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Past Shows

This is a list of all the full-length plays performed by The Hospital Players since the group was founded in 1943.

 

1943

The Admirable Crichton

 

1944

Ma's Bit o' Brass

Love in a Mist

 

1945

To Kill a Cat

 

1946

Good Morning Bill

This is My Life

Passers By

 

1947

Mr Pim Passes By

Dangerous Company

 

1948

Wasn't It Odd?

 

1949

Gathering Storm

Jane Steps Out

 

1950

Blithe Spirit

Recipe For Murder

 

1951

Sit Down a Minute, Adrian

The Linden Tree

The Winslow Boy

 

1952

Quiet Wedding

Night Was Our Friend

 

1953

Busman's Honeymoon

Love's a Luxury

 

1954

Eliza Comes To Stay

The Happy Prisoner

 

1955

If This Be Error

A Lady Mislaid

 

1956

The Happy Marriage

Quiet Weekend

The Light of Heart

Intent To Murder

 

1957

Fools Rush In

Seagulls Over Sorrento

What Dreams May Come

 

1958

The Paragon

 

All following productions performed at Scunthorpe Civic Theatre

 

1958/59

The Reluctant Debutante

A Murder Has Been Arranged

Arsenic and Old Lace

Relative Values

 

1959/60

Love in a Mist

The Return

1960/61

The Grass Is Greener

Hot Summer Night

The Chiltern Hundreds

Look Back in Anger

 

1961/62

While the Sun Shines

The Wrong Side of the Park

East Lynne*

School for Spinsters

The Complaisant Lover

 

1962/63

Blithe Spirit

Affairs Of State

The Gazebo

 

1963/64

Hay Fever

Toad of Toad Hall

The Love of Four Colonels

 

1964/65

Plaintiff In a Pretty Hat

Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass

Journey's End

Point Of Departure

 

1965/66

The Happy Marriage

The Wizard Of Oz

All My Sons

 

1966/67

Irma La Douce

New Clothes For the Emperor

Portrait of a Queen

 

1967/68

The Provoked Wife

Charley's Aunt

Diplomatic Baggage

 

1968/69

Arms and the Man

Doctor in the House

The Curious Savage

 

1969/70

Relatively Speaking

Waltz of the Toreadors

Pools Paradise

 

1970/71

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Pinocchio

Little Women

 

1971/72

Come As You Are

The Owl and the Pussycat went to see…

Strike Happy

 

1972/73

Tom Jones

Angels in Love

Tartuffe

 

1973/74

Miranda

Murder at the Vicarage

Blandings Castle

 

1974/75

Dangerous Corner

The Tale of the Red Dragon

Every Other Evening

 

1975/76

Murder at The Hollow

Hotel Paradiso

The Reluctant Debutante

 

1976/77

Post Horn Gallop

Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Good Night Mrs. Puffin

 

1977/78

Celebration

Papertown Paperchase

Two and Two Make Sex

 

1978/79

Don't Just Lie There, Say Something!

The Wizard Of Oz

Canterbury Tales

 

1979/80

Snow Queen

Tell Tale Murder

There Goes The Bride

1980/81

Murder With Love

Toad of Toad Hall

Bedroom Farce

 

1981/82

The Poker Session

Sing A Song of Sixpence

Maria Marten

 

1982/83

Fringe Benefits

The Camel's Back

Lark Rise**

 

1983/84

Bonaventure

Babes in the Magic Wood

Sisterly Feelings

 

1984/85

The Rivals

Hickory Dickory Dock

Children's Day

Tiddy Mun**

 

1985/86

Charley's Aunt

On The Razzle!

Season's Greetings

 

1986/87

The Shop at Sly Corner

Old Father Time

Who Goes Bare

 

1987/88

Joseph Andrews

Papertown Paperchase

Any Number Can Die

 

1988/89

Benefactors

Santa in Space

Strippers

 

1989/90

Daisy Pulls It Off

A Night on the Tiles

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Tom Jones**

 

1990/91

Murder by the Book

A Chorus of Disapproval

Little Women

 

1991/92

Trumpets and Raspberries

Blandings Castle

A Small Family Business

 

1992/93

Happy Birthday

Babes In the Wood

Ladies in Retirement

 

Scunthorpe Civic Theatre renamed The Plowright Theatre

 

1993/94

Season's Greetings

Run For Your Wife

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

 

1994/95

An Evening With Gary Lineker

Tom, the Piper's Son

Blithe Spirit

 

1995/96

Second From Last In the Sack Race

The Fifteen Streets

Ten Times Table

 

1996/97

The Weekend

Move Over Mrs. Markham

Rebecca

 

1997/98

The Magical World Of Aladdin

Communicating Doors

Passion Killers

 

1998/99

Family Planning

King Arthur

And Then There Were None

 

1999/2000

Post Horn Gallop

Fall

Kindly Keep It Covered

 

2000/01

Run for Your Wife

Lucky Sods

The Crucible*

 

2001/02

Blood Money

One O' Clock From the House

Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell

 

2002/03

Shakers Re-Stirred

Private Lives

Time Of My Life

 

2003/04

Ladies of Spirit

Jane Eyre

Pratt of The Argus

 

2004/05

The Importance of Being Earnest

Haywire

Love Me Slender

 

2005/06

Anyone for Breakfast?

A Kiss on the Bottom

Life Goes On

 

2006/07

Habeas Corpus

Double Double

 

2007/08

RolePlay

Come On Jeeves

Canterbury Tales**

 

2008/09

Home is Where Your Clothes Are

The Office Party

Deadly Nightcap

 

2009/10

Relatively Speaking

Murdered to Death

Big Bad Mouse

 

2010/11

No Dinner for Sinners

It Could Be Any One Of Us

Perfect Wedding

 

2011/12

Ladies' Day

The Cemetery Club

A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

2012/13

Arsenic and Old Lace

A Kick in the Baubles

Up and Running!

 

2013/14

When We Are Married

Shady Business

Sleep No More

 

2014/15

How the Other Half Loves

A Sting in the Tale

Busybody

 

2015/16

Lucky Sods

Billy Liar

Nana's Naughty Knickers

 

2016/17

Happy Birthday

Private Lives

Caught in the Net

 

2017/18

The 39 Steps

I'll Get My Man

Outside Edge

 

2018/19

Charley's Aunt

Blithe Spirit

Post Horn Gallop

 

2019/20

Hobson's Choice

Heatstroke

 

No plays took place during the 2020/21 season due to the Coronavirus pandemic

 

2021/22

The Merry Widower

Just the Ticket

Spirit Level

 

2022/23

Beyond a Joke

Waiting for God

Haywire

 

2023/24

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville

 

* Jointly presented with Little Theatre Club

** Scunthorpe Drama Federation production hosted or co-hosted by The Hospital Players

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