The Kelvin Players have so much history

June 26 2015

THE latest volume of theatre company Kelvin Players' history has been released earlier than planned, due to advancements in the world of performing arts.

THE latest volume of theatre company Kelvin Players' history has been released earlier than planned, due to advancements in the world of performing arts.

The book, 'The Next Generation 2005-2014', is produced by author Richard Jones – a member of Kelvin Players since 1977 – and follows on from volume one, which tells the history of the company since its inception in 1929.

The latest volume was meant to be published in 2029 – Kelvin Players' centenary – but the author felt that the theatre world has advanced at such a pace, that waiting until this time, it would have created a publication of “unmanageable proportions” to recount the fortunes of the non-professional company.

In the author's own words: “The years 2005 to 2014 are chronicled in this volume, telling of the company's ups and downs in a non-censorious and non-sanitised way as Kelvin seeks to be fit for purpose in the new Millennium.”

Copies of volume two are available by mail order at a cost of £10 (including postage and packaging). Cheques made payable to Kelvin Players should be send to Chain Croft Cottage, Blackhorse Hill, Easter Compton, South Glos, BS35 5RJ.

Volume one, covering the years 1929-2004 is still available and can be purchased alongside the latest volume for a total of £12.50.