Welcome to CAST, a friendly community theatre group based in Colnbrook, Berkshire, but attracting members from far beyond.
CAST are always on the look-out for new members, so whether you are new to theatre, or have years of experience, on stage or behind the scenes, come on down and meet the team!
In order to encourage as many people as possible to experience a CAST production, we are delighted to confirm that we are able to offer advanced tickets for our summer show 'The Bacharach & David Songbook' at extra special price of £5 (with no additional booking fee)! You can't even buy a pint for that in some parts of London! We hope this will encourage as many of our supporters as possible to plan their attendance early and to bring some new faces along to our show.
As tickets are sure to sell particularly fast based on this offer, we encourage you to visit the Box Office page now to secure your seats before it is too late! Any remaining seats after 12 midnight on Sunday 9th July will be available on the door for £8 (subject to availability)
“Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the most gorgeously beautiful of them all?…”
We are delighted to confirm that our 2017 pantomime will be Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, written by our good friend Ben Crocker, and seeing the return of Steve Oakes as Director and Producer.
This year's show will be a true CAST family affair involving both members of the adult group and youth Academy.
Join Snow White on an enthralling adventure where good meets evil! Featuring, among others, the wicked Queen Caligula and her henchmen, two fairies, the loveable Dame Dolly Dumpling and her happy go lucky son, Danny, a dashing Prince, plus seven vertically challenged friends!
Further details on the performance dates and the rest of the production team will be announced over the next few weeks, with box office opening immediately after our spring production for advanced group bookings.
The spring will see a return of traditional British Farce to the Colnbrook stage, with the Ray Cooney & John Chapman's classic Move Over Mrs Markham being staged between 29ty March and 1st April.
Our summer show will be a musical trip down memory lane, directed by Steve Parkyn and featuring the songs of Bacharach & David. Join us as we bring classics such as Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head, What the World Needs Now, Make it Easy on Yourself, Magic Moments, Close to YOU and many more to life on the cabaret stage.
Finally our pre-Christmas slot will see the the panto Snow White hit the Colnbrook stage for the first time in 13 years.
Lynda Smith - Ken Howard Trophy (for bringing fun and friendship to the group)
Pam Harvey - Sheila Botevyle Trophy (for best performance in an ensemble for the 2nd year)
Lauren Siveright - Chairman's Cup (for outstanding contribution to the group)
2016 has already seen CAST and The Academy perform at both Wraysbury Fair and Langley Carnival.
At Wraysbury The Academy performed Welcome to the 60s and When I Grow Up from their forthcoming revue show, with the older CAST members joining them on stage for the 70s Disco themed Play that Funky Music and Footloose.
At Langley, the above was repeated, along with the first ever staging of CAST's Animalympics, with 12 members donning panto animal costumes to compete over obstacles in the main arena. A fun afternoon which certainly gained the group some new fans!
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Our next production will be Bacharach and David Songbook featuring the music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David to be staged from 12th - 15th July 2017.
Colnbrook Village Hall
Colnbrook SL3 0RF
Tel: 07711 109331 (Secretary)
The Academy @ CAST (youth group) Monday evening - 6.30 to 8.30pm
Adult Group - Monday evening 8.30 to 11pm and Thursday evenings - 8pm to 11pm at Colnbrook Village Hall