The Semi-Circle
   English Language Theatre in
   Basel since 1975

Welcome to The Semi-Circle

English Language Theatre Group

The Semi-Circle is a non-profit theatre group, based in Basel. Founded in 1975, we are all amateurs and we operate entirely with volunteers. It is our aim to bring to life on stage dramatic works in the English language and to stage two productions every year. We also hold some special events for members only, and monthly Play Readings which are open to all.

The Semi-Circle is delighted to announce that we shall perform

the iconic murder mystery

“And Then There Were None”

by Agatha Christie

at the Theater Rampe,  Byfangweg 6, 4051 Basel

on the 11, 12, 13 and 18, 19, 20 June 2020

By special arrangement with AGATHA CHRISTIE, LTD.

**** Further details of how to get your tickets will follow soon ****

If you would like to be part of this exciting project as a member of our production team please contact the producer Mike Bray via email here

We are keen to hear from you if you would like to help us backstage in any of the following roles:

Helping the set build (as a carpenter and/or painter), as a stage hand, as a make-up artist, as wardrobe support, helping with prop sourcing and management and bar staff and as a front-of-house representative.  

The Semi Circle is pleased to announce the cast for our production of 

"And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie


Cast in order of appearance:

Mrs. Rogers Cathy Barker

Narracot Chris Jones

Rogers Vance White

Vera Claythorne Magda Bednarska

Captain Lombard Luca Manganelli

Toni Marston Valentina D'Alessandro

Blore Rik Deurloo

General Mackenzie John Hyland

Emily Brent Samantha Children

Sir Lawrence Wargrave Paul Pietersee

Dr. Armstrong Sarah Thomforde

Director: Michael Clarke

Co-Directors: Diana Zuger, Chris Jones

Producer: Michael Bray

   The Semi-Circle was at Expat-Expo Basel 2020   

We would like to gratefully thank all those who helped us at this event.

The Semi-Circle's highly successful autumn production of
"Sweet Expectations" has now closed.

You can see all the details on our past productions page here

The Semi-Circle success at FEATS 2019

The Semi-Circle team who have taken the play "Playing With Daisy" to the Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies (FEATS) in Munich have come away with a record breaking three main awards. 

>>> The BATS Trophy for third place overall

>>> The Grand Duchy Award for Best Stage Presentation

>>> The Marcel Huhn/Bruno Boeye Award for Stage Management

****** Heartfelt congratulations to all concerned ******

More details and photos are on our Festivals page here 

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It is easy to become a member of The Semi-Circle.  All ages, genders and nationalities welcome. 
We ask only for your enthusiasm and a love of theatre.

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     Individual: CHF 50

     Family: CHF 75

     Junior/Student: CHF 20

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