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Glamorgan Drama League Moderator's report

... "I loved this production; I take my hat off to all of the crew, on and off stage. It was professional, they used every inch of the stage and they were all very confident in the roles."

... "Overall, this was an extremely well performed musical indeed. The direction was spot on, the set and special effects were brilliantly done, the acting across the board was very strong indeed and the musical aspects were captivating and enjoyable."

... "This was, to all intents and purposes, a professional production."


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Glammies 2008 The Company

Best Youth Musical Production 2007-08

Glammies 2008 Jenna Lane (Science Officer) Shortlisted for Best Actress in a Youth Musical award
Glammies 2008 Kelly Littlechild (Navigation Officer) Shortlisted for Best Actress in a Youth Musical award
Glammies 2008 Melissa Moore (Miranda) photo of mel mooreWinner of Best Actress in a Youth Musical award
Glammies 2008 Adam King (Ariel) photo of adam kingWinner of Best Actor in a Youth Musical award
Glammies 2008 Andrew Machin (Cookie) Shortlisted for Best Actor in a Youth Musical award
Glammies 2008 Ben Reynolds (Captain Tempest) Shortlisted for Best Actor in a Youth Musical award


And more...    

During this production, Company member Sarah Lark was performing each week on BBC1 to try to win the part of Nancy in the forthcoming West End production of Oliver! The BBC programme was called I'd Do Anything. The company had a series of performances over the first 4 weeks of the programme which meant that the only way we could vote for Sarah was to phone in during the intervals of the show! We encouraged our audience members to do the same.

As a company, we supported Sarah as much as we could, making the South Wales Echo on a number of occasions, with photos, to show how we were encouraging people to vote for Sarah (and we publicised this show as much as possible at the same time too, of course! Jane's publicity skills were on a roll on this one...). We had flyers printed and circulated them to the public, but also tucked one into each show programme. Sarah made it to show 6, when she was eliminated, but we were very excited and proud both of and for her. Here's the flyer. (jpg)

 
 
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About the show  
Dates 2nd-5th April 2008
Venue Howardian Centre, Cardiff
Director Vic Atkins
Choreographer Vic Atkins
Musical director Ben Davies
Producer Jane Donoghue
Special facts

This production marked a return to the Howardian Centre after a couple of years away while it was closed to general hire.

It was a great pleasure to be back again, and the show really went like a blast!

Photos from the show

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