In The Press / 07.02.2017

Drama in the Dale: Transformation Through Community Drama During the winter of 2011–2012, Weardale, England was the setting for an ambitious informal adult education project. In this rural area in the northeast part of the country a local arts collective Jack Drum Arts established a community...

In The Press / 07.02.2017

DRAMA in the Dale’s second offering since 2014 were performances of a Shakespearian play set in and around St Thomas' Church and the Durham Dales Centre. It was held over five nights and the Gazette attended the final performance on a very wet Sunday evening,...

Past Performances / 07.02.2017

In 2016 we produced Shakespeare’s most famous comedy in the setting of beautiful medieval Stanhope church. Commencing with the confrontation between Duke Theseus, Aegeus, and his disobedient daughter Hermia, the audience were led through the woodland domain of Titania and Oberon, represented by the graveyard...

Current Performances / 03.02.2017

Drama in the Dale’s next production will be Shakespeare’s As You Like It. We shall be performing, as usual, in a promenade style, with scenes taking place inside and outside. The play will be set in the 1920s, a time of political unrest against a backdrop...