Welcome to the Faringdon Dramatic Society's Website

Happily Ever After ...GoldilocksWe 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.

And it isn't all about the acting! 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

poster Arthur's Adventure

A pantomime by Peter Webster
28/29th Jan & 3/4th Feb 2017
Faringdon Junior School, Oxfordshire
Director: Peter Webster


Click here for further details of this production


Last Production

poster Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders

A comedy by Derek Webb
10,11,12th November 2016
Faringdon Corn Exchange
Director: Helen Thrower


Click here for ALL past productions since 1949

Dates for your Diary

10-12th November 2016 - production of Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders. A meal will be included.

28/29th Jan & 3/4th Feb 2017 - Annual Pantomime - Arthur's Adventure. Peter (author) to direct. Revamped script. Last performed Jan 2000.

11th, 12th & 13th May 2017 - The May production this year will again be at Buscot House Theatre. Although yet to be finalised, we hope to present the comedy My Friend, Miss Flint. Read through and auditions for this will be either just before, or just after, the panto.


What has FDS ever done for us?

10 year service award25 year service awardWe 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 any reading or audition published on this website and introduce yourself. Whether you want to be in a play or just help back stage or front of house you will always be made welcome. What has FDS ever done for us? As a member of Faringdon Dramatic Society you can ... read more (pdf).

Interested in joining the society? - click here

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-CNDGarrison Little Theatre Fort ErieFaringdon Dramatic Society currently have an exchange partnership with the Garrison Little Theatre in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada. Three times now they have come here and we have gone there to put on a production.

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