Snow White- Ben Crocker

Snow White- Ben Crocker
  • 18 Jul, 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 May, 2019

    The Winterling-Jez Butterworth

    The Winterling-Jez Butterworth

    May 17, 2019
    The Winterling-Jez Butterworth
    Performed at The Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth (17-18th May) A twisted comedy thriller about living on the edge. CADS are keen to showcase a variety of playwrights from all genre’s. Performing Winterling, certainly demonstrated this. Director- Tony Parker                Producer- Jacqui Walker
  • 29 Mar, 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 Jan, 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 Nov, 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 May, 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 Mar, 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

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 than most, the production had astrong focus on our town, with personal  references to local people and places.

Snow White took on all the traditions of Panto that we all know and love; With good vs evil,  a Wicked Queen, a dashing Prince, fairies that adore rhyming couplets and plenty slapstick and general chaos provided by comedy duo and the traditional Pantomime Dame

Director- Liz Pritchard

Musical Director- Richard Bennett

Producer- Bob Pritchard

Executive Producer- Tony Magorrian