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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 ClubSaturday, November 16th, 2019 at 10:00am
What on earth happened to the jolly little dancing Christmas tree?

Book your tickets for Season's Greetings by Alan Ayckbourn to find out!

2nd - 7th December at the Salterton Playhouse - Tickets £10 - available from @BudleighTIC 01395 445275.
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The Salterton Drama ClubFriday, November 15th, 2019 at 10:07pm
We are so incredibly thankful to all the Co-op members who chose us as their community cause. The Community fund has awarded us just over £2,400!!!!

We are using this money to redecorate the Salterton Playhouse - just in time for our December production, Season’s Greetings.

Thank you again to everyone who chose us. We hope you enjoy the continued improvements to the theatre.

Here is a little more about how Co-Op help charities like ourselves.
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The Big Co-op Payout
By choosing Co-op, our members have helped us raise £17m for over 4,000 local causes this year #ItsWhatWeDo
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The Salterton Drama Club shared a post.Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 2:16pm
Can you help our friends at the Blackmore Theatre?

<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.