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Sleaford Little Theatre



Contact: If you would like more information or have any questions regarding the hiring of the theatre, contact our Artistic Director and Venue Hire Manager, Jane Guest, by sending an email to


Theatre Venue for Hire
Hire the Playhouse
Are you planning an event and looking for a small, intimate yet functional theatre with full bar facilities, comfortable raised auditorium and full working stage with lighting and sound capabilities. Look no further.
Please call to check availability

Posted 30/06/2014



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Little Waltham Drama Group

Little Waltham, Nr Chelmsford, Essex


Contact: Chair 01245 360741 or


Jan 2015
Producer required for our annual pantomime which takes place in January 2015. Rehearsals are in the Memorial Hall, Little Waltham on Monday & Thursday evenings from 8:00 to 10:00. Producer may choose the panto. Small hall, small stage but the group has a great reputation in the local area.

Posted 31/07/2014


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Guildburys Theatre Company

Guildford, Surrey

Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale

Contact the director by email for details -

Auditions dates 11, 14 & 15 September
Performance dates March 24 - 27 at The Electric Theatre,Guildford

Jessica Swale's play opened at Shakespeare's Globe theatre in August 2013. She chose as her theme for this, her first play, a cracking subject: the battle fought at Girton College, Cambridge, in 1896 to earn women the right to graduate.The Girton girls study ferociously but when the men graduate they leave with nothing but the stigma of being a 'blue stocking' - an unnatural educated woman. The play follows 4 of them over one tumultuous academic year with its distractions of love, the cruelty of the class divide and the strength of the opposition who will do anything to stop them
'Blue Stockings' offers a range of exciting roles ( 8f and 11m) with age ranges from 20 - 50+ for a minimum company of 12 actors.

Posted on 23/07/2014


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Channel 4 - Mary Portas
My name is Janette Hodds I am an Assistant Producer at Optomen working on the new series of Mary Portas. I am in need of people to be Secret shoppers next week looking like Thursday 31st of July and Friday 1st of August for our new series. I was just wondering if any of your member maybe interested in taking part, we would only need them for a few hours for one of the day and we would be able to cover travel costs to the location, which is Stourbridge. The Secret shopper will have hidden cameras on them and they will be asked to test the costumer services skills of a shop in questioned. If anyone is interested in taking part please can you get them to email me at with their name and phone number so we can have a chat about it more in-depth.
Many thanks
Janette Hodds

Posted on 30/07/2014


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Rob Heslop
Graduate of Creative Music Technology BA(hons)
My name is Rob Heslop and I am a recent graduate of Creative Music Technology BA(hons), aged 22 with a strong multi-arts background - my forte being composition and music production.
Throughout university I have had a keen interest in arts productions and performances and have composed for classmates as well as performing arts groups.
I now work at Wreake Valley Academy, Syston, as a Music, Performing & Visual Arts Technician assisting with recording music and drama performances and supporting the development of musical compositions for GCSE & A-Level students.
I am writing today to offer my services as a composer and producer for any forthcoming projects which might require a soundtrack, soundscape or any sound-design.
I have included a dropbox link to a recent short composition of mine that combines composition, production and sound design to demonstrate my ability;
Dropbox Link
If there are any opportunities for me to get involved please do not hesitate to contact me, Rob heslop

Posted on 16/10/2013

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Medieval Musicians/Reenactors

Notts/Derbyshire border

Wanted - to buy preferably

July 2014

Looking for a realistic full bear suit for Medieval dancing bear scenario.

Posted 30/07/2014


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Lisette van Vliet

San Francisco Bay Area (North Berkeley)


July 2014 onwards

Large white canvas tent to give away
Large white canvas tent from 1970s. Entrance is high enough for a grown person to walk into upright. Includes internal separate inner tent which sleeps five. Digital photos available upon request.
Hate to just donate it to the local charity where it will probably moulder undiscovered or unwanted for ages before being dumped.
If you are at all interested, please contact me:

Posted 27/07/2014

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Recent Post from one of our readers - 26/07/2014
Name: Tricia Casey
email address: - Click here
hi my name's Tricia I'm from Glasgow I have all ways been interested in drama and comedy of all sorts I have disylia so I'm finding it hard to get in tuch with drama groups in glasgow can Eny on help I havea Grant sench of yumer and find it easy to make peopel luif. Would very much apreasaet some one getting in tuch with me thank you.

Peter's response:

Hi Tricia,
Thanks for your email.
I appreciate how difficult it must be for you to make the initial contact with groups in your area but I urge you to take a little bit of time to look at the Groups pages for Scotland which you will find on the website. Most of the Groups have web pages, simply click on the Group name or its logo and you'll be taken directly to their website. I'm sure you'll find one in your area. Most groups welcome new members with open arms and I don't think it will matter that you are dyslexic, there are many successful actors who have overcome the condition. You mustn’t allow it to hold you back.

I’ll place your email in our advice column in the hope that some groups will make contact with you directly.

Best Wishes to you and please do let me know how you get on.


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The Brighton Academy

As you know
Three years ago, myself and three other similar Brighton based performers opened a performing arts college in Hove with one sole purpose: to give young singers, dancers and actors of any financial background, professional training rivalling anywhere else in the country.
We have made our training affordable for all. This means the only criteria that we look for in our yearly auditions are talent and potential, thus ensuring that no talented young performer gets left behind based on their parent’s financial state.
This philosophy has been backed by some of the country’s leading professionals including Tony and Olivier Award winning choreographers and directors Matthew Bourne and Stephen Mear and star of stage and screen; David Essex. Not to mention the performers who travel to Hove every day from London to teach our students.
It is this backing that has allowed us to help, so many local up and coming performers, that otherwise would have had no chance of affording college whilst giving them the chance to train with the west-ends finest and have a real shot at an incredible career on the stage.

I am writing to you as I believe we may have an interesting story (or three) for your Community News. On the 27thMarch, our premier graduating year performed in their industry showcase, “Making Waves” at the Leicester Square Theatre, in London's West End and from this gained representation from some of leading theatrical agents in the business!

Secondly, based solely on the strength of the Showcase, The Brighton Academy was awarded “The Inaugural Cameron Mackintosh Bursary” from the DCD (Dancers' Career Development).

And finally, on top of all of that, our students are already fulfilling their dreams by being offered professional work in such shows as “Jesus Christ Superstar” – U.S. Stadium Tour, “Shrek the Musical” - U.K Tour, Slickly Ballroom – U.K. Tour and acting in the upcoming motion picture, “Fraternity” - MCN Productions.

I hope you agree this is newsworthy especially if you think that all of the students involved couldn't afford to go to such an establishment elsewhere and would have given up on the their chance to realise their promise as professional performers.

If you would like anymore information please don't hesitate to contact me via email or phone.
Kind regards,
Stuart Dawes :TBA Co-Principal
07976625270 / 01273

Posted on 03/05/2014

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Triangle Players



Triangle Players Amateur Drama Group Tilehurst has been producing plays for nearly 70 years. We meet on Wednesdays and Fridays 7.30pm to 10pm in the Hall behind the Methodist Church, 26 School Road, Tilehurst, RG31 5AN
We perform one play each May, another in October and a pantomime in January/February.
Under 16s are encouraged to join us for the pantomime, with parental permission, as a stepping stone to full adult membership. We perform comedies, 'who-done-its?' and even sing in the pantomimess! We aim to entertain and also to have fun!
We welcome new members, especially younger adults and men of any age. If you don't fancy acting, come and help us back stage - building sets, making props and costumes - or help at 'front of house'. When not rehearsing or performing we have a programme of social events. This enables potential new members to meet the group socially before the auditioning and rehearsing gets under way!.
Please email OR tel: 07703 905138


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South Northamptonshire Council

E Midlands / Northamptonshire

Contact: / 01327 322334

Singing, Songwriting & Stage Performing Arts Week

4 – 8 August.

Singing, Songwriting & Stage performing arts week for young people aged 8 to 14 in South Northamptonshire, 4 – 8 August.
Run by Actually Amy Songwriting, with Across The Boards theatre company and a professional singing tutor. Some places still available.
Location: Roade Village Hall, NN7 2LS. Times: 9.30am – 3pm Mon-Fri. Cost: £75.
Bookings: 01327 322277 (office hours/voicemail). Information: (download the SPLAT brochure of summer activities).

Posted on 25/07/2014


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Admiral Costumes Blogspot

Whodunnit – a comedy thriller by Anthony Shaffer

This brilliant and unusual little play opens with a taped message from the murderer telling the audience that what they are about to witness isn’t just another murder mystery. The voice confesses that he/she is the murderer and they are to look and listen for clues to help them solve the case.

The entire play takes place in the library of Orcas Champflower Manor, a rather grand 18th century house, located somewhere in the south of England. Six strangers and a butler have gathered for a dinner in a wealthy lawyers mansion during a thunderstorm.

We have thoroughly enjoyed putting together a set of suitable 1930’s costumes for each of the characters and sincerely thank Adhoc Theatre Group for the use of some of the wonderful photographs from their production.

For more information about our period costumes visit or call us on 01908 372504

Posted on 01/05/2014

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Thurrock Courts Players


Thameside Theatre, Grays

9th - 11th October 2014 7:45pm

Box Office: Tickets £10 (£8 Concessions)
0845 300 5234

Witch Way to COZ

Posted 28/07/2014


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Bedfordshire Drama Group

Leighton Buzzard, Beds

Contact email
For Sale

For Sale – Script Library
Our drama group are getting rid of our script library. We have approx 175 – 200 scripts of all genres on offer, to go as one lot.
Can provide all the details/ titles if you email
The majority of the scripts are in great condition, but some of them have previously been used & are either marked up for a cast member or for lighting etc.
You would need to pick them up from Leighton Buzzard, Beds as far too heavy to send.
If interested, make us an offer!

May 2013

Posted on: 27/05/2013

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Discover Children’s Story Centre

Discover, 383-387 High Street, Stratford, London, E15 4QZ


Contact: To book email (Administrator), for enquires call Manager on 02085365555

Available for Hire
Any day, enquire for availability. Full access available on Mondays when building is closed.

Studio Space
Located on Stratford’s High Street, Discover Children’s Story Centre is a unique and exciting venue offering versatile and affordable spaces for meetings, away days and rehearsals.
There are a number of rooms available, the most popular for rehearsals being The Studio, which is a black box space with integrated lighting rig and sound system. 120m2 space 15m x 8m wide.
Studio 2
The Studio is a large white box space with black out blinds, lighting and sound system available as an optional extra.
An excellent rehearsal space with a discount for organisations using it for this purpose. It is also suited to meetings exhibitions and events.
This space can accommodate 100 people for a launch or event 60-70 lecture style or is suited to smaller seminars and break out groups.
Download Brochure here

Call for Availability

Posted 18/06/2014


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Andrew Ings
Andrew has extensive experience in theatre including acting , directing and reviewing
A Nipperkin Of Bunkum

A Nipperkin Of Bunkum by Andrew Ings