Kim Benson

Charitable donations from our 2017 panto

Donations from ‘Jack and Jill and the Beanstalk” 2017. Launton Friends of Cancer UK               400.00 Book Aid International                               200.00 Katharine House Hospice Shop              300.00 Gatehouse                                 […]

More money for charities!

Jack and Jill and the Beanstalk ran for six shows on the 16th, 17th & 18th February, 2017. It played to 1274 people, 96.6%of available seats. 64% were adults, 36% children. Over 70 people came to the Dress Rehearsal on the 15th February too. It took over £9300 in ticket sales (thanks to the box […]

Charity carols

When the Village Players toured Launton carolling for Christmas, £150 was raised for the Alzheimer’s Society.  Carollers also entertained people at the Cherwood House care centre in December.

Ready, set, go!

Many thanks to the manager at Homebase in Bicester for the very kind donation of paint and bits for the scenery.      Now the magic happens to the set! And on 5 January 2017 you can book your seat to see the magic on stage - in February half-term...

2016 shows: old and new

Open Evening: Sunday 30th Oct. at 7pm; Launton Parish Hall Discover the new panto and see what you can do to join in – onstage or backstage!  Costumes, makeup, front of house (the all-important welcoming of the audience), props, painting and more! If you want to be onstage, rehearsals will be Sunday evenings 7-10pm from […]

Parish Hall Improvement Project

Thanks to the Summer Show, the Village Players raised £1515 for the Parish Hall Improvement Project, which we handed over to the PHIP treasurer (see photo). In addition, some of the players joined PHIP members to paint the town red – or, rather, the hall white. We are all very grateful that paint and materials […]

Summer Show soon…

The Village Players 2016 Summer Show will be “That’s Entertainment!” – a family show of music, sketches, dancing and laughter. As this year marks the 30th anniversary of the Village Players, we wanted to do something a bit different, so have trawled through three decades worth of archives to put together an action-packed show – with music […]