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Recent Productions
The Bald Prima Donna
We presented this absurd comedy at the 2017 Conwy Festival of One Act Plays and won Best Production and Robert Edwards won Best Individual Performance.  Find out more here.

The Legacy

We revived The Legacy for the 2017 Conwy Festival of One Act Plays and the Leverhulme Drama Festival.  Read more here.

Ebenezer Scrooge
We presented the world premiere of this new musical by Colin Holmes and Peter Williams based on the Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol in November 2016.  Find out all about it here.

Around The World
Colwyn Abbey Tappers gave an international flavour to their 2016 cabaret show by taking the audience around the world.   Grab your passport and travel with them here.


Blink and You'll Miss Me by Teresa Hennessy
This new comedy was entered into the 2016 Conwy Festival of One Act Plays.  It was also part of a double bill with Tiddly Pum presented on 14 May 2016.   Read about it here.

Tiddly Pum by Francis Bartram
This comedy was entered into the 2016 Conwy Festival of One Act Plays and the Leverhulme Drama Festival.  It was also part of a double bill with Blink and You'll Miss Me presented on 14 May 2016.   Read about it here.

Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian and Gary Carpenter
We presented this 
musical version of Michelle Magorian’s award-winning book, regarded as a modern classic at Theatr Colwyn on 11 & 12 September 2015. For details click here.

Slow Dropping Veils of Smoke by Marjorie Dickinson
This mysterious drama was one of our entries in the 2015 Conwy Festival of One Act Plays held at Church House, Glan Conwy on 24 & 25 April 2015.  Read about it here.

What Have I Done to Deserve This? by Margaret Kynaston

We presented this comedy drama set at a Dusty Springfield convention as our second entry in the 2015 Conwy Festival of One Act Plays.  More details can be found here.


Acorn Antiqu
es : The Musical! by Victoria Wood
We presented this hilarious musical farce at Theatr Colwyn in November 2014.
 More details can be found here.

Ronnie by Gaynor Highcock
This original comedy set in the Second World War was our award winning entry in the Conwy Festival of 1 Act Plays in April 2014.  For more information please click here.

Calendar Girls by Tim Firth
We presented this popular, bestselling play at Theatr Colwyn in November 2013.  More details can be found here.

The Brain From Planet X by David Welcher and Bruce Kimmel

The Young Abbey Players presented this hilarious and affectionate send-up of 1950s sci-fi movies in September 2013.  More details can be found here.


Cooing by Gaynor Highcock
We presented this original One Act Comedy in Spring 2013.  
Click here for more more details.

The Canary Cage by Diana Raffle
This One Act Thriller was also presented in Spring 2013.  Click here for more details

Nobby's Day by Anna Fox
We presented this Radio Play as part of our Mulled Wine and Mince Pies evening on 8 December 2012.  
Click here for more more details.

The Anniversary by Bill MacIllwraith
We performed this darkly comic play on 9 and 10 November 2012 at Conwy Civic Hall
.Click here for more more details and photographs.

A Ring of Roses by Darren Vallier

The Young Abbey Players presented this musical set at the time of the Plague on 31 August and 1 September 2012.  Click here for more details.

Calling Time by Derek Webb
We presented this comedy on 24 March 2012 at Conwy Civic Hall as part of the
Drama Association of Wales' One Act Play Festival.  We presented it again at Llanrhos Old School and then at the Leverhulme Drama Festival in April 2012 at which Derek Owen won best supporting actor. Click here for more more details.

Tonto Evans by Frank Vickery
This hilarious comedy was presented at Conwy Civic Hall on 11 and 12 November 2011.  Click here for more more details.


Two's A Crowd by Michael Legat
We presented this one act farce on 18 March 2011 as part of the Drama Association of Wales' One Act Play Festival.  Sharon Huxley won Best Actor and Jayne Jones won Best Supporting Actor.  Read about it here.

Spring and Port Wine by Bill Naughton
We presented this classic comedy by Bill Naughton at Conwy Civic Hall on 19 and 20 November 2010. Find out more here.


Disco Inferno by Justin Sepple
Our Youth Members presented this musical play set in a 1976 disco club at Conwy Civic Hall on 10 and 11 September 2010. Burn, baby burn and find out more here.


Blithe Spirit
We presented this improbable farce by Noel Coward at Theatr Colwyn on 15 and 16 January 2010. Details are here

An Abbey Christmas 2009
On 4 December 2009 the Colwyn Abbey Tappers got into the Christmas spirit with a cabaret at Colwyn Bay Football Club.  We have a few pictures
here.

Their Scarves Were Red by Darren Vallier & Rob Sweetman
The youth members presented this funny and moving musical play at Conwy Civic Hall on 4 & 5 September 2009. Find out more here.

Disturbance by Colin Lawrence
This one act play was presented at Bryn Pydew Village Hall on 11 July 2009.  It was followed by Cheese and Wine and a fiendishly tricky quiz.  Details are here.

A Slight Inconvenience by Margaret Kynaston
This play was our entry in the Drama Association of Wales' one act play festival held at Theatr Colwyn in March 2009.  We won first prize with Sharon Huxley also winning Best Actor.  Read about it here.


Dead Man's Hand by Seymour Matthews

We presented this thriller at Theatr Colwyn on 16 & 17 January 2009.  Find out about it here.

Strangers by Darren Vallier and Richard Lindfield
The Young Abbey Players presented this moving musical play at the Civic Hall in Conwy on 5 and 6 September 2008.  Read about it here.

Stepping Out by Richard Harris
Stepping Out was the play that started our Tappers section. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Colwyn Abbey Players we revived the show at Theatr Colwyn on 2 and 3 November 2008.  Click here for details
.

Our Day Out by Willy Russell
We presented this funny and moving play with music
by Willy Russell on 7 and 8 September 2007.  It tells the story of a school trip from Liverpool to Conwy castle.  Our production was performed within sight of the castle in that beautiful Welsh town.  Click here for more details.

The Legacy

Our entry into Colwyn Bay One Act Drama Play Festival in March 2007 won first prize.  Sharon Huxley won best actress as well so congratulations are in order. Find out more by clicking on Recent Productions or click here.

A Taste of the 60s
We presented A Taste of the 60s on 20 and 27 January 2007. Featuring a revival of What Brutes Men Are and a musical trip down memory lane the show was well received and great fun to do. Find out more here.

They Came From Mars ......
Our successful production of this Farndale Avenue Classic was presented at St Paul's Church Hall on 27 and 28 October 2006. Pictures and details can be found here.

Finger Lickin' Chicken and Chips Cabaret
On 14 July 2006 we did our cabaret show with a splendid Chicken and Chip supper at the Llandudno Junction Sports and Social Club. You can see some pictures here.


Cabaret at the Cricket Club

On 2 June 2006 we did a little cabaret show with a barbecue at Colwyn Bay Cricket Club.  You can see some pictures here.

What Brutes Men Are by Constance Cox
In March 2006 we presented What Brutes Men Are at Theatr Colwyn as part of Colwyn Bay One Act Drama Festival.  
You can find out more by clicking here


Outside Edge by Richard Harris
In May 2005 we presented Outside Edge at Theatr Colwyn.  
You can see some photos by clicking here

Two Evenings' Entertainment
In May and July 2005 we presented two Cheese and Wine evenings complete with some tapping.  You can find out more by clicking here

An Abbey Christmas to You featuring Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth
In December 2005 we presented the World Premiere of an adaption for the stage of Tim Firth's classic TV film.
You can see details of that production by clicking here.

Ration Books and Stockings
On 29 & 30 October 2004 Colwyn Abbey Players presented a tribute to the men and women of wartime Britain in a nostalgic Second World War extravaganza "Ration Books and Stockings".   You can see some pictures here.