On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

By Ernest Thompson

Director: Marc Hamilton

Performances 13th – 16th August 2018

Audition Date: Sunday 6th May 2018 at 2.30 pm

This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 48th year. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the “grandchild” and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing and thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awareness. In the end the summer wanes and so does their brief idyll in the final, deeply moving moments of the play.

This amateur production of “Entertaining Angels” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.


  • Norman Thayer, Jr – retired professor, nearing 80
  • Ethel Thayer – his wife, nearing 70​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
  • Chelsea Thayer Wayne – their daughter, divorced, middle aged
  • Bill Ray – Chelsea’s fiancé, dentist, middle aged
  • Billy Ray – Bill’s teenage son
  • Charlie Martin – postman
  • Operator: offstage voice only

The scripts will be available from the theatre from 7th April 2018. Please sign the sheet provided and return the scripts as soon as possible in order that others may read them.

For further information please ring Marc Hamilton call/text 07515 915314

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