Drama society celebrating 100 years

HORSELL Amateur Dramatic Society – HADS – is celebrating its centenary this year, having put on plays every year since 1922, interrupted only by the Second World War and the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »

Gang’s all there to entertain live

THE EXCITEMENT of being able to hold a live show ensured a fun-filled evening at the 1st Knaphill Scout Group biennial Gang Show. They returned to the stage after COVID restrictions had... Read more »

Packed audiences see students stage Annie

FEEL-good musical Annie was performed to sell-out audiences on three nights as students from Sir William Perkin’s School took to their stage. It was the first whole-school musical for three years at... Read more »

Students give their version of ‘tale as old as time’

AUDIENCES were both terrified and enchanted when students at Gordon’s School staged their version of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast last week. Colourful, macabre and romantic, the family favourite musical... Read more »

Woking Music Festival hits a winning note

FOR the first time in its history, Woking Music Festival was prevented from staging live events where entrants performed in front of the judges. The 94th festival had to become virtual because... Read more »

Children’s workshops will celebrate the magic of acting and dance

MUSIC, acting and dance workshops inspired by Harry Potter, The Wizard of Oz and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice are being held in Ripley next week. Witches and Wizard will be run by the... Read more »

Drama in pyjamas

DRAMA classes for toddlers in Woking are being run online by a young woman who set up the business a few months before the coronavirus lockdown. Alex Searle, a graduate of the... Read more »

Doctor Faustus at Gordon’s School

THE dark, intense world of Doctor Faustus played to capacity audiences at Gordon’s School. An all-student cast, supported by a production team almost entirely made up of students, enjoyed rave reviews for... Read more »

Shane Richie is on familiar ground as Archie Rice in The Entertainer

PLAYING a stand-up comic who is out of tune with his audience should be a doddle for Shane Richie – the former EastEnders star says so himself. He’s about to take on... Read more »

Woking Drama Group come to Rhoda McGaw Theatre with “Burning the Witch”

A GRIPPING drama, partly written especially for a Woking drama group by an EastEnders scriptwriter is coming to the Rhoda McGaw Theatre. Burning the Witch has been adapted for the stage from... Read more »