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  • 18/07/2019

    Blood Wedding- Federico Garcia Lorca

    Blood Wedding- Federico Garcia Lorca

    July 18, 2019
    Blood Wedding- Federico Garcia Lorca
    CADS Season Finale Performed at ChristChurch, Gallowbarrow, Cockermouth (18-20th July). CADS performed Lorca’s play translated by Michael Dewell & Carmen Zapata. It was performed in the round allowing the audience to feel the powerful energy that the actors brought to their parts. Although written in 1932 the story resonated with those who came to see...
  • 17/05/2019

    The Winterling-Jez Butterworth

    The Winterling-Jez Butterworth

    May 17, 2019
    The Winterling-Jez Butterworth
  • 29/03/2019

    Quartet- Ronald Harwood

    Quartet- Ronald Harwood

    March 29, 2019
    Quartet- Ronald Harwood
    Performed at The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth (29-30th March, 31st March a matinee showing) A bittersweet Comedy about music, friendship and love. Set in an Old peoples home for retired Opera singers. Originally the play was to be directed by Jim Samson but due to casting complications Jim stood in as one of the Characters in...
  • 19/01/2019

    Snow White- Ben Crocker

    Snow White- Ben Crocker

    January 19, 2019
    Snow White- Ben Crocker
    CADS Annual Pantomime Performed at The Kirkgate Centre on the last two weekends of January. Sponsored by Cockermouth Town Council and The Cumberland Building Society Snow White the Pantomime was a huge hit with our audience. Incorporating songs and dances from a range of eras to suit an audience of all ages. This year, more...
  • 22/11/2018

    Bay of Nice & Wrecked Eggs- David Hare

    Bay of Nice & Wrecked Eggs- David Hare

    November 22, 2018
    Bay of Nice & Wrecked Eggs- David Hare
    Performed at the Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth (22-24th) & Rosehill Theatre, Whitehaven (29th) CADS perform two plays that are poles apart yet playwright David Hare wrote them to be performed as a double bill. Bay of Nice & Wrecked Eggs contrast the constraint of the Soviet Union and American Freedom. Bay of Nice Director- Nick Stanley               ...
  • 24/05/2018

    Colder Than Here- Laura Wade

    Colder Than Here- Laura Wade

    May 24, 2018
    Colder Than Here- Laura Wade
    Performed at the Kirkgate Centre (17th-20th May) Colder Than Here was a challenging play that explored a woman dying of bone cancer and how her family come to terms with her impending death. A morbid topic that hits home with many but Laura Wade cleverly found opportunities for joy and laughter in this sensitive comedy....
  • 30/03/2017

    The Weir- Conor McPherson

    The Weir- Conor McPherson

    March 30, 2017
    The Weir- Conor McPherson
    Performed in the round at the Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth (30th Mar-1st Apr). The Weir is set in a pub in rural Ireland. It combines chilling tales of the supernatural with the somewhat sad, thwarted lives of the characters which lurks behind their hilarious, guiness filled, banter. Director- Len Wainwright
  • 30/06/2016

    Being Norweigian- David Greig

    Being Norweigian- David Greig

    June 30, 2016
    Being Norweigian- David Greig
  • 30/06/2016

    Blue Remembered Hills By Dennis Potter

    Blue Remembered Hills By Dennis Potter

    June 30, 2016
    Blue Remembered Hills  By Dennis Potter
  • 13/09/1987

    Abigals Party

    Abigals Party

    September 13, 1987
    Performed at Cast Edwina Brame Len Wainwright Liz Fitton Alan Saunders Margaret Fox http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/79.htm
  • 30/04/1987

    Hobson’s Choice

    Hobson’s Choice

    April 30, 1987
    Hobson’s Choice
    Performed at Lorton Road Theatre (Cockermouth School) 30th April-2nd May Cast Beryl Balance Edwina Brame Steve Coad Greg Greenhalgh Mike Palmer Mary Coote http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/80.htm
  • 13/03/1987

    CADettes Evening

    CADettes Evening

    March 13, 1987
    Lorton Road Theatre
  • 13/01/1987

    Educating Rita

    Educating Rita

    January 13, 1987
    Performed at Lorton Road Theatre and Rosehill Theatre Cast Beryl Ballance Chris George http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/81.htm
  • 13/01/1987

    The Heartless Princess

    The Heartless Princess

    January 13, 1987
  • 13/01/1987

    Good Old Days

    Good Old Days

    January 13, 1987
    Performed at Keswick School
  • 12/12/1986

    The Incredible Vanishing

    The Incredible Vanishing

    December 12, 1986
    Performed at Derwent Centre and Rosehill Theatre Cast included Laurie Mansfield, Barbara Rothwell, Mary Coote http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/78.htm
  • 12/09/1986

    Drunkard’s Dilemma

    Drunkard’s Dilemma

    September 12, 1986
    Performed at Keswick School
  • 12/05/1986

    Victorian Evening

    Victorian Evening

    May 12, 1986
    Victoria Hall
  • 12/03/1986

    Mixed Doubles

    Mixed Doubles

    March 12, 1986
    Performed Lorton Road Theatre
  • 12/12/1985

    Christmas Crackers II

    Christmas Crackers II

    December 12, 1985
    Performed at Victoria Hall
  • 12/09/1985

    The Servant of two Masters

    The Servant of two Masters

    September 12, 1985
    Performed at Lorton Road Theatre, Cleator Civic Hall and Wigton Peel Theatre
  • 12/05/1985

    Pyramus and Thisbe from a Midsummer Nights Dream

    Pyramus and Thisbe from a Midsummer Nights Dream

    May 12, 1985
    Performed at Cockermouth Castle http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/77.htm
  • 12/03/1985

    The Beauty of Buttermere

    The Beauty of Buttermere

    March 12, 1985
    Second CADS production performed at the Derwent Centre Cast Phil King, Pauline Benson http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/138.htm  
  • 12/09/1984

    Christmas Crackers

    Christmas Crackers

    September 12, 1984
    The beginings of Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society and their 1st Production at Victoria Hall Cast Bob Pritchard Len Wainwright Chris George http://www.cockermouthheritagegroup.org.uk/75.htm

Performed at The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth (29-30th March, 31st March a matinee showing)

A bittersweet Comedy about music, friendship and love. Set in an Old peoples home for retired Opera singers.

Originally the play was to be directed by Jim Samson but due to casting complications Jim stood in as one of the Characters in the play. However his thoughts and ideas were utilised by Len Wainwright who stood in at short notice.