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Participants 2012

This year we've eight fabulous theatre groups coming to Dartmouth to show you their best…

Ditsum Players ☜

The Hebrew Lesson

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

Back for 2012. Dit'sum's powerful presentation in 2010 was Wolf Mankowitz's

"The Hebrew Lesson" by ; a powerful insight into Religious, Racial and political intolerance set in Ireland during the repression imposed by the notorious

Salcombe Players ☜

Birthday Honours

Salcombe Players Rehearsing Gosforth’s Fete

Gosforth's Fete - Rehearsal

Last years production, an extract from "Alarms and Excursions" by Michael Frayn. Light comedy, hilariously played. A society brimming with talent.


This year's production is dedicated to the Memory of Eric Yates, we fondly remember his hilarious portrayal of the Butler in

Stoke Fleming Operatic & Drama Society ☜

Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming

SODS rehearsal for Old Folks

Old Folks - Rehearsal

Back after a break last year, SOD's are one of DDF's regular participants. In 2011 they gave us "Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming". The production, written in-house, was bonkers fun, as the photo shows; King John being met by peasants during his vistit to Stoke Fleming in 1215.


The Inn Theatre Company ☜

Split Ends

The cast giving nothing away

The Inn Theatre Company are Dartmouth based and well known for their excellent, annual, open air Shakespeare productions at Dartmouth Castle. The Inn Theatre Company


Last year they gave us an extract from their highly successful production of As You Like It. 


Participants 2011

This year we've eight fabulous theatre groups coming to Dartmouth to show you their best…

Dit'sum Players ☜

The Hebrew Lesson

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

Last year's production for DDF "The Hebrew Lesson" by Wolf Mankowitz; a powerful insight into Religious, Racial and political intolerance set in Ireland during the repression imposed by the notorious

Ermington Players

New blood for The Dart Drama Festival, The Ermington Players


Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society ☜

When We Are Married

From the 2009 production

With us again for 2011. Last year's entry was an extract from their successful 2009 production of J B Priestley's "When We Are Married". Brilliantly executed, but then what would you expect of KATS


Salcombe Players ☜

Birthday Honours

March 2010, The cast take a bow.

Last years production, an extract from "Birthday Honours" by Paul Jones. Light comedy, well played. Obviously a society brimming with talent.

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society ☜

Limbo

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society are based in… Shiphay


Last year's contribution was a poignant two hander "Sushi and Scones" by Randall David Cook. This will be their third year with us, they are a great society and their last two contributions shows the range of talent and scope of their productions.


Slapton Amateur Productions ☜

Unnatural Selection

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

Slapton Amateur Productions are back on the bill for 2011. Their last contribution in 2009 was a brilliant comedy (Unnatural Selection by David Murphy) set in the high tech, high pressure world of Big Pharma. …

Stoke Fleming Operatic & Drama Society ☜

Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

SOD's are one of DDF's regular participants and last year gave us "Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming". The production, written in-house, was bonkers fun, as the photo shows; King John being met by peasants during his vistit to Stoke Fleming in 1215.


The Inn Theatre Company ☜

Split Ends

The cast giving nothing away

The Inn Theatre Company are Dartmouth based and well known for their excellent, annual, open air Shakespeare productions at Dartmouth Castle. The Inn Theatre Company


Last year's DDF contribution (also taken to the Teignmouth One Act Play festival) was a hysterical comedy, "Split Ends", written Max Brandt (aka D. …

What If And Why Not ☜

St. Joan

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

Back again, and very welcome. Their presentation of the first act of "St Joan" by George Bernard Shaw was excellent. We wonder what they'll do for DDF 2011. Get an early insight into their high standards, book a ticket for their production of

Programme 2011

Dart Drama Festival 2011 builds on the success of 2010 and features eight local drama societies. This means that we divide performances into programmes which run over two nights. Each play is shown twice over the four night festival. For clarity we refer to plays as group 1 and group 2. Please re-visit this page (or subscribe to the rss feed) for details of the 2011 programme as it becomes available.


The programme commences at 19:30 each night and ends approximately 22:00, there will be a 20 minute interval.


Advance Ticket prices

Single tickets may be booked for any night, Combo tickets will be valid for any two nights of The Festival

Single adult: £8.50: child £5.00

Combo adult £15; child £8


On demand Ticket prices

For single performances 

Single adult: £10.00: child £5.00


Tickets are available from The Flavel Centre and can be purchased in person, by telephone (01803-839530) or online at www.theflavel.org.uk


To cover all the plays you need tickets to cover performances in Group 1 and Group 2 and purchasing a combo ticket gives the best value.

Programme 2010

Dart Drama Festival 2010 builds on the success of 2009 and features eight local drama societies. This means that we will split performances over two nights, and , in order to maximise your opportunities to enjoy all of year's season, we will be running for 4 nights. Please re-visit this page (or subscribe to the rss feed) for details of the 2010 programme as it becomes available.


The programme commences at 19:30 each night and ends approximately 22:00, there will be a 20 minute interval.


Tickets

Prices are unchanged from 2009

Single adult: £8: child £4

Combo adult £14; child £6


(from The Flavel, by phone, in person or on-line) are available for single nights, or save and purchase a "combo" ticket which allows you to attend any two nights (specify which nights at the time of purchase).


To cover all the plays you need tickets for either


10th & 11th November, or 10th & 13th November

12th & 13th November, or 11th & 12th November

Wednesday 10th November ☜

Dartmouth Players - "Shop for Charity"

Salcombe Players - an extract from "Birthday Honours"

WhatifandWhynot - the first act of "St Joan"

KATS - an extract from "When We Are Married"

Thursday 11th November ☜

SODS - "Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming"

Dit'sum Players - "Hebrew Lesson"

Shiphay ADS - "Sushi and Scones"

Inn Theatre Co. - "Split Ends"


Friday 12th November ☜

Dartmouth Players - "Shop for Charity"

Salcombe Players - an extract from "Birthday Honours"

WhatifandWhynot - the first act of "St Joan"

KATS - an extract from "When We Are Married"

Saturday 13th November ☜

SODS - "Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming"

Dit'sum Players - "Hebrew Lesson"

Shiphay ADS - "Sushi and Scones"

Inn Theatre Co. - "Split Ends"

Participants, 2010

This year we've eight fabulous theatre groups coming to Dartmouth to show you their best…

Dit'sum Players ☜

Dress Rehearsal Nov 5th see below or click here

The Hebrew Lesson

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

Dress Rehearsal and Dinner

Theatre and a three course meal for only £10! 


Friday November 5th, 19:00 at Dittisham Village Hall. Tickets £10 available from John Wells (telephone 01803-722414). The production will commence after completion of the main course.


 eMail Enquiries to Pat Heighway

Last year's production for DDF "The Stronger" by August Strindberg; brilliantly executed two hander where she who spoke not had the last laugh…


The Dit'sum players are based in Dittisham


Production details for 2010 DDF

Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society ☜

When We Are Married

From the 2009 production

KATS first appearance in the festival in 2009 was "The New Bathroom", and a really good production which left us all wondering when (if ever) the bathroom would get fitted.


This year's entry will be an extract from their successful 2009 production of "When We Are Married".


Salcombe Players ☜

Birthday Honours

March 2010, The cast take a bow.

Last years production, Early Blight; a powerful two hander delivered by different cast members each night. Obviously a society brimming with talent.


Production details for 2010 DDF

an extract from "Birthday Honours" by Paul Jones

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society ☜

Limbo

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society are based in… Shiphay


Their first appearance in the festival. An interesting and thought provoking production. Go-getter husband dead and the resident spook clues him in as his boss and lustful neighbour let slip some home truths to his widow.


Stoke Fleming Operatic & Drama Society ☜

Scenes From The Real History of Stoke Fleming

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

SOD's are one of DDF's regular participants and last year gave us "Tea Time Tactics". This year the production, written in-house, looks like fun. The photo shows King John being met by peasants during his vistit to Stoke Fleming in 1215.


The Dartmouth Players ☜

Shop For Charity

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

The Dartmouth players, sadly absent from DDF 2009 we're delighted that these stalwarts of the Dart Drama Festival are back on the bill for 2010. Seen here rehearsing their 2010 production "Shop For Charity" (Left to right, Val Ruddle, Daphne Twinberrow, Keith Pocket, Paula Bell, Alison Adams)

The Inn Theatre Company ☜

Split Ends

The cast giving nothing away

The Inn Theatre Company are Dartmouth based and well known for their excellent, annual, open air Shakespeare productions at Dartmouth Castle. The Inn Theatre Company


Production details for 2010 DDF

What If And Why Not ☜

St. Joan

Rehearsal for DDF 2010

A new group for this year's festival


What If And Why Not are based in Dartington and led by Peter Reeves


Production details for 2010 DDF

the first act of "St Joan" by George Bernard Shaw

Director: Peter Reeves

Programme 2009

Dart Drama Festival 2009 has twice as many groups and twice as many productions for your enjoyment. This has meant that we have had to split performances over two nights, so, in order to maximise your chances to see all of the plays in this year's season, we will be running for 4 nights. The line up below should help you decide which nights you'd like to attend.


The programme commences at 19:30 each night and ends approximately 22:15, there will be a 20 minute interval.


Tickets

Single adult: £8: child £4

Combo adult £14; child £6


(from The Flavel, by phone, in person or on-line) are available for single nights, or save and purchase a "combo" ticket which allows you to attend any two nights (specify which nights at the time of purchase).


To cover all the plays you need tickets for either


10th & 11th November, or 10th & 14th November

13th & 14th November, or 11th & 13th November

Tuesday 10th November

Blackawton Amateur Dramatic Society - Extracts from Blithe Spirit

Dartmouth Community College - "Get Out" original script and music by students of the college

The Inn Theatre Company - "Haven’t  We Been Here Before"

Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society - "The New Bathroom"

Salcombe Players - "Early Blight"

Wednesday 11th November

Dit'sum Players - "The Stronger"

The Inn Theatre Company - "Clowns"

KATS at Play - "A short extract from Beside the Seaside"

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society - "Limbo"

Slapton Amateur Productions - "Unnatural Selection"

Stoke Fleming Operatic and Drama Society - "Tea Time Tactics"

Friday 13th November

Blackawton Amateur Dramatic Society - Extracts from Blithe Spirit

Dartmouth Community College - "Get Out" original script and music by students of the college

The Inn Theatre Company - "Haven’t  We Been Here Before"

Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society - "The New Bathroom"

Salcombe Players - "Early Blight"

Saturday 14th November

Dit'sum Players - "The Stronger"

The Inn Theatre Company - "Clowns"

KATS at Play - "A short extract from Beside the Seaside"

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society - "Limbo"

Slapton Amateur Productions - "Unnatural Selection"

Stoke Fleming Operatic and Drama Society - "Tea Time Tactics"

Participants, 2009

This year we've an astounding 9 amateur theatre groups coming to Dartmouth to show you their best…

Blackawton Amateur Dramatic Society

Blithe Spirit

© Blackawton Amateur Dramatic Society. Used with permission

New for 2009

BADS, as they like to be known, are definitely not bad. Their recent production of "Merry Wives of Windsor" and the 2009 Pantomime (written in house) were both a treat.


Production details for 2009 DDF

Dartmouth Community College

Get Out

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

New for 2009

An in house production by Dartmouth Community College Drama Students.


Production details for 2009 DDF

"Get Out"

Director & Author: Jeremy Balfour, Head of Drama at Dartmouth Community College

Dit'sum Players

The Stronger

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

Last year's production for DDF "Two Slatterns and a King" by Edna St. Vincent Millay was very well received.

The Dit'sum players are based in Dittisham


Production details for 2009 DDF

The Stronger by August Strindberg 

KATS at Play

Beside the seaside

© KATS at Play. Used with permission

New for 2009

KATS At Play operate under the umbrella of The Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society


Production details for 2009 DDF

A short extract from Beside the Seaside by Leslie Sands

By arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd

Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society

The New Bathroom

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

New for 2009

Known as the KATS


Production details for 2009 DDF

The New Bathroom by Sue Gordon

By arrangement with Lazy Bee Scripts

Comedy


Bonus - cast photo's follow this link

Salcombe Players

Early Blight

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

Last year's production "Dinner for One" - a hilarious, two hander starring Lutena and Eric Yates.


Production details for 2009 DDF

Early Blight by Jean McConnell

Light comedy

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society

Limbo

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

New for 2009

Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society are based in… Shiphay


Production details for 2009 DDF

Limbo by Julia Lee Dean

Director: Pat Gllies

Spooky Comedy


See Shiphay's team in action, their production of "Love me slender" 

Slapton Amateur Productions

Unnatural Selection

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

New for 2009

Slapton Amateur Productions are based in Slapton


Production details for 2009 DDF

Unnatural Selection by David Murphy

Director: Elaine Hitch

Dark comedy

Stoke Fleming Operatic & Drama Society

Tea Time Tactics

Rehearsal for DDF 2009

Last year's production "2012 here we come" by Anna Perry. Written in-house a light-hearted look at the challenges of regular exercise and hikes to Start point with Burger vans all around. A good grin.


The Inn Theatre Company

Xowie Brandt - Arabella Antic

Production shot from "Clowns" courtesy of Jane Brandt, used with permission.

Last years entry was "What's for pudding" by David Tristram, an hilarious, dysfunctional comedy.


The Inn Theatre Company are Dartmouth based and well known for their excellent, annual, open air Shakespeare productions at Dartmouth Castle.

Slideshow 2009

PR Shots used for 2009 - click on the slideshow to visit the Picasweb collection




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