Estelle Dunham

Estelle Dunham

Member from 1975 to present


I joined Players in 1975, initially to help backstage but it wasn't long before I was persuaded to 'tread the boards' as the White Queen in Alice in Wonderland’. Since then I have appeared in many comedies, dramas, musicals and pantomimes and, I must admit, I mostly enjoy playing comedy roles – my favourite being Maggie in Outside Edge. I have just co-produced and directed my first production – London Suite which was a challenge but extremely rewarding. Apart from the above, over the years I have helped with props, prompt, making tea and front of house.

Appearances as cast

Estelle has appeared in these productions.

Year Show Role
2020 The Wind in the Willows Clerk of the Court
2019 Man of the Moment Marta
2019 Alternative Accommodation Anna
2019 The Perfect Murder Judge
2018 Annie, One, Two, Three Miriam Davison
2018 It's Behind You! Cast member
2017 The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays) Martha Gillette
2017 Enchanted April Lady of Hampstead
2016 Lettice and Lovage Miss Framer (Friday)
2016 Lettice and Lovage Visitors to Fustian House
2015 Mad Bess Mad Bess
2013 Trivial Pursuits Roz
2012 Before the Party Blanche Skinner
2011 What Brutes Men Are Janet
2011 Mystery at Greenfingers Rose Heaton
2010 Cranford Mrs Forrester
2010 Out Of Focus Kath Enfield
2009 Jane Eyre Grace Poole
2009 Grandma's Photograph Mrs Pye
2009 Dancers Wynn
2008 Seventy Five Glorious Years Player
2007 Plaster Helen
2007 Day of Reckoning Sally Martin (Army wife)
2006 Breath of Spring Miss Elizabeth Hatfield (Hattie)
2006 After September Miss Kyte (Ursula - Headmistress)
2006 Visitor from Forest Hills Norma Hubley
2005 Pack Of Lies Sally
2003 Time and Time Again Anna, his wife
2003 Happy Families Auntie Edna
2002 Rebecca Mrs Danvers
2002 Season's Greetings Rachel, Belinda's sister
2001 It Runs In The Family Police Sergeant
2001 Alarms and Leavings Jocasta
2000 Cinderella Chorus
1999 I'll Get My Man Harriette Humphrey
1999 Steel Magnolias Truvy
1998 Man Alive Miss Yates
1998 Forsyte Saga Guest
1998 The Wizard Of Oz Oz Lady
1998 The Wizard Of Oz Farmhand
1997 Wild Goose Chase Lady Elrood
1997 When We Are Married Annie Parker
1997 Song, Style & Supper Player
1996 Absent Friends Diana
1995 Carousel Mrs Mullin
1995 Party Piece Jennifer Hinson
1994 Sweeney Todd Mrs Lovett
1993 Darling I'm Home! Celia Johns, his wife
1993 Sixty Glorious Years Cast Member
1992 Lord Arthur Savile's Crime Lady Windemere, his aunt
1992 Table Manners Sarah
1992 Dick Whittington Tuffazell
1991 Pride and Prejudice Mrs. Gardiner
1991 My Fair Lady Mrs Eynsford-Hill
1990 Hans Andersen Chorus
1990 Murder at Deem House Sylvia Dudley
1989 Music Hall Miscellany Player
1989 Brush with a Body Cynthia Walling, her sister
1989 Finian's Rainbow Sharecropper
1988 Murder Mistaken Charlotte Young
1988 Camelot Lady of Camelot
1987 Outside Edge Maggie
1987 The Railway Children Ruth
1986 Clara's on the Curtains Mrs Jean McGregor
1986 Scrooge Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
1985 A Murder Is Announced Phillipa Haymes
1984 Playing For Time - A Revue Player
1984 Oliver! Old Sally
1983 Dear Octopus Edna Randolf
1983 The Vigil Susannea - a Housewife
1983 Viva Mexico Muchachas
1982 Mother Figure Lucy
1982 Pygmalion Female Bystander
1981 Suddenly At Home Maggie Howard
1981 Toad Of Toad Hall Chief Stoat

Behind the scenes

Estelle has worked behind the scenes of these productions.

Year Show Role
2018 It's Behind You! Producer
2013 Day Trippers Director
2008 Going Home Director
2008 Diana & Sidney Director