Betty Blue Eyes
 

Betty Blue Eyes

WAOS

Witham Public Hall
Collingwood Road, Witham
Essex
CM8 2DY



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Based on the film “A Private Function”, the story by Alan Bennett is set in Shepardsford, Yorkshire in 1947. The war is over but, like the rest of the country, it still bears the scars of recent war. Belts are tightened and citizens are told by the Government that there will be a ‘fair share for all’ in return for surviving Austerity Britain. The only bright spark of hope on the horizon is the impending marriage of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip. We follow the lives of Gilbert & Joyce Chilvers, a Chiropodist and his not to be reckoned with wife. Gilbert inadvertently stumbles across a pig named Betty, who is being illegally reared to ensure the local dignitaries can celebrate the Royal Wedding with a lavish banquet....
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Witham Amateur Operatic Society (WAOS) is a community-based amateur musical group, affiliated to NODA. The society produces two shows a year using full staging and orchestra rehearsed over the preceding 6 months. WOW, our junior section, is open to young people aged 11-21, who produce one show per year.

Phone: 0300 201 0080