The Director
Rod Thompson has been a member of the Players for 30 years, and has appeared in and directed quite a number of productions. Directions include: "James Joyce's The Dead", "Getting Betterer All the Time", "Harp in the South", "Two Weeks with the Queen", "Ten Times Table", "Confusions" and "Dancing at Lughnasa". He has been seen on stage recently as the bigotted, racist, and ultimately successful prosecutor in "To Kill a Mockingbird". He was also seen as the strolling accordion player in 'Allo, 'Allo", and as Yoric in "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliette)" Rod collaborated with Maria Plumb to adapt and direct the classic Restoration comedy "The Busybody". This adaptation was also seen in production at The Burnside Players in November 2006. Rod's adaptation of the Jules Verne story "Dr Ox: the Experiment" was produced by the Players in 2006.

The Playwright
Jean Giraudoux

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