With a name like Wargrave his day must be numbered ….

Here’s yet another suspect appearing in our next production at the Rhodes Arts Complex 19th – 21st March – And then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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But in the meantime here is the very suave and judgemental Sir Lawrence Wargrave

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Who are you?

Granville Rush

Who is your character?

Sir Lawrence Wargrave

What’s he like?

Wargrave is a highly intelligent recently retired judge, a man with a commanding personality. As the characters begin to realize that a murderer is hunting them, Wargrave’s experience, air of authority and self-accepted superiority make him a natural leader for the group. He lays out evidence, organizes searches, and ensures that weapons are locked away safely. He is multi-faceted, cool-headed and calm but you never know quite what he’s thinking. Is it self-preservation or something a lot more sinister?

What’s the greatest mystery you know?

Machu Picchu, Angkor Wat, Cheops at Giza, Shangri La – the lost Himalayan sanctuary not the Shankri-la cafe in Mysore, mind you after partaking of their home mixed pipe “tobacco” in their hookah lounge I could be mistaken. It could be any of these but no. I think the most likely greatest mystery known is that of the missing sock! Why are there no matching socks? Where do all the odd ones go? It has been one of the most irritating mysteries of life since mankind started wearing socks or stockings.

However, if you would like something a little bit more down to earth or grass in this case. Why do cows always eat facing either north or south but never east or west?  –   Fascinating




Allo Vera ……

Another dodgy subject appearing in our next production at the Rhodes Arts Complex 19th – 21st March – And then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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But in the meantime – meet Vera Claythorne  !

Cluedo VERA - Hanna


Who are you?

Hannah Juggins
Who is your character?
Vera Claythorne
What are they like?
Practical, careful, intelligent and fiercely independent, Vera does not suffer fools lightly.  Deep down she is a romantic but she has become disillusioned by love and does not trust easily.  As such she keeps her true feelings close to her chest and does her utmost to maintain her composure at all times.  There is no doubt that she is an extremely capable individual whose determination and grit give her the ability to succeed at whatever she puts her mind to.  The question is does that extend to murder…?
What’s the greatest mystery you know?
Why can you only find things when you aren’t looking for them?  Then when you actually need the thing that you found when you weren’t looking for it, you can’t remember where you last saw it?


He’s a bit of a Blore …..

Here’s another of our suspicious looking characters appearing in our next production at the Rhodes Arts Complex 19th – 21st March – And then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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But in the meantime – meet William Blore our version of Columbo !

Cluedo BLORE - Andy


Who are you ?
Andy Roberts

Who is your character?
William Blore

What are they like ?
I play an ex cop, who is now a private investigator. He is a suspicious fellow, with a love of asking questions and food…not necessarily in that order.  He also drinks like a fish. Type casting or what? – because this is a murder mystery, you decide!

What’s the greatest mystery you know ?

I do often wonder why a lot of people leave doing things to the last possible minute.  I suspect that their brains are still running on an old operating system (maybe AdamNEve V1.1).   Come on people, get those updates installed!




More suspects !!!

Here’s the next of our introductions to the dodgy lot appearing in our next production at the Rhodes Arts Complex 19th – 21st March – And then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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But in the meantime – meet Emily Brent

Cluedo EMILY BRENT - Billie


Who are you  Billie Kerr

Who are you playing?  Emily Brent

You’re not giving much away – what’s she like? A superior and arrogant woman with no conscience or feeling for anyone ( you know what, I can tell – Ed) 

What’s your favourite mystery? My favourite mystery is ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne Du Maurier.

Well that was fun – thanks !


And then there were none – Whodunnit?

Here we go – following the success of last year’s offering ‘Murder on the Nile’ here’s the first of our introductions to the shifty bunch of characters appearing in our next production at the Rhodes Arts Complex 19th – 21st March – And then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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But in the meantime – meet Captain Phillip Lombard

Cluedo Lombard - Matt

Who are you?
Matthew Juggins, nice to meet you.
Who is your character?
Captain Philip Lombard. How d’you do. Have a drink?
What are they like?
He’s an adventurer, inveterate survivor, outrageous flirt, and a bit of a likeable cad, really. Not a bad person, he has principles, but he certainly operates according to the directions of his own, unique moral compass. Coolness personified in the face of danger, he’s prepared for trouble (it usually follows him around) and is never caught out without a suitably sarcastic quip. He’ll always do the right thing… eventually. Probably drives a Jaaaaag.
What’s the greatest mystery you know?
How my wife puts up with me. I guess we’ll never know the truth
Ed – Thanks Matt – incidentally did you know your name is an acronym for ‘Loads Of Money But A Right D…..’ 


Auditions !!!! And Then There Were None

ATTWN poster 3caAuditions for Then There Were None will take place 7.45pm Tues 19th and Thurs 21st Nov at Windhill Churches Centre, Old Monastery Gardens, Windhill, Bishop’s Stortford, and here’s a word from the man in charge – our very own Will Jamieson – 

With 1 act 1 night in full swing, planning attention turns to our next full-length show Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None”. One of her most famous stories, I have been thrilled by it since I first read it on holiday in Corfe. A sleepy Dorset village with a ruined castle on the hill above and steam engines traveling through the valley below, where better to read a1930s mystery.  
The play, set on an island just off the Devon coast, follows 10 strangers as they arrive for a house party whose host hasn’t arrived. Trapped by the weather they soon find out their invites are not what they seem as a guest dies suddenly. How do a poem, a gramophone and a solider figure come into the story? Come along to auditions to find out.

Ooooooh ! We cant wait !!!

Love, sex , violence – amateur theatre at its best !

Ooh look – our lovely member Lisa Turptu as absconded over to be with our pals at Much Hadham for their latest production

What’s it all about Lisa ?

‘ “Things We Do For Love” by Alan Ayckbourn is a dark comedy which explores the changing relationships between the four characters, Barbara, Gilbert, Nikki and Hamish. Despite an early mutual loathing, Barbara begins a passionate affair with her best friend Nikki’s fiancé, Hamish, only for this new relationship to swiftly descend into violence’

Sounds like a proper giggle!!

Check it out all !

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Pastures Green ….

It’s ok – she not going permanently but only 5 days after performing in our One Act One Night, Water Lane’s very own Amanda Green will be heading South, all the way to Old Harlow, where she will be taking part in Goodnight Mister Tom at the Victoria Hall Theatre alongside the magnificent dog Sammy 13th-16th November.

She would love to see some familiar faces, but tickets are selling really fast, so please reserve yours’ in good time at  https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/harlowtheatrecompanyGoodnight

Watch out – its the watch !

She’s new in town and she watches everyone ………..

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Name ?Debbie Le Gallienne.. new to Water Lane.. working through my bucket list!

Character ? Watchman 1 … means well but a bit simple  !

Favourite line in the play ? ‘And in her bosom I’ll unclasp my heart’ …   I like the idea of someone unclasping their heart and bravely revealing love and vulnerability ( Ed ahhhhh)

Fave Western?  Blazing Saddles .. Pure silliness and really funny spoof western

Come and watch our watch watch you ( enough with the watch jokes- ed)

Tickets here