Blood; All The Tea in China; The Dribblesome Teapots
OUR TOWN
Social EveningThe CloakAt North Harrow. (Joint Production with YT Harrow who performed Then)
Bucks Festival The Cloak
1972/3 Contrasts Too No details (yet?!)
THE DESERTED HOUSE
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS Original script
1971/2 Stage 4 Original script Tree That Is Born Of Woman Original script, Tale in a Tea-Cup Original script, The Four Year Change Original script, The Christmas Tree Original script
THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE Original script
1970/1 LADY PRECIOUS STREAM
Contrasts Michael, The New Step, Hiss The Villain
THE SEA-KING’S DAUGHTER Adapted script
Productions
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(google sheet)
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