Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th January 2017, Nightly at 7:15 PM, Saturday matinee at 2:00 PM
at The Assembly Rooms, Bolsover

Advance tickets £8.00 (Concessions £7.00)
Subject to availability tickets will be available on the door priced £9.00 (concessions £8.00)

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Peter Maddison and Rachel Johnson on the group stall at Bolsover Gala.

Sweet Taste of Success at Bolsover Gala

Bolsover Drama Group recently took part in the Bolsover Gala held in Hornscroft Park

Youth section helpers (from left) Ray Wignall, Lisa Brunt, Donna Knowles and Wendy Blunt hold aloft the NODA East Midlands 2015 Best Youth Production Award for district 2, surrounded by Bolsover Drama Group Youth Section member

Bolsover Drama Group scoop brace of awards

Bolsover Drama Group are celebrating success at the recent NODA East Midlands awards, picking up awards for two of their productions – including a first win for the group’s Youth Section.


Review: Annie

…It is lovely to see such a large group of youngsters, especially so many young boys, enjoying taking part in musical theatre…


Review: Annie

Never work with children or animals is a showbiz adage but one which Bolsover Drama Group have wisely chosen to ignore…

Jarad Higgins, winner of the 2015 Jack Elliott Trophy

Jared wins the Jack Elliott Trophy

At the Youth Section showcase performance of ‘Saint Kevins’ on Saturday 27th November the 2015 recipient of the Jack Elliott Trophy was announced as Jared Higgins


Our musical ‘Aida’ is cast

The auditions for our October 2016 production of ‘Aida’ took place on 9th and 16th June.

Sailor Beware!

Review: Sailor Beware

Wedding jitters are at their peak in the run-up to the busiest time of the year for getting hitched…

Little Shop of Horrors, nominated for Best Youth Production for Region 2 at the 2015 NODA East Midlands awards

Celebrating NODA award nominations

Bolsover Drama Group are proud to again be nominated for NODA East Midlands awards

Ann receives her luxury hamper at her home from our Chairman Mick Whitehouse and Vice Chairman Chris Peck.

Ann finds the target

Congratulations to Ann Bashford who won our ‘Spot the Arrow’ game which was run during our production of ‘Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood’.


Review: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

The whole show from start to finish was lively, entertaining and colourful with the sets, props, lighting and costumes adding the finishing touch…


Review: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

This is the company’s finest panto for years and if justice is done, Bolsover Drama Group will be making way for another trophy in its cabinet.

Sailor Beware

The Sailor Beware cast is announced

On Tuesday 12th January at the Assembly Rooms a casting committee met to cast the 2016 play, Sailor Beware.


Review: Bonnie & Clyde

… Every congratulation must go to Ray Hall who skillfully directed his first show for the group, to all the backstage crew and to the wonderful cast whose obvious hard work, commitment and enthusiasm made this a most entertaining piece of theatre.

Members of the group prepare to set off on the sponsored walk

Members put their best foot forward to raise funds for the group

On Bank Holiday Sunday, 30th August, members of Bolsover Drama Group donned their walking boots to take part in a sponsored walk to raise funds for the group.

Dale and Michelle tie the knot

Celebrating the wedding of two of our members

The group would like to congratulate two of our members, Dale Shaw and Michelle Simpson, who tied the knot in July at Kelham Hall, Newark.

Bolsover Cars sponsor our promotional banner

Local taxi firm sponsor the group’s promotional banner

We are grateful to local taxi firm Bolsover Cars for assisting with the promotion of the group and this production by sponsoring a new banner which has been displayed in Bolsover.

Nigel Turner

Listen again to Nigel Turner in conversation with Elastic FM

Ahead of our production of ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ our musical director, Nigel Turner, spoke to Elastic FM’s Linda Holmes.


Review: Bonnie & Clyde

… It’s an American dream of a show, a shoot ‘em up adventure with a love story at its heart and fabulous songs …

Leanne Collins as Bonnie Parker and Dale Shaw as Clyde Barrow

Listen again to Dale and Leanne in conversation with Elastic FM

Bolsover Drama Group’s Bonnie and Clyde, Leanne Collins and Dale Shaw, spoke to Linda Holmes from Elastic FM


Review: Little Shop of Horrors

… The sets, props, lighting and sound were all of a high standard and the thirty children of the chorus together with the principal cast excelled in this challenging production …


About Us

Bolsover Drama Group is one of Derbyshire’s largest amateur drama groups.

We stage four productions each year – a play, musical, pantomime and Youth Section musical, as well as being involved in other projects and events within the local area.

The group also has a youth section for members of the group who are under eighteen years of age.

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