About Drama in the Dale

Our mission is to provide a creative outlet for quality cultural activities, offering opportunities for lifelong learning in theatre for members of Drama in the Dale, the community of Weardale and beyond, and in doing so, to provide entertainment for all.


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We’re always looking for more people to join Drama in the Dale. Whether you’re interested in performing or working backstage, you’ll always get a warm welcome.

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The Body On The Moor

We are really excited to announce that drama in the dale has been awarded £60,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to undertake this exciting project…

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Latest News & Events

Workshop with Tom Hogan
BOOK NOW!  SUNDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2021 FROM 13:00-16:00St Johns Chapel Town HallDrama workshopCome...
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A Feast for the Senses
BOOK NOW! Drama in the DalepresentsA Feast for the Senses!Be transported...
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Drama in the Dale presents The Body on Killhope Moor
Written by David Napthine & the Drama in the Dale Community Writing group  An outdoor promenade...
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Updating the script
As some of our cast has changed from the original plan, our writer spent the morning working with one...
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Rehearsal Update
We are now well into our rehearsals for the Body on the Moor. The cast have managed to work on various...
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Body Hunting!!!
Today, donning strong boots, warm clothes and packed rucksacks, an intrepid group set out from Killhope...
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Calling all actors
Are you interested in joining our next production? We are almost ready to start rehearsals for the newly...
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Research Blog. Week 10
Zoom Research WorkshopWith Barbara Crosbie.Week 10. As we wrap up our research we considered...
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Writing update
An exciting session was held this week as our researcher, Dr Barbara Crosbie, presented the findings,...
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