Imperial Players

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13th March 2022  – News: Editor

Imperial Players and Theatre62 are excited to announce a joint production in March 2023. Our two award-winning groups are joining forces to bring you Old Boilers, set in a Blackpool guest house. We hope that this will be the first of many such ventures in future.

This notice contains basic information about the play and upcoming auditions. More information will be available via the Imperial Players Impetus newsletter and Theatre62 Prompt newsletter in the coming months.

Brief synopsis:

When four women of a certain age decide to celebrate divorce in style, they hit upon the idea of a Hen Party in Blackpool – a chance to get away from it all and let their hair down. But you can’t begin to imagine what happens when a face from the past looms along the Prom. And what if that face is the last one you want to see …


  • Miss Bobby (female – requires northern accent)
  • Anya (female – requires Eastern European accent)
  • Mr Watts (male)
  • Josh (male)
  • Ann (female)
  • Cora (female)
  • Freddie (male – requires northern accent)
  • Karen (female)
  • Ginnie (female)

Audition dates:

Tuesday 13th December 2022 and Wednesday 14th December 2022, both at 7:45 pm at Theatre 62 clubhouse, 62 Corkscrew Hill, West Wickham BR4 9BA

Paper copies of the script are available at the Theatre62 clubhouse or Pauline can supply electronic (pdf) copies if you contact her at