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, […]

Here we go again!

On Sunday 1st October auditions were held at Little Gaddesden Village Hall for our upcoming production of ‘And Then There Were None’ one of Agatha Christie’s darkest tales. We had a fantastic turnout with lots of familiar faces as well as some brand-new members trying out for a role for the very first time, one […]

70 years of drama, fun and friendship

The Drama Club’s 70th Anniversary Party on 10 September provided an opportunity to meet up with old friends and also delivered a timely reminder of the comradeship which has been a feature of the club for as long as most of us can remember. It is a sad fact that the group of actors and […]

Celebrating Little Gaddesden Drama Club’s 70th Year!

Yellow Sands Poster

2017 sees the 70th Anniversary of the setting up of the Drama Club under the umbrella of the Gaddesden Society.  The poster for our first production reads:  Friday and Saturday 12 & 13 December 1947 at 7.30 pm The Gaddesden Society  will present in the School Hall, Little Gaddesden YELLOW SANDS a comedy in three […]

Why do we do it?

The worst time in any production for an actor is the time spent in the wings either waiting for the curtain to go up at the beginning of the play or preparing for his first entrance. It is at times like this that you question why you are here.  Why put yourself through this ordeal […]