Magdalene Players News

Below you will find the latest news items from the Magdalene Players.

Auditions for Sleeping Beauty

Performance Dates: Thursday- Sunday 1st – 4th February 2024 

Performance Venue: St Mary Magdalene Hall, Trinity Road, Wandsworth Common, SW17 7HP

Adult Auditions (14+): Monday 6th November 23 from 8pm




Gutsy princess who is full of life until she falls asleep.


Beattie’s father, who blusters his way through life, only interested in inventions and Beattie.


His wife, in control and domineering

Ann T Septic

Dame who is the incompetent nursemaid to Beattie when a baby.  Confident but lazy.

Ian Jection

Her son.  Busy chap who is popular and hard working.  Friend of the audience!

Wilhemina Wartface

Evil relative of the King who wants to take over the kingdom.

Prince Skye

Down on his luck and down-trodden by his mother.  Falls in love with Beattie.

Fairy Nuff, Fairy Fluff, Fairy Puff

Protectors of the kingdom, wise and kind, though Puff is not fully trained!

Lock, Stock, Barrel

Passing chancers, who find employment with Wilhemina.

Pompous Pugh

Chamberlain who has trouble getting his words out.

Haughty Hugh

Chamberlain’s sidekick who prompts Pugh.

Paul the Preacher

Busy cleric who is often engaged – on the phone.

Old Narrators

Elderly folk who set the scene who turn out to be Old Beattie and Old Skye.

Everyone welcome. No preparation required, turn up and have some fun! 

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A Fete Worse Than Death - Cast and Tickets

We are pleased to announce the cast of our upcoming play:

Ray Martin - Rob Scheele
Ms Parmenter - Nicola Houghton
Trish Burton - Sakski 
Bunny Turner - Liz O'Donovan
Malcolm Turner - David Ashton
Father Mike - Simon Brumfit
Nigel - Jake Watson

Tickets are available to book online:
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Blithe Spirit Has Been Cast

We are pleased to announce the cast of our upcoming play:

Edith - Liz O'Donovan
Ruth - Jennifer Yorke
Charles - Guy Johnson
Doctor Bradman - Simon Brumfit
Mrs Bradman - Nicola Houghton
Madame Arcati - Sian Kenyon
Elvira - Karen Willemsen

Look out for ticket news in the near future!
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Thank you to everyone who supported Magdalene Players recent panto! Everyone who was involved had an absolute blast and loved sharing that joy with the community. 

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Robin Hood Cast Announced!

We are excited to announce that Robin Hood has been cast and rehearsals are in full swing! 


Robin Hood - Claire Walshe

Maid Marian - Liz O'Donovan

Plenty - David Ashton

Much Little - Jake Watson

Not A Lot - Edward Briffa

Prim Proper - Alena Vogt

Little John - Caroline Field

Will Scarlett - Ella Roy

Alan O'Dale - Dana Skelley

Mike Upthenumbers - Caitriona Fenton

Pie - Camille Marty

Thagorus - Louis Marty

Neigh - Seema Rambarran and Steph Stedman

Jocelyn - Andrea Williams

King Richard - Ivan Rose

Friar Tuck - Simon Brumfit

Sheriff - Rob Scheele

Narrator - Karen Willemsen

Props - Kate Fowlie

Women of the Forest - Meadow Williams, Isabel Bayfield, Harriet Houghton, Chiara Toffolo.

Cardi-gan - Chiara Toffolo

Percy - Kate Fowlie
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The Magdalene Players

The Magdalene Players are an Amateur Drama Group based in Wandsworth, London, England. We have been performing at the St Mary Magdalene Church Hall in London, SW17 7HP since 1980.

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The Magdalene Players
St Mary Magdalene Church Hall
Trinity Road
London SW17 7HP, UK


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