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Towards Zero
Thank you to everyone who has already booked their tickets for our next major event, "Towards Zero" written by Agatha Christie. This is our first fully rehearsed and dramatised stage-play since October 2019, no scripts in hands, fully costumed and with full technical support. We cannot wait for a bit of theatrical normality!

We will be performing at the Hotel Paraiso on Friday 22nd April, Saturday 23rd April and Sunday 24th April 2022. Please note that all shows start at 7.30 pm. (We incorrectly said 7 pm for Sunday night, apologies.)

Tickets can be booked online via our website and are 15€ for members and 17€ for non members. Please get your tickets soon before we sell out.

Peter Brooks is directing a fabulous cast in this thriller with Jaime Adalid, Paul Baker, Eric Fraggalosch, PJ Lopez, Hannah Murray, Laurie Passman, Fiona Poole, Carmel Rogers, Eleanor Schuman, Beverley Stonehewer, and Jamie Stonehewer.

The synopsis is as follows:
When a house party gathers at Gull's Point, the seaside home of Lady Tressilian, Neville Strange finds himself caught between his old wife Audrey and his new flame Kay. A nail-biting thriller, the play probes the psychology of jealousy in the shadow of a savage and brutal murder. A carefully unpeeled investigation before our eyes brings the story to a pointed ending.

We are delighted that Andrew Gommersal and Veronica del Cerro have returned from Northern Spain and will be doing the lighting, sound and technical effects. Karl Maresz, our master craftsman, is building the set.  Janet Barnett is the producer and Alan Jones, our talented photographer, is back...we have the A-team for this production.

The Annual Lark in the Park
Following "Towards Zero", our next event will be the annual "Lark in the Park" in Parque Torre Leonera in Benahavis on Sunday 5th June 2022. This is an early evening, outdoor gathering for charity in the park with both theatrical and musical performances. The audience brings their own picnic, cushions and refreshments and we provide the entertainment and theatre seating.

Entry is ticket only and donations can be made online. Bookings will open in early May. We have the wonderful Clarice Williams, opera singer, singing for us. There will be a short play and another musical act. If you have never been to this magical evening event, make this the year that you attend. It sells out very quickly. More information on the play, the musical acts and the nominated charity will be circulated soon.

Putting it Together
Thank you to everyone who came to see Pam Butler and Eileen Audas at El Trapiche Cultural Centre in their two-women show that included singing, dancing, comedy and acting. Over 150 people attended and experienced this unique event, created and directed by Pam. Thanks go to Pam and Eileen for their hard work which raised funds for ITS and entertained the audience.

Membership
Thank you to everyone who has already joined ITS or renewed their membership, this income helps to keep us solvent.

Membership is 10 € per person or 15€ for two people living at the same address. Thanks to Janet Barnett, our new Membership secretary, for her work on this and, of course, to Eileen Audas who manages all aspects of our income and expenditure. We could not do it without her.

Special Recognition
At the recent annual general meeting (AGM), we honoured two long standing and very active ITS members, Carol Woolnoth (a former president) and Sandra Sprawson (a former vice president). Both were given honorary membership for their exceptional contribution to ITS.  

The minutes of the AGM and The President's Annual Report are now online on the website. You can find them by clicking "About Us", then select "Board Members", then scroll down the Board photos, and at the bottom click "AGM reports."
 
The ITS Board
Fiona Poole has recently joined the Board. We are thrilled to have her expertise and enthusiasm. For more information on the Board members, please have a look at our website.

Performing rights for Towards Zero
We are required to add this text to all our publicity for this show, as required by licence conditions:
Towards Zero © 1945 Agatha Christie Limited. All rights reserved.
AGATHA CHRISTIE is a registered trademark of Agatha Christie Limited in the UK and elsewhere. All rights reserved.   The rights to this play are licensed by Agatha Christie Limited. For further information on this play and others by Agatha Christie, please visit http://www.agathachristie.com


Thanks again to those of you who have supported all our events.