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Milborne Port Opera

Trial by Jury and COARSE Murder at Shakerley House

Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed our Coarse Murder at Shakerley House by Neil Edwards with the Gilbert and Sullican favourite Trial by Jury 4th - 7th April 2018.

We will let you know what our next show will be when we have decided!! Keep up with out news on Facebook

MPO made a temporary swerve into comedy.

The company was invited to London to perform in the World Coarse Acting Championships at the Questors Theatre, Ealing on November 25th 2017, where competed with other professional and amateur companies for the coveted world title. The chief Judge is Timothy West CBE, no less. And you'll never guess what - WE WON!

See more on our Muder at Shakerly House page.




Operetta News

The Telegraph lists The Sorcerer as one of the Five great 'neglected operettas' what do you think? And if you don't know, you don't have long to watch our version and form your own opinion...

Award for original show

Milborne Port Opera, has won a major award, against stiff opposition from over 80 drama groups all over Somerset, in the annual David Beach Awards for musical theatre, presented by the Somerset Fellowship of Drama (SFD).

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Milborne Port Opera were nominated by a panel of experts for 2 awards, and carried home the "Challenge Trophy" for having the courage and enterprise to put on the original show "Spring Fate", written, composed, arranged, directed and scored by MPO's Neil Edwards, helped by a talented group of actors, musicians and set designers.

"Spring Fate" was Neil Edwards' third show for the MPO. It played last year to considerable critical acclaim. This is the second time MPO has won the Challenge Trophy.

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