Welcome to the Faringdon Dramatic Society's Website

We hope that you will come and enjoy our productions. We have been entertaining the local community for over half a century and the standard of acting has often been compared to that seen at a professional theatre. The society has been the proud winner of many county and national awards. We are also often complimented on the excellent quality of the stage set, make-up and costumes used in our productions. You may be surprised to hear that all are created specially 'from scratch' for each production by the hard working 'behind the scenes' members of our society.

Next Production

Living Together

A comedy by Alan Ayckbourn
5th, 6th, 7th November 2015
Faringdon Junior School, Oxfordshire
Director: Dave Headey

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Last Production

Nighthawks by Edward Hopper

A one-act play by Peter Webster
Friday 12th June
ODN Drama Festival, Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon.
Director: Peter Webster

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Click here for ALL past productions since 1949


Dates for your Diary

13th July 2015 - There will be a read through of the play Living Together at 8 p.m. in the United Church. New members welcome.

20th/21st (choice of either day) July 2015 - Casting for above - same time, same place. The play has a cast of three men and three women, all of a similar age, which could be anything from thirty to fiftyish.

23rd August 2015 - Summer BBQ. Members and their families only.

5th, 6th, 7th November 2015 - Performance of Living Together by Alan Ayckbourn.

Jan/Feb 2016 - Performance of our annual pantomime entitled Happy Ever After written by our own Helen Thrower and Verity Roberts.

19th, 20th, 21st May 2016 - My Friend Miss Flint play to be performed in Faringdon before being taken to Canada.

28th May 2016 - FDS take above play to Canada. To be performed with the help of Garrison Little Theatre from Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada.

What has FDS ever done for us?

We are always pleased to welcome new members. As well as acting and directing there are always opportunities to help with set building, front of house, and much more. No experience is necessary. Just come along to a reading or audition and introduce yourself, whether you want to be in a play or just help back stage. As a member of Faringdon Dramatic Society you can ... see more

Interested in joining the society? - click here

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We are always looking for suggestions from members for play readings and offers to direct plays of your own choice. Plenty of help is always available if you haven't directed before. Please contact us with your ideas.

Want to put your daughter/son on the stage for our pantomime? - click here.

Canada Exchange

flags-UK-CNDFaringdon Dramatic Society Garrison Little Theatre Fort Eriecurrently have an exchange partnership with the Garrison Little Theatre in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

Exclusive Print Offer

The Tithe BarnWhen we came back from Canada, Rey Baecher gave us 10 prints of a picture of The Tithe Barn at Little Coxwell, which he has done from a photograph. Rey is a very talented artist and generously, he wants us to sell the prints and use the profits for FDS. The attached is a photo of the picture, which is about 14 x 12 in size, portrait style and comes unframed. Would anyone like to buy a print at the cost of 12.00 (FDS members 8.00)? Please contact us if you are interested.

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