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Yes! Today we managed to run through the play with a sense of flow. There are still areas which need a good deal of work but it is looking like a complete performance now. Some of the actors still need to learn lines, entrances to be worked on...

We actually managed a run through today with a few omissions where actors were unavailable...

The first day of really rainy weather so the idea of rehearsing inside was perhaps a good idea!  Worked through the play and made notes on the weaker areas to work on. Plans for extra rehearsals now underway. Most of the lines are nearly there...

Today I visited the costume team for an update and was amazed by the work the four ladies have put in. Dresses, hats, shawls, underclothes, trousers and a tailcoat...

As the production gets closer and I realise just how much there is to do a certain amount of panic has crept in. The actors are carrying on learning lines, I know that for some that is a marathon task. Now it's time to work on...

Despite an England match and blazing hot weather we managed a good rehearsal today. The focus was on scenes involving the Rosalind, Celia, Orlando triangle, adding characters as needed. After rehearsing the scenes in the hall we moved to the Dales Centre and churchyard to...

Things are starting to progress with our production. Today the cast started to work on some dance moves...

Started today in the glorious sunshine practising spacing using tennis balls, catching, throwing whilst moving around the space. Then added a new dimension of one person in the triangle being preferred as a receiver...