Cast of four in all-action fast-moving spoof drama

Banbury Cross Players in The 39 Steps
Banbury Cross Players in The 39 Steps

In the Banbury Players’ exciting and fast-moving spoof stage adaptation of The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow, you will experience shootings, plane and train crashes, villains with missing fingers and a daring escape over the Forth Road Bridge.

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More than a third of the 80-strong society are involved in the production, supporting the cast of four. Playing the wide range of characters are Andrew Whiffin (Hannay), Clare Lester (Woman), NikLester and Dave Smith (Clowns). Banbury Rotarian John Bennett completes the local casting, taking on the role of the Radio Announcer.

The show runs from April 22 to 25 at The Mill Arts Centre, in Spiceball Rd, Banbury. Curtain up 7.45pm. Tickets (£12/£11) from The Mill box office on 01295 279002 or oat