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Welcome to Leighton Buzzard Drama Group

 

June 2024

Dead Ringer

When the Prime Minister drops dead from an apparent heart attack on the eve of a general election, two cabinet members who fear they need his charisma to get re-elected hire an out of work actor to replace the deceased. This ‘dead ringer’ is just supposed to fill in until after the election is won, but he starts to enjoy his new role a little too much...

The play was first presented in London by Bill Kenwright together with the author Charles Ross in 1983 at the Duke of York’s Theatre, where it had a most successful run and 
great reviews.

 

September 2024

A Streetcar Named Desire 

'I have always depended on the kindness of strangers'

Fading southern belle Blanche DuBois is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley Kowalski. Eventually their violent collision course causes Blanche's fragile sense of identity to crumble, threatening to destroy her sanity and her one chance of happiness.

May 19 - A Streetcar Named Desire - Read Through

14:00 - 17:00 - Sacred Heart Church Hall (Directions)

June 2 - A Streetcar Named Desire - Auditions

14:00 - 17:00 - Sacred Heart Church Hall (Directions)

DATE CHANGE

 

January2025

Pantomime: Treasure Island

July 14 - Treasure Island Panto - Read Through

There will be a table read through of the Script to help people to prepare for the auditions.

14:00 - 17:00 - Sacred Heart Church Hall (Directions)

July 28 - Treasure Island Panto - Auditions

Come and get your sea legs ready for an exciting voyage!

14:00 - 17:00 - Sacred Heart Church Hall (Directions)

Alice In Wonderland

 

Here are some pictures from our recent production at Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre 

New Members

We are always looking for new members over the age of 16 - whether you are an experienced actor, want to give acting a go for the first time, or are keen to work backstage. If you are interested please contact our membership secretary Ben Dards at membership@lbdg.org.uk

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Those considering joining us may be interested in viewing the video below - made during our panto Red Riding Hood, performed in January 2020.

New NODA Award and Nominations!

Leighton Buzzard Drama Group wins NODA Best Online Production award for
Robin Hood, Ye Olde Zoom Panto, Broadcast in January 2021.
See here how Jo Taylor produced and directed this show, and to view it! 

LBDG  also nominated for: 
Best Drama - The Anniversary (2022)
Best Drama - Inspector Drake's Last Case (2021)
Best Panto - Red Riding Hood (2020)
Best Technical - Robin Hood (Edit), Red Riding Hood (Set Design)

Click button below to view previous NODA Certificates. 

 

 

NODA is the National Operatic and Dramatic Association. NODA has been working to help and support amateur theatre companies since 1899
 

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