Cambridge's leading amateur theatre production company

Established 1981

Ron Meadows

Ron's acting career began as a teenager in Cambridge when he began to appear in concerts until the 1980s. His acting roles for Bawds are THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III (Braun), THE MISANTHROPE (Oronte), LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (Major-domo and ASM), A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (The Common Man), 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD (William Humphries), AN IDEAL HUSBAND (Phipps), THE ELEPHANT MAN (Snork), KATHERINE HOWARD (Sir Thomas Wriothesley) THE SECRET GARDEN (Porter), TIME OF MY LIFE (Ernesto Calvinu), THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE (Godfrey Pond), DAVID COPPERFIELD (pictured above as Daniel Peggotty), DICK BARTON - SPECIAL AGENT (Colonel Gardiner & Rodger), THREE MEN IN A BOAT (Strolling Player, Chef and others, THE WOMAN IN WHITE (Mr Gilmore),THE BORROWERS (Uncle Hendreary / Campfurl / Mild Eye) INCIDENT AT BOULONVILLIERS (Tommy Benson - Adjudicator's Award for ensemble acting - Sawston Festival 2011) and WYRD SISTERS (ASM & Guard).

He has also directed John Godber's LUCKY SODS, Arnold Ridley's THE GHOST TRAIN (co-directed with Hilary Newby), THE MOONSTONE and CALENDAR GIRLS for the company and was responsible for set design and construction for ABSENT FRIENDS, BLITHE SPIRIT and THE LAST YANKEE.

Appearances for other companies include ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (Mortimer Brewster), HOBSON'S CHOICE (Willy Mossop), AN INSPECTOR CALLS (Gerald Croft - he also co-directed the play), AWAY (Jim), THE PRICE (Gregory Solomon), UNDER MILK WOOD, QUARTERMAINE'S TERMS (Mark Sackling), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (The Prince Of Arragon), SEASON'S GREETINGS (Bernard), TWELVE ANGRY MEN (Juror No.11), GREAT EXPECTATIONS (The Aged Parent), THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Mole), RACING DEMON (Tommy Adair), DICK WHITTINGTON (King Rat) and GROPING FOR WORDS (George Bishop).

His directing credits include BLITHE SPIRIT, ANDROCLES AND THE LION, THE LAST YANKEE, TEECHERS, HABEAS CORPUS, BROKEN GLASS, THE CEMETERY CLUB and MURDERED TO DEATH.


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