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Another Award nomination

We had a brilliant opening night last night for Dick Whittington. And we woke up this morning to the fab news that last year's panto - Cinderella - is nominated for the best panto in our NODA district. We'll let you know if we've won - later in April. ... (click to read more)



Burton Mail reviews Dick Whittington

And our first review is in - from the Burton Mail: Read it here... ... (click to read more)



BASE's 2018 panto photos used in national magazine

We're always proud of our annual panto - and the work our excellent photographer Sophie Parker (with assistant John Parker!) does. So to find our images used to illustrate a main feature in the national AmDram magazine Sardines is a real honour. How will this year's panto do - well- find ... (click to read more)



Rehearsal images form 2019's Dick Whittington

Rehearsals are entering their final week now.. .just two proper rehearsals left - before we have our costume call, then set-build, then Tech rehearsal then final Dress rehearsal - before opening on Tuesday 19th February. Just to give you a taste... here a re a few rehearsal images.... ... (click to read more)



Cast announced for Disk Whittington and his cat

In February 2019 (Half Term week for Staffordshire and Derbyshire) - Dick Whittington and his cat comes to Burton! The cast has been announced - you can see them here. You can book your tickets here - remember - BASE shows sell fast, so it pays to book early and use ... (click to read more)



£850 raised for Derby NICU

Our 2018 charity, chosen by the members of BASE was NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) at the Royal Derby Hospital, in recognition of their dedication to many families in the local area. Representing BASE at the presentation were Sam Uche, choreographer and committee member and Chris Knight, Treasurer, whose families ... (click to read more)

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