Andrew Clay, Tim Tubbs, Dave Blaker and Rebecca Kelly-Evans in Oh, Nell!

IN PICTURES: Secrets of king's court revealed in stage show Oh, Nell!

Sandside Players in flamboyant costume and strong voice prepare for their single performance of Bill Scott’s musical Oh, Nell! – charting Nell Gwynne’s rise from the London streets to stardom as one of the first actresses in the Restoration theatre and to Royal favour as Charles II’s most famous mistress.

It is on at Westborough Methodist Church, on Saturday March 9 at 7pm.
Tickets: £5 on the door, or in advance from Woodend on 01723 384500.

Andrew Clay as Charles Hart, Tim Tubbs as John Lacey, and Dave Blaker as Thomas Killgrew

1. All the king's men

Andrew Clay as Charles Hart, Tim Tubbs as John Lacey, and Dave Blaker as Thomas Killgrew
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Linda Polkowski, Kathryn Irwin, Nathan Mundey and Rebecca Kelly Evans

2. Goin' courtin'

Linda Polkowski, Kathryn Irwin, Nathan Mundey and Rebecca Kelly Evans
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Rebecca Kelly Evans as Nell, with the Orange Girls Anita Hill, Kathryn Mundey, Louise Stanway Sylvia Terry

3. Oranges are the only fruit

Rebecca Kelly Evans as Nell, with the Orange Girls Anita Hill, Kathryn Mundey, Louise Stanway Sylvia Terry
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Rebecca Kelly Evans as Nell with Nathan Mundey as Will Duncan

4. Paying court

Rebecca Kelly Evans as Nell with Nathan Mundey as Will Duncan
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