Presenting Little Gaddesden Drama Club

What’s On

play reading

Wednesday 12th December 2018, Flint Street Nativity by Tom Firth, Little Gaddesden Village Hall Committee Room, 7:45pm

Join our cosy festive December play reading accompanied with mulled wine and mince pies or tea, coffee and biscuits whichever you prefer.  Mizzis Horrocks’ class of seven year olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for the proud mums and dads – and the occasional social worker. Squabbles arise when Gabriel wants to play Mary, the Star grumbles …more

auditions

Sunday 13th January 2019, Thicker than Water by Patrick Isherwood, Little Gaddesden Village Hall, 2pm

Our next production will be Thicker Than Water – a family drama with a definite comic edge.  Auditions will be held at 2pm on Sunday 13th January.  Rehearsals will begin in mid-February and performances take place on Wednesday 8th May to Saturday 11th May 2019.

If you are interested in taking part (on stage or backstage) and would like more information please get in touch with Anne Isherwood (anneisherwood@btinternet.com or 01442 842780) or turn up on the day.

play reading

Wednesday 16th January 2019, Rumours by Neil Simon, Little Gaddesden Village Hall Committee Room, 7:45pm

Ken and Chris have found their host Charley, a prominent Government official, in his bedroom, too dazed to speak, with a bullet wound in his ear lobe! Len and Claire arrive, themselves injured in a car crash, and are soon joined by Ernest and Cookie, Glenn and Cassie, each with their own problems. A second, accidental, gunshot leaves Ken temporarily deaf, the police arrive …more

dates for the diary

Monthly play readings 2019 – Play readings will take place throughout 2019 on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.  Watch this space or subscribe to our newsletter and we’ll let you know what’s coming up.

Production, 8-11th May 2019 – Save the dates for our May production.  More details will follow soon.

Past Productions

And Then There Were None and Dangerous Corner Images Copyright: Michael Carver

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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Blog

Dangerous Corner – some words on the cast

As the curtain closes on the final night of our performance of J.B. Priestley’s Dangerous Corner, we’d like to thank everyone involved for making it such a memorable and enjoyable experience.  In his latest blog, Patrick Isherwood shines a light on the cast.   One of the attractions of going to see an amateur production, […]

Some thoughts on Dangerous Corner

Our upcoming performance; J.B. Priestley’s Dangerous Corner is often described as a timeless classic.  In his latest blog, Patrick Isherwood contemplates why this story has endured the test of time so successfully as well as some of the not so timeless elements of the play. Some things J.B Priestley’s play Dangerous Corner was first performed […]