The following links are all theatre-related sites which you may find of interest. To the best of our knowledge all the links are valid. If you have trouble connecting to any of the sites it may be because the site's server is down (not a permanent problem) we suggest you attempt to access the site at a later date. If you have any suggestions for any other suitable links, please send us your recommendations via email.
THE ADC THEATRE - Located in Park Street, Cambridge, Britain's oldest university playhouse set up in 1885 and still going strong. The theatre has its own FREE online booking system. Telephone bookings 01223 300085.
COMBINED ACTORS OF CAMBRIDGE - Like Bawds, Combined is an amateur drama production company. The many actors, directors and technicians in and around the Cambridge drama scene participate in both groups' productions. This link is to their new website, which includes a picture archive of previous productions as well as the company's latest news.
COMBINATIONS Visit Combinations, the Combined Actors Theatre Newsletter - at Facebook
DRESS CIRCLE COSTUMIERS - Based in Witham, Essex, this company has a large and varied stock of costumes and reasonable hire charges.
WRITE ON -
A group of writers, actors and directors producing new dramatic writing in
Cambridge. Their work involves staging rehearsed
readings and occasional full productions of new work, as well as organising
script feedback sessions and professionally led workshops.
CAMBRIDGE DRAMA FESTIVAL - one of the most prestigious One-Act Drama Festivals.
SAWSTON DRAMA FESTIVAL - established over 40 years ago and still going strong. CLICK HERE for results of the 2014 Festival. CLICK HERE for details of 2015 Festival
THE PENGUIN CLUB - The Penguin Club exists to provide backstage support to amateur societies in and around Cambridge. All its members are amateur: no charges, other than expenses and a small running fee, are made to the societies they help. Within its membership there are Set Designers, Lighting Designers and Sound Engineers. It will put a call out for Crew, has several SMs and ASMs and experts in Props. It attempts to provide as much Technical backup as required for the successful staging of a society's performances.
AMDRAM - The amateur theatre network. Free home pages, listings, links for groups. Nation-wide amateur theatre listings. Features, articles, news and information.
SAMUEL FRENCH - The bookshop for plays and theatre related books. The site has comprehensive details of all plays published by French's. There are also links to other Samuel French sites around the world.
UK THEATRE WEB - Promotion of professional and amateur performing arts information from all over the UK. Publishing in association with What's on Stage, the site provides listings, pointers to club pages, Little Theatre Guild information, tickets, books, CDs, gossip, competitions, gaffer links and more.
THE STAGE - Official site of the newspaper of the entertainment world. Articles, listings, news, reviews and just about anything else you can think of to do with the performing arts!
DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICES INC. - If you want to find out about the latest American play releases, this is a good place to start. One very good feature on this site is the Playfinder service which allows you to feed in your cast specifications and then produces a list of possible productions for your consideration. You can also order scripts online through a secure server from this site. Well worth a visit.
THE FESTIVAL PLAYERS - A group of enthusiastic amateur performers who currently produce one major musical production each year. Also stage a variety of workshops, concerts and social events.
THE JUNCTION - Presents a varied programme of amateur and professional productions. Regular features include workshop sessions, classes and children's theatre. This popular and well-supported Cambridge venue has comfortable seating (reasonably priced) and a bar.
WATERBEACH COMMUNITY PLAYERS - A village group which encourages membership not only from Waterbeach but also from further afield. Please visit the company's website.
THE OVER PLAYERS - an amateur group established over 20 years ago specialising mainly in musical theatre, pantomime, farce and music hall productions.
THE YOUNG ACTORS COMPANY
(formerly WHIZZ KIDS)
Established under its former name of Whizz Kids over 16 years ago, YAC (The Young Actors Company) provides children and young people from 5 to 18 years old with as wide a range of acting skills and performance opportunities as possible.
ST JOHN'S PLAYERS - St John's Players are a
long established theatre group, formed in 1947. The
group stages three productions a year at the Fulbourn Centre, Fulbourn. It holds open auditions for its productions, and new members are always welcome.
LOCAL SECRETS is a locally based publishing company that produces a well regarded online ‘What’s on’ and dining guide.
SWAVESEY RADSOC The local theatre company for Swavesey which caters to local theatregoers in and around the village.
AMATEUR DRAMATIC - A resource for all those interested in joining or setting up an Amateur Dramatic Society, including information on job roles within the group and how to get involved.
ST NEOTS PLAYERS - Formed in the 1920s, The St Neots Players began by meeting in members home. Now, they are an award-winning non professional drama group staging over 3 productions per year.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE GEORGE - A Cambridge based group specialising in Shakespeare productions on an annual basis at The George Hotel in Huntingdon.
DRAMA GROUPS - an online source for amateur theatre companies.
COTTENHAM THEATRE WORKSHOP - An amateur theatre group based in Cottenham (Cambridgeshire, UK). We perform 2 shows every year - usually a pantomime in December and another production in spring.
ONE TREE PRODUCTIONS - A self-funded amateur company, comprising cast and crew with track records in quality productions
About Bawds / Latest News / Auditions / Productions / Photographs / Biographies / Poster Gallery / Golden Plume Award / Links / Contact Us