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  • Silas Marner
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  • The Beggar's Opera
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  • Thespis by Gilbert & Sullivan
  • Thespis by Gilbert & Sullivan

Welcome

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

The Merry Widow - performance
Wed 13th Nov 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Merry Widow - performance
Thu 14th Nov 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Merry Widow - performance
Fri 15th Nov 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Merry Widow - performance
Sat 16th Nov 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Next event

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Directed by Alison Cooper, Musical Director Ian Stone
An amateur production by arrangement with
Glocken-Verlag Ltd
Book online or phone 01737 844632

News (most recent first)

Merry Widow now booking
Thursday, 29 August 2019

Seats can now be reserved for our November production of The Merry Widow. As usual they may be booked via Ticketsource (online card payment) or reserved by phone or email for collection at the door.

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Shakespeare workshop
Sunday, 24 March 2019

Although there's no actual show planned for May, we've arranged a special one-day acting workshop on Saturday 18th May, open to non-members and led by RSC and NODA summer-school voice coach Michael Corbidge

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Thespis review
Monday, 07 January 2019

Jon Fox reviewed Thespis for NODA and commented "I found this rarely performed piece a resounding success. The show had pace, continuity, constant humour, pathos, a fine cast and well used stage craft." 

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