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
By Christopher Marlowe
The Roses Theatre,
All tickets £13
Including booking fee
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?
The new production will combine the original Marlowe text with bluesy musical interludes and synchronised movement.
The Roses Theatre is booked and Marlowe's script has been slightly adapted, all ready for our October production of Dr Faustus.
Rehearsals have now started (from June 2nd): every Monday and Thursday (but not bank holidays) at 7.30pm-
OUR TEWKESBURY Saturday 30th July
TADS was out supporting the Our Tewkesbury event over the weekend. The members of TADS were there performing live music & poetry. This year was the 30th time the event had been run. TADS, along with many other local groups provided entertainment for all the family. Pictures…
By Brenda Read-
Worcestershire Drama Festival
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