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Our Night at The Essex Oscars

September 2019 saw a group of the Orps attend the North Essex Theatre Guild awards, although we were nominated for numerous awards we only succeeded in winning Set Construction & Design for Peter Cox, who is a wonderful asset to our group with his multiple skills in set design, construction, painting, directing and acting! However Read more about Our Night at The Essex Oscars[…]

Autumn Play

Rehearsals have begun! Mike Poole is directing the comedy ‘Wife after death’ by Eric Chappell. The Cast : Debra Hornigold Colin Downer William Groom Lorraine Usher Anne Sexton Make a note in your diaries ready to see this cracking show in October 2019 to round off the Orpen Players 50th year!

Look out for us in the media!

We are advertising EVERYWHERE! Posters are up around the village, in Colchster libraries, shops and in windows all over the place! Soon our boards supported by Boydens estate agents will be up around West Bergholt. We have been featured in Connection magazine, LOOK magazine, The W.B Village Bulletin, we will be in the Colchester Gazette Read more about Look out for us in the media![…]

Sorry for the technical difficulties!

We apologise that the website has not been updated recently; we unfortunately suffered some technical difficulties, but we are back! Lets catch you up on what has been happening with the Orps! We are hard rehearsing for The Vicar of Dibley production which celebrates our 50th year as a group. Cast have scripts down, costumes Read more about Sorry for the technical difficulties![…]