After the success of the group's 2018 entry, The Oldland Players are delighted to perform again at The Bristol One Act Drama Festival, and The Avon One Act Drama Festival, with a short, one act play, entitled 'Someone From Assisi' by Thornton Wilder.

 

This is a complex and challenging piece that focuses on lust, sin, ageing and consequence through a fictional account of the later life of St Francis of Assisi.

Cast

Pica (Natalie Brown); Mona Lucrezia (Kit Muffett); Mother Clara (Lisa Stapelton) and Father Francis (Steve Coles)

 

Director: Daniel Johnson

 

We came away with the prizes for:

  • Best Actress - Kit Muffett

  • The 'Les Soloman Memorial Trophy' for best decore (including lighting and sound)

  • Best costume

  • 3rd Place overall

 

We were also nominated for:

  • Best Actor  - Steve Coles

  • Best Director  - Daniel Johnson

The first performance was at the The Olympus Theatre in Bristol on Friday 15th February as part of the Bristol One Act Drama Festival, where we had a very successful evening.

Following on from our success in Bristol, the second performance was at Chipping Sodbury Town Hall Friday 8th March, as part of the Avon Drama One Act Festival, where we had a slightly less successful evening.

We didn't come away with any prizes, but we did come third overall and were also nominated for:

  • Best Actor  - Steve Coles

  • Best Actress - Kit Muffett

  • Best Supporting Actor/Actress  - Lisa Stapleton