Waiting for God – An Appreciation

Michael Aitken’s crackling comedy Waiting for God was our first production since the coronavirus pandemic effectively grounded us in Spring 2000.  It played to full houses in October 2022 and seems to have gone down a treat.  The production was reviewed in the November 2020 edition of Little Gaddesden’s Parish News and, with the kind […]

Terry Staniforth

Little Gaddesden Drama Club has learnt with great sadness of the death of Terry Staniforth. Terry was a member of LGDC from 2000 and has been in many productions, including Toad of Toad Hall, Christmas Will Be Late This Year, Confusions (in which he played he played Ernest and Terry), Habeas Corpus (Mr Shanks), Stand […]

Enid Foxall – Obituary

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Enid Foxall: 5 May 1924 – 3 September 2020 This obituary, written by Lyn Hyde, is an edited version of that published in the Autumn 2020 (online) edition of The Gaddesden Diary Enid Foxall and Patsy Blackmore – Patsy and Enid:  it is truly the end of an era to lose them in the same […]

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 […]