City Players to present Neighbourhood Watch in Eckington

Eckington’s City Players launch their production of Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy drama Neighbourhood Watch next week.

The play will be performed at The Corner Playhouse from Monday, February 2, to February 14 at 7.30pm nightly.

Brother and sister Martin and Hilda Massey have just moved to a new house, hoping to enjoy a peaceful existence there. The peace is soon shattered by a young trespasser in their garden. The community agree to form a neighbourhood watch group to safeguard themselves from crime. But when the Masseys’ beloved garden gnome is thrown through their lounge window, matters quickly escalate, complicated by Martin’s burgeoning romance with Amy, wife of Gareth, rather too soon after her affair with Luther, husband of Magda...

Tickets £10 and are available by calling 01246 430507, online at, by post from the ticket secretary at the Corner Playhouse,Eckington, S21 4DH , or from any member of the society.