Year: 2015


Hello! So I’ve decided to write a post on some of the characters in this year’s pantomime… and we might as well start with Dick Whittington! This year, the principal boy is played by Nell James, a new member of PVADS. Our

Dick Whittington

Hello everybody, After the recent success of Simply Theatre 6, rehearsals have started for this year’s pantomime: Dick Whittington! ‘Dick Whittington and His Cat’ is the name of the English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington, wealthy merchant and later

Today’s the day

The day has arrived! Today is the first Simply Theatre 6 performance! There will be 5 plays PLUS Music, Monologues, sketches and a ploughman’s! Here are the last rehearsal photos from ‘Yes Dear’, ‘Well Read’, ‘The Laundry Room’, ‘Ridge Rage’ and

Less than a week

Good morning! There’s less than a week left until Simply Theatre 6. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, hurry up and buy them online at or reserve them at 01672 564458/810436. Meanwhile, here are some rehearsal photos from ‘The Laundry

Not long left!

Hello! Here are a few new pictures from the Simply Theatre 6 rehearsals today. “Shhhhhhhhhhhhhh!” “I don’t do ladders” Just over a week until the first performance! I hope you all have your tickets… Ellie 🙂

He’s behind you…

This years pantomime is Dick Whittington! Dick Whittington is a wonderful story about a young boy who sets out to seek his fortune in London, accompanied only by his talented cat. Of course all the usual panto characters you know

Simply Theatre 6!

Hi everyone! If you’re thinking that PVADS is back with another play, then you’d be wrong. We’ve actually got five of them! On the 23rd – 24th of October, there will be five short plays for you to enjoy over

5 Days To Go…

Hello again, There is less than a week to go before the first performance of Cider With Rosie on Thursday 18th June. I’m certainly excited to go and see it. I’m so glad you’ve all got your tickets now! No?


Good news everyone! Tickets are available for our forthcoming production: Cider With Rosie. The cast and crew have been working very hard and with not long to go, you really need to get those tickets! Tickets: £8/£6 Performances: 18th-20th June Ellie

Cider With Rosie

Rehearsals for ‘Cider With Rosie’, the newest play that PVADS are putting on late in June, are going very well. Laurie Lee’s memoir of growing up in Gloucestershire in the years between the two world wars has proved immensely popular