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  • ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’ – Director Wanted

    March 5th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    We are now accepting applications for the role of Director for the 2018 Winter Play. To assist in writing any application, please view the Guidelines.  In addition, please select 3 episodes you wish to be performed, and the reasons behind this decision. All applications should be sent to our General Secretary Mary Cooper.

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  • In loving memory of Trevor Jones

    March 5th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    We would like to take this opportunity to give our condolences to the family of Trevor Jones, a long-time Member of Cheltenham Operatic & Dramatic Society, who died last September.  Our cumulative thoughts and wishes are with you. The history of this society is one we must never forget, and it’s people like Trevor that […]

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  • Table Read – A Script Reading Group

    March 5th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

      For people with a shared keen interest in theatre or the visual arts who come together to read aloud scripts. Much like a book club only you don’t have to read the script in advance neither do you have to read aloud if you don’t want to! Whether its plays, musical librettos (accompanied by […]

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  • ‘Annie’ – Tickets Available

    March 5th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Tickets are now available for the Summer Musical, but be quick…they are selling at an incredible rate already!!! Buy your tickets here.

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  • 2017 AGM

    March 5th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    Please consider yourselves invited to the 2017 CODS AGM, held in Christ Church’s Main Hall at 19:30, on Monday 27th March.   Agenda 2016 Minutes

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  • ‘9 to 5’ – Financial Update

    March 5th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Following on from the financial successes of ‘Noises Off’ and ‘Legally Blonde’, CODS experienced a significant loss for the Autumn Musical – £-3,441. I’m afraid in the current light of rising Theatre Hire costs, along with significant Orchestra fees, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to break-even on a Musical hosted at the Cheltenham Playhouse. However, the […]

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  • Choir – 2017 Summer Concert

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  • ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ – Noda Critique

    March 5th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Please find the NODA Crit for the Winter Play.

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  • ‘Annie’ – Final Cast List

    February 3rd, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Well, after a busy few weeks, we finally have a complete cast for the summer Musical.  Please find the completed List on our ‘Annie’ page.

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  • NODA – Award Nominations for 2016

    January 29th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    Please find the full list of nominations for the 2016 NODA South West Awards. Huge congratulations to the following: Zoe Harwood for Outstanding Choreography The ‘Noises Off’ Team for Best Comedy Production

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  • ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ – Last Chance for Tickets

    January 29th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Described by the Daily Mail as ‘the funniest show on the planet’. One Man, Two Guvnors is a glorious celebration of British comedy featuring satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners. This acclaimed smash-hit has been seen by over one million people worldwide, even the Queen! Adapted from Carlo Goldoni’s A Servant of Two Masters, Richard […]

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  • Cheltenham Playhouse Theatre – Holy Grail

    January 29th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    In preparation for CODS’ 2018 Summer Musical, the Playhouse have offered our Members (and their friends and family) a discounted rate for the screening of the film ‘Monty Python & the Holy Grail’.  This is taking place on the evening of Wednesday 28th March, at 19:45, which also happens to be Eric Idle’s birthday. If […]

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  • NODA – December 2016 Newsletter

    January 29th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    Apologies for the delay, but here is the NODA Newsletter for Decmember 2016.

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  • ‘Annie’ – Cast List & Re-Auditions

    January 22nd, 2017 | Productions, Uncategorized | CODS | No Comments

    Thank you very much to all those who attended today’s Annie auditions. After some very tough deliberations, the cast has been decided and can be found on our Production page. As you will see, there are still some roles to fill.  Therefore, if you wish to audition for another part or have friends who might […]

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  • ‘Annie’ – Audition Time-Line

    January 20th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Please find below the proposed plan for Sunday 22nd January, at Swindon Village Primary School: 10:00 – Pre-audition for the cast of 1M2G 10.30 – Audition for remaining Children’s Ensemble roles 10.45 – Auditions for those involved in 1M2G 12.00 – NYC song and dance audition for anyone wishing to audition for the Ensemble ONLY. […]

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