NODA review of Farndale Avenue’s Macbeth

by Richard Fitt at a performance on 13th March 2018 Apart from being a contender for the longest play title in theatre history, this is one of a series of farces about how NOT to put on a production. This was written by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin as part […]

The Crucible – audition and workshop dates

News just in… The Crucible, which will be performed in September, kicks off after Farndale’s Macbeth. Here are the dates for your diary, all at Sharnbrook Mill Theatre: Tuesday, 20th March at 7.30pm – First get-together and workshop Thursday, 22nd March at 7.30pm – Back-up/early audition date for those unable […]

NODA district award nominations for 2017

NODA representative Richard Fitt has announced the nominations for the District-level NODA awards for last year. Our Society did phenomenally well. Congratulations to the casts and crews of all these productions! BEST DRAMA ADHOC – Bouncers Leighton Buzzard Drama Group – God’s Official Sharnbrook Mill Theatre – Cheshire Cats BEST […]

Renew your membership for 2018

Dear Member Now the turkey has been consigned to history and the New Year has been well and truly welcomed it is time to renew your membership. Membership forms can be downloaded from our website but the easiest way of renewing, if none of your details have changed, is by bank […]

Farndale’s Macbeth – Cast announced

The auditions for our production of The Farndale Avenue… Macbeth took place recently. Here’s the cast list: Mrs Reece – Johanna Beech George Peach – Steff Keightley Felicity – Julie Black Dawn – Sue Walmsey Kate – Jenny Tymon-Robins Plummer – Steve Spring Thelma – Emma Legg Minnie – Vicki […]

Spamalot – cast list

Arthur: Barry Thompson Lady of the Lake: Leisa Cooke Robin: David Russell Lancelot: Lester Cooke Patsy: Bewlay Stanton Galahad: John Stevens Bedevere: David Passfield Herbert: Sam Robinson Smaller parts/ensemble men: Neil Clarke Gary McEwan Ken Wilde Jim Goodbody Ben Stanton Roger Wiltshire Mark Woodham Andrew Akhurst Laker Girls/Ensemble: Laura Backhurst […]

NODA review of The Phantom of the Opera: Youth Group Production

by Richard Fitt at a performance on 14th November 2017 I have a confession to make: I have never actually seen this show in its entirety, although I am of course familiar with the music and the basic story. It is only available to youth groups on the amateur stage, […]

Audition notice: Farndale Avenue’s MACBETH: A Comedy

Auditions and workshops for The Farndale Avenue’s Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth (a Comedy). Read through 23rd November at 7.30pm. Auditions on 30th November at 7.30pm at Sharnbrook Mill Theatre, Mill Road, Sharnbrook, Beds, MK44 1NP. Show dates: 12th to 17th March 2018. The Farndale Avenue Housing […]

NODA review of Cheshire Cats

by Richard Fitt at a performance on 21st September 2017 Gail Young’s Cheshire Cats has the distinction of being exclusively ‘amdram’ in its origins, being first brought to the attention of the wider public when performed at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2006 by The Guilden Sutton Players. Even since its […]