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The latest with Giffnock Theatre Players.

The Matchmaker

Posted 9 months ago

The Matchmaker cast try on their costumes for the first time. They’re looking good and so are the actors!

The Diary of Anne Frank

Posted 9 months ago

Paola De Rosa directed this stunning production of The Diary of Anne Frank. The actors, the backstage crew and Paola helped bring this production together. Audiences were moved by the performance. I visited Aushwitz and Birkenau recently and it brought home the inhumanity of the Nazi regime. On a lighter note the backstage crew got […]

The Cripple of Inishmaan

Posted 9 months ago

A departure from Eastwood Park Theatre to Webster’s Theatre in the west end for The Cripple of Inishmaan. There were a few “fecks”, a few eggs smashed and truths brought out in the island’s tight community. We had a great cast and the Director, Alasdair Hawthorn, brought the best out of them. Neil was brilliant […]

After The Dance

Posted 9 months ago

Terence Rattigan’s masterpiece was produced by GTP in 2012. Donald and Paola played the couple Peter and Joan trying to maintain their hedonistic lifestyle as the world was collapsing around them. The cast had a party imbibing gin and champagne. Mark Coleman directed this stylised production in 2012.

Ah! Wilderness

Posted 9 months ago

Walter Paul was on board again for this Eugene O Neil coming of age play Ah! Wilderness. The play was considered to be a paen to Eugene’s youth. Jen and Richard played the young couple in love and brought a fragility to the characters.

Cause Celbre

Posted 9 months ago

GTP took on Terrence Rattigan’s Cause Celebre in 2014. Walter Paul directed this courtroom set play. It was quite an undertaking as the play jumped back and forth through time from the courtroom to the lead up to the murder scenes. Quite an undertaking!