by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton
Blackadder II - Bells
It is Elizabethan England and Edmund is concerned by his feelings toward his new manservant, Bob, and seeks the advice of the local wise woman. But Bob has a great secret....
Mother (Kathryn Trickey), Kate/Bob (Lisa Stapleton), Baldrick (John Mills), Edmund Blackadder (Simon Crutchley), Lord Percy (Martin Whittaker),
Lord Melchett (Vee Sharma), Queen Elizabeth I (Vikie Meachin), Nursie (Natalie Brown), Dr Leech (Steve Coles) , Young Crone (Isobel Brown),
Wisewoman (Kathryn Trickey), Lord Flashheart (Steve Coles)
One Act stand-in: Nursie/Young Crone (Kit Muffett)
Director: Kit Muffett
"Bells" was entered into the Bristol One Act Drama Festival, at the Olympus Theatre on the WISE Campus, where we came away with three awards together with a further three nominations.
Jim English Costume Award - The Oldland Players
Best Supporting Actress Winner - Kathryn Trickey
Best Supporting Actor Winner - Stephen Coles
Best Actress - Vikie Meachin
Best Supporting Actress - Kit Muffett
Best Set - The Oldland Players
We then went on to the Avon Association of Drama Festival at the Backwell Playhouse, where we had another successful evening returning with two awards and a further nomination.
Best Costume Award - The Oldland Players
Best Supporting Actress Winner - Vikie Meachin
Best Actress - Lisa Stapleton
The adjudication for this show, as well as those for many others, is available in the members’ section of the site