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BOOK NOW! Drama in the DalepresentsA Feast for the Senses!Be transported through time with your taste buds, eyes and ears.An immersive dining experience, with exquisite food & fantastic live music from the 3 different eras.A table service event including a 3 course meal with a complimentary...

Written by David Napthine & the Drama in the Dale Community Writing group  An outdoor promenade performance Directed by Liz Gill & Lucy Ridley The body, the moor and the mystery.  An epic tale of the search for a truth in a place where nothing is ever...

As some of our cast has changed from the original plan, our writer spent the morning working with one of the actors on updating the script, with the help of Paddy the dog! Progress was made in developing the actions in some of the scenes, but...

We are now well into our rehearsals for the Body on the Moor. The cast have managed to work on various scenes amongst the beautiful surroundings of Harehope Quarry; even the weather has been kind to us!! The script has continued to develop as we rehearse,...

Today, donning strong boots, warm clothes and packed rucksacks, an intrepid group set out from Killhope Cross to locate the point where our body was found. According to the police report it was "200 yards east of the Cumberland Border, 100 yards south of the...

Are you interested in joining our next production? We are almost ready to start rehearsals for the newly written play "The Body on Killhope Moor".Rehearsals will take place on Sundays, from mid-May,  and the performance dates are August 29th & 30th and September 4th &...

Zoom Research WorkshopWith Barbara Crosbie.Week 10. As we wrap up our research we considered what we know about the body and how we might explain the events that led up to an unknown man being buried in this most remote of resting places. Armed with all...

An exciting session was held this week as our researcher, Dr Barbara Crosbie, presented the findings, so far, of the research group to the writers. What came out of the presentation was how closely both groups have been thinking. The research will now bring our...

Zoom Research Workshop With Barbara Crosbie. week 9 The research group have been very busy and there was a lot of news to report today. We now have so much information about the transport links in 1921, including photographs of a horse-drawn bus service, a train timetable, and...

Zoom Research Workshop With Barbara Crosbie. Blog for week 8 We are still chasing leads in an attempt to track down the artefacts that were retained when the body was reburied in 1921. If they have survived then we are determined to locate them. So far we have...