Reviews
publication/writer text
Glammies moderator's report

A Zoo Story:

"Overall appraisers thought this was an exciting and enjoyable performance, very well acted by two talented young actors ... held my attention throughout ... and . the acting was spellbinding."

Can't Stand Up for Falling Down:

"All the appraisers thoroughly enjoyed the production and all praised the way the actors and director worked together to produce a memorable piece of theatre."

One appraiser wrote "I got the impression that this was a new venture, that you weren't quite sure if this type of evening would work. Rest assured, it did, please do this again."


Awards
given by to whom for what
GDL One-Act Festival 2006 The Zoo Story Jerry and Peter played by David Sheehan and Harry FerrierYouth Award
GDL One-Act Festival 2006 Can't Stand Up for Falling Down the cast of Can't Stand UpAdjudicator's Award - for Promise
Glammies 2006 The Zoo Story David SheehanDavid Sheehan (Jerry) was awarded Best Actor in a Youth Drama
Glammies 2006 The Zoo Story The play won Best Youth Drama Production
Glammies 2006 Can't Stand Up for Falling Down Amy Way from Can't Stand UpAmy Way (Jodie) was awarded Best Actress in a Youth Drama
Glammies 2006 The Zoo Story Harry Ferrier (Peter) was shortlisted for Best Actor in a Youth Drama award
Glammies 2006 Can't Stand Up for Falling Down Melissa Moore (Lynette) was shortlisted for Best Actress in a Youth Drama award


And more...    

The strange timings for the play were due to us having to work around bookings in Roath Church House. We would have performed on the Saturday night, if we'd been able to!

Technical wizardry produced from nowhere on the night by Lucy Chiplin. And once again when we took the shows to Swansea for the one-act play festival.

We did very well at the Glamorgan Drama League's Glammies Awards night. See the awards list below.

The plays were also entered for the Glamorgan Drama League's One-Act Play Festival, held in Swansea's Dylan Thomas Theatre on March 10th & 11th 2006. See above for the awards they won. Unfortunately, neither was invited to perform at the All Wales One-Act Festival, but it must have been close!

 

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About the show  
Dates

8pm 10 February 2006
2.30pm 11 February 2006

Venue Roath Church House, Cardiff
Director

Lon David
Assisted by Kelly Littlechild and Annette Littlechild

Choreographer n/a
Musical director n/a
Producer Jane Donoghue
Special facts

This was The Unknown Theatre Company's first serious theatre. The double bill comprised Edward Albee's The Zoo Story and Can't Stand Up for Falling Down by Richard Cameron.

 


The same for The Zoo Story. Click on the photo to go direct to the gallery. Or you can click here if you prefer.

Photos from the show

Ruby looks forlornly. we wonder what she can see...Click on the photo to go direct to the gallery for Can't Stand Up for Falling Down. Or you can click here if you prefer.

 

 

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