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30 January 2023

Checkout Girls by Louise Roche – April 2023 Spring Production

For more years than most of us care to remember, the Woodcote Amateur Dramatic Society has entertained us on a regular basis, but seldom, if ever, have they exceeded the entertainment value they provided in bringing to the stage, ‘Checkout Girls’, a comedy by Jean Roche. It was an inspired choice of […]
4 October 2022

The W.I. Blues

A write-up by Sam Peates ……………. The WADs Autumn Production, ‘The WI Blues’, written by John Peel was something of a departure from the normal repertoire for this well-established and prolific society. Plays for all-women casts are hard to come by but, as in this case, the choice of play can be […]
25 February 2019

Cinderella 2019 – A wonderful review

WOODCOTE AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY’S 2019 PANTOMIME CINDERELLA The snow which carpeted Woodcote to a depth of four inches, followed by minus temperatures, making pavements treacherous and most side-roads almost impassible, failed to deter the hardy locals who turned out in droves to ensure that the annual Woodcote pantomime played to sell-out audiences […]
5 December 2017

The Emperor’s New Clothes 2018

The Emperor’s New Clothes by Limelight Scripts Produced by Marcia Spiers & Sandy Worsfold The vain Emperor Fancypants cares about nothing except wearing and displaying clothes! The nation’s entire budget is has been squandered on clothes and the royal family is on the brink of abdication! Meanwhile, out in the streets, citizens […]
24 April 2017

Valentines Day Murder

Valentines Day Murder by Karen Ince Produced by Terry Sopp & Marcia Spiers The date is February 14th 1926. Welcome to “Jackie D’s Soft Drinks”, a famous speakeasy in prohibition Chicago. This high-class establishment is owned and run by Abe Bernstein, the oldest of the four Bernstein brothers, and the leader of […]