News

  • Love Is In The Air! 6th April 2018 Congratulations all round: Firstly, to our member, BECKY BAKEWELL, who got engaged to her partner, Craig, on Christmas Eve! Also to our member, ALISON MATTHEWS, who recently got engaged to her partner, Andy – not only on his birthday but also on the day they got confirmation they’d receive the keys to their new home! And finally, to ... Read more →
  • Good Luck to James! 5th April 2018 JAMES HIGHTON, who was last seen as Franz in Rock of Ages has taken a short break from LAOS to pursue his dreams. James has started a nine-month contract as a singer at the five-star Ladram Bay Holiday Resort in Devon. We wish James the very best of luck. He will be missed. Read more →
  • Great Sadness 5th April 2018 It was with great sadness that we heard of the deaths of two ladies who have been such valued members of our society. BARBARA BATTISON you probably never saw, but when the curtain rose on a scene that brought an appreciative “Aahh!” from the audience, it was probably because of the extra little touches that Barbara’s ... Read more →
  • Congratulations! 4th October 2017 Congratulations to our member Cazz Lander who swam the English Channel not once but twice this summer! Cazz swam as part of two relay teams to raise money for Aspire; a charity that does amazing work to support people affected by spinal cord injuries. LAOS are very proud of Cazz and pleased we have been ... Read more →
  • Saddened To Hear 4th October 2017 The society were saddened to hear of the recent death of Marjorie Speight.  Marjorie joined the society in 1947 and took part in 2 shows alongside her fiance Peter who she married in 1948. The arrival of sons, Alan & Mike, prevented her from appearing in further shows but Marjorie continued as a non-acting member, ... Read more →
  • Deep Sadness 4th October 2017 It is with deep sadness that we mourn the recent passing of Janet Partridge. She was a much loved and valued LAOS supporter over many years; more recently her warm and welcoming smile had greeted a great many of our audience members when she was helping us front of house. With her generous nature she ... Read more →
  • Well Done! 4th October 2017 Well done to Jack Cooling who is off to Manchester Metropolitan University to study Events Management! He goes on September 17th, the day after our show closes! All the very best for your studies Jack. Read more →
  • Congratulations!! 4th July 2017 LAOS would like to send congratulations to our members Dale & Nikita Collington who proudly became parents to a beautiful baby boy, Ryan – our youngest Rock of Ages star! Many congratulations and love to you both! Read more →
  • Carl Bateson 25th April 2017 It is with very great sadness that LAOS announce that much-loved member, Carl Bateson passed away on Thursday, 20th April. Carl joined LAOS in 2012 for our production of Pirates of Penzance which he said was his favourite show. Happy talking to anyone and everyone Carl was a very popular member right from the start. Sadly ... Read more →
  • BEST MUSICAL NOMINATION 25th April 2017 LAOS are proud to announce that our September 2016 production of Little Shop of Horrors has been nominated for BEST MUSICAL at the 2017 Noda Awards! https://www.noda.org.uk/events/reports/little_shop_of_horrors_58 Read more →