the Drayton Players BACK
We are an amateur dramatic group based in the village of
Drayton near Norwich in Norfolk, England, founded by the late and great Wally Wyles. Our
usual home is Drayton Village Hall in the heart of the community.
The Drayton Players are a group of enthusiastic amateur entertainers
formed in 1949, who stage two productions a year of either, Drama, Comedy, Farce
or Music Hall, to entertain and compliment the social fabric of Drayton and
There are four evening performances of each production, and a free Sunday
afternoon performance including refreshment, for elderly and infirm people who
would not be able to attend an evening performance.
The group is a non profit organisation, putting
any notional profits into improvements to the venue (Drayton Village
Hall), essential equipment for the group and, where possible, other local
Open to persons, acting or non acting, irrespective of Ethnic origin or
disability, upon payment of the annual subscription
current at the time of joining.
There will be a post-production meeting after each production which members
will be expected to attend. Officers
will report and members invited to discuss and determine problems and policy
The appointment of a Chair-Person, Secretary and Treasurer shall be
determined by nomination and the votes of members attending the post-production
general meeting in November each year. These officers become the Management
Committee. Sub-Committees required for a specific purpose, will be elected at
either General meeting.
To encourage and promote opportunities for social activities relevant to
New and inexperienced members will be given “in house” opportunities to
extend themselves both in stage craft and technical areas
In furtherance of these aims members may be enrolled on appropriate external