Goodnight Mister Tom
This month's production of Goodnight Mister Tom by the award winning St Alban's Players features a cast of 30 local actors from north Bristol and beyond.
Andrew Smith, from Stoke Bishop, takes the title role. Andrew, the son of the Player's co-founder Canon John Smith, has a long association with the Players and with notable past performances in Under Milk Wood and The Railway Children. George Christacos from Redland plays the young evacuee William Beech. A delightful third member of the cast is Stanley from Henleaze - Mr Tom's very friendly canine best friend.
Jill Gill who directs the show says: "The Players have had many successes staging adaptations of the classics and I am delighted to be directing Goodnight Mr Tom with, a strong all-age cast including a real dog and a wonderful technical and backstage team. The play tells the heart warming story of a village recluse who befriends an evacuee during WW2 - and proves that friendship knows no barriers. It's a play with appeal to all ages."
Goodnight Mister Tom is at St Alban's Church Hall, Bayswater Avenue, Westbury Park BS6 7NU at 7.30pm on Thursday 22 November, Friday 23 November and Saturday 24 November. There is a 3.30pm matinee on the Saturday. To book tickets see www.stalbansplayers.org.uk/boxoffice. Enquiries 07425 198 859.
The Players' raise money each season for charities. This season's recipients will be Parkinsons UK and The Brain Tumour Charity - Fifi's Fund.