DORSET-BASED theatre company Dramatic Productions returns to Wimborne’s Tivoli Theatre next week with a new season of plays from July 25 to August 10.

Featuring a new play each week, the Wimborne Rep season kicks off with Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s comedy A Bunch of Amateurs. Washed up Hollywood star Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village.

Next up from August 1 – 3 is the stage version of classic sitcom Rising Damp. When student Alan moves into his new flat, he doesn’t expect to find it already inhabited by a mysterious African Prince, but his presence is the least of Alan’s worries.

Finally, there’s an Agatha Christie thriller with a shocking twist in the shape of Love From A Stranger from August 8 –10. A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in a remote country cottage.

However, her newfound love is not all that it seems …

Tracy Murrey artistic director, says the cast features some of Dorset’s finest acting talent. “This year we have chosen three cracking plays which, hopefully, will appeal to everyone. We’re keen to showcase some of our much-loved, local professional actors so expect to see the wonderful Julia Savill, Russell Biles, Celia Muir and Mark Freestone amongst other familiar faces. We’re all delighted to be returning to the beautiful Tivoli Theatre.”.” for this extended summer season.”

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