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Yes the weather was particularly brilliant today so obviously we rehearsed as much outside as possible!! Spent time on a selection of scenes working on the action having first recorded the spoken script on mobiles. Hoops bought for the children to play with proved invaluable...

Another beautiful day for a rehearsal...

The plan for today's rehearsal was to explore the differences between the forest and the court. My mentor, Tom, was once again with us and we had had a really good planning session the evening prior. We discussed how we can make the two areas...

2nd rehearsal of As You Like It and added extra of having my mentor Tom Hogan working with us. Warms up were followed with work on awareness of our bodies, using a tennis ball to "displace" then relax, bit like the story of the Princess...

So today was the first rehearsal of As You Like It. Initial thoughts were a bit apprehensive as many of the cast were new to Drama in the Dale but all that melted away as the day started. What a great bunch of people, enthusiastic...

Due to the Open Event being postponed because of the weather conditions a new date has been organised :SUNDAY 25th MARCH, St Thomas' Hall, Stanhope...

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,...

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...