Group makes its debut with comedy

A comedy showcase in Seahouses banished the winter blues.

Friday, 20th January 2017, 14:59 pm

A full house at the Seahouses Hub saw A Medium-Sized Night Out – the first public performance by the Seahouses Seaside Amateur Drama Club.

The original piece, written and performed by a cast of nine, started with a fictionalised account of how the club was founded and led to a ‘play within a play’ of its first attempt at a show.

It was a genuine ensemble piece as the audience was treated to everything from slapstick comedy to a speech from Richard III. Somehow, though, it all knitted together into a clever, all-encompassing narrative.

Responding with a standing ovation, audience members described the evening as “a triumph”, “first rate” and “amazing”.

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The group, and its supporters are looking forward to many future performances from this talented bunch from Seahouses.

New members are always welcome at the club, both those who wish to perform and those who can help backstage.

Anyone interested should e-mail info@ssad.club

Alternatively, you can drop into the next meeting on Monday, January 23.

Meetings take place at Seahouses Methodist Church Hall, at 7pm, and all are welcome.