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BTG Festival 2019 Programme Schedule

Published: 2019-01-31
News Category: Festival

This the schedule for the BTG Festival 2019



Hayes Players

07905 210718


By Dawn King

A young woman is found dead. Her sister sets out to find out what happened and stumbles into a world of secrets and subterfuge that makes her question who Justine really was. How well can you ever know someone who lies for a living? 

Ciphers is a smart and provocative thriller about spies and double agents.

24th – 27th April

27th April

Hayes Village Hall, Hayes Street, Bromley, BR2 7LH


Box Office 07905210718

Leap Productions

01322 383991


By Stuart Slade

Six people are caught in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heartbreaking and hilarious, BU21 is verbatim theatre from the very near future.

16 -18th May

 16th May

Downe Village Hall, High Street, Downe, Kent BR6 7UT

8 pm 

Author – Lucy Prebble

 Theatre 62


By Oliver Cotton

A British Financier and his wife host a lavish dinner party for their affluent American friends. The food is delicious, the conversation animated and dessert is on it’s way-when from one second to another, the evening takes a sinister and alarming turn

This is a powerful, thought-provoking play about wealth, greed and the lengths to which people will go to claim what’s theirs.

This will be the first amateur production of this play to be performed.

29th April - 4th May

2nd May

Wickham Theatre Centre, Corkscrew Hill West Wickham, BR4 9 BA

8 pm

Farnborough Dramatics Society

01689 854995


The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

 16th-18th May

17th May

Farnborough Village Hall, Farnborough Orpington Kent BR6 7BB

8 pm

BTC – Beckenham Theatre Centre

07500 908331

A Daughters a Daughter

by Agatha Christie

The love between a mother and daughter turns to jealousy and bitterness in this intense and personal drama. Ann Prentice falls in love with Richard Caulfield and hopes for a new life and happiness. Only her daughter, Sarah, takes an instant jealous dislike to him. Resentment slowly corrodes their relationship as each seeks comfort in the formidable and knowing Dame Laura Whitstable who remarks, “the trouble with sacrifice is that once it’s made it’s not over and done with.”

Any additional information: The play is set between 1946 and 1949. It is in 3 Acts. There are 9 characters: 4 men, 5 women (no children). The play is based on Christie’s 1931 novel of the same name is written under her pseudonym, Mary Westmacott. It is rarely performed professionally – the last West End performance was in 2009 at the Trafalgar Studios – and this is the first time the play has been released to amateurs.

9th - 13th April

11th April


7:45 pm

Bromley Little Theatre


Young Marx

Richard Bean and Clive Coleman

It is 1850 and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. He is broke, restless, often drunk, chasing woman after woman and certainly not writing. He is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit and childlike emotional illiteracy. Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures. His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway!! But there’s still no-one in London who can show you a better alcohol-fuelled night out than Karl Heinrich Marx.

This play opened the new Bridge Theatre in Southwark 12 months ago and this could be an ‘Amateur Premier unless any other amateur companies perform it before April 2019 – will check with agent nearer the time.

5th – 13th April

(not Sunday 7 April)

9th April

North Street, Bromley, Kent BR1 1SB

7:45 pm


Burnt Ash Drama

07482 952550

Blythe Spirit

By Noel Coward

 11th-13th Apr

Apr 13th

St Andrews Church Hall

Burnt Ash Lane BR1 5AF

7:45 pm

Imperial Players

01689 829772


At The Sign Of The Crippled Harlequin

By Norman Robbins


30th May – 1st June

1st June

Methodist Church Hall, Prince Imperial Road, Chislehurst Kent BR7 5LX

Pratts Bottom

Curtain Up

by Peter Quilter

Is a hilarious story of five women who inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life again. They try various fund –raising schemes but their most ambitious is to hold a concert featuring local talent and a world-famous star who agrees to appear for no fee! However, their plans go awry and it’s a race to keep their audience from guessing the truth of the matter

30th May - 1st June

31st May

Pratts Bottom Village Hall, Norstead Lane, Pratts Bottom, Kent, BR6 7NQ

Awards and Finals Night


Friday X June

Keston Village Hall, Heathfield Road BR2 6BA