B.A.T.S

Broadford Amateur Theatrical Society

36 Years and Going Strong!

 

We began in 1980, over 36 years ago and we are still going strong! We have staged classics such as BRIGADOON (1980 & 2000), SOUTH PACIFIC (1984),HMS PINAFORE (1992) Hello Dolly (2004), CABARET (2008) and even SPAMALOT! ( 2014). We have staged theatre restaurants, comedies, drama and true farce, pantomimes and [did we mention], we love a good musical!

The 80’s

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1980: BRIGADOON (musical) NOT NOW DARLING (farce)
1981: SLAUGHTER IN SUBURBIA, DARK BROWN, THE RED VELVET GOAT (1 act plays) MURDER AT THE VICARAGE (drama)
1982: THE PAJAMA GAME (musical) A BIRD IN THE HAND (comedy)
1983 PERIL AT PURPLE PATCH (farce) ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (musical) MOVE OVER MRS MARKHAM (farce)
1984: SOUTH PACIFIC (musical) ROBIN HOOD (pantomime)
1985: THE ROARING TWENTIES (revue/theatre restaurant)
1986: INVASION (pantomime) HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (musical)
1987: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (comedy thriller) GUYS AND DOLLS (musical)
1988: SEE HOW THEY RUN (farce) OKLAHOMA! (musical)
1989: CALL ME MADAM (musical) HOME IS THE HUNTED, THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE, APRIL DAWN (1 act plays)

 

 The 90’s

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1990: THE SOUND OF MUSIC (musical) KEY FOR TWO (farce)
1991: MURDER WITH LOVE (drama) KISMET (musical)
1992: HMS PINAFORE (operetta) ON OUR SELECTION (comedy)
1993: PAINT YOUR WAGON (musical) BLACKBEARD THE PIRATE (pantomime)
1994: THE MIKADO (operetta) HOLIDAY SNAP (farce)
1995: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (musical) THE VILLAIN WAS A LADY (melodrama)
1996: MY FAIR LADY (musical) MURDER AT THE MUSIC HALL (theatre restaurant)
1997: ANYTHING GOES (musical) ROBIN HOOD (pantomime)
1998: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE (operetta) IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY (farce)
1999: STATE FAIR (musical) THE FARNDALE AVENUE HOUSING ESTATE TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD DRAMATIC SOCIETY’S PRODUCTION OF MACBETH (comedy)

The “nought-ies”

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2000: BRIGADOON (musical) JACK AND THE BAKED BEAN STALK (pantomime)
2001: ME AND MY GIRL (musical) PARDON ME PRIME MINISTER (farce)
2002: ANNIE (musical) SOME ENCHANTED EVENING (musical revue)
2003: OKLAHOMA! (musical) STEPPING OUT (comedy)
2004: HELLO DOLLY (musical) CINDERELLA-THE SEQUEL (pantomime)
2005: HIGH SOCIETY (musical) BATS ON BROADWAY (musical revue)
2006: OLIVER! (musical) COSI (adult comedy)
2007: THE PAJAMA GAME (musical) BATS BACK ON BROADWAY (musical revue)
2008: CABARET (musical) PLAY ON! (comedy)
2009: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (musical farce)

The “Ten’s”

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2010: THE PRODUCERS (musical) PERIL AT PURPLE PATCH (farce)
2011: CRAZY FOR YOU (musical) IT’S MY PARTY (AND I’LL DIE IF I WANT TO!) (black comedy)
2012: GUYS AND DOLLS (musical) SAILOR, BEWARE! (comedy)
2013: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (musical) THE VICAR OF DIBLEY (comedy)
2014: SPAMALOT (musical) THE 39 STEPS (comedy)
2015: URINETOWN (musical) DUCKS ON THE POND (drama)
2016: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (musical)