Author: CAODS

Barry Hester

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of Barry Hester, a much loved friend to many in the society, following complications arising from heart surgery.    Barry has performed many leading and supporting...

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Long Service Awards

At the caods AGM we celebrated a selection of Members, Life Members & Friends of caods with over 50 years’ service. What a fantastic thing to recognise and it lets us remember the wonderful friends we have made along...

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Christopher Yorke-Edwards

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our cherished life member, Christopher Yorke-Edwards. Christopher was a dedicated member of our company and a friend and mentor to many within the caods family....

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Muriel Sampson

We are said to share the news of the passing of Muriel Sampson in late September 2023. Muriel was associated with caods since 1952 and was also involved with CYGAMS, including assisting in many summer school productions for...

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Lynette Sullivan

It is with the greatest of sadness that we have to inform you that Lynette Sullivan, a much-loved member of the CAODS family passed away on Friday 7 April.   Lynette has been a life-member and a member of caods for 50 years;...

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Audiences Say…

“Congratulations to you all. I brought a coach party to your afternoon matinee yesterday, and we all thoroughly enjoyed the show immensely, and thought it was your best ever. Such an enormous cast, and the dancers were so all together, professionals could not have done better. The main characters were excellent, such strong voices – I certainly could not have been able to remember all that script!!!”

— Audience member, My Fair Lady, March 2019