Another successful play for DDS. Deathtrap played to almost full houses and the audiences loved it. The twists and turns kept them guessing and the actors did an amazing job of bringing their characters to life. This has been an amazing play to direct. One of our shortest rehearsal periods and we smashed it out … Continue reading A stage full of weapons! Deathtrap
Our next rehearsals are well underway for Alan Ayckbourn's hilarious whodunnit farce It Could be Any One of Us. Patti Jessiman (who regular audience members may recognise as the inspector from The Girl on the Train) is directing for the first time since returning to Dundee and DDS after a lengthy absence. Her cast and … Continue reading Farce and quick wit – Ayckbourn’s classic comedy whodunnit
We have been rehearsing hard these last few weeks and are looking forward to bringing Columbo's Prescription: Murder to our stage. The matinee has sold out - we have dusted off the 'Full House' sign and other dates are selling well. Tickets for our opening Preview night are available from the venue only and cost … Continue reading Just one more thing…. it’s Show Week!
DDS are bringing Columbo's first mystery to the stage. Our next play, Prescription: Murder has been cast, and rehearsals have begun. Casting was completely in-house this time around, and we had a great turn out from current members. Well done to everyone who read. You all amazingly well and the casting committee had a tough … Continue reading Columbo is cast!
Saturday was the final performance of The Girl on the Train. Director Jacob Harrison wanted to try something new, use sound, light and projection together to help tell the story, and it worked very well. It was exciting to use new equipment to tell a story in a different way and it sounded like our … Continue reading Exiting the station! Time for another one…
John Parkin and Sharon Reilly reading their scene (photo by Gill Hunter) We are delighted that so many people came to our casting for The Girl on the Train. There was a great mix of newcomers and current members and everyone did amazingly well. Our casting committee had a tough decision and we are delighted … Continue reading The Girl on The Train – Casting Success!
The Unexpected Guest Cast L-R. Jamie Flynn; Sarah Pelle; Sinclair Ross; Erik Ramsay; Arina Wright; Alan Sunter; Kris Forrester; Marjory Robertson; Gerard Ryan. The stage is set. Everyone is ready to welcome our first audiences of 2022.
14 days until the curtain rises on our next production of The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie. Tickets are £12 and you can buy them from Dundee box office now. The cast and crew have been working very hard over the last couple of months and everything is coming together. The excitement is building, especially … Continue reading 14 days until curtain up!
Laurie Yates and Jamie Flynn tread the boards during casting! Wow, what an amazing turnout for our first open casting in a while. There was a lovely mix of old members, new members and potential members and every single one of them put on a brilliant performance. The casting committee had some very difficult decisions … Continue reading Casting Success! ‘The Unexpected Guest’
What a brilliant night we had. It was wonderful to have 14 potential new members come along to see what we do. We introduced ourselves, they looked around the theatre, we all watched a little bit of our rehearsal for Lockdown in Little Grimley, and finished off the night with a little quiz and chat … Continue reading New members night fun