Chads Plays 1921 >

season

No

The Play Author

1921

1

A Bunch of Violets Sydney Grundy

2

Jedbury Junior Madeleine Ryley

3

Facing the Music Henry Darnley

1921/22

4

Quinneys A A Vachell

5

Uncle Ned Douglas Murray

1922/23

6

Mr Pim Passes By A A Milne

7

The Silver Box John Galsworthy

1923/24

8

Tilly of Bloomsbury Ian Hay

9

Nothing but the Truth James H Montgomery

1924/25

10

The Opportunist Geraldine Edith Mitton

11

Belinda A.A. Milne

1925/26

12

Lord Richard in the Pantry Sydney Blow and Douglas Hoare

13

The Jeffersons Vincent Douglass

1926/27

14

Eliza Comes to Stay H V Esmond

15

Daddy Long Legs Jean Webster

16

The Thirteenth Chair Bayard Veiller

1927/28

17

Admirable Crichton J M Barrie

18

I’ll Leave It to You Noel Coward

19

Old EngIish John Galsworthy

1928/29

20

The Unfair Sex Eric Hudson

21

The Rising Generation Wyn Weaver and Laura Leycester

22

The Ship St John Ervine

1929/30

23

The Farmer’s Wife Eden Philpotts

24

The Romantic Age A A Milne

25

These Fathers! James Lansdale Hodson

1930/31

26

Passing Brompton Road Jevan Brandon-Thomas

27

Triple Bill Various authors

28

The Man at Six Jack Celestin

1931/32

29

Rookery Nook Ben Travers

30

Sport of Kings Ian Hay

1932/33

31

Hawk Island Howard Irving Young

32

Grumpy Merton Hodge and Edward Percy

1933/34

33

Bird in Hand John Drinkwater

34

Mrs. Dane’s Defence Harvey Granville-Barker

1934/35

35

If Four Walls Told Edward Percy

36

She Passed Through Lorraine Lionel Hale

1935/36

37

The Distaff Side John Van Druten

38

The Shining Hour Keith Winter

1936/37

39

Once A Gentleman Armitage Owen

40

Distinguished Gathering James Parish

1937/38

41

Full House Ivor Novello

42

The Unguarded Hour Bernard Merivale

1938/39

43

The Wind and the Rain Merton Hodge

44

The Strange Case of Blondie White Bernard Merivale and Jeffrey Dell

45

Children to Bless You Doris Thorpe

1939/40

(Chads Staged no plays during this season)

1940/41

46

Tony Draws a Horse Lesley Storm

1941/42

47

People in Love J B Priestley

48

When We Are Married J B Priestley

1942/43

49

The Two Mrs Carrolls Martin Vale

50

Yes and No Kenneth Horne
Plays 1943 to 1960

season

No

The Play Author

1943/44

51

Nine Till Six Aimée McHardy Stuart

52

Quiet Wedding Esther McCracken

1944/45

53

Murder at the Ministry Falkland L Cary

54

Spring Meeting John Perry and M J Farrell

1945/46

55

Flare Path Terence Ratigan

56

Living Room Graham Greene

1946/47

57

Quiet Wedding Esther Mc Cracken

58

This Happy Breed Noel Coward

59

While the Sun Shines Terence Rattigan

1947/48

60

Ladies in Retirement Edward Perry and Reginald Denham

61

Mrs Moonlight Benn Levy

62

Play for Ronnie Warren Chetham-Strode

1948/49

63

Miranda Peter Blackmore

64

Shop at Sly Corner Edward Percy

65

The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde

1949/50

66

The Guinea Pig Warren Chetham-Strode

67

The Light of Heart Emlyn Willams

68

Life with Father Clarence Day

1950/51

69

I Remember Mama John Van Druten

70

On Monday Next Philip King

71

Dark Summer Wynyard Browne

1951/52

72

Night was our Friend Michael Pertwee

73

Bonaventure Charlotte Hastings

74

The Circle W Somerset Maugham

1952/53

75

Travellers` Joy Charlotte Hastings

76

Black Chiffon Lesley Storm

77

Here We Come Gathering Philip King and Anthony Armstrong

1953/54

78

Ring Round the Moon Jean Anouilh

79

Jinny Morgan Howard Spring

80

Murder Happens Arnold Ridley

1954/55

81

Spring at Marino Constance Cox

82

Madame Tic Tac Falkland Cary & Philip Weathers

83

Myself A Stranger Caro & Hugh Burden

1955/56

84

Escapade Roger McDougall

85

A Question of Fact Wynyard Browne

86

Sabrina Fair Samuel Taylor

1956/57

87

Witness for the Prosecution Agatha Christie

88

Affairs of State Louis Verneuil

89

Relative Affairs Noel Coward

1957/58

90

My Three Angels Sam and Bella Spewack

91

The Third Visitor Gerald Anstruther

92

Cat Among the Pigeons Duncan Greenwood

1958/59

93

The Reluctant Debutante William Douglas Home

94

Subway in the Sky Ian Main

95

Running Riot Derek Benfield

1959/60

96

Dinner with the Family Jean Anouilh

97

Dial M for Murder Frederick Knott

98

The Giaconda Smile Aldous Huxley

99

Breath of Spring Peter Coke
Plays 1960 to 1971

season

No

The Play Author

1960/61

100

An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde

101

Anastasia Marcelle Maurette, adapted by Guy Bolton

102

The Matchmaker Thornton Wilder

103

Uncertain Joy Charlotte Hastings

1961/62

104

The Long and the Short and the Tall Willis Hall

105

Hotel Paradiso Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvalliers English adaptation by Peter Grenville

106

Traveller Without Luggage Jean Anouilh

107

When We Are Married J B Priestley

1962/63

108

The Rainmaker Nathan Richard Nash

109

An Italian Straw Hat Eugène Labiche & Marc Michel

110

Women of Twilight Sylvia Rayman

111

Aren’t We All Frederick Lonsdale

1963/64

112

Celebration Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall

113

Inherit the Wind D H Lawrence

114

Matilda Shouted Fire Janet Green

115

Rollo Marcel Achard

1964/65

116

A Kind of Folly Owen Holder

117

The Bastard Country Anthony Coburn

118

Semi-Detached David Turner

119

Summer and Smoke Tennessee Williams

1965/66

120

Man with a Load of Mischief Ashley Dukes

121

Breaking Point William Fairchild

122

Portrait of Murder Robert Bloomfield

123

Mary Mary Jean Kerr

1966/67

124

Hobson’s Choice Harold Brighouse

125

Look After Lulu Noel Coward after Georges Feydeau

126

The Rehearsal Jean Anouilh

127

The House of Bernarda Alba Federico Garcia Lorca

1967/68

128

Came the Dawn John Aldridge

129

Guilty Party George Campbell

130

The Crucible Arthur Miller

131

Gilt and Gingerbread Lionel Hale

1968/69

132

Your Obedient Servant Diana Morgan

133

Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw

134

Boeing Boeing Marc Camoletti translated by Beverley Cross

135

The House by the Lake Hugh Mills

136

The Imaginary Invalid Moliere

1969/70

137

The Daughter in Law D H Lawrence

138

Come into the Garden Maud &

Black Comedy

Noel Coward &

Peter Shaefer

139

Out of the Crocodile Giles Cooper

1970/71

140

Tom Jones Joan Macalpine

141

Hay Fever Noel Coward

142

Close the Coalhouse Door Alan Plater

143

Halfway up the Tree Peter Ustinov
Plays 1971 to 1981

season

No

The Play Author

1971/72

144

The Aspern Papers Story by Henry James, adapted by Michael Redgrave

145

The Anniversary Bill Macilwraith

146

The Lion in Winter James Goldman

147

Let’s Get A Divorce Angela & Robert Goldsby

1972/73

148

All My Sons Arthur Miller

149

Birds on the Wing Peter Yeldham

150

Hadrian VII Peter Luke

151

You Can’t Take it With You Moss Hart and George Kaufman

1973/74

152

Relatively Speaking Alan Ayckbourn

153

A Bequest to the Nation Terence Rattigan

154

Who Killed Santa Claus Terence Feely

155

A Flea in Her Ear Georges Feydeau

1974/75

156

Wait Until Dark Frederick Knott

157

The Right Honourable Gentleman Michael Bradley-Dyne

158

Present Laughter Noel Coward

159

The Millionairess Bernard Shaw

1975/76

160

Say Who You Are Keith Waterhouse

161

Blood Wedding Federico Garcia Lorca

162

The Wizard of Oz L Frank Baum

163

Night Watch Lucille Fletcher

164

The Provoked Wife John Vanburgh

1976/77

165

Time and Time Again Alan Ayckbourn

166

The Militants Norman Holland

167

Listen to the Wind Original book by Angela Ainley Jeans revised by Peter Morris from an adaptation by Humphrey Carpenter.  Music and lyrics by Vivian Ellis

168

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf Edward Albee

169

The Government Inspector Nikolai Gogol

1977/78

170

Everybody Loves Opal John Patrick

171

Someone Waiting Emlyn Williams

172

Toad of Toad Hall A A Milne

173

The Killing of Sister George Frank Marcus

174

The Stirrings in Sheffield Alan Cullen

1978/79

175

Play it Again Sam Woody Allen

176

Journeys End R C Sherriff

177

Hans, the Witch and the Gobbin Alan Cullen

178

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Peter Nichols

179

She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith

1979/80

180

Sleuth Anthony Shaffer

181

The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare

182

The Owl and the Pussycat Bill Manhoff

183

The Murder of Maria Marten E J Burton

184

The Gingerbread Lady Neil Simon

1980/81

185

The Price Arthur Miller

186

The Sleeping Prince Terence Rattigan

187

Oliver Lionel Bart

188

How The Other Half Loves Alan Ayckbourn

189

A Man for All Seasons Robert Bolt

190

Abigail’s Party Mike Leigh
Plays 1981 to 1988

season

No

The Play Author

1981/82

191

Outside Edge Richard Harris

192

Whose Life is it Anyway Brian Clark

193

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Brothers Grimm

194

The Caine Mutiny Court Martial Herman Wouk

195

Ten Times Table Alan Ayckbourn

196

In Celebration David Storey

1982/83

197

Equus Peter Shaffer

198

Partners Stanley Houghton

199

Godspell Conceived by Michael Tebelak, music and Lyrics by Stephan Schwartz

200

Crown Matrimonial Royce Ryton

201

Bedroom Farce Alan Ayckbourn

201

The Dresser Ronald Harwood

1983/84

203

Tarantara, Tarantara Jan Taylor with songs by Gilbert & Sullivan

204

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Dale Wasserman from a novel by Ken Kesey

205

The Snow Queen Surio Magito and Rudolf Weil

206

Table Manners Alan Ayckbourn

207

Conduct Unbecoming Barry England

208

Born in the Gardens Peter Nichols

1984/85

209

Children of the Wolf John Peacock

210

When We Are Married J B Priestley

211

The Dracula Spectacular John G Gardner music by Andrew Parr

212

See How They Run Philip King

213

The Old Country Alan Bennett

214

One For The Road Willy Russell

1985/86

215

On Golden Pond Ernest Thompson

216

84 Charing Cross Road Helene Hanff

217

The Wizard of Oz L Frank Baum

218

Deathtrap Ira Levin

219

The Rape of the Belt Benn W Levy

220

The Accrington Pals Peter Whelan

1986/87

221

The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr

222

The Country Wife William Wycherley

223

Kidnapped at Christmas Willis Hall

224

Passion Play Peter Nichols

225

The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde

226

Travesties Tom Stoppard

227

The Real Thing Tom Stoppard

1987/88

228

Rattle of A Simple Man Charles Dyer

229

Love on the Dole Ronald Gow from the book by Walter Greenwood

230

Toad of Toad Hall A A Milne

231

Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller

232

The Day After the Fair Frank Harvey

233

Vivat, Vivat, Regina Robert Bolt
Plays 1988 to 1996

season

No

The Play Author

1988/89

234

Living Togther Alan Ayckbourn

235

The Crucible Arthur Miller

236

The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner David Wood

237

Quartermaine’s Terms Simon Gray

238

Betrayal Harold Pinter

239

Blithe Spirit Noel Coward

1989/90

240

Last of the Red Hot Lovers Neil Simon

341

Shock Brian Clemens

242

The Adventures of a Bear Called Paddington Michael Bond

243

Brimstone and Treacle Dennis Potter

244

What the Butler Saw Joe Orton

245

The Winslow Boy Terence Rattigan

1990/91

246

Lovers Brian Friel

247

Getting On Alan Bennett

248

The Heartless Princess Franklyn Black

249

My Three Angels Sam and Bella Spewack

250

Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen

251

The Constant Wife Somerset Maughan

1991/92

252

A Month of Sundays Bob Larbey

253

Happy Families John Godber

254

Season’s Greetings Alan Ayckbourn

255

My Mother Said I Never Should Charlotte Keatley

256

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Jay Presson Allen

257

You Never Can Tell George Bernard Shaw

1992/93

258

Prin Andrew Davies

259

The Odd Couple (Female Version) Neil Simon

260

The Fifteen Streets Rob Bettinson

261

Pack of Lies Hugh Whitemore

262

The Lion in Winter James Goldman

263

Local Affairs Richard Harris

1993/94

264

Bazaar and Rummage Sue Townsend

265

Rutherford and Son Githa Sowerby

266

Absurd Person Singular Alan Ayckbourn

267

A View From the Bridge Arthur Miller

268

The Chalk Garden Enid Bagnold

269

Twelfth Night William Shakespeare

1994/95

270

Veronica’s Room Ira Levin

271

Time and the Conways J B Priestley

272

Lettice and Lovage Peter Shaffer

273

Racing Demon David Hare

274

The Deep Blue Sea Terence Rattigan

275

Les Liaisons Dangereuses Christopher Hampton

1995/96

276

Corpse Gerald Moon

277

Nasty Neighbours Debbie Isitt

278

Wheel of Fashion Chads Various writers

279

Shadowlands William Nicholson

280

Dancing at Lughnasa Brian Friel

281

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me Frank McGuinness

282

A Chorus of Disapproval Alan Ayckbourn

Plays 1996 to 2003

season

No

The Play Author

1996/97

283

Under the Stars Richard Crane

284

Breaking the Code Hugh Whitemore

285

Hans, the Witch and the Gobbin Alan Cullen

286

Death and the Maiden Ariel Dorfman

287

Zack Harold Brighouse

288

Talking Heads Alan Bennett

289

The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov translated by Michael Frayn

1997/98

290

Educating Rita Willy Russell

291

The Ride Down Mount Morgan Arthur Miller

292

Little Shop of Horrors Howard Ashman

293

Salt of the Earth John Godber

294

Fathers and Sons Brian Friel

295

Time of My Life Alan Ayckbourn

1998/99

296

Mr & Mrs Nobody Keith Waterhouse

297

The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams

298

A Christmas Carol Adapted from Charles Dickens by Neal Radice

299

Blue Remembered Hills Dennis Potter

300

The Servant of Two Masters Carlo Goldoni

301

Hay Fever Noel Coward

1999/00

302

Broadway Bound Neil Simon

303

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe C S Lewis adapted by Glynn Robbins

304

Other People’s Money Jerry Sterner

305

Artist Descending a Staircase Tom Stoppard

306

The Tempest William Shakespeare

307

Second from Last in the Sack Race Michael Birch

2000/01

308

Outside Edge Richard Harris

309

Robin Hood and the Raven’s Revenge John Chambers

310

An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde

311

The Sunshine Boys Neil Simon

312

Whodunnit? Anthony Shaffer

313

When We Are Married J B Priestley

2001/02

314

Dangerous Obsession N J Crisp

315

Translations Brian Friel

316

The Witches Roald Dahl adapted by David Wood

317

Steel Magnolias Robert Harling

318

Out of Order Ray Cooney

319

The Herbal Bed Peter Whelan

2002/03

320

An Inspector Calls J B Priestley

321

The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett, adapted by Neil Duffield

322

Mrs Warren’s Profession Bernard Shaw

323

Things We Do For Love Alan Ayckbourn

324

Amy’s View David Hare

325

Sailor, Beware! Philip King & Falkland Cary
Plays 2003 to 2011

season

No

The Play Author

2003/04

326

Rumors Neil Simon

327

Amongst Barbarians Michael Wall

328

A Christmas Carol John Mortimer from the book by Charles Dickens

329

Skylight David Hare

340

Three Sisters Anton Chekhov translated by Michael Frayn

341

Noises Off Michael Frayn

2004/05

342

One for the Road Willy Russell

343

Strangers on Train Craig Warner

344

The Railway Children Dave Simpson

345

Breaking the Silence Stephen Poliakoff

346

Therese Raquin Leslie Sands

347

Proof David Auburn

2005/06

348

Loot Joe Orton

349

The Memory of Water Shelagh Stevenson

350

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Richard George

351

All My Sons Arthur Miller

352

Humble Boy Charlotte Jones

353

Habeas Corpus Alan Bennett

2006/07

354

Sugar Daddies Alan Ayckbourn

355

Hobson’s Choice Harold Brighouse

356

The Snow Queen Ron Nicol

357

Kindertransport Diane Samuels

358

Mindgame Anthony Horowitz

359

Present Laughter Noel Coward

2007/08

360

Barefoot in the Park Neil Simon

361

The Price Arthur Miller

362

Merlin the Magnificent Stuart Paterson

363

Snake in the Grass Alan Ayckbourn

364

Arcadia Tom Stoppard

365

The Happiest Days of Your Life John Dighton
2008/9

356

Crossing Delancey Susan Sandler

357

The Accrington Pals Peter Whelan

358

John Willy and the Bee People Alan Cullen

359

Misery Stephen King/ Simon Moore

360

The Life of Galileo Bertolt Brecht / David Hare

361

Cant Pay? Won’t Pay! Dario Fo
2009/10

362

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Jim Cartwright

363

Wait Until Dark Frederick Knott

364

Toad of Toad Hall A.A. Milne

365

The Beauty Queen of Leenane Martin McDonagh

366

Quartet Ronald Harwood

367

A Trip to Scarborough Richard Brinsley Sheridan
2010/11

368

Relatively Speaking Alan Ayckbourn

369

Hindle Wakes Stanley Houghton

370

Tom’s Midnight Garden adapted by David Wood

371

Cemetery Club Ivan Menchell

372

Arms and the Man Bernard Shaw

373

Don’t Dress for Dinner Marc Camoletti
Plays 2011 to 2018

season

No

The Play Author

2011/12

374

Hotel Suite Neil Simon

375

The Lady in the Van Alan Bennett

376

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis,

adapted by Glyn Robbins

377

How the Other Half Loves Alan Ayckbourn

378

Disposing of the Body Hugh Whitemore

379

Pygmalion Bernard Shaw

2012/13

380

Bedroom Farce Alan Ayckbourn

381

The Careful Glover Jim Baines

382

The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett,

adapted by Neil Duffield

383

Blood Brothers Willy Russell

384

Taking Sides Ronald Harwood

385

Calendar Girls Tim Firth

2013/14

386

Last of the Rd Hot Lovers Neil Simon

387

My Boy Jack David Haig

388

The Railway Children E Nesbit, adapted by Mike Kenny

389

Brassed Off Paul Allen

390

Breaking the Code Hugh Whitemore

391

Two Jim Cartwright

2014/15

392

Ladies’ Day Amanda Whittington

393

Veronica’s Room Ira Levin

394

A Christmas Carol Adapted from Charles Dickens by Neal Radice

395

No Sex Please, We’re British Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot

396

A Letter of Resignation Hugh Whitemore

397

Broken Glass Arthur Miller

2015/16

398

The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde

399

Woman In Mind Alan Ayckbourn

400

The Snow Queen Hans Christian Anderson,

adapted by Ron Nicol

401

I Ought to be in Pictures Neil Simon

402

Brief Encounter Noel Coward,

adapted by Emma Rice

403

The Ladykillers Graham Linehan
2016/17

404

Public Fears in Private Places Alan Ayckbourn

405

A Doll’s House Henrik Ibsen

406

Kidnapped at Christmas Willis Hall

407

On Golden Pond Ernest Thompson

408

The Rivals Richard Brindsley Sheridan

409

Visiting Mr Green Jeff Baron
2017/18

410

Dial M For Murder Frederick Knott

411

When We Are Married J.B. Priestley

412

Season’s Greetings Alan Ayckbourrn

413

Run for Your Wife Ray Cooney

414

Handbagged Moira Buffini

415

April in Paris John Godber