The Bald Prima Donna
Eugene Ionesco
Translated and adapted
by Donald Watson

Directed by Geoff Edkins

Colwyn Abbey Players entered this production in the Conwy Festival of One Act Plays presented by the
Drama Association of Wales (DAW) and performed the play at Church House, Glan Conwy on 31 March 2017.  
We won the award for Best Production and Rob Edwards won the award for Best Individual Performance.

We were invited to the DAW Wales Final Festival of One Act Plays 2017 in Newtown and performed on 2 June 2017.
We were delighted that Sharon Huxley and Naomi Rose O'Neill were nominated for the Best Individual Performance
with Naomi winning a bursary to the DAW Summer School.

We also performed the play at the Leverhulme Drama Festival at the Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight as Conwy Players
(because The Legacy was already entered as Colwyn Abbey Players) on 23 April 2017 and were delighted to win the award for
Best Play with nominations for Sharon Huxley and Naomi Rose O'Neill for Best Actress, Lisa Wingate for Best Supporting Actress
and the whole cast for Best Comedy Performance.

The cast and director of The Bald Prima Donna

Ben Huxley and Sharon Huxley receive the award for Best Play at Conwy from David Price, the Adjudicator and Terri McCarthy, Chair of the Drama Association of Wales

Ben Huxley receives the award for Best Individual Performance at Conwy on behalf of Robert Edwards from David Price and Terri McCarthy

Landon Sweeney with the Cup for Best Production at Leverhulme alongside Ellie Montanaro with the award for Best Presentation

This is a hilariously maniacal assault on the banality of English Suburbia.  
The Smiths are a traditional, English couple from London who have invited another couple, the Martins, over for a visit.

Mr Smith
Mrs Smith
Mary, the maid
Mr Martin
Mrs Martin
The Captain of the
Fire Brigade

Production Team

Robert Edwards
Sharon Huxley
Lisa Wingate
Ben Huxley
Naomi Rose O'Neill
Landon Sweeney

Geoff Edkins
Roma Beaumont
Ian Forbes

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