Festival Players Theatre Company

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Trish Knight-Webb founded The Festival Players Theatre Company in 1986, directing its first production, Romeo and Juliet, for the Three Choirs Festival. An Actress and Director, she directed and performed in most of the productions and was Artistic Director of the Company until 2002.

In 1996 the programme was expanded to include other productions, outside of the main season, such as Not in My Back Yard, The Importance of Being Earnest and, most recently, Lettice and Lovage.
In 1997 the Festival Players Theatre Company was registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee.

In 2002 Trish handed over the Artistic Directorship of the Company to Michael Dyer, but stayed on as an Associate Director.

The Festival Players Theatre Company is now well established as a professional company delivering the best in open-air Shakespeare. It continues to grow in reputation, both nationally and internationally.

Connected mandy members:

Eshy Moyo
2021, Henry V, Dauphin/Gower
2019, The Tempest, Ferdinand and Sebastian
Kents Caverns
2019, The Tempest, Stephano, Gonzalo
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Paul Thomas
2019, The Tempest, Trinculo & Alonso
Kents Cavern
Aaron Kehoe
2019, Much Ado About Nothing, Hero/ Don John/ George Seacoal
Tom Everatt
2019, Much Ado About Nothing, Claudio/ Verges/ Ursula
2019, Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice/Balthasar
2019, Much Ado About Nothing, Don Pedro / Friar / Margaret
2019, Evita, Eva's Family/Aristocrat
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Lydia Ward
2019, Evita, Young Evita/Ensemble
ADC Theatre Cambridge
2018, The Winters Tale (UK & European Tour), Perdita, Mamillius, First gentlemen & Servant
Tom Everatt
2018, The Winters Tale, Florizel, Clown, First Lord
U.K. and Europe
2018, The Winters Tale, Polixenes / Paulina
European tour
Will Gillham
2018, The Winter’s Tale, Antigonus / Autolycus
European Tour
Billy Harris
2018, , Big Joe
Sir Robert Martin Theatre
2017, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Mistress Ford/Fenton/Pistol
2017, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Mistress Page/Justice Shallow
UK and EuropeanTour
Connor Reed
2017, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Sir Hugh Evans, Anne Page, Robin
Mark Spriggs
2017, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Sir John Falstaff
UK & Europe
2017, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ford / Slender
UK & Europe

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