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Redditch Operatic Society (ROS)

Redditch Operatic Society (ROS): the area's biggest amateur operatic society and musical theatre group performing at the Palace Theatre in Redditch, Worcestershire

Redditch Operatic Society: musical theatre group performing at the Palace Theatre, Redditch

Our Members

Presidents and Chairmen of the Society

Presidents Years   Chairmen Years
Joseph A Hunt MBE 1960 to 1969   E James Mountford 1960 to 1968
W Harry Clarke 1969 to 1977   Norman Wheeler 1968 to 1980
Belle Lewis 1977   Alan Leadbeater 1980 to 1999
Rev John Key 1979 to 1981   Julian Wilson 1999 to 2003
Tony Morris 1982   Ron Munro 2003 to 2008
William C Evans OBE 1982 to 1985   Tony Jay 2008 to present
Norman Wheeler 1985 to 1999      
Alan Leadbeater 1999 to 2013      
Robert Taylor 2014 to present      

Honorary Life Members of the Society

Mavis Brazil Ann Duffin Tony Jay Pearl Taylor
Jean Chalk Alan Hirons Revd John Key Robert Taylor
David Cruise Gillian Hopkins Norma Kift Noreen Wheeler
Wendy Cruise Ann Hunt Jean Leadbeater  

Norman Wheeler Memorial Award Winners

Winner Year   Winner Year
Alison Adams 2001   Alan Leadbeater 2009
Tony Jay 2002   Tony Lacey 2010
Ann Duffin 2003   Alan Bugg 2011
Pearl Taylor 2004   Roz Chalk 2012
Jean Chalk 2005   Paul Finch 2013
Alan Hirons 2006   Ryan Allen 2014
Jean Leadbeater 2007   Jean Chalk 2015
Bob Taylor 2008   Pauline Sherlock 2016

Alan Leadbeater Memorial Award Winners

Winner Year   Winner Year
David Steele 2014   Lisa Lilwall 2016
David Steele 2015      

Society Members 2016/17

Ryan Allen Dylan Faulkner Rose Kemp Danielle Purkess
Jo Barrett Hannah Finch Faisal Khawaja John Reeves
Linda Beck Jacob Finch Vicky Khawaja Cassie Rivett
Elizabeth Bird Paul Finch Dawn Kordan Malcolm Roberts
Elizabeth Borresen Rachael Finch Paula Lacey Sam Rose
Marcus Bridger Joe George Tony Lacey Gill Rowland
Alan Bugg Sue Germain Lisa Lilwall Pauline Sherlock
Jonathan Busk Bob Greenfield Tessa Lodge Joy Sidaway
Sarah-Jane Busk Sheila Greenfield John Lovell Steve Sidaway
Barbara Camelford Barbara Hall Jean MacDonald Lisa Smith
Rosalyn Chalk Mollie Mae Hallahan Hannah Marshall Sam Smith
Simon Chalk Melanie Hart Carole Massey David Steele
Leslie Champion Jennifer Hastings Natalie Maye Wendy Stroud
Edward Colwell Sarah Hemming Alison Medway Sue Thomas
Brenda Cooper Emma Hopcroft Deborah Mitchell Matt Turner
Michelle Desmond Penny Hoy Kelly-Louise Mitchell Teresa Twilton
David Eagleton Sarah Hughes Paul Mitchell Louise Walton
Tim Eagleton Andy Johnson Matthew Moss Lyndsay Whitehouse
Vikki Edwards Sue Johnson Christine O'Sullivan Mark Williams
Abigail Entwistle Russell Jones Elizabeth-Anne Peart Andy Witcombe
Sonia Entwistle Grace Kemp Louisa Pickles Ab Yafai
Claire Evans Kay Kemp Charlie Powell  

Friends of ROS 2016/17

Mr R Allen Mrs B Cooper Mr J Lovell Mrs E Smith
Mrs J Beck Mrs A Duffin Mr J McTavish Mr G Trinder
Mr J Beck Mrs G Dyer Mrs M McTavish Mrs J Trinder
Mrs E Borresen Mr P S Evans Mr A Pardoe Mrs N Wheeler
Mr J Borresen Mrs J Hawkes Ms L Pickles Mrs F White
Miss I Chalk Mrs H Higginson Mrs K Powell Mr M Williams
Mrs J Chalk Mrs D Jay Mrs M Powell  
Mr M Chalk Mr N D Jay Mr S Rose  
Miss M Cole Mrs J Leadbeater Dr S Sidaway  

Our 'Friends of ROS' scheme is open to everybody, and provides the opportunity to support the Society financially whilst enjoying a broad range of special features, including: priority booking for our shows, £5 off your ticket for our productions, invitations to our President's Reception during show week, complimentary drinks and programmes, discounted tickets to theatre trips, invitations to all our social events, and more.

Interested? Please phone Mrs Ann Duffin on 01527 527363. You will be made to feel most welcome.

NODA - The National Operatic and Dramatic Association
Redditch Operatic Society is affiliated to the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA)

BEST PROGRAMME 2004

42ND STREET

NOMINATED

BEST MUSICAL 2005

HAPPY AS A SANDBAG

NOMINATED

BEST MUSICAL 2007

JEKYLL & HYDE

WINNER

BEST POSTER 2009

HOT MIKADO

NOMINATED

BEST PROGRAMME 2009

HOT MIKADO

WINNER

BEST PROGRAMME 2010

50 YEARS OF ROS

NOMINATED

BEST PROGRAMME 2011

THE KING AND I

NOMINATED

BEST MUSICAL 2011

THE KING AND I

NOMINATED

BEST PROGRAMME 2012

SUMMER HOLIDAY

WINNER

BEST MUSICAL 2012

SUMMER HOLIDAY

NOMINATED

BEST MUSICAL 2013

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND

NOMINATED

BEST MUSICAL 2014

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

WINNER

BEST PROGRAMME 2014

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

WINNER

BEST MUSICAL 2016

WITCHES OF EASTWICK

NOMINATED

 

Redditch Operatic Society

ROS - the area's biggest amateur operatic society and musical theatre group performing at the Palace Theatre in Redditch, Worcestershire

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