Three Cheers For Sitcom in Nailsea

PUBLISHED: 14:46 07 October 2019

Captain Mainwaring (Steve Allan), Mrs Gray (Jan Winters), Mrs Oldham (Pat Kelly) and Lance Corporal Jones (Bob Frith).

Captain Mainwaring (Steve Allan), Mrs Gray (Jan Winters), Mrs Oldham (Pat Kelly) and Lance Corporal Jones (Bob Frith).

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A play based on three popular TV sitcoms is showing in Nailsea.

Chris (Connie Walker), Frank (Andy Johnson), the vicar (Anita Frith) and (seated) Mrs Turner (Charlie Delahunty).Chris (Connie Walker), Frank (Andy Johnson), the vicar (Anita Frith) and (seated) Mrs Turner (Charlie Delahunty).

The town's Little Theatre is rolling back the years in its latest show, Three Cheers For Sitcom.

The show features three short plays based on characters in classic sitcoms Dad's Army, Hi-de-Hi and The Vicar of Dibley.

It has been devised by Andy Marchant who is also directing the show.

He said: "We all love these sitcoms and the characters in them.

Gladys (Katy Moody), Yvonne (Ginny Watts), Spike (Darren Burrett), Ted (Richard Western) and Mr Partridge (Terry Emm).Gladys (Katy Moody), Yvonne (Ginny Watts), Spike (Darren Burrett), Ted (Richard Western) and Mr Partridge (Terry Emm).

"Captain Mainwaring, Gladys Pugh, the vicar herself - they've become part of our lives over the years.

"Everyone involved in the Little Theatre shows is having a great time putting them together.

"I'm sure our audiences will enjoy them as much as we are."

The play will feature original episodes from the comedies.

Gladys (Katy Moody), Yvonne (Ginny Watts), Spike (Darren Burrett), Ted (Richard Western) and Mr Partridge (Terry Emm).Gladys (Katy Moody), Yvonne (Ginny Watts), Spike (Darren Burrett), Ted (Richard Western) and Mr Partridge (Terry Emm).

Three Cheers for Sitcom is showing from today (Monday) until Saturday at the venue, in Union Street, with performances starting at 7.45pm.

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