THE HOSPITAL PLAYERS 

Scunthorpe's Oldest Amateur Dramatics Group - Established 1943

PAST SHOWS

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

Click on a play title for more information about the production.

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 seeā€¦

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 


* Jointly presented with Little Theatre Club

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