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There is a long tradition of successful amateur dramatics at Budleigh Salterton. Since the group was founded in 1938, it has gone from strength to strength, finally acquiring its own theatre - the Salterton Playhouse - in 1970. The Playhouse is a large wooden building set next to the stream in Meadow Lane, and offers raked seating and full facilities for approximately 80 patrons.

Although the Club is relatively small, levels of enthusiasm and commitment are very high indeed. As a result, we are currently able to stage four plays a year, with each production running for six performances - Monday to Friday evening and a Saturday matinee.

And Then There Were None
It's Those Saltertons Again!
The Ghost Train
Prescription for Murder
The Happiest Day of Your LIfe
Waters of the Moon
Murdered to Death
The Small Hours

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The Salterton Drama Club

The Salterton Drama Club is an enthusiastic and well regarded theatre group based in Budleigh Salterton, Devon. We have our own theatre, The Salterton Playhouse, and stage four productions a year, each running for six performances, as well as an annual murder mystery dinner for around 200 people, and occasional one act plays for festivals. Soon approaching our 80th anniversary, the club has been growing in recent years, in both success and membership. The club’s commitment to staging high quality productions, whilst maintaining affordable prices has boosted our reputation as a fantastic community group providing great entertainment, and ultimately making theatre accessible to everyone. The Salterton Drama Club is a registered charity. No. 209536
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The Salterton Drama ClubFriday, September 27th, 2019 at 7:51am
We are back to it already rehearsing ‘Season’s Greetings’ down at the Playhouse!
But here is a little review from Exmouth Journal about ‘Losing the Will’.
Congratulations again to everyone involved!
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The Salterton Drama Club shared a post.Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 6:29am
Good luck to our friends at the Blackmore Theatre on the opening night of ‘Colder Than Here’.
We look forward to seeing you this week!
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The Salterton Drama Club is feeling thankful at The Salterton Drama Club.Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at 1:22am
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The wonderful cast and crew of Losing the Will are getting ready for their final performance.

We have had a fantastic week and have had so much fun putting this production on.

If you have been down to see the show - please let us know your thoughts!

<div><span>Richard Gomm</span><br />Current Director</div>
Richard Gomm
Current Director
<div><span>Marc Colson</span><br />Cast</div>
Marc Colson
<div><span>Penny Hill</span><br />Chairman</div>
Penny Hill

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We are always glad to welcome individuals who are interested in acting and directing, although these attributes are not a requirement of membership.  There are plenty of opportunities for non-acting members to become involved in a variety of backstage and front of house activities.