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14 Nov

ACT Spotlight Drama Award Winners!

On Friday night we attended the ACT Spotlight Drama Awards 2021 and we are delighted to announce we came away with 4 awards as follows. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees and thank you to ACT for such a wonderful evening!

Pearce Darnell-Walsh – Society Official of the Year 2021

Joanne Shepherd – Most Challenging Role (Hilary, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband)

Carolanne Connolly / The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband – Most Accomplished Overall Production for a Comedy

One Man, Two Guv’nors – Gold Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drama

06 May

Our 2021/22 Season Plays!

📣❗️ANNOUNCEMENT 📣❗️
We are thrilled to release details of our 2021/22 ‘Season of Laughter’…
“Loot” by Joe Orton (Directed by Paddy D-W) 22-25 September, 2021
“The Hound of the Baskervilles” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Adapted by Steven Canny & John Nicholson (Directed by Clive Stack) 17-20 November, 2021
“The Steamie” by Tony Roper (Directed by Joanne Shepherd) 9-12 March, 2022
“Dirty Dusting” by Ed Waugh & Trevor Wood (Directed by Claire St Pierre) 18-21 May, 2022
Play readings will take place in play order on the evenings of 8th, 10th, 15th & 17th June via Zoom.
Save the dates, more info to come. Newcomers very welcome. 🎭
05 Apr

GoggleBDCbox Episode 5

Please see our Episode 5 of GoggleBDCbox where our families are watching Puppy School.

We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

05 Apr

GoggleBDCbox Episode 4

Please see our Episode 4 of GoggleBDCbox where our families are watching Dr Pimple Popper.

We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

05 Apr

GoggleBDCbox Episode 3

Please see our Episode 3 of GoggleBDCbox where our families are watching Serengetti.

We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

09 Mar

GoggleBDCbox Episode 2

Please see our Episode 2 of GoggleBDCbox where our families are watching Naked Attraction.

We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

09 Mar

GoggleBDCbox Episode 1

Please see our first Episode of GoggleBDCbox where our families are watching The Masked Singer Final.

We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

09 Oct

Talking Faces Episodes 22-28

Please see our final episodes from our online Talking Faces series! We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

The final episode in our Talking Faces Series is very special. Today marks Eric & Margaret Nolan’s 49th Wedding Anniversary. Having met at Blackburn Drama Club, they married the following year on 9th October 1971. Margaret was celebrating her 50th year as a member this year. Sadly, Margaret passed away last month and will be sadly missed by all at the BDC. This final episode is in memory of our beloved member Margaret Nolan.

Episode 22 – Breaking The Rules – Written & Performed by Jenny Hodkinson

Episode 23 – The Improbable Father – Written By Jenny Hodkinson & Performed by Richard Hoyle

Episode 24 – Lanzarote Lockdown – Written & Performed by Andrew Smith

Episode 25 – The Big Pause – Written By Jenny Hodkinson & Performed by Jean Jones

Episode 26 – Hugs – Written & Performed By Suzanne Nolan

Episode 27 – Quality Time – Written By Jenny Hodkinson & Performed By Kate Hodkinson

Episode 28 – Lockdown Shopping – Written & Performed By Eric Nolan

13 Sep

Talking Faces Episodes 18-21

Please see our latest episodes from our online Talking Faces series! We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

Episode 18 – The Lawn – Written & Performed by Siobhan Edge

Episode 19 – In My Dreams – Written by Jenny Hodkinson – Performed by Stephen Claxon

Episode 20 – You’re Not Right – Written by Joanne Shepherd – Performed by Claire St Pierre

Episode 21 – Gin Buddies – Written by Jenny Hodkinson – Performed by Neely Jillings

01 Aug

Talking Faces Episodes 14-17

Please see our latest episodes from our online Talking Faces series! We are raising money to help with our ongoing costs during lockdown, if you can please help by donating a small amount to our GoFundMe page it would be really appreciated gf.me/u/ya7mj8

Episode 14 – Mr. Parry Goes To Conway – Written by Norma Spaul – Performed by Delwyn

Episode 15 – In My Dreams – Written by Jenny Hodkinson – Performed by Anne Starks

Episode 16 – The Final Text – Written by Gary Wilson – Performed by Barbara Ashworth

Episode 17 – Tomorrow… – Written & Performed by Lesley Sutton

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