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Bartholomew Players present: "Ladies’ Day” by Amanda Whittington

Work, love and life are just one long hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. But their fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets
to Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot the year it is relocated to York.

Out go the hairnets, overalls and clogs as the four ditch work, do themselves up
to the nines and head off to the races for a drink, a flirt and a flutter.
“With its Yorkshire heart and soul it has all the warmth of a Calendar Girls
ora Full Monty” said the Yorkshire Post.

Director Debi Lisburne Diacon says: “Amanda Whittington understands women and writes so well about their hopes and fears, high points and upsets - all with a delightful touch of humour and some poignancy.  We are so pleased to be back doing what we love and hope you will come and see this refreshingly honest play.”

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Pearl – Lesley Robinson

Jan – Navreet Dey

Shelley – Becca Howard

Linda – Libby Foreman

Joe/Fred – Gareth Hammond

Jim – Nick Smith

Patrick/Kevin – Ianto Wain

Barry – Steve Ashcroft

TV Camera – Pip Burns

Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting a charity supper on the Friday evening, but instead will have a regular show on each of the four nights of the run.

We will follow all Government guidance in place at the time of the performance regarding COVID-19 safety measures – please check our website regularly for updates.

We highly recommend that you purchase tickets online in advance in order that we have your contact details should we need to inform you of any changes to the performance or Government guidance.

Venue: Eynsham Village Hall, Back Lane, Eynsham, OX29 4QW

Dates: Wed 18th, Thurs 19th, Fri 20th and Sat 21st May 2022

Doors open: 6.30pm, Performance: 7.30pm

Price: £10.00 (no concessions)

Available: online from, in advance from Denise Santilli, 07721 744020,, from Evenlode DIY in Eynsham or on the door.

Our reviews are in:
Read Paul Stammers' review here.

Read Nigel James' (Oxfordshire Drama Network) here.

Read Andrew Walter's (NODA) review here.


More photographs are available to download using the following links:

Backstage photographs (courtesy of Cereta Drewett)

Dress Rehearsal photographs (courtesy of Cereta Drewett)

Shapshot photographs (courtesy of Valerie Grady)

If you have any problems downloading the photographs please do let us know.

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