Our new Logo

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Uncategorized |

We are delighted to launch our new logo today.  As you can see, it is a more contemporary look.  Our publicity manager Rachael has spent a huge amount of time coordinating and designing, and we believe that this logo will make us stand out from the crowd.  There will be different colour versions available over the next few weeks, and some news on T-Shirts bearing the new logo!  BP Logo

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Cast Announcement

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Committee Announcements |

Following on from our recent auditions, we are delighted to announce the following cast for our forthcoming Pantomime, Snow White.  Thank you all so much for keeping us entertained during the auditions!  The standard was unbelievably high, and we could have cast this show three times over, but our decision is as follows:
Snow White  – Rachael Bowie
Rose Red  – Megan O Rourke
Queen  – Kirsty Badham
Witch (Older Queen)  – Jo Hamilton
Fairy Blossom  – Tracey McNevin
Fairy Cakes  – Christine Ayres
The Spirit of the Mirror  – Clare Brown
Prince Charming  – Katie Barton
King  – Ian Bass
Ron Devous  – Alan Baldwin
Lady Devous  – Gill George
Nigel N’erdowell  – Phillip Hargreaves
The Huntsman  – Tom George
Cedric  – Becca Pountney
Fredric  – Chloe Godin
Lord Elpus  – Scott Boniface
Lord A’leapin  – Brian Coffey
Lady Bird  – Sophie Bryant
Lady Garden  – Milly Badham
Lord Chamberlain  – Mick George
Nanny State  – Harold Liberty
Nanny Goat  – John Murphy

Chorus/Supporting Cast/Scenery Choreographers so far;

Sasha MaCregor, Debbie Radcliffe, Michael Batty, Jade Franks, Hayley Bloodworth, Olivia Blackley, Jo O’Rourke, Cassie Robus, Derryanne Blunt (Some of these are very small walk-on parts before anyone panics :-)…Please shout if we have missed anyone!)

Junior Chorus to be announced


With thanks;

Keith, Lesley, AnnH and Mick L (Your casting committee)


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New Committee

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Committee Announcements, News |

At a very well attended AGM, the following members were voted on to the Committee for 2015/16

Chairman – Ann Holloway

Vice Chairman – Keith Badham

Treasurer – Keith Bowie

Secretary – Clare Brown

Membership Secretary – Jo Hamilton

Committee Member – Rachael Bowie

Committee Member – Alan Baldwin

Committee Member –  Mick Lynch


Congratulations to all, and a huge thank you to Jill, Gill, Kirsty and Debbie for their services to the committee previously.

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2015 Summer School Places – On Sale Now!!!

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in News |

Our 11th Annual Summer School is now on sale. This year, we are going to perform an affectionate spoof called “Grimm to the Woods”…Written by Keith Badham, we celebrate Musical Theatre and Storytelling in this not to miss Annual Event. Places are limited and will be on a strictly first come first served basis. Visit our Box Office to book your place. Registration closes on Friday 31st July 2015. There will be no registrations accepted after that date! For only £74 for the week, you can take part in this week long project that culminates in two performances of a brand new full length musical. Delivered by Keith Badham of Up-Stage Theatre Company, you will learn movement, Music and Acting, as well as take part in set and scenery design and construction. The price includes 2 tickets to a performance of your choice (Additional tickets are available) and a show T-Shirt. Book Now


The Summer School will take place on the week Starting Sunday 16th August, and will finish on Saturday 22nd August, all at Barton Village Hall


Click here to book online now!

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Last Chance to See!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in News |

There are only two chances to see our production of “A Question of Attribution” by Alan Bennett….this evening and tomorrow. For only £8.00 you get a quiz and a one act play! What’s not to enjoy! Tickets available on the door. Doors open at 7.00pm and the Quiz starts at 7.30pm

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Box Office Open

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Our I-Spi Nite, featuring a Quiz and a performance of A Question of Attribution by Alan Bennett is now on sale via the Box office tab on the website or by phoning 08432 896021.

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Production News

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Committee Announcements, News |

We are pleased to announce the cast for our forthcoming production of “A Question of Attribution” by Alan Bennett. Harold, our director for this play, has announced the cast as follows;

Colin – Tom George
Phillips – Rachael Bowie
Restorer – Gill George
Chubb – John Murphy
Blunt – David Cope
HMQ – Jill Jones

This production will take place during the Easter Holidays, dates and performance times to be confirmed.

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