Author Archive for: "WBSupport"

Another chance to catch “The Gathering”

A further performance of ‘The Gathering – Messages from the Great War’ will be staged in Wimborne on Friday June 8th at 7.30pm. The production was staged earlier this year and quickly sold out. The play is a commemoration of the lives of two local soldiers, Will Cutler and Hubert Wareham, who died during the First World War, and […]


The extraordinary story of Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to Antarctica in 1914 Tony Horitz brings to vivid, chilling life the awe-inspiring endurance displayed by Shackleton and his crew on their 2 year voyage to Antarctica and celebrates human capacity for survival against the odds. Drawing on Shackleton’s autobiography and the superb photographs of Frank Hurley, this […]

Actors Wanted for Local History WW1 Drama (Paid)

State of Play is seeking one female and three male actors for roles in a theatre production to take place in February, 2018.  The production is based on research about people who lived in Wimborne during 1914-18. The project has been commissioned by Priest’s House Museum, Wimborne, as part of the museum’s The One Hundred Year […]

Pirates Ahoy

Tony ran a popular summer holiday storytelling and drama session for families at Corfe Mullen library, near Poole, last month. Jolly Roger, a shipwrecked pirate, asked the children to help him read a Treasure Map he’d rescued. He then asked them to accompany him on a dangerous but very exciting voyage across the oceans to […]