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  • New Choir Season Dates

    August 13th, 2017 | Choir | CODS | No Comments

    Our new choir season will commence on Tuesday 5th September at 7.30pm at our usual venue of Swindon Village Primary School, Church Rd, Cheltenham, GL51 9QP. We will be rehearsing for our Christmas concert at St Luke’s Church, Cheltenham on Saturday December 9th and, as usual, we will have a mixture of Christmas songs and […]

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  • CODS Autumn Walk

    August 13th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    The next Social event in the CODS calendar is the 2017 autumn walk, which has been scheduled for Sunday 17th September. The venue is the award winning Saracens Head Public House, in Symonds Yat East (HR9 6JL), and the plan is to meet at 10:00. There is limited parking so if those joining the walk […]

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  • ‘Sweeney Todd’ – Tickets Available

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  • ‘Spamalot’ – Full Steam Ahead

    August 12th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    …and we’re off! We now have the following three heads of department selected: Director – Jason Blackburn Musical Director – David Whittle Choreographer – Stuart Driscoll Watch this space over the coming months for additional information.

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  • Playhouse Autumn Musical 2018

    August 12th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    We are incredibly please that we can announce CODS’ production choice for the 2018 autumn slot at the Cheltenham Playhouse… Performance Dates – 13th to 20th October 2018

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  • Extras Required

    July 9th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    We have been contacted by the Managing Director of a company looking for a TV commercial cast, for filming that will take place in Cheltenham on the week commencing the 31st July.  Extras and Featured Extras are required, and the commercial will be for a charity that connects with people of all nationalities and ages. […]

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  • ‘Spamalot’ – Director Selected

    July 9th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    We are pleased to announce the Director of the 2018 summer musical will be the superbly talented Jason Blackburn. I’m afraid that due to the unprecedented number of Production Team applications we received, the announcement of Choreographer and Musical Director will take place at the beginning of next month

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  • Financial Report

    July 9th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

      Whilst making money is not our aim here at CODS, the financial success of any production is always a huge bonus.  Any show that is the right side of the expected break-even point will absolutely help to secure our society’s development. Therefore, I am pleased to announce that the 2017 summer Everyman musical made a staggering […]

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  • ‘Sweeney Todd’ – Cast List

    June 27th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    An absolutely incredible fortnight of Auditions, with such a plethora of talent on display. Please visit the ‘Sweeney Todd’ page for the full Cast List.

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  • ‘Sweeney Todd’ – Auditions

    June 12th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    We have now added the following to our Autumn Musical page: Auditions Date Audition Pieces Musical Tracks Contact Details Audition Schedule Please click here for more information.

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  • ‘Spamalot’ – Production Team Required

    June 11th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Everyman Summer Musical, for the following production roles: Director Musical Director Choreographer Please send to the CODS Secretary – Cathy Penney. Guidelines can be found here. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 4th July.

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  • Choir – Summer 2017 Concert

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  • Annie – NODA Crit & Ticket Sales

    June 11th, 2017 | Productions | CODS | No Comments

    Please find below the ‘Annie’ crit, written by our NODA rep Frankie. NODA Crit Also, I would like to announce the incredible final ticket sale numbers: 4117 – 94%

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  • ‘Allo Allo’

    June 11th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    “Good moaning. Now, listen very carefully, I shall say this only once” – Cheltenham’s Playhouse Company is presenting the stage version of one of the most successful BBC TV sitcoms of all time – ‘Allo ‘Allo by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft. Rene and his wife have stashed a priceless portrait – the infamous Fallen […]

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  • NODA – AGM & Summer School

    June 11th, 2017 | News | CODS | No Comments

    In September our Councillor for the South West Nick Lawrence will be taking on the prestigious role of NODA President for the next 12 months.  This will take place at the  NODA National AGM at The Palace Hotel Torquay on the weekend of September 23/24th. Nick  and the SW Committee would  be delighted to see as […]

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