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Newsletter June 2018

AGM This is formal notice to all members that the Annual General Meeting of Weymouth Drama Club is on the 17 th July 2018 at 7.30 for 8pm. Any resolutions for the meeting should be received by the Secretary 21 days before that date. The Cheers Group need support Can you help? Cheers Group part […]

Murder, Mayhem and Moonshine

You are invited to an evening of Murder Mayhem and Moonshine at Pilgrim House, Hope Street, Weymouth (next to the drama club) on Saturday 7th April.   Tickets £15 which includes a supper. Proceeds in aid of RNLI. Click here to see RNLI Poster  

Stage Combat Workshop

Saturday 28 April 2018 – 10.00am to 4.00pm Lewis Penfold has taught at Arts Educational, London for over 15 years and alongside that he is also a freelance fight director and choreographer.  He will be leading a day long workshop for the Drama Club on Saturday 28 April 2018.  He will be looking at how […]


Newsletter – January 2018

The 39 Steps We are delighted to tell you that The 39 Steps has been successfully cast and will be performed at Weymouth Pavilion on 18th to the 21st April 2018 The cast is as follows with Richard Lawson directing Tom Marsh Gemma Higgins Jacqui Martin Lynn Cockerell Julie Barber Sue Conway Adam Cawton Pete […]

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Ceasefire Babies

Curtain Raisers will be performing Ceasefire Babies by Fiona Doyle on Friday 18th February and Saturday 19th February (matinee and evening performance). This is a new piece of writing about the 1970s troubles in Northern Ireland and Ireland today……………

Film Club News 2

The film club will be starting on  some new films and are looking for cast members. Details as follows: Life through the Lens Father Handle 40s – 50s ish Mrs Tate 40s- 50s ish The Bleeding wolf – Supernatural thriller set in a Pub Ted – 60/70 Frank – 40-70 Bill – 40-70 Extras for […]

It Snows Poster

It Snows

Connections is produced by the National Theatre and is one of the world’s largest celebrations new plays for young people . Its plays are commissioned for and about young people from some of the best contemporary playwrights. Curtain Raisers will be performing It Snows by Bryony Lavery, Steven Hoggett and Scott Graham of Frantic Assembly. […]

Film Making Club

Dan Almond writes: Next month I’m starting a film making club on Tuesdays at the drama club. The idea is start a up group who meet regularly throughout the year to produce short films for festivals and competitions. The first 4 weeks or so will be about learning to film and be filmed. After that […]

Summer Break

The club is enjoying its summer break from public performances. The Autumn/Winter scedule will be published soon.

Front of House

The next production at the Pavilion, Ladies’ Day, requires a front of house team of approx 6/7 each evening.  The dates are Thurs 31 Oct, Fri 1 Nov and Saturday 2 Nov.  You will need to be there at 6.30pm. I am arranging the rota which will involve selling programmes/meet and greet in the foyer, […]