Production history

Open to all residents of Southampton, we are a community amateur dramatic society established in 1965. Our home and rehearsal base is the University of Southampton.

Listed below are details of SUP productions.

Planned for Oct/Nov 2021 – George A Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Live

June 2021 – Stitched Up by Robin Johnson – Totton Festival of Drama 2021 TBC

May 2020 – For The Fallen: Home Front written and compiled by Stephen Fenerty – online

March 2020 (cancelled) – Settling Accounts and The Man On The Floor by Neil Simon – Totton Festival of Drama 2020

January 2020 – The Railway Children by E. Nesbit adapted by Mike Kenny – NST Campus (Nuffield)

October 2019London Suite by Neil Simon – Rose Theatre, Eastleigh

March 2019And Tell Sad Stories Of The Death of Queens by Tennessee Williams, and Ghost Story by Mark Ravenhill – Totton Festival of Drama 2019

January 2019And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie – NST Campus (Nuffield)

March 2018 – Darlings, You Were Wonderful! by Derek Lomas; Bully Beef and Whizzbangs by Chris Hawley (world premiere and overall festival winner) – Totton Festival of Drama 2018

Jan-Feb 2018 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detection Agency by James Goss and Arvind Ethan David, from the book by Douglas Adams – NST Campus (Nuffield)

April 2017What Has Southampton Ever Given Us? by Chris Hawley – Southampton St. George’s Day Festival (performed again with cast changes at SUP Summer BBQ 2017)

March 2017Shakers (Edited Version) by John Godber and Jane Thornton  – Totton Festival of Drama 2017

Jan-Feb 2017Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett, adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs – NST Campus (Nuffield)

Year Season Production Author
2016 Autumn Bouncers & Shakers John Godber
Spring Triple Act Various
Winter A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare
2015 Summer Happy Families John Godber
Spring Triple Act Various
Winter Absurd Person Singular Alan Ayckbourn
2014 Summer The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald
Winter The Diary Of Anne Frank Wendy Kesselman
2013 Spring Triple Act Various
Summer Immaculate
Autumn Dear Antoine Jean Anouilh
2012 Summer It Could be Any One of Us Alan Ayckbourn
Winter Lady Windermere’s Fan Oscar Wilde
2011 Summer Entertaining Angels Richard Everett
Winter How the Other Half Loves Alan Ayckbourn
2010 Summer Once a Catholic Mary O’Malley
Winter The Importance of being Earnest Oscar Wilde
2009 Summer Lady in the Van Alan Bennett
Winter The Forsyte Saga John Galsworthy
2008 Summer Woman in Mind Alan Ayckbourn
Winter The Government Inspector Nikolai Gogol
2007 Summer Drowning on Dry Land Alan Ayckbourn
Winter  Tartuffe Moliere
2006 Summer Larkrise to Candleford Keith Dewhurst
2005 Winter Blithe Spirit Noel Coward
2004 Winter Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare
2003 Winter Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
2002 Winter Confusions Alan Ayckbourn
2001 Winter Dancing at Laughnasa Brian Friel
2000 Winter Lock up your Daughters Bernard Miles
1999 Winter Cold Comfort Farm Paul Doust
1998 Winter Communicating Doors Alan Ayckbourn