Past Productions

Not A Game For Girls

So popular the Football Association tried to ban them

Not A Game For Girls

By Benjamin Peel

15th – 18th June 2017

Friargate Theatre, Lower Friargate, York YO1 9SL

The Cast

Alice Woods – Hannah Jade Robbins

Florrie Redford – Kirsty Edwards

Betty Williams – Sonia Di Lorenzo

Jessie Walmsley – Georgia Smith

Jack Holmes – Matthew Wignall

Alfred Frankland – Keir Brown

Lily Parr – Laura Castle

Soldier – Edie Palmer

Mrs Parr – Samantha Hindman

Mrs Woods – Victoria Delaney

Len Williams – Richard Thirlwall

Madelaine Ourry – Natalie-Clare Brimicombe

Herbert Stanley – Guy Matthews

Footballers on Film – Bronte Hobson, Riyadh Johnson, Becky Sheard and Tasha Stacey

The Crew

Director – Alison Young

Assistant Director – Mike Hickman

Sound Design – Alexander King

Set Design – Paul Mason

Music Director – Samantha Hindman

Stage Manager – Ann Crossley

Assistant Stage Manager and Lighting – Matt Pattison

Costume – Carly Brown

Producer – Matthew Wignall

Photography – Hannah Argyle

Film Footage and Trailers by Blue Tomato Studio

Catering by Michelle Gracias


Review Quotes

“The cast were fantastic throughout…this charming play deserves the attention of as many people as possible…moving and inspiring” – One&Other Creative

“A charming original work” – Unknown Magazine

“Poignant and affecting” – The Pocklington Post

“5 stars! Most enjoyable, great cast!” – Audience Member

“Was a brilliant show to watch!” – Audience Member

“Really enjoyed Off The Rock Productions show of Not A Game For Girls…great cast and a brilliant story!” – Audience Member 

“Great story, some strong performances and an intimate feel” – Audience Member


Football Footage

The Charleston



Photographs by Hannah Argyle and Roger Pattison