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The latest with Giffnock Theatre Players.

Dial M For Murder

Posted 3 years ago

Walter Paul directed Dial M For Murder in January 2019. Geoff, Jen, Kevyn and Nick played the four main characters and Andy stepped in at the last moment to play Williams, no relation! The play was a big success with the Giffnock audience. Big thanks to Kev Thomas for the photography.

Quartermaine’s Terms

Posted 3 years ago

Mark Coleman directed Quartermaine’s Terms in January 2017. The play is set in an English Speaking School. The teachers are dedicated but have to carry their inept colleague, Quartermaine. As situations change, Quartermaine finds himself surplus to requirements. Unfortunately the play didn’t find favour with the general Giffnock audience. However, the production was great and […]

A Delicate Balance

Posted 3 years ago

April 2017 saw GTP’s production of Edward Albee’s play A Delicate Balance. Our original director had to pull out and Alasdair Hawthorn stepped in to take over the Director’s role. Paola de Rosa and Mark Coleman played the bickering married couple with Glynis playing the alcoholic Sister, Mel the daughter and ‘friends’ played by Andy […]

Steel Magnolias

Posted 3 years ago

It’s the eighties so big hair. In a northwestern Louisiana town the Beauty Salon of Truvy Jones has a new recruit, the shy Annelle Dupoy. Shelby the daughter of M’Lynn Eatenton is getting married and her hair needs the magic of Truvy. Clairee Belcher, the widow of the former mayor is also at the salon […]

The Matchmaker

Posted 3 years 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 3 years ago

Paola de Rosa directed this stunning production of The Diary of Anne Frank and was ably assisted by the actors and the backstage crew. 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 to […]