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We Happy Few

Travel back to 1940 to meet the Artemis Players who traverse war-time Britain to bring a little joy by spreading the words of Shakespeare.

DSL graduating actors perform this entertaining play re-written by Imogen Stubbs specifically for this season of plays.


16 -18 June | 7.30pm
18 June | 3pm

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Set in Britain during WWII, Imogen Stubb’s heart-warming comedy drama, We Happy Few, follows an all-female theatre troupe, The Artemis Players, as they tour Britain’s schools and village greens in their 1920s Rolls-Royce.

Join this eccentric group of characters as they take Shakespeare on the road to a culture-rationed Britain – their flame of resistance during the darkest days of the war.

Can they manage the personal relationships, cope with hilarious technical disasters and survive the endless drudgery of life on the road? With great warmth and wit our team try to ensure that the show must always go on.

Re-written by Imogen Stubbs for this season of plays and directed by Jonathan Guy Lewis.



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 Photos by Pete Le May

We Happy Few cast with Imogen StubbsRead an article by cast member Dave Speck about their conversation with playwright Imogen Stubbs here.  









Meet the cast: 


Natalie MeltonNatalie Melton

Rachel NicholsonRachel Nicholson

Jodi BeebeeJodi Beebee


Marcela Wawryca

Jemima Nzola

Jemima Nzola

Elsie Newman

Elsie Newman


Dave Speck

Katrin Monikainen

Katrin Monikainen

Helena Power Sweeney

Helena Power Sweeney

Senne L canva

Senne Lambrechts



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