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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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
31st January 2015

Snow White and the Magnificent Seven Dwarfs – Jan 2015

Snow White has been performed twice in our history 1967 and 1982 so we felt it was time to do it again.   This is our third pantomime and true to form we like to do something a bit different thus a Wild West twist! Snow White is the fairest girl on the […]
30th January 2015

Snow White and the Magnificent Seven Dwarfs Gallery 2015

15th May 2014

A Night to Remember – May 2014

21st April 2014

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31st January 2014

Sleeping Beauty – January 2014

A Dream of a Pantomime! OH YES IT IS! Once upon a time, in Muddleby on the Marsh, a beautiful princess is born. The entire kingdom is delighted, apart from the evil Witch Hazel, who places a curse on the princess at her christening which means that by her 18th birthday, she […]
27th December 2013

Sleeping Beauty… the pantomime of your dreams!

A Dream of a Pantomime! OH YES IT IS! Once upon a time, in Muddleby on the Marsh, a beautiful princess is born. The entire kingdom is delighted, apart from the evil Witch Hazel, who places a curse on the princess at her christening which means that by her 18th birthday, she […]
17th November 2013
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WADS Autumn Production- Angels of Death

WADS Autumn Production- Angels of Death Another enjoyable murder mystery; newly written by WADS member Karen Foster, which kept everyone in suspense each evening.  The cast kept us guessing and played their parts to the full, remaining in character while they were grilled for clues as to who the murderer was. A […]
29th October 2013

Murder Mystery Mahem! – October 2013

WADS Autumn Production- Angels of Death.  Another enjoyable murder mystery; newly written by WADS member Karen Foster, which kept everyone in suspense each evening.  The cast kept us guessing and played their parts to the full, remaining in character while they were grilled for clues as to who the murderer was. A […]
6th October 2013
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‘Angels of Death’ – written by WADS member Karen Foster!

Tucked away in a quiet corner of rural England lies Angel’s Repose; advertised as a perfect retreat centre specialising in New Age spirituality and holistic therapies – a place of calm, a place to unwind, recharge batteries and find oneself.  Then by chance the owner and a first-time visitor find they have […]
27th June 2013

Directors Workshop 2012

Great picture of John and Sandra at the directors workshop! (Excerpt courtesy of the ODN Newsletter June 2013) The Oxfordshire Drama Network (ODN) Director’s Workshop was run with insightful comments and humour by professional Director, Carol Metcalfe. Carol Metcalfe was the Founder and Artistic Director of the Bridewell Theatre for 10 years […]

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