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Ten Times Table
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GHOST writer
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Time of My Life
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Last year's diary dates

20/02/2018Pre-prod for "Black Widow"
13/02/2018“My Greatest Role”
06/02/2018AUDITIONS: "Portrait of a Nude" by Laura Shamas (directed by Jerome Foley)
30/01/2018Readthrough: "Portrait of a Nude" by Laura Shamas
23/01/2018Games Night
16/01/2018Theatre Visit to The Haunting at Lace Market
09/01/2018Play reading
19/12/2017Christmas PANTO!
12/12/2017Post-prod for "39 Steps"
05/12/2017Opening night for "39 Steps".
28/11/2017Pre-prod for "39 Steps"
21/11/2017Film Night
14/11/2017Theatre visit: The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd at Lace Market Theatre
07/11/2017Bangers & Bangers (& Squeakers)
31/10/2017Hallowe’en Playreading
24/10/2017Set-building for 39 Steps
17/10/2017AUDITIONS: "Black Widow" (directed by Malcolm Todd)
10/10/2017Readthrough: "Black Widow"
03/10/2017"Can you hear me at the back?" - A voice workshop with Ali Bakewell
26/09/2017Set and prop building
19/09/2017Playreading: "All Things Considered" by Ben Brown
12/09/2017Season launch with cheese and wine. All welcome.
18/07/2017WBDS Awards party ... including Post-prod for Colder Than Here
11/07/2017Production week for Colder than Here
04/07/2017Pre-prod (Colder Than Here)
27/06/2017Auditions November play - 39 Steps
20/06/2017Readthrough November play 39 Steps
13/06/2017Set building
06/06/2017WBDS Quiz Night!
30/05/2017Set building
23/05/2017Post-prod (The Anniversary)
16/05/2017Opening Night for The Anniversary
09/05/2017Pre-prod (for The Anniversary)
02/05/2017Play Reading
18/04/2017AUDITIONS - Colder Than Here
11/04/2017Poker Night
04/04/2017Readthrough - Colder Than Here
28/03/2017Open Night
21/03/2017Extraordinary General Meeting (plus playreading)
14/03/2017Post Production Under the Stars
07/03/2017Production Week Under the Stars
28/02/2017Pre Production Under the Stars

All Meetings are held at the Studio Theatre, Stamford Road and commence at 7:45pm unless otherwise shown

Pre-prod for "Black Widow"
Scrub scrub, polish polish, hoover hoover...
Contact: Malcolm Todd

“My Greatest Role”
Wait and see...
Contact: Rob Dixon

AUDITIONS: "Portrait of a Nude" by Laura Shamas (directed by Jerome Foley)
Performance dates: 8-12 May.
Contact: Jerome Foley/Dawn Cochrane

Readthrough: "Portrait of a Nude" by Laura Shamas
Pre-audition readthrough for our May play.
Contact: Jerome Foley/Lynn Burges

Games Night
There will be many games!
Contact: Andy Bakewell

Theatre Visit to The Haunting at Lace Market
Lets go and see a play. Book your own tickets. Studio Closed
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Play reading
Read thru of a play we may do next season
Contact: Rob Dixon

Christmas PANTO!
Traditional WBDS pre-Christmas fun with traditional Jerome Foley panto for everyone to join in.
Contact: Lynn Burges

Post-prod for "39 Steps"
What went well, what might be done better...
Contact: Rosie Farrow/Lynn Burges

Opening night for "39 Steps".
Buy your tickets and/or volunteer for FoH duties!
Contact: boxoffice@wbds.org.uk

Pre-prod for "39 Steps"
Cleaning and tidying! Get the Studio clean and spruce for the first play of the season
Contact: Rosie Farrow/Lynn Burges

Film Night
Contact: Chris Robinson

Theatre visit: The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd at Lace Market Theatre
N.B. The Studio Theatre will not be open tonight!
Contact: Coralie Farmer

Bangers & Bangers (& Squeakers)
Bonfire, fireworks and barbecue (including veggie sausages!)
Contact: Lynn Burges

Hallowe’en Playreading
Spooky fun
Contact: Coralie Farmer

Set-building for 39 Steps
Contact: Andy Bakewell

AUDITIONS: "Black Widow" (directed by Malcolm Todd)
Auditions for our February play. Parts: 6M/6F
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Readthrough: "Black Widow"
"Black Widow" by Paul Thain will be the WBDS production in Feb 2018
Contact: Malcolm Todd

"Can you hear me at the back?" - A voice workshop with Ali Bakewell
How to prepare your voice, how to keep your voice safe during rehearsals and production, how to use your voice to develop character and how to be heard at the back.
Contact: Ali Bakewell

Set and prop building
Contact: Chris Robinson

Playreading: "All Things Considered" by Ben Brown
Contact: Malcolm Todd/Vic Carr

Season launch with cheese and wine. All welcome.


WBDS Awards party ... including Post-prod for Colder Than Here
The usual analysis of the latest play; plus the usual fun, food, drink and AWARDS. Assume Bridgford Park unless really wet.
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Production week for Colder than Here
No club night, as the last play of the season opens.
Contact: boxoffice@wbds.org.uk

Pre-prod (Colder Than Here)
Making the Studio ready for our audience... many hands make quick work!
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Auditions November play - 39 Steps
If you have seen the film, this is totally different. Turn up and see
Contact: wbds@wbds.org.uk

Readthrough November play 39 Steps
Readthrough in advance of next week's auditions, with director Anna Hodkin. If you have seen the film, this is totally different. Turn and and see.
Contact: wbds@wbds.org.uk

Set building
Continuing the build for July play "Colder Than Here"
Contact: Malcolm Todd

WBDS Quiz Night!
With Quizmaster Tim Farrow ... bring a bottle if you find it makes you smarter!
Contact: Lynn Burges

Set building
New play, new set: time to start work on "Colder Than Here"
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Post-prod (The Anniversary)
How did it go, what worked and what didn't, and what did the internal crit think...?
Contact: Rob Dixon

Opening Night for The Anniversary
No club night - if you're not involved in this production, get your ticket!

Pre-prod (for The Anniversary)
Marigold night!
Contact: Lynn Burges

Play Reading
A look at another candidate for 2017/18 season
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Help get the set built for the May play The Anniversary
Contact: Andy Bakewell

AUDITIONS - Colder Than Here
Auditions for our July play. See "Future productions" for details.
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Poker Night
Chips and green beize
Contact: Andy Bakewell

Readthrough - Colder Than Here
Readthrough for our July play, Colder Than Here by Laura Wade
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Open Night
Opportunity to invite new people to see what we do and join up
Contact: Lynn Burges

Extraordinary General Meeting (plus playreading)
EGM for members only to be followed by reading a one-act play
Contact: Malcolm Todd

Post Production Under the Stars
Talk about what went well, what we learnt, hear the internal crit
Contact: Rob Dixon

Production Week Under the Stars
Contact: Box Office for tickets

Pre Production Under the Stars
Get the studio ready for the audience
Contact: Rob Dixon

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Black Widow

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