'The Heir of Heartfelt Manor'
by Stella Abbey
Adapted by Ann Cook
Performed by the The Winsham Players,
 Jubilee Hall, 4th December 2016, after the lighting of the Christmas tree
A complicated and  improbAnn Cookable tale of lost children and romantic aspirations set in an Georgian setting was a popular diversion attended by many who had been at the Christmas Tree lighting-up ceremony an hour or so earlier. Encouraged by the mulled wine and hot mince pies served at the event by the Market Cross, they were ready for some more light- hearted entertainment, where they could sit down and warm up!
This was Ann Cook's first production for Winsham Players, and she decided to present it as a radio play-no costumes and the set was a broadcasting studio. An unusual idea, but one that met the problems of the short period of time she had to meet the production deadline suggested to her.
It all went down very well, and the event established that The Winsham Players did have a good and positive future with a new Producer and Director.

Pictures by Annie Dent
Children's Group
The Coram children-Layla, Lily, Lucy &Levi (not in order)

Barbara White was in charge of sound and special effects!

Daniel Knight played Jonathan, Penny West was Lady Susan

Diana Kershaw was Mary, Robert Shearer was Lord of the Manor-Augustus

Augustus and Lady Susan

Janice Saunders and Rita Millar played Tomasina and James

Lady Susan  & Lady Gertrude (Chloe Besley

Mr Penwick was played by Peter Saunders

Elaine Willis was Jenny and Brian Turner played Andrew

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