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  • Silas Marner
  • The Merry Widow
  • Patience
  • Silas Marner
  • The Beggar's Opera
  • The Beggar's Opera
  • Little Grimley presents Strictly Sex Factor (on Ice)
  • Thespis by Gilbert & Sullivan
  • Thespis by Gilbert & Sullivan

The Sorcerer

Read a review by Jon Fox for NODA

Photos coming soon, but in the meantime you can view them in this Photobox slideshow, from which prints can also be ordered

Production Team

Director Alison Cooper
Musical Director Ian Stone
Stage Manager Angela Terribile/Stephen Tickell
Lighting David Ames
Properties Alison Cooper, Angela Terribile
Front of House Peter Roberts
Set Design Alison Cooper
Set construction

Stephen Tickell, Martin Bryant, Julian Warner-Edney,
Robert Allwright, Virginia King

Set painting Sarah Esser, David Brown, Mary Grove, Pam Patch
Poster Design Alison Cooper, Georgina Bomer
Make-Up Julie Bickerdike
Wardrobe Alison Cooper
Box Office Linda Slater
Photos Tony Walters
Cast  
Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre Peter Grove
Alexis Pointdextre his son Neil Williams
Dr Daly David Brown
Notary Jane Johnson
John Wellington Wells Peter Thomas
Lady Sangazure Pam Patch
Aline Sangazure her daughter Jenny Clarke
Mrs Partlet Sarah Esser
Constance Partlet her daughter Linda Slater
Deaf Old Man John Mole
Bell Ringers Jo Oliphant, Bernard Hawkins,
Barbara Hawkins, Alison Higgins
Villagers Robert Allwright, Julie Bickerdike, Martin Bryant,
Barbara Garton, Mary Grove, Brenda Judd,
Virginia King,Milos Machacek, Olivia Thompson,
Stephen Tickell, Dianne Walters, Julian Warner-Edney

 

Cinderella and The Zoo

NODA Review by John W Barnes

Production Team

Directors Gini King and Alison Cooper
Musical Director Ian Stone
Stage Manager Stephen Tickell
Lighting David Ames
Properties Alison Cooper, Angela Terribile, Gini King
Front of House Julie Bickerdike
Set Design (The Zoo) Alison Cooper
Set construction

Stephen Tickell, Neil Williams, Julian Warner-Edney,
Milos Machacek

Set painting Alison and Brian Cooper
Poster and Programme Design Alison Cooper, Gini King, Georgina Bomer
Make-Up Julie Bickerdike
Wardrobe Alison Cooper
Box Office Linda Slater
Photos Brenda Judd
Cast (The Zoo)
 
Eliza Smith Linda Slater
Laetitia Grinder Diana Barnsley
Thomas Brown David Longes
Mrs Grinder Sarah Esser
Mr Grinder Peter Grove
Aesculapius Carboy Peter Thomas
The Great British Public Martin Bryant, Barbara Garton, Mary Grove, Jane Johnson,Brenda Judd, Margaret Longes, Milos Machacek, Sue Rogerson, Ann Staddon, Olivia Thompson, Stephen Tickell, Julian Warner-Edney
Cast (Cinderella)  
Cinderella Julie Bickerdike
Sammy the cat Neil Williams
Buttons Stephen Tickell
Cystitis Linda Slater
Hernia Jane Johnson
Herald Darren Flashman
Prince Charming Jane Seymour
Fairy Godmother Fiona Radford
Prompt Barbara Garton
Stage Manager Julian Warner-Edney

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The Beggar's Opera

Performances 12-15 November 2014

Director Alison Cooper
Musical Director . Ian Stone
   

The Beggar's Opera thrusts cast and audience into the world of thieves, highwaymen,"ladies of the night" and Newgate prison's darkest corners in this satirical ballad opera written in 1728 by John Gay. Music was specially arranged for this performance by Ian Stone, who also provided an overture.

 

The beggar David Longes
Mr Peachum Trevor Allen
Mrs Peachum Sarah Haswell
Macheath Peter Thomas
Polly Lorraine Lawrence
Lucy Linda Slater
Filch Stuart Finlayson
Lockit Colin Bousfield
Matt of the Mint Neil Williams
Mrs Trapes Virginia King
Jenny Diver Diane Mayall
Mrs Coaxer Fiona Thompson
Ladies of the town Julie Bickerdike, Jane Johnson, Brenda Judd, Margaret Longes, Sue Rogerson
Ladies Myra Gillies, Pam Patch, Ann Staddon
Gentlemen of the Road Milos Machacek, Stephen Tickell, Julian Warner-Edney
 
Stage Manager Martin Allitt
Lighting David Ames
Front of House Gini King, Julie Bickerdike
Bar/Programmes Maxine Dye, Diane Fitchett, Sarah Hellard, Linda King, Rosemary Leach, David Lynch, Debbie and Adrian Martin, Fiona Radford, Richard Rogerson, Jane Sillett, Sheila Stapes, Olivia Thompson, Shirley Trower, Kathy and Roger Wilman, Kevin Wood
Set Design Alison Cooper
Construction Martin Allitt, Stephen Tickell, Julian Warner-Edney, Brian Cooper, Vivienne Williams, Monty Williams
Costumes Alison Cooper, Angela Terribile
Make-Up Julie Bickerdike
Photos Mick Mercer, Julie Bickerdike

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The Rats & Strictly Sex Factor

Performances 15-17 May 2014

Director Virginia King
Stage Manager Martin Allitt
Sound and Lighting . David Ames
Front of House Julie Bickerdike, Olivia Thompson
Set Design and Construction Martin Allitt, Stephen Tickell
Set Painting Virginia King, Yvonne Featherstone
Make-up Julie Bickerdike
Costumes Alison Cooper

 

The Rats, by Agatha Christie

Sandra and David think they've been invited to a party in a London flat, but they find themselves alone there. Somebody knows about their affair, and someone has locked them in...

Sandra Grey Yvonne Featherstone
Jennifer Brice Julie Bickerdike
David Forrester Clive Bordoli
Alec Henbury Stephen Tickell

 

Photos by Mick Mercer - click for full-size image

Little Grimley presents Strictly Sex Factor (On Ice)

By David Tristram

The Little Grimley Amateur Dramatic Society is faced with yet another threat to its very existence. Reality TV shows have ravaged their Saturday night audiences, which in their hey-day used to occasionally reach double figures. Never one to take these things lying down, Chairman Gordon has devised a cunning plan…

Margaret Annie Walker
Joyce Sylvie Beckett
Bernard Julian Warner-Edney
Gordon Stephen Tickell

 

Photos by Mick Mercer - click for full-size image

 

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The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol will now be performed November 2020 if possible. Check here for updates

News (most recent first)

Postponed events
Friday, 20 March 2020
We now hope to perform The Government Inspector in November, and the Quiz Night will take place when circumstances allow.Regular supporters will be invited to join a phone conference in place of the planned AGM
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Remembering Brenda Judd
Wednesday, 01 January 2020

BODS members past and present will be saddened to hear that Brenda Judd passed away on 27th Dec, after a long illness, and we send our sympathy to her family and friends.

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Remembering Derrick Graham
Saturday, 07 December 2019
Long-serving BODS member and former President Derrick Graham has sadly passed away, at the age of 93. Seen here at a celebration of his 90th birthday, Derrick was involved both backstage and as a performer in many productions from the 1970s onwards
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