Presenting Little Gaddesden Drama Club

What’s On

play reading

Wednesday October 17th at 7.45pm, Little Gaddesden Village Hall Committee Room, A Bunch of Amateurs by Nick Newman & Ian Hislop from an original story by Jonathan Gershfield & John Ross

Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero, Jefferson Steele, arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard but a sleepy Suffolk village and the cast are a bunch of amateurs. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested by […more]


21st – 24th November 2018, Little Gaddesden Village Hall, Dangerous Corner by J B Priestley

Dangerous Corner was Priestley’s 1st play and is set in the 1930s. Robert and Freda Caplan are entertaining close friends/colleagues at their country house.

A chance remark by one of the guests sparks the demand for the truth by Robert, with devastating consequences as clandestine relationships and secrets are then uncovered.

Bookings are now being taken, click here for more information and to book your seat/table for the performance and pre-theatre dinner at the Bridgewater Arms.

dates for the diary

Play readings

  • November – No play reading in November – come to see Dangerous Corner by JB Priestley instead! Performances on 21st – 24th November
  • Wednesday December 12th

Past Productions

About Us

The drama club

Formed in 1947, Little Gaddesden Drama Club has staged over 100 productions in the village since then. Shows have varied in style from dramas to comedies, musicals and revues. Performing around twice a year we mostly play to packed houses. More…

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And then it was done

And then it was done.  The end of a production always produces mixed feelings. On the one hand there is relief that it is over, that one doesn’t have to worry about forgetting lines or otherwise messing up on stage. On the other there is a sadness at what has been lost, the camaraderie and […]

Things are hotting up as we get closer to the production

Rehearsals for AND THEN THERE WERE NONE began on the 19th November. With the production being scheduled for the second week in February this was already a shorter rehearsal period than we have normally in Little Gaddesden. Although it does put pressure on the cast this is actually a good thing since experience shows that, […]