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“Dramarama” proudly presents a Musical Show “A Christmas Carol” to celebrate 20 years. Shows Friday 30 November 7.30pm & Saturday 1 December 7pm Tickets £5 each available from Wenda 07807 983 248 or the Village shop from 3 November.

A Few words from the Director

Back in 1997 when rehearsals began for Dramarama’s first panto, ‘Up the beanstalk with Mother Goose’, who’d have thought I would be writing this all these years later!

It began as a church based group who wanted to bring drama to the peninsula to let youngsters see live theatre where they may not have the opportunity to do so.

The group has had new performers come and go, but there have been a core few that have been in every show. Dramarama is like a family. We have our ups and downs, but through it all we have supported each other both through good times and bad. Friends for life have been forged, and this will always be the case.

After 21 years of producing and directing for Dramarama, I have made the hard decision to retire from leading the group. I hope that the group will continue, perhaps in a different guise. (This is for the committee to discuss and decide). I will continue to be involved with making costumes if I am needed.I would like to thank everybody who, over the years have supported me 100% even when they felt my ides were a bit bonkers!! This includes those people that helped from the side-lines. Organising music, coaching singers, making props and scenery, working backstage, making teas and coffees, selling tickets, printing programmes and generally doing all the boring mundane tasks without being in the limelight. The mantra leading up to a show was always, ‘Don’t worry, It’ll be alright on the night’, although sometimes we just about made it by the skin of our teeth!

The show this year (Nov 30th and Dec 1st) is a change from our usual comedy, slapstick pantomime. It is a musical play based on Charles Dicken’s ‘A Christmas Carol’. It is the perfect piece to get you into the festive mood in the run up to Christmas. A lot of people from past shows are taking part in this production, some with a small cameo role. I feel very blessed to have been a major part in the group since the beginning, and I would like to thank all the audiences over the years that have attended and supported us in so many ways. Please buy a ticket and come along to help us celebrate our last show with this cast.

Regards, Pauline Martin

Previous Shows

June 2018 – Jack & The Beanstalk

June 2017 – The Pink Heron Club – Review

January 2017 – Pied Piper

September 2016 – Murder at Heronwood Falls Saloon -* The Menu * Wanted Poster

May 2016 – Do You Hear The People Sing

January 2016 – Sleeping Beauty

November 2015 – Murder Mystery * High Halstow Times * The Menu

September 2015 – A Taste Of The Musicals

January 2015 – Robinson Crusoe & The Pirates

September 2014 – Keep Smiling Through

January 2014 – Little Red Riding Hood

September 2013 – All Kinds of Everything

January 2013 – Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs * Photos * Review

June 2012 – Light The Lights & Play The Music * You Tube Videos

January 2012 – Aladdin – I Know That Face Preparation Video

June 2011 – Putting on the Glitz * Photos

January 2011 – Beauty And The Beast

July 2010 – Can’t Stop The Beat * Overheard At The Bus Stop In High Halstow

February 2010 – Dick Whittington And His Cat

July 2009 – Life Is A Cabaret -* Photos

February 2009 – Cinderella *  Drama Rama Karma

July 2008 – A Decade Of Delights -* Photos

February 2008 – Jack And The Beanstalk

July 2007 – Everything’s Coming Up Roses

February 2007 – Captain Hook’s Revenge

July 2006 – The Gang’s All Here * Before The Curtain

February 2006 – Sleeping Beauty

October 2005 – Esther… A Tale Of Intrigue * Photos

July 2005 – Something Old Something New

February 2005 – Robin Hood

July 2004 – A Little Of What You Fancy * Backstage Pass Review

February 2004 – Journey To Oz

July 2003 – Razzle Dazzle

February 2003 – Robinson Crusoe

July 2002 – Anything Goes

February 2002 – Aladdin

November 2001 – Ruth

July 2001 – Another Opening Another Show

February 2001 – Snow White And The Seven Dwarves

July 2000 – That’s Entertainment

February 2000 – Cinderella

July 1999 – The Best Of Times

February 1999 – Around The World With Dick Whittington

July 1998 – Let’s All Go To The Music Hall

February 1998 – Up The Beanstalk With Mother Goose

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