Production List

A full list (almost) of all TAODS productions since 1937. If you can help fill in any of the blanks, especially 1980, 1979, 1963, 1962 or 1959 please get in touch.
DateProductionDirectorMusical Director
January 2017Puss in Boots (Philip Meeks)Dave WaistnidgeBernie Artuso
January 2016Jack and the Beanstalk (David George & John Roberts)David GeorgeJohn Budden
January 2015Cinderella (John Roberts & David George)Fiona MurrayJohn Budden/Dave Holland
January 2014Aladdin and His Magical LampKerry ManleyJohn Budden
January 2013Snow White and The Seven DwarfsDavid GeorgeJohn Budden
November 2012Landed (Mike & Pip Shail)Mike Shail & Pip ShailN/A
January 2012Dick WhittingtonRich LeaTim Higgs
January 2011Mother Goose (Fiona Murray)Fiona MurrayDavid Williams
September 2010Vivat TotnesiaMike and Pip ShailBob Barsby & Jon Stein
January 2010Robinson CrusoeJohn ParkerJude Cummins
May 2009Show StoppersKerry Manley
January 2009Jack and the Beanstalk
September 2008Return to the Forbidden Planet (NODA Technical Excellence Award)Jill BruleyDave Holland
January 2008CinderellaFiona Murray
September 2007AnnieKerry ManleySimon Manley
January 2007AladdinKerry ManleySimon Manley
September 2006Musical MagicKerry ManleySimon Manley
January 2006Sleeping BeautyKerry ManleySimon Manley
January 2005The Wizard Of OzJohn Parker
January 2004Snow WhiteMike Shail and teamSimon Manley
September 2003Little Shop of HorrorsJohn ParkerChris Macklin
January 2003Jack and the BeanstalkDave WaistnidgeSimon Manley
September 2002My Fair LadyJulia GirowNigel Burt
January 2002Dick WhittingtonAndy Gould
September 2001CabaretJill Bruley
January 2001Aladdin
September 2000Nights To Remember (65th Anniversary Celebration)Jinx MattisonAubrey Mabyn
January 2000Mother GooseRichard LeaAubrey Maybin
May 1999Oklahoma!Ian JoslinChristopher Fletcher
January 1999CinderellaDavid GeorgeVanessa Parffrey
January 1998Snow WhiteDavid GeorgeVanessa Parffrey
September 1997Sweet CharityJohn ParkerJonathan Watts
January 1997Jack and the BeanstalkAndy GouldJanice Baldwin
September 1996Fiddler on the RoofDewi ReynoldsChristopher Fletcher
January 1996Beauty and the BeastBarbie McKayDave Holland
September 1995West Side StoryJill BruleyChristopher Fletcher
January 1995Robinson CrusoeJohn ParkerDave Holland
September 1994Calamity JaneDewi ReynoldsChristopher Fletcher
January 1994The Wizard of OzJohn ParkerChris Sykes
September 1993Guys and DollsBarbie McKayMaggie Brown
January 1993Goldilocks and the Three BearsIan JoslinMaggie Brown
September 1992South PacificBarbie McKayMaggie Brown
May 1992GreaseJill BruleyJonathan Watts
January 1992Peter PanIan JoslinClaire Harman
September 1991Oliver!Dewi ReynoldsJonathan Watts
January 1991Sleeping BeautyJill BruleyChris Sykes
November 1990Concert in aid of East Gate Arch restoration following fire
September 1990My Fair LadyDewi ReynoldsBridget Ansell
January 1990AladdinIan JoslinGwyn George
September 1989Social evening at Civic Hall, with turns
January 1989Mother GooseTony ConstantineGwyn George
September 1988Annie Get Your GunDewi ReynoldsBridget Ansell
January 1988CinderellaJill EastBridget Ansell
September 1987The Sound of MusicIan JoslinBridget Ansell
January 1987Dick WhittingtonJill EastGwyn George
July 1986Grand Variety Concert (50 years of TAODS)
January 1986Jack and the BeanstalkJacquie TolsonGwyn George
September 1985CarouselIan JoslinJonathan Watts
January 1985AladdinBill Bennett
September 1984Oklahoma!Ian JoslinJonathan Watts
July 1983The MikadoTony Constantine
August 1982Grand Variety Concert
July 1981HMS PinaforeTony Constantine
1980Babes In The WoodTony Constantine
1978Sinbad the Sailor
1977Four Queens Wait For Mary/Pool's Paradise
1976The Camel's Back/Snow White
1975It Won't Be A Stylish Marriage/Aladdin
1974Dick Whittington
1973Speaking of Murder/Babes in the Wood
1972Jack and the Beanstalk
1972Boeing Boeing/Wanted One Body
1971It Won't be a Stylish Marriage/ Mother Goose
1971Kenneth Horne's Yes and No/Meet Mrs Beeton
1970Cinderella/Have you seen My Lady? /Charlie's Aunt
1969The Fish (one act play)/Sinbad the Sailor
1968Babes in the Wood
1968Hobson's Choice/Chasing the Sun
1967Temptation Sordid or Virtue Rewarded/The Hands of Hardouin
1967Willow Green/Aladdin/You Can't Take It With You
1966Vendetta/Dick Whittington/Red Peppers
1966How Pleasant To Know Mrs Lear
1965Jack and the Beanstalk
1961Trial By Jury/Babes In The Wood
1960Beside The Seaside
1958Golden Rain/Play Readings/The Passion/The Messiah
1957Dick Whittington
1956Pirates of Penzance/Jack and the Beanstalk
1955The Mikado
1954HMS Pinafore/Wild Horses/Cinderella
1953Merrie England/Yeomen of the Guard/Nine Till Six
1952London Wall/Pygmalion/Patience
1951Blithe Spirit/Gondoliers/Rookery Nook
1950Murder at the Ministry/Yellow Sands/Pirates of Penzance
1949Lady Windermere's Fan/Iolanthe/The Middle Watch
1948Candied Peel/The Mikado/This Happy Breed
1947Quiet Weekend
1942 - 46No productions owing to WW2
1941Tons of Money
1940Young Person In Pink/One Act Plays
1939Gondoliers/Lucky Dip
1938The Mikado
1937Pirates of Penzance