Signed, sealed and delivered

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Signed, sealed and delivered
JAVEA PLAYERS: Jen Kellow-Ward in the role of Melissa in Love Letters Photo credit: Javea Players

IN the current age of instant communication, iPhones and Twitter, Love Letters reminds us of a simpler time.

Celebrity names including Alan Alda, Candice Bergen, Diana Rigg couldn’t wait to play the characters of Melissa and Andy when it was first produced.

Love Letters is a rare work whose emotional richness requires no embellishment: all that’s needed are gifted actors capable of tracing the poignant thread of longing and regret that binds half a century of correspondence between people whose relationship is thwarted by hesitation.

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The talented actors for the Javea Players’ performance are Jen Kellow-Ward and Paul Hunter, directed by Cherry Cabban.

The actors re-live their friendship through the notes, letters and cards they exchanged and, of course, they reminisce.

It’s simply set, and yet is about everything in life, first love, loss of opportunities and loss of love,


The show runs from September 22-24 and September 29-October 1 in the Studio Theatre, with 50 per cent capacity audiences to allow adequate social distancing. For tickets €11 visit the  www.javeaplayers.com website.

 


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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