The Nidderdale One-Act Drama Festival has been a much-loved staple of the local amateur drama scene since 1963. This year’s event, adjudicated by Chris Baglin of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators, takes place from Friday 20th and Saturday 21st March and will feature The Knaresborough Players, Woodlands Drama Group, the Harrogate Dramatic Society, Talking Stock Productions and 1812 Theatre Company.
The event is affiliated to the All-England Theatre Festival (AETF) and the winners will go forward to contest the AETF Northern Final at Saltburn Community Theatre over the weekend of 9th to 10th May.
7.30pm Friday 20th Marxh
Knaresborough Players – ‘MOTHER FIGURE’ (from ‘Confusions’) by Alan Ayckbourn
Woodlands Drama Group – ‘TAKE WHAT YOU WANT’ by Victoria Day
Harrogate Dramatic Society – ‘FACING FACTS’by Alan Harwood
7.00pm Saturday 16th March – Please note the earlier start time
Talking Stock Productions (Halifax) ‘THE LAST MEMORY’ by Alan Stockdill
1812 Theatre Company (Helmsley) ‘PURVIS’ by Nick Warburton
Tickets are £8 per night and £14 for two nights. Concession rates are available for juniors. You can purchase tickets on the door or reserve them in advance by calling Ian Clarke on 01423 712240 or e-mailing