Society presents thriller

Summer End
Summer End

There’s no rest for the busy members of Whitby Amateur Dramatic Society who stage their latest comic production before from tomorrow.

A week after it performed their Easter production, Calendar Girls, the group went into rehearsals for their Spring Bank production of, Summer End by Eric Chappell.

Best-known known for Rising Damp with Leonard Rossiter, Home to Roost with John Thaw and, Duty Free on TV, Eric Chappell has many theatre plays to his name and they were delighted to have him come to see their summer production last year.

Summer End is a comedy thriller set in a retirement home where two of the residents, Emily (played by Alison Steele) and May (Anne Dobson), share a room.

Emily is convinced that May’s predecessor, Bella, was murdered and accuses fellow resident, Vernon, the home’s manager Mrs Lang (Angela Guiver) and carer Sally (Hannah Barnett-Savage) of being involved.

Meanwhile, Emily’s son Alan (Ian Dobson) attempts to calm her rantings and convince the home to keep her despite her disruptive manner.

All is revealed in the final act.Karen McCarthy, who played Ruth in, Calendar Girls directs this comedy who-done-it.

The play is showing at Whitby Pavilion Theatre tomorrow, Sunday and starting at 7.30pm.

Tickets are available from the theatre or by calling the box office on (01947) 604855.