Rehearsals are now well under way for next January's Royston Town Pantomime! Click here for details of where we're at so far, including the complete cast list of principal actors and ensemble.
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One prize, three nominations for CADS at the 50th Cambridge Drama Festival!
The CADS entry for this year's Cambridge Drama Festival - Ben Lewis's Romance is Dead, specially adapted for the stage and directed by our own Emma Daintrey - carried off the Backstage Endeavour Award on Saturday 28 April! Also nominated among the awards were Rebecca Aloneftis (Best Actress), Nicky Paton (Best Actor) and Mark Hamblin (Best Cameo). Congratulations to all involved! Pictured left are Emma and Joe Daintrey with their award, and on the right the cast looking (mostly) suitably amazed!
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We have a varied programme and always welcome new members. Our pantomimes are always child-friendly, focussing on family entertainment (for which we've gained an excellent reputation locally in recent years). Our performers (children and adults) are all local amateurs, yet we all aim for high quality in as many aspects as possible - acting, script, lighting, sound, special effects, and of course our live band...
We've just presented David Tristram's black comedy Ghost Writer for the Royston Arts Festival and earlier this year we produced the world theatrical premiere of Romance is Dead, specially adapted and directed by our own Emma Daintrey from a radio play by Ben Lewis, which we took to the 50th Cambridge Drama Festival. In January we wrapped up the highly succesful 2018 Royston Town Pantomime Mother Goose, while 2017 saw both a critically acclaimed production of Pygmalion, and the fantastic pantomime Red Riding Hood. Back in 2016 we had a record-breaking run with our own home-grown Aladdin and also put on Abigail's Party for the Royston Arts Festival.