On with the show as Players return to Byre Theatre

The Byre Theatre will once again host the St Andrews Play Club.
The Byre Theatre will once again host the St Andrews Play Club.
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The drama group which founded the original Byre is going to be back treading the boards at the theatre with its forthcoming production.

The St Andrews Play Club, under the leadership of AB Paterson, started the Byre Theatre more than 80 years ago, and has been part of its history every since.

Chairman Janet Richardson said: “Play Club members are delighted that the future of the Byre has been secured through the arrangement between Fife Council and St Andrews University.

“We look forward to being part of the exciting future for the Byre, along with the other community groups in and around St Andrews.”

The production the Players are bringing to the theatre is Noel Coward’s ‘Blithe Spirit’, which will run from November 11-15.

Set in the 1930s, the comic play by Noel Coward - he wrote the main lead role for himself - is scattered with Coward’s typical wit. The farce involves a writer, hoping to learn the tricks of the trade, inviting a local medium along to conduct a seance, only to find she ‘brings back’ his late first wife.

Tickets for ‘Blithe Spirit’ are available from the Byre Box Office.