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Previous Productions at Lane Theatre

Newquay Dramatic Society was founded in 1931 and some 200 productions have been enjoyed by the public up to the opening of Lane Theatre in July 1981 with Move over Mrs Markham.

2023 – Babysitting Calvin, Last Panto in Little Grimley.

2022 – A Dog’s Life, Dead True, A Bunch of Amateurs,  ART,

2021 – Ten Times Table

2020 – No Exit

2019 – The Odd Couple, Ladies in Lavender. Upside Down at the Bottom of the World

2018 – Crime on Goat Island, Lucky Balls, Friend of Ronnies, Blood on Canvas.

2017 – Margery, Edward & George, Devil in the Detail

2016 – Secondary Cause Of Death, Lettuce & Lovage

2015 – Girl Band, Looking For Love

2014 – Yes Prime Minister, Dress Rehearsal

2013 – Silhouette, We’ll Always Have Paris, Being of Sound Mind,

2012 – The Kingfisher, Girls Night Too, Family Album

2011 – Something’s Burning, The Cemetery Club, It Could Be Any One Of Us, Happy Christmas Shirley

2010 – Plaster, The Orchestra, Trap for a Lonely Man, Checkout Girls, ‘Allo ‘Allo.

2009 – Thunder Rock, The Weekend, Girls Night (The Girls are Back in Town).

2008 – Heritage, Laying The Ghost, Falling off a Log, Girls’ Night

2007 – Steel Magnolias, Rumours, Big Bad Mouse.

2006 – The Dining Room, Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, Double Vision, Sorry Wrong Number, Shop for Charity.

2005 – Dead Man’s Hand, Inspector Drake and The Perfect Crime, Love begins at 50.

2004 – When the Cat’s Away, Blithe Spirit, Passing Strangers, The Orchestra.

2003 – Habeas Corpus, You Say Tomato, Dark Brown, Quake.

2002 – Deathtrap, Don’t Rock the Boat, Summer End, Round and Round the Gooseberry Bush, In by the Half .

2001 – The Killing of Sister George, Panic Stations, Haywire, Black Chiffon.

2000 – Theft, Don’t Dress For Dinner.

1999 – After My Fashion, Natural Causes, Out of Sight – Out of Murder.

1998 – The Years Between, Tons of Money, No Sex Please We’re British.

1997 – Don’t Just Lie There Say Something, Run for your Wife.

1996 – Murdered to Death, How the Other Half Loves, September Tide.

1995 – Ladies in Retirement, Play On, Out of Order, Dangerous Corner.

1994 – Tomb with a View, Wanted One Body, On Golden Pond.

1993 – Arsenic and Old Lace, Trial and Error, Time and Time Again, Season’s Greetings.

1992 – Pinocchio, Holiday Snap, Busybody, Abigail’s Party.

1991 – Whose Life is it Anyway’?, The Murder Room, The Secretary Bird.

1990 – Hedda Gabler, Move Over Mrs Markham, Beside the Sea, The Tempest.

1989 – An Inspector Calls, bedroom Farce, Happy Event.

1988 – Separate Tables, See How They Run, Relatively Speaking.

1987 – The Living Room, The Ghost Train, There Goes the Bride.

1986 – School for Spinsters. No Time for Fig Leaves, Key for Two.

1985 – Outside Edge, Round and Round the Garden.

1984 – Spring and Port Wine, Not Now Darling, How the Other Half Loves.

1983 – Where Have AlI the Ghosts Gone, Knightsbridge, Uproar in the House, Absurd Person Singular.

1982 – The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner, Time And The Conways, Blithe Spirit 1 & 2, The Chalk Garden, Roly Poly.

1981 – Move Over Mrs Markham, Murder Mistaken.

Except where stated all photographs are courtesy of
Carolyn Oakley 
Images Studio Photography – Cornwall

Ten Times Table

photo by Roz Hibbert

No Exit

Upside Down at the Bottom of the World


Ladies in Lavender


The Odd Couple


It Could Be Anyone Of Us