Past productions

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From its earliest days the drama group has staged a variety of different productions, ranging from musicals and pantomimes with a live band to classic dramas and comedies; Aladdin, Blithe Spirit, Camelot, and Dial 'M' For Murder to name but a few. Below is a (largely) complete list of our productions, with links to flickr photo albums for some of our more recent shows.

2022 – Taking Sides; 2021 – A Bunch of Amateurs; 2019 – Animal Farm and Last of the Summer Wine; 2018 – What is this Thing Called Love? and Jack and the Beanstalk (panto); 2017 – Lettice and Lovage and Blue Remembered Hills / The Real Inspector Hound; 2016 – Yes, Prime Minister and The 39 Steps; 2015 – Bedroom Farce and The Sleeping Beauty (panto); 2014 – The Vicar of Dibley and Shadowlands; 2013 – The Lady in the Van and A Midsummer Night's Dream; 2012 – A May Dream and Calendar Girls; 2011 – A Touch of Danger and Nunsense; 2010 – Hobson’s Choice and Blithe Spirit

2000’s – 2000 – Present Laughter and Cinderella (panto); 2001 – I Have Been Here Before and Hopes and Dreams (in St Chad’s Church); 2002 – Comfort and Joy and Old Time Music Hall; 2003 – Twelfth Night and Dial “M” For Murder; 2004 – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and Respecting Your Piers; 2005 – What the Butler Saw and My Fair Lady; 2006 – The Winslow Boy and A Christmas Carol; 2007 – The Odd Couple (female version) and Little Red Riding Hood; 2008 – Habeas Corpus and Wait Until Dark plus Albert (at Codsall Arts Festival); 2009 – ‘Allo ‘Allo and The Dresser

1990’s – 1990 – 1066 and All That and The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Macbeth; 1991 – Pied Piper and Jesus Christ Superstar (in association with St Chad’s church); 1992 – Absurd Person Singular; 1993 – 84 Charing Cross Road and The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild 1994 – Old Tyme Music Hall and Move Mrs Markham; The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Murder Mystery; 1995 – Flarepath and Frank N. Stein; 1996 – An Inspector Calls and Bazaar and Rummage; 1997 – Camelot and Trap For a Lonely Man; 1998 – The Taming of the Shrew and Wind in the Willows; 1999 – The Crucible and  Inspector Drake - The Perfekt Crime

1980’s – 1980 – Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime and Calamity Jane; 1981 – South Pacific; 1982 – The Odd Couple, The Farmer’s Wife and Portrait of a Murder; 1983 – Brigadoon and Angels In Love; 1984 – The Dyspeptic Ogre / No Man’s Land / Recco, The Boyfriend and The Geese Are Getting Fatter; 1985 – Will Any Gentlemen and Time and the Conways; 1986 – Call Me Madam and The Passing Ages Pray; 1987 – The Fantastic Playground, When We Are Married and Between Mouthfuls / The Real Inspector Hound; 1988 – Oliver! and Then There Was None; 1989 – Alphabetical Order and The Rivals

1970’s – 1970 – Salad Days and Wanted, One Body; 1971 – Love In a Mist and The Irregular Verb To Love; 1972 – Follow that Girl, Chad – A Play About A Saint and Boeing Boeing; 1973 – On Monday Next and Murder At Midnight; 1974 – The Rape of the Belt; 1975 – The Water Gypsies and Love Locked Out; 1976 – The Pajama Game and A Christmas Carol; 1977 – Dear Delinquent and Semi Detached; 1978 – Me and My Girl; 1979 – Fiddler on the Roof and A Tomb With View

1960’s – 1960 – Robinson Crusoe (panto); 1961 – Jack and the Beanstalk (panto) and Love’s a Luxury; 1962 – Sailor Beware; 1963 – Humpty Dumpty (panto); 1964 – The Ghost Train; 1965 – See How They Run; 1966 – Aladdin (panto, the first production in the “new hall”); 1967 – Pool’s Paradise; 1968 – Blithe Spirit; 1969 – Wild Goose Chase and Gaslight

1950’s – 1956 – Everyman; 1957 – The Boy with the Cart and This Happy Breed; 1958 – Dead On Nine and Duet For Two Hands; 1959 – Love in a Mist