Author: Ellie Smith

Final Performance

Sadly – Tonight is the final performance of Canterbury Tales by a truly talented cast of actors – we have had as much fun bringing this production to the stage as the audience obviously had being part of this unmissable

Dress Rehearsal

Hi! Yesterday I watched the dress rehearsal for Canterbury Tales and it was absolutely fantastic!  It was the first time I’d seen it and I can assure you all that it was incredibly funny and the acting was superb (although

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Book your tickets!

PVADS are in full swing rehearsing our next production – CANTERBURY TALES from 9th to 11th June. This modern version of Canterbury Tales is hilariously funny! Seven of the original Chaucer Tales will be performed by a large cast of

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Harold Jolliffe

Hello PVADS people, What an extraordinary week we’ve had! It has been very busy for all of us and I would just like to start it off by saying a big WELL DONE to everyone who was involved and THANK

A Successful Workshop

Hello PVADS people! On Wednesday, there was a drama workshop organised by Katie Wakeham. The kids had great fun making shadow puppets and doing team-building exercises. They also worked on their communication with other actors on stage. My sister Miranda attended the

Baby Lissie

This is the prop I have to use as my baby in ‘Laundry Room’. Creepy, huh? I try not to look at the face too much… I hope I haven’t given you nightmares. Ellie 🙂

Happy Easter!

Hello everyone! It is now officially the Easter holidays… phew! I hope you enjoy the excuse you now have to eat a mountain load of chocolate. I am sorry to those of you (like me) who will be spending the


Don’t forget about the upcoming drama workshop from 2pm-6pm on the 6th of April! The workshop is at the Bouverie Hall and is for 10-16 year olds. All other information is on the poster below! Hope you’re all excited for

Harold Joliffe Festival 2016

PVADS are again entering the Harold Joliffe One Act Play Festival at the Swindon Arts Centre! We are entering a youth play called ‘Laundry Room’ by Nettie B Brown and one other called ‘Watching the Magpies’ by Les Clarke.  

Canterbury Tales

Hello PVADS people! There is a new fantastic poster for Canterbury Tales! If you would like to see it, head over to our facebook page: Whilst you’re over there, please give the page a like! Ellie 🙂