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Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society

RAODS 1936
Title Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society. (RAODS)
Date 1936
Location Rawdon
Photo ID N78
Comment Production of “The Student Prince” – 1936

A scene from a production of “The Student Prince” by Sigmund Romberg.
Here, the heroine Kathy is surrounded by students serenading her with the song “Drink. Drink. Drink”.

The Rawdon productions were always staged around November time to avoid the productions of the Yeadon, Guiseley and Horsforth Societies.
The Rawdon Amateur Operatic Society merged in 2002, with Horsforth Grove Amateur Operatic Society forming The Grove and Rawdon Theatre Company now known as Brass-Neck Theatre company based in Yeadon Town Hall.

RAODS 1948

F196 – RAODS, 1948.

RAODS – 1948

A production of “The Student Prince” in Yeadon Town Hall, for 7 nights. Seen here are John Tetlow as Prince Karl Franz and Olga Wakefield as Kathy.

RAODS 1948

C598 – RAODS, 1948.

RAODS – 1948

Production of The Student Prince – 1948

Seen here are John Tetlow, kneeling on the left as Prince Karl Franz, Olga Wakefield as Kathy, John Bromley on the right kneeling as Dr Engel.

RAODS Undated

H072 – RAODS, Undated.

RAODS – Undated

The cast of a show are getting ready for their first rehearsal.

Photographer Bryan Waite, donated by his family

RAODS 1951

Z178 – RAODS, 1951.

RAODS – 1951

Production of ‘No No Nanette’ – 1951

On the back row, from left to right are :
Emily Wood, Margaret Watkinson, 9th Kathleen Waterhouse (who married Brian Watkinson)

Front: 1st Joyce Machell5th from left Beryl Mason.

Donated by Anne Copeland nee Watkinson.

RAODS 1953

T172 – RAODS, 1953.

RAODS – 1953

Production of The desert Song – 1953

Esme Nichols nee Sykes is on the first row 3rd in from the left.

Donated by Ann Scott.

RAODS 1968

R195 – RAODS, 1968.

RAODS – 1968

A production – 1968
Men in the chorus line, production unknown.

Photographer Bryan Waite, donated by his family.

RAODS 1968

R198 – RAODS, Undated.

RAODS – Undated

Group of members dressed in a variety of costumes – 1968 production unknown.

RAODS 1970

H073 – RAODS, 1970.

RAODS – 1970

Cast of a show – 1970

Photographer Bryan Waite, donated by his family.

RAODS 1970

H074 – RAODS, 1970.

RAODS – 1970

Cast of unknown production.

Photographer Bryan Waite, donated by his family.

Previous Comments:

Re T172
On the far right, back row, is Sheila Peate.
18 March 2019.

Consolidated by Elaine Ellwood. 21 April 2021.
Last updated: 14 October 2022 – All images updated.

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