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60th Anniversary Show

To celebrate our 60th anniversary we will stage a 3 part show. This will feature 2 favourites "The Zoo" and "Trial by Jury" and a specially written commemorative show "If You Want to Know Who We Are". This show will feature many of your favourite Gilbert & Sullivan numbers and reflect on the development of the Society over the past 60 years. Our Cast Is here why not join us in February 2018 for a great show.

Become a Patron

Becoming an Oundle Gilbert and Sullivan Society patron has many benefits including priority ticketing to our annual show, regular updates on rehearsal progress and 2 free tickets per person/couple all for an annual fee of £26. For more information click the link below

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Meet the Cast

Introducing the cast and their roles in our three parts show.

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Producers Update

Impressive dancing last night! Trial 'characters'are coming on well too. Just one more Wednesday rehearsal before the Christmas break, so please try to be there ready to start 'on stage' at 7.30 (unless you are a Telling Tales singer, in which case we start at 7pm)

Thanks to those of you who sang at Abbott House on Tuesday. It was very well received by residents and helpers/visitors. Thanks also for last Saturday's carol singing at the Christmas Market - you made a really good sound, and we had lots of listeners!

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Christmas by Candlelight

St.Peter's Church, Oundle, at 7:30pm. on the 16th December by Oundle Consort.

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La Traviata

 Thrapston Plaza Opera are performing this very popular opera in February 2018

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Impressive dancing last night! Trial 'characters'are coming on well too. Just one more Wednesday rehearsal before the Christmas break, so please try to be there ready to start 'on stage' at 7.30 (unless you are a Telling Tales singer, in which case we start at 7pm)

Thanks to those of you who sang at Abbott House on Tuesday. It was very well received by residents and helpers/visitors. Thanks also for last Saturday's carol singing at the Christmas Market - you made a really good sound, and we had lots of listeners!

 

 

Saturday 9th December - Carols at the Market Place at 10.30am. Do come along if you are free for half an hour. Paul would really appreciate if some of you could come along to QVH afterwards to help set up for the Irish Evening.

Costumes for 'If you want to know who we are'

If you are a 1958 lady, you will need to provide/wear a white T-shirt or blouse. If you are a 1958 man, you will need to provide/wear a white shirt and black trousers.

If you are 2018 lady, you will need to provide/wear a plain pink/lilac/purple T-shirt, top or tunic, and a black skirt (not pencil!) or trousers. If you are a 2018 man, you will need to provide/wear a plain pink/lilac/purple shirt and black trousers.

All ladies will need a shawl/pashmina - any colour - for When the foeman. For the 2018 ladies, this will double as a skirt for the Cachucha.

Thinking ahead to 'Trial' and your charactersome ladies will need a 1940's style handbag/ specs and a few men might also choose to wear specs. Please start checking the Charity shops!

Thanks to those of you have volunteered props. We still need a ticket bag for The Zoo. Stephanie has been looking on Ebay - but they are quite expensive.

Principals: Visit to Lichfield Costume Hire - Saturday 27th January from 11am - thanks - all Principals available!

Saturday 16th December 6pm - Carols at Ashton  - do join us for a good sing, with mulled wine and mince pies.

That evening at 7.30pm, Daisy is singing with an Oundle School choir in St Peter's church. Tickets are £10, all of which goes to the OS Charity for African children. 

22/23 December - Telling Tales' Christmas Concert at the Stahl. Performances at 3.30 and 6.30, so if you are not taking part, do come along and support us!

Rehearsals, apart from 7pm Wednesday 13th: Saturday 16th at 11.30 at LJS, Wednesday 20th 7pm venue at LJS, Thursday 21st 7pm venue tbc, Friday 22nd 11am Stahl, plus 3.30 and 6.30 performances, Saturday 23rd two performances. We will be wearing Evening dress  -  easy for us to sort! Simon is happy that we attend as many/few rehearsals as we can manage, so do come even for one performance!

Finally, don't forget to sign up for the Summer Concert (June 23/24)! I will be ordering music very soon.

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Joining the Players

New members are always welcome. We have 2 productions a year; the Gilbert and Sullivan production rehearsals start late August and the performance is a week in February the following year. The summer concert rehearsals start in March every year and the performances over a weekend are in the middle of June. You can join as a full member and take part in either or both productions.

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