Useful with hacksaw? Then the Ladykillers forged are eager to listen to from you!

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Those that are helpful with a hacksaw or dynamite with a drill are being sought by a Tiverton theatrical group.

Tiverton Dramatic Society is in search of assist with their subsequent manufacturing The Ladykillers.

“The play is a black comedy with fairly a fancy setting,” stated director Paul Williams. “The motion shifts between the downstairs and upstairs rooms in a home after which strikes out onto the rooftops – after which right into a railway tunnel. That is going to be very difficult to construct in The New Corridor in Tiverton.” The group solely has a few days earlier than opening night time by which to construct their set and is looking out for keen volunteers with carpentry or DIY expertise to assist out.


Jamie Barker, the society’s chairman, added: “You don’t must wish to be on stage to affix the Dramatic Society. There are various different methods to be concerned, together with set-building, lighting and sound, costumes and front-of-house duties.

“We’re a small and pleasant society and all of us pitch-in. Nonetheless, typically you end up up a ladder portray when try to be on stage rehearsing, so there may be all the time room for brand spanking new folks.”

The Ladykillers was made well-known by the basic 1955 ‘Ealing comedy’ movie starring Alec Guinness, which was remade in 2004 with Tom Hanks. The movie has been tailored for the stage by Graham Linehan, the author of the hit Channel four comedies “Father Ted” and “The IT Crowd”.

A gaggle of bank-robbers – posing as classical musicians – is hiding out in a room rented from a candy, eccentric outdated woman. When she discovers their true intent, they resolve the one approach out is to kill her – however do any of them have the abdomen to do the deed.

The set-build will begin on Friday, November 1 and the present runs from Wednesday 6 to Saturday 9. If you need to become involved, or to search out out extra data, e mail

Tickets can be found on-line at   and from Tiverton Print Centre (formally referred to as Twyford Copy & Print), Bampton Avenue. Tiverton.

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