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YOUNG REVIEWER - LAUREN HYDE

YOUNG REVIEWER - LAUREN HYDE

Lauren Hyde came to see Oddsocks' Romeo and Juliet and took part in our Young Reviewers scheme, here are her thoughts: This was one of the best shows I have seen by far. I always love the audience participation but this was some of the greatest being part of the mods was funny and highly enter…

YOUNG REVIEWER: EMILY PYE

YOUNG REVIEWER: EMILY PYE

Emily Pye is a Young Reviewer for Oddsocks. She came to see Romeo and Juliet at Markeaton Park Carft Village on 14 June, here are her thoughts: Oddsocks has been around for 28 years - they started in 1989 and have been making hilarious productions ever since (my parents have enjoyed watching them o…

YOUNG REVIEWER: EDWARD ATTENBOROUGH

YOUNG REVIEWER: EDWARD ATTENBOROUGH

Edward came to see Romeo and Juliet at Markeaton Park in Derby. Here is his fantastic video review of the show, along with some brilliant guitar skills. We think we know which side you're on... Capulet's ROCK!    

WORK EXPERIENCE: NICK BUTCHER

WORK EXPERIENCE: NICK BUTCHER

Nick Butcher came to Oddsocks for Work Experience from 12th - 16th June 2017. Here's what he made of his week: I was greatly excited when I received confirmation that I would be spending a weeks work experience at Oddsocks. Through knowing people involved in the company I had always admired th…

YOUNG REVIEWER: BRYONY AGAR

YOUNG REVIEWER: BRYONY AGAR

Bryony Agar, Age 14 Romeo and Juliet at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham Oddsocks burst onto stage with another fantastic performance at The Queen’s Hall in Hexham. The show was an almost pantomime-esque, Mods and Rockers version of Romeo and Juliet. Previously, their summer shows have be…

YOUNG REVIEWER: JACK THOMAS

YOUNG REVIEWER: JACK THOMAS

Jack is 12, home educated and will be studying Romeo and Juliet for his English GCSE next year. He came to see Romeo and Juliet at The Belgrade Theatre, here is his review: Rocking Rivals! Oddsocks Productions returned to The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry this week with its summer tour of Romeo and…

May 2017 Herald

May 2017 Herald

Dear friends, We hope everyone had a fantastic Bank Holiday weekend. Our team of actors currently rehearsing Macbeth enjoyed some days of rest before we head back into our final week of rehearsal! The last month has been hugely busy for Oddsocks! We've rehearsed and opened Romeo and Juliet at L…

YOUNG REVIEWERS TIPS AND TRICKS FROM GEMMA HIRST

YOUNG REVIEWERS TIPS AND TRICKS FROM GEMMA HIRST

 Tips and Tricks on Writing A Good Review from Journalism Graduate Gemma Hirst!  Gemma Hirst is a Journalism Graduate from the North East, she currently blogs about North East Culture and her Journalism Journey.  ​https://journogemmahirst.wordpress.com  …

April 2017 Herald

April 2017 Herald

​Dear friends, Is that April gone already? What a busy month it has been! We've been deep into preparation for our Summer 2017 tours of Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth as well as some other exciting changes to Oddsocks. A number of you will have seen the announcement that for the venues we ho…

March 2017 Herald

March 2017 Herald

Dear Friends, What a busy month March has been at Oddsocks! We feel we've barely stopped for breath and it's full steam head towards rehearsals for Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth which begins in May. We've held auditions, recalls, decided on our winter tour title and e…

February 2017 Herald

February 2017 Herald

Dear Friends, Well then, The Jungle Book set, props, costume and giant elephant are tucked away in our not-so-glamorous storage facility as the tour has come to an end. Since first starting the tour in November we have toured the UK and Channel Islands and giving over 60 performance of our…

January 2017 Herald

January 2017 Herald

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! Can we still say that? Is that allowed? I hope so. We hope you all had a brilliant Christmas! Thanks to everyone who came to enjoy the performances at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham over the festive period - what fantastic audiences! Likewise, to everyone who has …

December 2016 Herald

December 2016 Herald

Dear friends.. Well, December you are here again! Our Herald comes slightly early this month in order than we can wish you all a very Merry Christmas. As we near 2017, the New Year is a time for reflection (Aa well as bubbly drinks and leftover Christmas pudding) and we're proud to say it's …