An Evil Thing

by Sarah-May Simpson

In Tyneside during the Second World War, the sadistic tendencies of a 12-year-old bully, herself a victim of domestic abuse, take a deadly turn.
Drama, one-act

2022 March 10
Premiere performance.
This was the Progressive Players’ entry in the 2022 Durham & Sunderland One-Act Festival, held at the Alun Armstrong Theatre in Stanley, County Durham. Laura Astin won the trophy for Best Supporting Actor/Actress, and the play won the Allan Monkhouse Award for Best New Play.


2022 July 18 to 23

2022 August 15 to 20
The Progressive Players first ever appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, performing at Paradise in Augustine’s. Sadly we were unable to take any photos of the production!