Category News & Events

Spring Play Cancellation

It is with great sadness that Thrapston Amateur Dramatic Society announces the postponement of its Spring Play.

It has not been an easy decision but the wellbeing and safety of our members, volunteers and audiences is our upmost priority and following government advice to limit social gatherings and to close theatres, we feel it would be irresponsible to continue with the production at the current time.

We would encourage you to keep in contact as we want to do our bit to support and entertain our local community and will be looking for ways to do this which are safe for both us and our loyal supporters. Further announcements on the status of future productions will be made as and when we are able to clarify.

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Spring play update & Auditions!

After much discussion and deliberation, we have decided to change our previously advertised spring play to “Wild Goose Chase”, a farce by Derek Benfield.

“Chester Dreadnought bluffs his way into the crumbling stately home of an aristocratic family, and even a trigger-happy belted Lord suffering from hallucinations cannot keep at bay the enterprising pair of Jewel thieves who are pursuing their loot – not to mention Chester – round the castle. Suits of armour and secret doors, mistaken identities and dotty servants all help to provide the variety of fare that goes to the making of this wild goose chase.”

Show dates will be Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd May 2020.

Auditions will take place on Wednesday February 12th at 7.30pm at the Woolpack, Islip.

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Murder In Play

Ticket sales are now open for Thrapston Amateur Dramatic Society’s next production of “Murder In Play” by Simon Brett . The show is directed by James MacWilliam and will be performed at the Thrapston Plaza from Wednesday 13th – Saturday 16th November 2019. Doors open at 7pm, performance starts at 7:30pm sharp.

Boris Smolensky’s budget repertory production of “Murder at Priorswell Manor” is looking decidedly shaky. The cast are more interested in their egos than the play and life imitates art when Boris’s wife, Renee, is murdered on stage...

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Audition Time

Auditions for our autumn production of “Murder In Play” by Simon Brett will be held on Wednesday August 14th from 8pm in the Woolpack function room. We will be (hopefully!) casting three male roles and five female.

All are welcome, whether you are interested in auditioning or just coming along for a beverage and a catch up.

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Just Between Ourselves..

Ticket sales are now open for Thrapston Amateur Dramatic Society’s next production of “Just Between Ourselves” by Alan Ayckbourn. The show is directed by Connor Jeffery and will be performed at the newly refurbished Thrapston Plaza from Wednesday 20th – Saturday 23rd March 2019. Doors open at 7pm, performance starts at 7:30pm sharp.

Dennis spends his spare time messing about in his untidy garage, indifferent to the fact that his wife is being driven to distraction and beyond by his possessive mother. The hidden tension and antagonisms under an apparently normal surface build up to a climax of bizarre violence and madness.

Tickets may be purchased via our Box Office Line on 07543 321219 or through our online booking facility at

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