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Photo list from 2019 AGM23rd May 2019
https://www.sophie.org.uk/photography/noda.html is now updated with links to prints and downloads of tiny images. The above is the link to see all the photos taken at the AGM
Debbie Turner...You're One of Our Favourite Things!7th May 2019
The Sound of Music is so far proving a very special show for BSEAODS. Last night (Wednesday 1st May 2019) our cast were honoured to have Debbie Turner in the audience. Debbie played the seven year old Marta Von Trapp in the Hollywood adaptation of The Sound of Music with...
Passing of Roy Randall17th April 2019
Roy was at Dereham in 1960s as FOH manager (wife Avril very active on stage). Job with Pearl moved him to Lowestoft and he was a prime mover and inspiration in formation and expansion and forward thinking of Lowestoft Players and their headquarters: Business Manager, Chairman, Life Member, and a...
Vanessa Cowell 1959 – 20185th April 2019
Saffron Players, Saffron Walden, Essex Vanessa Cowell 1959 – 2018 Just over three weeks before the start of the pantomime run, Saffron Players lost a key member of the group, after a short battle with cancer. Vanessa Cowell played a massive part in making the society the group it is today. She was...
Barton Players12th February 2019
Barton Players are a dramatic group that have been performing in Great Barton village hall near Bury St Edmunds for over 40 years. We put on a pantomime during the Christmas season and in recent years have branched out into musicals and plays staging highly successful performances of South Pacific...
Funding for theatrical workshops in Cambridge from the Pied Pipers!6th February 2019
Here at the Pied Pipers Musical Theatre Club of Cambridge, we're overjoyed to announce that we've received a grant from amdram.co.uk to support us in running workshops for wannabe amdram techies and creatives! From our conception, the Pied Pipers wasn't just about putting on amateur performances with a production quality...
HUNSTANTON DRAMA FESTIVAL.18th January 2019
PRESS RELEASE Registered Charity Number: 1044797 website: www.hdfa.org.uk January 2019 NEW DATES FOR HUNSTANTON DRAMA FESTIVAL. The HDFA Drama Festival of One Act Plays held at the Princess Theatre in Hunstanton is on the move. This year it will be held in June for the first time. Previously held in...
Rob Simmons 18/10/1964 - 02/07/201814th September 2018
Co founder and Chairman of Cast & Crew Theatre Workshop. Not able to find a group good enough he co-founded Cast & Crew Theatre Workshop, along with myself, in 1999. Our ethos was and remains that we are an inclusive group - no matter ability, age, experience and welcome those...
Drama Festival 2018 NOMINATIONS/WINNERS2nd August 2018
The Judith Cup – best supporting male actor. 1. Alan Lord as Giles Corey in The Crucible for Watlington Players. 2. Steve Walters as Francis Nurse in The Crucible. Watlington Players. 3. Henry Wilson for The Radio/waiter/Michael in The Magic of Radio, Downham Amateur Dramatic Society. Winner; Henry Wilson. DADS...
KYDS recognised with 4 prestigious awards8th June 2018
On Sunday 13th May, KYDS attended the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) East Region Awards Ceremony in St. Ives, Cambridge. We were delighted to come home with a total of FOUR awards! Our 2017 Pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, was recognised with not one but two awards: Best Pantomime and Best Production overall...