November News

 Aladdin and the Lamp - Franklin Players 2016 Year End PantomimeAladdin and the Lamp

Rehearsals are in the final week and things are looking nothing short of  SENSATIONAL for this once in a lifetime version of the classic tale of Aladdin with a fantastical Franklin twist! Bookings are selling like hot cakes so best you book NOW!

To book please call Wendy on 082 366 9987 or send an email to

This is a must see show for the whole family so bring the kids along to the Sunday matinee! Remember our charity this year is FORA so let’s add some sizeable digits to the total we’ve collected for them so far!

If anyone is keen to help out with tuck shop or front of house for the show, please let us know as soon as possible, extra hands are always welcome!

R80 for adults
R60 for students and pensioners
R50 for paid up members

Friday 18th and 25th November (7:30pm)
Saturday 19th and 26th November (7:30pm)
Sunday 20th (2:30pm) and 27th November (5:30pm)



Another reminder to please make every effort to attend the AGM on 4th December at 10.30am. (Bloody Mary’s can be ordered in advance if you are expecting to be hungover… you won’t be the only one!!) 

Should you wish to nominate anyone for the committee please ensure they are keen to stand for nomination, understand the time constraints, dedication and expectations involved in being a committee member, and last but not least, please make sure they will be attending the AGM!

If you are unable to make the AGM, please complete a Proxy form and email it to

Here’s a reminder of last year’s AGM minutes.

This year we will also be introducing a suggestion / complaints box for those wishing to voice anything they feel needs to be brought to the committee’s attention whilst having the option of remaining anonymous. 



OAPF 2017

Franklin and Friends One Act Play Festival 2017

A reminder to all our budding scriptwriters and anyone else who has a fabulous one act script they would like to see brought to life framed by emerald green curtains – script submission deadline is 5th January, so get those fingers typing, those eyes reading and the creative juices flowing!

Email your submissions to to and remember to take the One Act Play Festival Rules into consideration.

For those budding Steven Spielberg’s out there or anyone else keen to try directing, make sure you put your name forward if you have not already done so!

And lastly to all our dramatically dapper divas out there, the audition dates and times in January for you to diarise now are as follows:

Sunday 15th (14h30) Monday 16th (19h30) Wednesday 18th (19h30)



As from next year we will be asking each and every member to ratify the Constitution. As such, we provide a link hereto – please be sure to brush up on the content.


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