List of Past Productions

Photo Albums 2022-2023

Jávea Players Past Productions 173 to date:

Blithe Spirit – Spring 2024

Blithe Spirit is a comic play by Noël Coward, described by the author as “an improbable farce in three acts”. The play socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant Madame Arcati to his house to conduct ...

Pocket Size Plays – March 2024

Staged over three nights, An Evening of Pocket-Sized Plays featured six mini-plays written by resident playwright Phil Mansell. The event was a great success with tickets selling out within days of going on sale. Each play was approximately 10 minutes ...

Pip Utton – February 2024

In February 2024, Jávea Players were pleased to welcome back Pip Utton for two shows. And Before I Forget That I Love You …21, 22 February 2024 This new, moving and affectionate performance is about the devastating effects of Alzheimer's ...

Jávea Has Got Talent – Jan 2024

Directed by Sharon White. The "Javea's Got Talent" performances in january 2024 displayed the variety of incredible talent in our local area. Ages ranged from 10 years to 80+ Below is a selection of photos of the performances. View All ...

Wife After Death – Autumn 2023

By Eric Chappell Directed by Penny Grant Wife After Death written by Eric Chappell the award-winning writer of the situation comedies we’ve all loved –Rising Damp, Only When I Laugh, Duty Free…There nothing morbid about this play, quite the reverse ...

Will & Whimsey – Summer Show 2023

Shakespeare but not as you know it! Twelve Dramatically Illustrated Sonnets of Shakespeare by Alan Haehnel Directed by Claire Schoonover & Paul Hunter 26th June - 1st July 2023 Writer Alan Haehnel uses the sonnets as the inspiration for these ...

Oliver!

27th March to 1st April 2023 Gata Musical Theatre Directors: Cherry Cabban and Jen Kellow-Ward Musical Director: Aileen Lightfoot A cast of 25 sang their hearts out through 20+ catchy tunes from Lionel Bart’s musical, the youngsters in particular - aged nine-15 - ...

Pip Utton: Dylan and Dickens – January 2023

Dylan Pip Utton returned for the third time from 25th to 28th January, regaling the audiences with two new characters. The first was Bob Dylon, supposedly on the night of his last ever concert. Speaking to the press backstage, Bob ...

THE MOUSETRAP – November 2022

by Agatha Christie A group of people gathered in a remote part of the countryside discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid ...

Showcase – October 2022

directed by Leigh Patterson Jávea Players showcases its talent with comedic sketches, songs, monologues and classical drama. Two performances were in aid of the Ukrainian charity Tabletochki. Video A video of all sketches (except Groan Ups) by Ross Ord. TIP: ...

Bats – June 2022

Jávea Players’ popular summer show was performed at the Casa de Cultura, Jávea old town, following a tapas dinner at the Bar Imperial. Bats Written and produced by Phil Mansell The play – best described as a comedy with dark ...

Bazaar and Rummage – April 2022

In this heartfelt comedy, three severely agoraphobic women leave their houses for the first time in years, and make it to a jumble sale, organised by their two social workers. However as the afternoon progresses, nerves and neuroses are running ...

Pip Utton -Four in Four – February 2022

Pip Utton is a charming, unassuming man. To watch him perform is mesmerising, amusing, harrowing, thought-provoking as chameleon-like, he transforms himself into whichever character he is portraying. Chaplin He showed us another side of Chaplin, cleverly incorporating apparently old black ...

Duets – November 2021

Blind Date The Holiday Bride to Be Duets is a collection of three light-hearted comedies by Peter Quilter: BLIND DATE, directed by Leigh Patterson. Jonathon and Wendy are on a blind date, hoping to get it right this time, though ...

Love Letters – September 2021

A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters is a tender, tragi-comic, and nuanced examination of the shared nostalgia, missed opportunities, and deep closeness of two lifelong, complicated friends. While spanning five decades and numerous locations, it is staged simply, with two actors behind ...

Tapas and Titters – Summer 2021

Summer Dinner Show Cheeky Tapas & Titters directed by Cherry Cabban was our first post-Covid show. As always, the summer show was very popular, selling out within less than a week.Tapas at Bar Imperial were followed by entertaining performances in ...

BING TO BUBLÉ- Roger B sings the Crooners

July 2021. Casa de Cultura, Javea Oct 2020. El Cid, Benedoleig Local singer and long time Javea Players member Roger Brown performs an affectionate tribute to the great ‘Crooners’. Working almost chronologically from the forties to the naughties, Roger re-visits ...

Master of The Musical – Summer 2020

Lots of praise, for both the show and the massive effort put in by our front of house team and the restaurant, flowed in after our annual summer show Master of the Musical. The overwhelmingthanks for a return of live ...

CHURCHILL / EINSTEIN – January 2020

Churchill and Einstein by professional Pip Utton Javea Players Studio Theatre27th January to 1st February 2020 For over twenty years Pip Utton has been bringing one-man character shows to the Edinburgh Fringe and around the world, captivating audiences with his ...

Look Out He’s Got A Gun! – December 2019

The play becomes the eleventh that writer and director Phil Mansell has had published by the company which represents playwrights and their work worldwide.Look Out is a fast-paced crime comedy in which a husband and wife team are called in ...

I, Colitus – Summer 2019

I Colitus-A Roman Comedy Romp!by Bruce Kane.Directed by Leigh Patterson Written two thousand years ago by an obscure Roman functionary, Colitus Phlebitus. We witness Colitus’s up close and personal account of Julius Caesar’s final days, from the Roman dictator’s first ...

My Fair Lady – March 2019

25th-30th MarchUnion Musical, Gata de GorgosProceeds to MABS cancer charity See also the Press Photos page ...

ARE THERE MORE OF YOU?

PROFESSIONAL STUDIO PRODUCTION BY ALISON SKILBECK - JANUARY 2018 See also the Press Photos page ...

TRULY ANDREWS – SUMMER SHOW 2016

Summer Show by professional Amy Pi ...

Productions 2012 to 2015

2015ONE FOOT IN THE DOOR – Gata
CROCODILES IN CREAM by professional Kevin Moore- Studio
THE KIDDERMINSTER AFFAIR – Summer Show
LILIES ON THE LAND – Studio
THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON by professional Luke Kempner – Studio
201439 STEPS – Gata
HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN – Summer Show
THE TRIALS OF GALILEO by professional Tim Hardy – Studio
2013A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Studio
YES PRIME MINISTER – Gata
LAST TANGO IN LITTLE GRIMSBY – Summer Show
WHAT’S FOR PUDDING- Summer Show
BOTTOMS UP – Studio
WHAT THE DICKENS – Studio
2012FISH & CHIPS + ORCA – Studio
ONE WAY PENDULUM – Gata
HELL & HIGH WATER – Summer Show
THINKING ALOUD- Summer Show
A DESPERATE WOMAN- Summer Show
CALENDAR GIRLS

Productions 2007 to 2011

2011ANCIENT MARINER – Studio
MAD BREAKFAST – Summer Show
WYRD SISTERS – Gata
QUARTET – Studio
2010MEMORY OF WATER – Gata
LETS PRETEND– Summer Show
HOLIDAY SNAP – Gata
2009GETTING ALONG – Summer Show
WAIT UNTIL DARK – Gata
TABLE MANNERS – Gata
2008WIND IN THE WILLOWS – Gata
DOUBLE BILL – Summer Show
BLYTHE SPIRIT – Gata
2007‘ALLO ‘ALLO – Gata
FIVE BLUE-HAIRED LADIES – Studio
A TOUCH OF DANGER – Gata
PINTER SKETCHES – Summer Show
KNIGHTSBRIDGE-Summer Show

Productions 1992 to 2006

2006THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE – Gata
MUSIC HALL – Studio
THE MURDER ROOM – Gata
SUNDAY MORNING AT THE CENTRE OF THE WORLD – Studio
2005THE DRESSER – Gata
LET’S PRETEND – Summer show
BRAVE ROBIN- Studio
THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND- Studio
THE PUSHCART PEDDLERS-Studio
SHUT YOUR EYES AND THINK OF ENGLAND – Gata
2004THE EXORCISM – Gata
THE MONKEY’S PAW- Studio
THE END OF THE PIER SHOW (Musical)- Studio
SEMI DETACHED – Gata
2003AMADEUS – Gata
RELATIVELY SPEAKING- Summer Show
THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE- Studio
AN EVENING OF MUSICAL MEMORIES- Studio
BELOW STAIRS – Gata
2002DAISY PULLS IT OFF – Gata
CONFUSIONS- Studio
‘ALLO ‘ALLO-Summer Show
THE PERFECT MURDER – Gata
2001OUT OF ORDER – Gata
SPEND, SPEND, SPEND-Summer Show
JEFFREY BERNARD FEELS UNWELL- Studio
ART-Studio
THE MIRACLE WORKER – Gata
2000ARSENIC AND OLD LACE – Gata
THE SOUND OF MUSIC – Gata
PARTY PIECE-International Festival
LOVE LETTERS – Studio
1999THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE – Gata
ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS – Studio
LAST YANKEE-Studio
PUBLIC EYE-Studio
AN EVENING WITH NOEL COWARD- Studio
THE PROVOKED WIFE – Gata
IVAN & HIS BAG – International Festival
1998RUMOURS – Gata
TRIVIAL PURSUITS-Summer Show
AN IDEAL HUSBAND – Gata
DON QUIXOTE – International Festival
1997THE ORCHESTRA- Summer Show
TWO TIMES TABLE – Summer Show
THE DUMB WAITER- Studio
THE HOLE-Studio
LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS – Gata
SUDDENLY AT HOME – Gata
1996WAITING IN THE WINGS – Gata
CREAM CRACKER UNDER THE SETTEE-Studio
KRAPP’S LAST TAPE- Studio
15 MINUTE HAMLET – Summer Show
HUSBANDS SUPPLIED – Summer Show
AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY – Gata
1995RING ROUND THE MOON – Gata
A MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
DARLING YOU WERE WONDERFUL
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – Gata
1994A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Benitachell
LORD ARTHUR SAVILE’S CRIME – 1st Gata production
1993DANCING AT LUGHNASA
A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL
1992 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Moli Blanc
ALL MY SONS

Productions 1976 to 1991

1991HABEAS CORPUS
A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS
1990ON THE RAZZLE
PACK OF LIES
1989TOAD OF TOAD HALL
SEASON’S GREETINGS
1988TOM JONES
WATERS OF THE MOON
1987SEMI DETACHED
OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR
1986OUTSIDE EDGE
THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE
1985HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES
SWEENY TODD
1984THE CONTINENTAL QUILT
WHEN WE WERE MARRIED
1983CAT ON A FIDDLE
THE CAMEL’S BACK
1982JANE STEPS OUT
RELATIVE VALUES
1981FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS
AN INSPECTOR CALLS
1980I’LL GET MY MAN
TOMB WITH A VIEW
1979A MURDER HAS BEEN ARRANGED
SURPRISE PACKAGE
1978THE VICTIMS
BIG BAD MOUSE
1977TEN LITTLE NIGGERS
SAILOR BEWARE
BLITHE SPIRIT
1976MURDER BY REQUEST
MEET THE FAMILY
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST

Javea Players History