• photos by Mick Mercer
  • Photo by Mick Mercer
  • Mixed Doubles
  • The Yeomen of the Guard
  • The Beggar's Opera
  • The Beggar's Opera
  • The Beggar's Opera
  • Little Grimley presents Strictly Sex Factor (on Ice)
  • The Rats by Agatha Christie
  • Silas Marner


This is the website of Betchworth Operatic and Dramatic Society, commonly known as 'BODS'. We are a friendly society with a long tradition of high-quality music and drama productions at Betchworth Memorial Hall (between Reigate and Dorking) as well as varied social events. Feel free to explore information here about our history, past productions and future plans. Then come and join us !

Dates for your diary

Reading of The 39 Steps
Tue 9th Jan 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm

Casting for The 39 Steps
Tue 16th Jan 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Bods agm
Tue 27th Mar 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Next event

Our next planned production is
The 39 Steps

17-19th May 2018

A comedy thriller adaptation of the John Buchan novel. Please come to the readthrough evening on 9th Jan (7.45pm in the back room) to find out more

News (most recent first)

Patience photos
Saturday, 18 November 2017

Thanks to everyone who supported our production of Patience.

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Patience - booking now open
Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Tickets are now available for our November production of Patience. In response to several requests we're including a matinee performance, on Saturday 11th November

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Patience rehearsal schedule
Sunday, 30 July 2017

The rehearsal schedule for our November production of Patience can be found here.

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