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17th April 2018

Double Bill – In Need of Care & Blue Suede Blues

5th December 2017

The Emperor’s New Clothes 2018

The Emperor’s New Clothes by Limelight Scripts Produced by Marcia Spiers & Sandy Worsfold The vain Emperor Fancypants cares about nothing except wearing and displaying clothes! The nation’s entire budget is has been squandered on clothes and the royal family is on the brink of abdication! Meanwhile, out in the streets, citizens […]
14th November 2017

Protected: Committee Documentation

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4th October 2017

Letter from the Chairman

After two very successful productions the WADS members are now having a well earned rest! We started the year with our annual Panto Dick Whittington which went down a storm.  Oh yes it did!  With six performances put on over two weekends in Jan/Feb, a great time was had by everyone involved. The […]
6th September 2017

Valentine’s Day Murder Review

Three nights, five suspects a whole lot of drama! Woodcote Amateur Dramatic Society performed their production of Valentine’s Day Murder, written by former WADS member Karen Ince who now resides in Kent, at the village hall in May.   Set in Chicago, at a speakeasy club known as Jackie D’s, one of the […]
5th September 2017

Dick Whittington Gallery 2017

24th April 2017

Valentines Day Murder

Valentines Day Murder by Karen Ince Produced by Terry Sopp & Marcia Spiers The date is February 14th 1926. Welcome to “Jackie D’s Soft Drinks”, a famous speakeasy in prohibition Chicago. This high-class establishment is owned and run by Abe Bernstein, the oldest of the four Bernstein brothers, and the leader of […]
10th January 2017

Dick Whittington 2017

Dick Whittington by Alan Frayn Produced by Nick Evans & James Mathers The City is overrun with rats and the people of London are wondering how on earth they will get rid of them!  Life is grim and people of London are afraid.  What is happening?  Where are they all coming from? […]
23rd August 2016

Autumn 2016 Production – “A Foot in the Door”

“A Foot in the Door” by Richard Harris Thursday 13th, Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October 2016 With a strong cast, rehearsals are well underway for our next production, “A Foot in the Door” by Richard Harris. This extremely funny comedy sees May Archer, an elderly widow, entertaining in her London semi. […]
4th March 2016

Review – The Snow Queen

This year’s pantomime, performed by Woodcote’s very own Amdram society, was loosely based on the story of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen, written by Alan Frayn. The tale followed the journey of a young girl called Gerda (played by Tori van Heerden), from Denmark, as she endeavoured to save her […]
15th October 2015
WADS News Notices Updates

Thank you from Terry

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who helped make Murder Weekend such a big success. It was a very enjoyable experience with a happy cast and crew. I received lots of positive comments while mingling with the audience. Hopefully, especially to those who had very little or no experience it left you […]
5th May 2015
WADS News Notices Updates

Workshop update from Marcia

5 May 2015 Hi all Just to confirm that the workshop is going ahead on 4th June.  Thanks to those who have committed to produce something for the evening. The rehearsal this week will be tomorrow i.e. 5th May at 7.45 this is because the election is on Thursday and we cannot […]
18th February 2015
WADS News Notices Updates

A note from the Chair!

Hi all Thanks for a good post panto turnout last Thursday.  Just to confirm that we have this Thursday off so no meeting. Our next production will be 14/15/16 May 2015.  Bobby Thomas has offered to produce an Alan Ayckbourn play called Neighbourhood Watch which looks fun having read a bit of the […]
12th February 2015

A ‘Thank You’ from Carole Wylie – Pianist – Snow White and the Magnificent Seven Dwarfs Panto 2015

and more Comments from the cast of Snow White and the Magnificent Seven Dwarfs Panto 2015 The Magnificent Panto To all you people in the WADs – You should be playing to the Gods. For you have acted, sung and danced While Horse Tornado round you pranced. The back stage crew were working hard […]
2nd February 2015

25 Years Ago…

1st February 2015

It’s Panto Time everyone – Come Along Enjoy the Fun!

It’s Panto Time everyone – Come Along Enjoy the Fun! WADS 50th Pantomime  WADS present “Snow White & the Magnificent Seven Dwarfs” by Damian Trasler, David Lovesy and Steve Clark. This adaptation of the traditional story takes place at Happy Ever After Ranch where Snow White lives with her rather mean stepmother. […]