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September 6, 2015




Last night was the annual Guild Awards evening, when Guild societies come together for an evening of entertainment and awards to celebrate the fantastic productions of the year! 


LIDOS was nominated for several awards this year, and we were delighted that we won THREE awards:


Best Male in a musical - Matt Stirk (Supertown) 

Best Supporting Femal...

June 23, 2015

Following some incredibly competitive auditions and some really tough decisions, we're really happy to announce the cast for our upcoming production of 'A Night at the Oscars'!


Adult Company:

Gemma Beck, Jack Brindle,
Stephanie Davison, Mary Harding,
Nathaniel Higgins, Georgia Hodgson,
Elaine Jackson, Rebecca Jelbert,
Sophie Ketteringham, Lydia Koerdt,

June 2, 2015

With just one week left until our production of The Addams Family is on stage, the cast and crew are getting more and more excited to perform in this exciting new musical! Everybody involved is working incredibly hard in this final week of rehearsals to make sure that the audiences are in for an absolute treat!

Our make-up workshops brought the Addams F...

June 2, 2015

We are delighted to announce that LIDOS has been nominated for a total of 16 Wharfedale awards, in the pantomime and musical categories!


For our January 2015 production of 'Robinson Crusoe & the Pirates', the nominations are: 

Best Pantomime Dame - Graham Siddle

Best Pantomime Villain - James Sidgwick 

Best Principal Boy - Emma Taylor 

Best Pantomime...

April 28, 2015


Following the success of Supertown's debut at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds, in September 2014, LIDOS were asked to perform an abridged version of the show at the annual NODA conference in Bridlington! The crew arrived at Bridlington Spa Theatre on Friday 24th April, when Stage Manager Paul Harding had the team getting the Supertown set onto the st...

April 16, 2015


Following the success of its world premiere in September, LIDOS has been asked to perform an abridged version of 'Supertown the Musical' at the annual NODA conference in Bridlington this year! This is an incredible opportunity for LIDOS, and everybody involved in the production is working incredibly hard at getting the show ready for its two perfo...

April 14, 2015

LIDOS have a reputation for producing fantastic pantomimes year after year, and our 2015 production of Robinson Crusoe did not disappoint! With large audiences booing and cheering the characters every night, Robinson Crusoe was enjoyed by everybody including the cast! Audiences and critics alike raved about the production, with comments on how the show...

March 27, 2015

On Saturday 21st March, LIDOS saw five of its members, Rachel Tustain, Emma Shortall, Emma Tempest, Adam Folkard and James Sidgwick, perform a cabaret-style evening of musical theatre songs to raise money for the society. People also enjoyed a raffle and a fun (but competitive!) table vs. table quiz. 

The evening raised a lot of money for LIDOS, and e...

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