Patsy Blackmore – Obituary

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Patsy Blackmore: 27 August 1927 – 5 February 2020 This obituary, written by Lyn Hyde, is also published in the Summer 2020 (online) edition of The Gaddesden Diary Patsy Blackmore was a joy.  She was a member of Little Gaddesden Drama Club for more than 60 years, first joining in 1958, and was ultimately our […]

Patsy Blackmore

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Little Gaddesden Drama Club has learnt with great sadness of the death, on 5 February 2020, of our President Patsy Blackmore. Patsy has been a great friend to the Drama Club over many decades, and we will all miss her.  We send our sympathy and best wishes to Patsy’s family. Please feel free to leave […]

Thicker than Water – a note from the author

Rehearsals are now well underway for our performance of Thicker than Water, written by local playwright and LGDC’s very own Patrick Isherwood.  A brilliant cast and crew are hard at work bringing to life this comedy drama which explores family relationships, adoption and questions of nature and nurture.  Here, Patrick provides a bit of an […]

“WIXIT means WIXIT!” listen to our latest radio play

WIXIT! is the sixth in a series of short plays by local author Trisha Wood under the general title Extraordinary Women. Written between 2008 and 2019 many of the plays have been performed in Little Gaddesden, both by the WI and Little Gaddesden Drama Club (LGDC). In 2013 the first five plays were recorded by […]

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 […]