See below BaCStage’s history of productions (performed as Millennium Players until February 2000).
My Friend Miss Flint
23rd – 25th April 2020
When Tom Lambert, botanist and TV gardening personality, receives a call from Inland Revenue enquiring about his public relations consultant Joanna Flint, he can honestly say he has never heard of her. By lunchtime, he knows all about Miss Flint: his accountant and ex-wife confesses that she invented Miss Flint as a tax dodge. This tricky situation sets the stage for sparkling comedy.
Half a dozen friends and relatives are celebrating Christmas with Neville and Belinda.
Based on the hugely successful British television series that ran for seven seasons, this uproarious comedy relates the adventures of hapless café owner René in occupied France.
It’s a Wonderful Life
In a tribute to the golden era of wireless, the magical story of Frank Capra’s film is retold here as a vintage radio play, complete with sound effects created live on stage.
Secondary Cause of Death
Inspector Pratt returns to Bagshot House with grim news for Colonel Craddock, but that’s just the beginning as the bodies pile higher than ever!
Take Your Seats for BaCStage’s 20th Anniversary
We celebrated 20 years of BaCStage with a one-act play Is This Seat Taken? plus a selection of our favourite music and sketches.
Spirit of Sayers Festival – Must We Go To Bluntisham?
The Sayers family contemplate leaving the bright lights of Oxford to move to the Cambridgeshire Fens.
Pantomime – Beauty and the Beast
The timeless tale of Belle, a beautiful young woman taken prisoner by a fearsome beast and imprisoned in his castle.
The Seven Ages of Man
Light-hearted comedy and thought-provoking sketches and verse, loosely based on All the World’s a Stage from Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
Virtue Triumphant or Her Honour in Peril
A full-blooded comedy melodrama complete with wicked Squire, handsome hero, beautiful heroine, comic rustics, flirtatious matron, susceptible vicar and other staple ingredients.
A Talk in the Park
Five strangers have each headed to the park to escape their troubles and find a bit of peace and quiet. Each is more than happy to unburden themselves at great length to anyone who will – or won’t – listen.
In Need of Care
Shirley and Rita have run away from school and spent the night hiding in a barn. Early the next morning they are discovered by the farmer’s son and his friend, but will the boys help them or turn them in?
Night at the (Brick) Museum
Four siblings are home for the school holidays. They get far more adventure than they bargained for thanks to a suspicious tutor, a mysterious spy and a local who is not quite what he seems.
Pantomime – Dick Whittington and his Cat
Dick Whittington is the story of a young orphan who goes to London to seek his fortune, as he has heard that the city’s streets are paved with gold.
Bluntisham cum Earith Remembers (A World War 1 Commemoration performed jointly with The Meridian Singers)
Organised by the Royal British Legion to remember those from the villages of Bluntisham and Earith who served during the First World War, and to raise funds for the 2014 Poppy Appeal.
Murdered to Death
Following the mysterious death of Mrs Bagshot, owner of Bagshot House, it soon becomes clear that the murderer isn’t finished yet. Will the murderer be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom?
Deborah Jarvis has arranged a dinner party for her ‘unlucky in love’ work colleague Jenny. Her plan is to pair Jenny off with mild-mannered neighbour Simon. Unknown to Deborah, husband Alan and even cleaning lady Mrs Seymour are also about to have their nerves tested by further arrivals.