Tewkesbury Arts and Drama Society
Entertaining the Tewkesbury community with high quality amateur dramatic productions for over 30 years
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TADS, Sovereign Cottage, Back Lane, Bredon, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 7LH
The Barn, Berkeley Arms,
A couple running away to get married stop at a farm house Bed & Breakfast where they are joined by an other couple: a vicar and his wife on their holidays.
But nothing is as it seems.....
Sandra and James are a married couple. They’ve been married for years and things have become, well, a little dull.
A little indiscretion threatens blackmail and in an attempt to get to grips with things, Geoff bumps off the blackmailer. Now what to do with the body?
With a common cause, the couple are reunited as they dispose of the body
Brecht's masterpiece is as current today as it was when it was written. This production continues the aims of "Epic Theatre" in a way that would make the author proud, by turning the spectator into an observer and arousing their capacity for action.
When Robbie, a contract electrician, mistakenly enters the room of a resident in a care home, he doesn't know what he's letting himself in for. Somehow he develops a relationship with Phyllis, a stroke victim who can hardly speak and who has very limited movement. She teaches him to look at things properly, and helps him in his attempts to come to terms with the death of his wife; he gives her the incentive to struggle to speak again.
Two sisters meet up at their late mother’s house to clear it out. They find that their memories and perceptions of their parents and their childhood aren’t quite what they thought they were.
When one of their mother’s friends turns up unexpectedly, the idea that blood is thicker than water is put to the test.
This is a largely autobiographical play described as a Play with Poetry. It tells the story about what happens when Angie, a performance poet, meets Pete another performance poet and the one year they had together before he dies. Surprisingly perhaps, given the subject matter, this is a very amusing if ultimately poignant play.
Three retired opera singers sit in the music room of their care home, awaiting a new arrival. When it turns out to be Reggie’s ex-
Adapted from the famous novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, this is a darker, more adult and authentic telling of the story of how the lure of treasure can change a man. Friendships and loyalties are all put to the test..
..but they ‘re pirates.
What did you expect?
Our entry in the Worcestershire Play Festival, Psychopath, was nominated for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Original Play, and won the Best Set award.
We didn’t get through to the next round of the national competition, but congratulations to everyone involved -
Drama workshops -
Watch this space!
Our next production…
TADS’ next production might be Wyrd Sisters, by Terry Pratchett.
Come along to the workshop if you think you might want to be part of this -
We will need a lot of people. And witches. And ghosts. And -
Rehearsals would start in September for a possible performance in February 2019.
See you there!
How’s it going?