Past Productions

Over the last fifty years, the Stillorgan Players have staged over 100 thrillers, murder mysteries, farces, plays & pantomimes; all to the highest level and always to full houses.

Leonard Vole stands accused of murdering a rich widow. The stakes are high with shocking witness testimony and a young man's fight to escape the hangman's noose. Innocent or guilty, this suspense thriller will keep you guessing until the final curtain.

October 2019

1969 - 2019

Gala Dinner celebrating 50 years of the Stillorgan Players. 

April 2019

By Norman Robbins

Join the Stillorgan Players in a magical family pantomime of well loved characters including Princess Jasmine, Widow Twankey, Wishee Washee, Abanazar the evil magician, and of course Aladdin himself.

January 2019

Not only does Dr. Richard Forth have a hectic work schedule and an awkward friendship with his ex-girlfriend, but his wife, Barbara, is constantly ill. With bad luck spreading almost as quickly as bad news, it seems somebody is out to kill Barbara, and anyone else who gets in their way!

October 2018

The play takes place in the Westminster Hotel where Tory Minister Richard Willey is about to embark on a night of passion with the Labour Leader’s typist, Jane Worthington. Naturally, things don’t run smoothly with the discovery of a dead body in the bedroom's sash window!

April 2018

By Francis Durbridge

Many people dislike Larry Campbell but none feel more embittered than David Ryder who pursues his vendetta by nefariously obtaining a key to Campbell's flat to kill him. 

November 2017

By Norman Robbins

Set in the village of Pumpernickel, the Forest Fairy and Attrocia, the witch, battle for the villagers. Attrocia builds the Gingerbread House to entice the children, Hansel and Gretel. Events stop short before they are eaten, although the witch gets her just desserts!

2017 Pantomime

By Margaret Wood

On this occasion of a Parochial Church Council meeting temperaments clash over such matters as the redecoration of the church ad what to do about the cherubs. Meredith, builder and decorator considers it 'not a bad afternoon's work', however, with profitable repair bills in prospect, and even possible future happiness with the attractive Miss Jones.​

Parish Fundraiser

October 2016

By Alan Ayckbourn

Publican Gosforth is running the village gala which starts like all village fetes do. However it develops into chaos and as things continue to go wrong the play climaxes to a complete disaster.

Parish Fundraiser

October 2016

By Ray Cooney

Set in a hospital, "It Runs in the Family" contains the usual assortment of farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for someone else, as Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex wife, a punkish daughter and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

April 2016

By Francis Durbridge

Max Telligan, a popular novelist, has returned to his London apartment from a business trip to Munich, much to the surprise of his wife. He is subsequently greeted by a parade of mysterious visitors who seek a calculator, question him about a diary, and more sinisterly, threaten to kill him. Max has, it seems, unwittingly become embroiled in the activities of an international terrorist group!

November 2015

By Noel Coward

Charles Condomine, a successful novelist, needs to learn about the occult for his next novel.  Madame Arcati, an eccentric medium, is invited to hold a séance at his house. She inadvertently summons Charles's first wife, Elvira, who has been dead for seven years. A hilarious madness ensues as the ghostly and jealous Elvira makes continued, and increasingly desperate, efforts to disrupt Charles's current marriage to Ruth.

March 2015

By Paul Reakes

King Cole may be old, but he’s not too old to fall in love and now he’s decided that it’s high time that he should take a wife!The women of the town and royal cook Dotty Dumplin are queueing up to audition for the role of Queen. Meanwhile, King Cole’s evil brother Peski and his wife Pariah are conspiring to unseat him from the throne - with a little help from a magic pool that reverses the ageing process, turning Old King Cole into Young King Cole!

2015 Pantomime

By Bernard Farrell

The hilarious tale of the turmoil that ensues in the Ryan household in an upmarket residential area of Dublin’s Southside, when the ever-practical Sheila Ryan decides on a course of action to boost the family’s depleted income. Her husband, Brendan, a middle-aged redundant executive, has been out of work for eighteen months and there is a big household to support, as they strive to keep up appearances.

March 2014

By Agatha Christie

Lady Tressilian invites several guests to her seaside home for two weeks at the end of the summer. Tennis star Nevile Strange, former ward of Lady Tressilian's deceased husband, incurs her displeasure when he proposes (to her mind bizarrely) that both his new wife, Kay, and his former wife, Audrey, come at the same time. Lady Tressilian grudgingly agrees but events soon become sinister when she is brutally murdered in her bed.

November 2013

By John B Priestley

The scene is dinner at the wealthy and prosperous Birlings' home in 1912. The family is visited by a man calling himself Inspector Goole, who questions the family about the suicide of a young working-class woman, Eva Smith. The family are interrogated and revealed to have been responsible for the young woman's exploitation, abandonment and social ruin, effectively leading to her death.

March 2013

By John Morley

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2013 Pantomime

By John B Keane

When Canon Pratt and his two curates, Father Brest and Father Loran, lose their exteemed Ms Bottomly, they must recruit a replacement to carry on with the cooking and cleaning. They select Ms Maureen Kettle, aka Moll. She wraps the Canon around her little finger, feeds him well while starving the curates. When it comes to the question on Moll’s pension, more chaos ensues.

October 2012

By Francis Durbridge

When Glenn Howard, a busy executive, decides to get rid of his wealthy wife Maggie, firstly to enjoy her money, secondly to avoid spending the rest of his life in boring luxury in remote Bermuda, and thirdly to free himself for another woman, he works out a complicated and devious plan to keep himself in the clear.

March 2012

By Anthony Marriott & Alistair Foot

Prospective purchasers of an avant-garde house forced to stay by fog bound night, but who is married to who?

November 2011

By Margaret Wood

​There is only five minutes to go before everyone arrives. When the cat eats Uncle Richard's salmon, Mary and George decide to fill the gap with tinned salmon. The problems begin to escalate and in the end they find the truth behind what really happended to Tiddles!

April 2011

By Margaret Wood

A middle aged woman has been attending the out-patients department for so long she now sees herself and guardian and advisor of any newcomers.

April 2011

By Paul Reakes

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2011 Pantomime

By J D Robins

Ben Seaton is the new rector of Wychcombe Magna and is slowly gaining acceptance with the locals. Then the unthinkable happens - there is a murder at the rectory. Skeletons surface from the village's recent past - the death of a young girl, the involvement of a local man in a bullion robbery - and it becomes apparent that not everyone in the village is who they say they are!

October 2010

By Marc Camoletti

Bernard has a French, a German and an American fiancee, each a beautiful airline hostess with a two day layover in Paris. He keeps "one up, one down and one pending" and has the seventh day to rest. Until airline schedule changes bring all three to Paris and their intended's apartment at the same time!

March 2010

By Francis Durbridge

This exciting thriller concerns Robert and Stella who learn that their son has been kidnapped - not for ransom but in order that they will allow one of the kidnappers safe haven in their house. Two policemen arrive with news that one of the kidnappers has been murdered - but very soon it is obvious that these two, and much else, is not as it seems.

November 2009

By Alan Ayckbourn

They say where there's a will, there's a relative & this comedy thriller exploits all the ingredients of the traditional murder-mystery - a remote country house on a dark and stormy night where a family of failures meet to haggle over a bequest. So far so ordinary, but since this is by one of Britain's leading dramatists, things are never what they seem!

February 2009

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2009 Pantomime

Deadly Nightcap

By Francis Durbridge

Disposing first of his brother-in-law​, Jack enlists the help of his girlfriend in his plan to murder his wife. But his scheme goes horribly wrong and he, not his wife, ends up dead. There are so many possible suspects and motives that the truth eludes us all ... although Cliff seems to be on the right track.

2008

Sing A Song Of Sixpence

By Norman Robbins

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2007 Pantomime

How The Other Half Loves

By Alan Ayckbourn

A comedy taking place at two dinner parties in two living rooms on a single set. In this suburban trio of married couples, one couple is at the top of the social ladder. One of the other couples is attractive and upcoming, despite the fact that she is an utter slob and he is a complete boor, and the third pair is socially hopeless but earnest.

2006

Living Together

By Alan Ayckbourn

Annie, the Cinderella of the family, lives in the shabby Victorian vicarage type house where the family was brought up. Reg, her brother, and his wife Sarah come to stay for a week end so that she may go away for a "rest". The general idea is that Annie ought to pair off with Tom. But for this week end it is Norman, the raffish assistant librarian husband of Annie's sister Ruth, with whom she planned to go. They were to meet secretly but Norman turns up early. When Annie calls the whole thing off Norman decides to stay on at the house and gets roaring drunk.

2006

Sweet Revenge

By Francis Durbridge

Ross is a successful, happily married cardiac consultant - until his wife Fay announces she has fallen in love with the notorious womanizer Julian Kane. Later, Ross's assistant discovers two phials missing of Zarabell Four, a drug potentially lethal to cardiac patients. When Julian dies from a heart attack, all fingers point to Ross. 

2006

Kindly Keep It Covered

By Dave Freeman

Performed 2005

Housekeeper Wanted

By Philip King & Falkland L Cary

Performed 2005

Babes In The Wood

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2005 Pantomime

A Murder Is Announced

By Agatha Christie

Performed 2004

Tons Of Money

By Will Evans & Arthur Valentine

Performed 2004

Dock Brief

By John Mortimer

Performed 2004

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

By Jeffrey Archer

Performed 2003

Cinderella

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2003 Pantomime

Fishy Business

By Margaret Wood

​​There is only five minutes to go before everyone arrives. When the cat eats Uncle Richard's salmon, Mary and George decide to fill the gap with tinned salmon. The problems begin to escalate and in the end they find the truth behind what really happended to Tiddles!

2002

Pack Of Lies

By Hugh Whitmore

Performed 2002

Parochial Problems

By Margaret Wood

On this occasion of a Parochial Church Council meeting temperaments clash over such matters as the redecoration of the church ad what to do about the cherubs. Meredith, builder and decorator considers it 'not a bad afternoon's work', however, with profitable repair bills in prospect, and even possible future happiness with the attractive Miss Jones.​

2002

The Hollow

By Agatha Christie

Performed 2001

Sinbad The Sailor

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

2001 Pantomime

Gosforth’s Fete

By Alan Ayckbourn

​Publican Gosforth is running the village gala which starts like all village fetes do. However it develops into chaos and as things continue to go wrong the play climaxes to a complete disaster.

2000

The Monkey’s Paw

By W. W. Jacobs

Performed 2000

The Winslow Boy

By Terence Rattigan

Performed 2000

Relatively Speaking

By Alan Ayckbourn

Performed 1999

Caught on the Hop

By David Foxton

Performed 1999

Upstairs Cuckoo

By Peter Horsher

Performed 1999

Murder At The Vicarage

By Agatha Christie

Performed 1998

Thermal Underwear

By Andrew Davies

Performed 1997

Deathtrap

By Ira Levin

Performed 1996

Move Over Mrs Markham

By Ray Cooney & John Chapman

Performed 1996

Absurd Person Singular

By Alan Ayckbourn

Performed 1995

Aladdin

A pantomime adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

1995 Pantomime

Thermal Underwear

By Andrew Davies

Performed 1994