Community Event / Theatre

Online play reading group

Sunday 25 July 2021

Unleash your inner thespian! All ages and backgrounds are welcome at our online play reading group. Each month the group will read a different play via Zoom. No experience is required. It's more fun than a Book Group and with no homework to feel guilty about forgetting.

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Starts 3:30 P.M.
Play Reader £0.00
Listener £0.00

Tickets available online and over the phone on 0333 666 3366.

10% booking fee applies. An additional booking fee of £1.80 per order applies to telephone bookings.

Unleash your inner thespian! All ages and backgrounds are welcome at our online play reading group. Each month the group will read a different play via Zoom. No experience is required. It's more fun than a Book Group and with no homework to feel guilty about forgetting.

Parts are assigned at the start of each session. Everyone gets a chance to read if they wish. If you do not want to read, there are some listening places available in each group. It is a great way to spend an hour and really brings the text to life.

This month’s play: The Post Office

By Tagore: originally written in Bengali in 1912, The Post Office, rich in symbolism and allegory, is a play about man’s (represented by a boy) passionate cry for the faraway for the call of the awakening in the world of spiritual freedom.

Practical information

  • Scripts are shared in advance by clicking on the button above.
  • You are welcome to read the play in advance, but this is not required.
  • The Zoom link is sent on the ticket.
  • The event is free, but must be booked in advance.
  • Tickets are available for both readers and listeners and there are three sessions across 30 and 31 May.
  • Tickets are pay what you want, with no minimum.

ABOUT CLAIRE HORSBURGH

Claire, who organises the group, is an author, educator, and facilitator. In 2015, after teaching Film Studies, English, and Media Studies for over a decade, she started new projects. She currently writes content for textbooks and teaches a module at UWE (University of the West of England).