Aldermaston Players

2013 One Act Plays

Charity begins & The Boundary
Charity Begins by Aldermaston Players
The Boundary performed by Aldermaston Players

Drama Festivals May/June 2013

A new venture for the Players in early summer of 2013 when we competed in a couple of local drama festivals. Graham Jerome put together four of our female actresses in the one act comedy “Charity Begins” by Sandi Toksvig.

Here they are in rehearsal.


We are bring the play back to Aldermaston on 25/26 October in an evening of two one act plays, alongside Tom Stoppard/Clive Exton’s The Boundary.

Venues: Wallingford & Henley
Format: One Act Play
Director: Graham Jerome

Performance-14th June-Corn Exchange, Wallingford

25th & 26th October 2013

The company presented two evenings of One Act Plays on 25th & 26th October 2013 at the Parish Hall in Aldermaston. Both plays turn ‘workplace’ scenarios into comic situations albeit with some degree of absurdity.   The audience were treated to a slice of cake during the interval.

Venue: Aldermaston Parish Hall
Format: Plays
     Graham Jerome
     Chris Boott

Charity Begins

by Sandi Toksvig

Set in 2009 – “It’s a funny thing, charity. Find a cause, find a celebrity, surely instant acclaim will follow and all one’s problems will be over.”

The Boundary

by Tom Stoppard and Clive Exton

Set in the 1970’s –Arriving at the library to continue work on his dictionary, Johnson is horrified to discover that the place has been ransacked.


The Boundary is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD