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The Haunting of Hill House


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
The Salterton Drama Club
The Salterton Drama ClubSaturday, August 28th, 2021 at 9:49am
Today is the day!
The weather looks cracking, so pack that picnic, bring some cash for the raffle and ice creams, and enjoy a free evening of open air theatre on us!
The show starts at 6pm, make sure you've bagged your spot on the green beforehand.
Approximate finish is 8pm.
See you all there!
The Salterton Drama Club
The Salterton Drama ClubWednesday, August 25th, 2021 at 12:33pm
3 days to go!!!

We well be selling delicious ice creams 🍦🍦🍦 - perfect for a sunny evening β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ - so remember to bring your cash! πŸ’·
The Salterton Drama Club
The Salterton Drama ClubSaturday, August 14th, 2021 at 4:01pm
Just two weeks to go until our free open air theatre evening!


<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. Β There are plenty of opportunities for non-acting members to become involved in a variety of backstage and front of house activities.