Established in 1964, Broughton Astley Drama Society (BADS) are an award-winning local theatre group in South Leicestershire. We perform at least one play a year on the village hall stage, as well as one show each October at the Hinckley Concordia. We produce exciting varied shows that keep our audiences totally entertained, and new members are always welcome!
Help us choose!
BADS are currently choosing our next production and we could use your help. Every Wednesday at 7:45pm upto Christmas, we are reading plays in the bungalow in front of Broughton Astley Village Hall. If you would like to join us, message us on Facebook or Pop in.
Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. After a six day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does.
In a busy call centre, the four female employees of Aphrodite, a sex toy manufacturer, take telephone orders for Teasey Maids, Titivators and rotating pearl g-strings. Beneath the cheerful customer service and easy banter, however, these very different women nurse their own desires and disappointments. Sex Cells is a very funny, poignant play about motherhood, friendship, love and loss.
It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures. Jay Gatsby has invited you to one of his infamous parties and that's not an invite you want to turn down.