Welcome to Centre Stage Drama Group
Centre Stage began in 1985 when founder member Bryan Marlow put an advert into the local paper to set up a village drama group. The wheels were set in motion for what was to become Balsall Common’s first amateur dramatics society.
Centre Stage is proud to welcome all experience levels. Over the years we have tackled every aspect of theatre and as the group continues to develop we see bigger and better productions continually raising the benchmark for great theatre.
Come along to our next production!
Goodnight Mr Tom – 29th and 30th September
A play by David Wood based on a book by Michelle Magorian
Now a modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaptation by David Wood. Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War, Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and forges a remarkable and heart warming friendship with the elderly recluse, Tom Oakley. All is perfect until William is suddenly summoned by his mother back to London.
Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and commended for the Carnegie Medal, Goodnight Mister Tom is now a world-wide literary favourite and BAFTA award-winning TV film (starring John Thaw), and continues to inspire audiences and bring generations together.
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Reviews for other productions of the play:
‘**** IT ENDS AS CHILDREN’S THEATRE SHOULD. ADULTS AUDIBLY SNIVELLING AND CHILDREN BREATHLESSLY ATTENTIVE’
‘ **** SPELLBINDING MAGIC. Tender and traumatic, poignant and powerful’
‘ **** ENCHANTING’
‘**** TUGS AT THE HEART STRINGS’