Tewkesbury Arts and Drama Society
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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?
Have we abandoned Harvey? No! Undeterred by the lockdown, Director William Tombs and a great cast have had enough virtual rehearsals to stage an online performance.
And now we have dates for the live event -
7th and 8th May,
In The Roses Theatre
Bookings open now
TADS’ next production!
Wyrd Sistpted byStephen Briggs.
Wyrd Sisters is TADS’ next production, to be presented at the Roses on 23rd and 24th March 2019. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at Tewkesbury Town Hall.
How’s it going?
by Mary Chase
7th & 8th May, 2022
The Roses Theatre
“Reality! I wrestled with reality for forty years, doctor, and I’m happy to state that I’ve now got reality just where I want it!”
Tewkesbury Arts and Drama Society (TADS) celebrates a long-
Since their mother’s death, Veta has been living with elder brother Elwood in the old mansion he inherited. She aspires to social acceptance and seeks a good marriage for her daughter, but Elwood’s behaviour is getting in the way. He drinks, plays cards, mixes with riff-
This charming comedy of psychiatric errors asks the question, just who is sane in an insane world?
All systems go!
Harvey is fully cast and rehearsals have started in earnest.
So now we have started planning for our next production -
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