On Stage At Frinton-On-Sea

During the summer of 2015, Eye Film and actor Richard Wilson followed the fortunes of the tiny Essex theatre that’s launched some of the biggest stars of British stage and screen.  Run from the village hall at Frinton-on-Sea in Essex, the Summer Theatre is the country’s oldest weekly repertory company and has helped launch he careers of a host of stars including Antony Sher and Lynda Bellingham.  But it needs to change if it’s to survive.  Clive Brill the new producer risks his own money on a mission to modernise this time-honoured institution.  Does he succeed?

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