2 Jun 2019

The 2019 Elmbridge Drama Festival was held on Friday 31st May in the Cecil Hepworth Walton Playhouse, Walton on Thames, with the presentation of awards by the festival adjudicator Keith Phillips, Associate of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators.

Two of the participating dra...

17 Mar 2018

The 2018 Elmbridge Drama Festival drew to a close on Saturday 10th March in the Cecil Hepworth Walton Playhouse, with the presentation of awards by the festival adjudicator Keith Phillips, an Associate Member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators.

Keith praised the variety...

3 Mar 2018

The Annual Elmbridge Drama Festival is back at the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Walton on Thames at 7.30pm on 9th and 10th March 2018 thanks to the generosity of the RC Sherriff Trust.

Chairman of the Festival Ian Thomas said “This is the 57th year of the Elmbridge Drama F...

27 May 2017

A report on the All-England Theatre Festival Eastern Area Final by Tricia Whyte

Saturday, 27th May 2017.  Tricia saw the Eastern Area Final of the All-England Drama Festival, held this year at the Barn Theatre Oxted.

BAWDS representing Cambridge Drama Festival 
"Anyone C...

12 Mar 2017

The 2017 Elmbridge Drama Festival drew to a close on Saturday 11th March in the Cecil Hepworth Walton Playhouse, with the presentation of awards by the festival adjudicator Jill Colby, a long-standing and highly respected Member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators.

Jill...

14 Mar 2015

The 2015 Elmbridge Drama Festival drew to a close on Saturday 7th March with the presentation of awards by the Mayor of

Elmbridge.

Festival adjudicator Frances Glyn, An Associate Member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators praised the high standard of performance in the co...

2 Mar 2015

In 1961, several leading members of local Amateur Dramatic Societies were invited to attend a meeting at the Walton Town Hall, where they were asked if there would be any interest in taking part in a Festival of Plays.

The instigator of that meeting was Edward G Hubbard...

9 Mar 2014

The Richard Davis Trophy – for BEST PLAY

Satin Doll  (Mole Valley Scriptwriters)

W.Erskin Thomas Rosebowl – for RUNNERS UP TO BEST PLAY

Alarms  (Runnymede Drama Group)

Rydens School Trophy – for BEST PLAY BY UNDER 21 CAST

Grimm Tales (Woking College)

Michael Fishlock Trophy...

First production of play wins four awards at Elmbridge.  In The Name Of Love had it's first performance at Elmbridge Drama Festival on 7th March 2013 and walked away with four awards, including the Winners Trophy.

The tense two-hander featured Susie Kimnell and Ada...

11 Mar 2012

The 2012 Elmbridge Drama Festival drew to a close on Saturday 10th March at the recall and awards evening, after three previous evenings of competitive drama expertly assessed by Helen Sharman, Guild of Drama Adjudicators.

The event was held in it’s traditional home and...