Shirley Players


Event review: Shirley Players presents Curtain Up On Murder

Posted on May 30th, by Rob Preston in Culture. No Comments

This am dram thank you ma’am left me with a very big grin on my face

With two productions a year, each one just two performances but to packed-out audiences at Shirley Parish Hall, the Shirley Players is one of local theatre’s success stories. I rarely miss its shows, and I always enjoy them. There is no pretence that this is ‘community theatre’: this is pure unadulterated … Read More »



Event review: Wife after Death by the Shirley Players, Friday 25th November

Posted on December 14th, by Andy Ellis in Culture. No Comments

One of Croydon’s lesser known amateur dramatic groups provides an entertaining night out

Eric Chappell’s play is set shortly after the death of a fictional popular comedian by the name of Dave Thursby. As last respects are paid, however, some unexpected truths emerge. The play was performed by the Shirley Players in Shirley Parish Hall on Friday 25th November.

We received a friendly greeting as our … Read More »