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Actors, acting

Secondary Cause of Death – cast change

We have a change to the previously published cast for Secondary Cause of Death.  Unfortunately Mandy, who was to play Lily Tuthill the cook, has had to withdraw from the production.  Fortunately though, Ross has stepped in to play Larry Tuthill the chef.  Ross has been part of the production from the start as assistant…
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18

18 and counting…

18 dead deceased murdered copses?  That would be going some with a cast of only 10 characters.  Many secondary causes of death there… 18 days till opening night?  As it happens, at the time of writing there are, but we’re not having a balloon countdown every day. An 18th birthday?  Could be – but who? …
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Cereal Killer

Give us a clue… doh!

Colonel Craddock’s guests are gathering at Bagshot House.  They had better watch their backs though, and also their fronts and their sides, for peril lurks in every dark nook and cranny.  There is a cereal killer in their midst! (Shouldn’t that be “serial killer”? – Ed) (Apparently not.  As you were.) But who is the…
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Count Puchlik

Don't mention the War

What’s going on here then? Does this actor have dodgy knees?  Possibly. Are his trousers overly starchy?  Perhaps. Or is there something altogether more sinister going on? Come along to BaCStage’s next show Secondary Cause of Death and find out!  Tickets on sale now. You can buy your tickets online at TicketSource or in person…
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Somebody's body

This week we took delivery of the Bagshot House sofa.  Our green sofa has done an excellent job as understudy through rehearsals so far, but now we have the real thing.  We’d like to say a big thank you to the good people of Emmaus Cambridge for lending us the sofa, and also a bookcase;…
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Tickets now on sale for Secondary Cause of Death

About time too, old boy.  Tickets are now on sale for Secondary Cause of Death. You can buy your tickets online at TicketSource or in person at Bluntisham Service Station (from Monday March 19th) Tickets are £8 in advance, or £8.50 on the door. Reserve your place at Bagshot House Hotel in the company of…
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Actors, acting

Secondary Cast of Death

It’s barely a month until opening night and tickets go on sale next week.  It’s about time we introduced the cast of Secondary Cause of Death.  Get to know them now before they start getting bumped off! Jason Colonel Charles Craddock, retired Jason is usually found at the back of the hall controlling the lighting and…
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Colonel Craddock, in the library, with the brass monkeys

Now, you may not be aware of this as it didn’t receive much coverage in the news, but it actually snowed in some parts of Britain last week.  I know! Storm Emma, the Beast from the East, an Arctic blast, dozens of cancelled rail services, hundreds of closed schools, the end of the world as…
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You leave them alone for 5 minutes…

Ron thought it would be a good idea to have a whiteboard and calendar in the ODS, to convey useful information such as “what we’re rehearsing this week” or “when actors will be missing rehearsals” or… Indeed.  Give a bunch of overgrown children a marker pen and whiteboard and you’ve only got yourself to blame…
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Actors, acting

If you build it, they will orally articulate

Bagshot House is starting to take shape. Looks like Colonel Craddock could do with getting the decorators in though.  Not to mention some doors.  Bonus point if you can spot part of the set from Virtue Triumphant there. Like moths to a flame, actors are inexorably drawn to a stage set.  They just can’t stop…
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