The Semi-Circle
English Language Theatre in Basel since 1975


An Evening of David Campton plays - Rehearsed Play reading -
24 February 2017 in Theater Arlecchino


Back to our roots...  The club started in 1975 with a rehearsed play reading ("Lord Arthur Saville's Crime" by Oscar Wilde).  It was time to bring this form of entertainment back to life, Altogether 24 members of The Semi-Circle performed on stage in ten short and strangely comic plays written by David Campton.


The plays and cast were (Directors with a star):

  • What's a Name?     Fiona Müller, Zuzana Cox, David Cox*
  • Night Watch     Joy Scherer*, Wendy Monard, Chris Jones
  • Volunteer     Beatrix Castelotte-Iselin*, Pedro Sousa
  • Home from Home      Susan Aeschbach*, Maia Banaru, Michael Clarke, Jonathan Smith 
  • Hunt up     Diana Zuger*, Adrian Chess
  • Who?      Wendy Monard, Susan Pallister, Mike Bray*, Jonathan Smith
  • Token of Esteem     Tony O'Sullivan*
  • Octopus      Susan Aeschbach*, Anita Duttweiler-Bilaney
  • Yellow in the Autumn Sunlight     Sue Newstead, Eric Collino*
  • The Parcel     Anita Duttweiler-Bilaney, Catherine Matter, Liz Shaw, Tanja Spichty, Zuzana Cox*, Adrian Chess, Timothy Ebeling



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