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Welcome to Leighton Buzzard Drama Group

 

April 2024

A Bunch of Amateurs

11th - 13th April 2024 - Tickets on sale! 

Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!

 

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 reelected hire an out of work actor to replace the deceased. This dead ringer is suppose to fill in until after the election is won, but he grows to like the role until he discovers that the real PM was poisoned. This hilarious thriller will perfectly suit the political turmoil that will no doubt happen in 2024! 

More information.

Audition pieces to follow.

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

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

Latest News About Forthcoming Shows 

 A Bunch of Amateurs: 11-13 April 2024, Library Theatre

 Dead Ringer: June 2024, Library Theatre

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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