Category: Archive

Outbreak of War – 1939

caods were preparing to put on their next production with correspondence ready to go out to members for a reading of their next production, Virginia, on 19 September 1949. However, the correspondence was withhled from...

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Creation of CAODS

On Monday 8 November 1920 the first public meeting of Chelmsford Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society was held. This was to propose the performance of HMS Pinafore to raise money for charity. At the time nobody could know...

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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