Nazi Invasion Between Hastings and Hythe

After the evacuation of Dunkirk, there was a period of intense activity to prepare defences against an immanently expected invasion of South East England. The Germans were massed on the French coast after their lightening victories in France and the Low Countries. Now Britain was firmly in their sights. It would only be a matter of time before they turned their attention to invading the land they could see just 22 miles away over the English Channel. Continue reading Nazi Invasion Between Hastings and Hythe

Rye Actor Martin Wimbush Directs Comedy Revue at Broadstairs

Marie Hanley Productions, 9 Cinque Ports Street, Rye, are presenting a revival of their hugely successful musical comedy revue show, Spring Into Life, at the Memorial Theatre, Broadstairs on Sunday 25th May at 5.00pm. Devised and directed by local actor Martin Wimbush, the show is a miscellany of all the best material from popular revues, including works from, Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Tom Lehrer, Flanders and Swann and Alan Bennett. Martin will be appearing in it, alongside, West End musical actor Michael Sadler and local actress and singer Lorna Hall. Continue reading Rye Actor Martin Wimbush Directs Comedy Revue at Broadstairs

The Winchelsea Players

Committed to producing high-quality drama and galvanising local talent

The Winchelsea Players was founded in May 2006. Its prime objective is to produce a wide variety of quality plays that are long-established favourites. The Company’s inaugural production was Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest in July 2006 which enjoyed rave reviews and sell-out performances. Continue reading The Winchelsea Players