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Legally Blonde - Cast Announcement

Legally Blonde - Cast Announcement

May 7, 2024

DAODS has announced the cast for the October production of Legally Blonde the musical to be performed at the Orchard theatre in Dartford. Congratulations to all the auditionees and look out on the website and social media for further information about this show.

Elle Woods Lily Turner
Emmett Mark Fromings
Vivienne Meghan Walsh
Warner Liam Winter
Paulette Michelle Wright
Callahan David Ball
Brooke Ellie Beaumont
Serena Rebecca Coker-Harrison
Pilar Maddie Broadbridge
Margot Andrea Wilds
Enid Maisie Clegg
Kate Alli Scott
Leilani Ella Tipp
Kyle/Grandmaster Chad Luke Walden
Dewey Jake Blackaby
Aaron Daniel Cross
Sundeep Kieran Manning
Store Manager Emma Watson
Elle’s Mom Emma Garthwaite
Elle’s Dad Alex Freeman
Winthrop Sarah Hurrell
Judge Sarah Mead
Chutney Hannah Fox

Dee Blackaby, Terri Bradbury, Christina Bothick, Bethan Campbell, Ruby Daniel, Adam Farlie, Lauryn Fasakin, Maxine Gamble-Beresford, Anya Hafner, Jasmin Howe, Jodie Humphreys, Beth Jefferies, Chloe Kenny, Zoltan Kozma, Hayley Meredith Evans, Alex Moore, Amelia Stock, Annabelle Storey, Neve Taylor, Ella Tipp, Annmarie Wilmot

NODA Awards 2024

NODA Awards 2024

Apr 27, 2024

DAODS was delighted to learn that it has been put forward as district winner in two categories for this year's NODA awards. The society was announced as district winner for the Constance Power Trophy and the youth group was nominated in the best youth group category for Did the butler do it?/Agamemnon and Clytemnestra.

2025 Production announcement

2025 Production announcement

Apr 22, 2024

DAODS is excited to reveal its main productions for 2025 at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford.

In April 2025 the society will be performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber spectacular Jesus Christ Superstar and this will be followed in October with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!

Stay tuned to our website and social media for further information about these productions in the coming months.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Oct 16, 2023

DAODS is delighted to share details of its upcoming pantomime Little Red Riding Hood. Check back on our website and social media for details of the box office!

🎬 Co-directors: Mark Fromings and Ella Walden
🎶 MD: Mark Fromings
💃 Choreographer: Lauryn Fasakin

Little Red Riding Hood - Jasmin Howe
Mum - Nina Monksfield
Grandma - Keely Brown

Inspector Clueless - Dan Cross
Bobby - Jake Blackaby
Bobby - Bethan Campbell

Big Bad Wolf - Kieren Manning
Wayne - Mason Mote
Wendy - Lily Turner
Winnie - Laura Ramsay
Wally - Hannah Fox

Percy - Lewis Dowse
Irene - Alex Moore
Greta - Maddie Broadbridge

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Robin Hood - Meg Walsh
Little John - Kaye Brown

Ensemble - Dawn Wood, Jo Dennis, Julia Bull, Ellesse Cooke, Zoltan Kozma

Cast announcement - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Cast announcement - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

May 17, 2023

Following an excellent set of auditions, DAODS is very pleased to announce its cast for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to be performed at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford from 11th - 14th October 2023. Tickets can be purchased through the Orchard Theatre website:

Cast list:

Caractacus Potts: Paul Farlie
Truly Scrumptious: Meghan Walsh
Grandpa Potts: John Woodley
Baron: Gavin Kirrage
Baroness: Sally Mudhoo
Boris: Mark Fromings
Goran: Kieren Manning
Childcatcher/Junkman: Alex Tyrrell
Toymaker/Coggins: Suhayla Egan
Sid: Jake Blackaby
Val: Heather Woodley
Turkey Farmer: Karen Tomkins
Chef: Gemma Matthews
Captain: Kaye Brown
Soldier: George Harvey
Inventors: Rebecca Bartlett, Maddie Broadbridge, Jemma Burgess, Dan Cross, Sarah Hurrell, Melani Kilroy

Rebecca Bartlett, Jake Blackaby, Maddie Broadbridge, Kaye Brown, Jemma Burgess, Bethan Campbell,
Dan Cross, Lauryn Fasakin, Charlotte Fereday, Clare Fletcher, Hannah Fox, Maxine Gamble- Beresford,
Russell Golby, George Harvey, Rebecca Hills, Jasmin Howe, Sarah Hurrell, Catherine Jarvie, Beth Jefferies,
Melani Kilroy, Sam Mason, Gemma Matthews, Hayley Meredith Evans, Nina Monksfield, Alex Moore, Laura
Ramsay, Faith Smith, Karen Tomkins, Wendy Wallis, Emmye Willis, Dawn Wood, Heather Woodley

NODA Awards 2023

NODA Awards 2023

Apr 29, 2023

The NODA London District Winners list has been published and DAODS has had another fantastic year. Regional winners were awarded in the following categories;

Best Performance in a Pantomime - Alex Tyrrell as King Rat in Dick Whittington
Kathryn Oyler Award for Chorus Work - All Shook Up
Youngsters Award for Best Youth Production - Hood and Babes in the Wood
The Shelley Lemesh Award for Unsung Hero - David Constable
Shortlisted for the Best Poster in London Award - Hello, Dolly! (well done Heather Woodley)

And also:
NODA London Flame Award for Inspirational Contribution to the Pursuit of Excellent in Theatre and Enhancement of the overall Theatrical experience - DAODS

Congratulations to all society members who won or contributed to these awards and congratulations also to all the other societies and winners to have received awards this year!

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