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Pictures from Ladies' Day

Some great pictures from the very successful production of Ladies' Day in the gallery here


Auditions for Quartet - Monday 20th March

This will be at 7.30 at Manor Gardens.

Cecily (Cissy) Robson (a bit dotty but very nice)
Reginald (Reggie) Paget (quite formal and serious)
Wilfred (Wilf) Bond (the joker of the group)
Jean Horton (the big star and a diva, but somewhat mellowing)

The characters are all supposed to be over 70.
For the audition we will just read from the start of the play and from page 20. Other options available on request.

Next production is Quartet

Quartet by Robin Harwood will be performed in the Drum Theatre 18th-22nd July, more details here

Next play reading Tuesday 7th March, All Welcome

The next play reading is


By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme.

In a bombed out building during the First World War in the French town of Ypres (mis-pronounced Wipers by British soldiers), two officers discover a printing press and create a newspaper for the troops. Far from being a sombre journal about life in the trenches, they produced a resolutely cheerful, subversive and very funny newspaper designed to lift the spirits of the men on the front line.

Defying enemy bombardment, gas attacks and the disapproval of many of the top Brass, The Wipers Times rolled off the press for two years and was an extraordinary tribute to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity.

The play reading will take place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 7th March 2017 at Manor Gardens, members and non-members welcome.

Ladies' Day a great success

Appreciative audiences for Ladies's Day last week, a great success for the Tams. Amy on AmDram said "The unlikely foursome rallied together for a memorable day at the races and a memorable performance for the audience" See full review here.