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THE ARCHIVES

WELCOME!

Here you will find a list of every show RUDS have performed since the beginning

(that we have a  record of!) If you used to be a member yourself and have any

further information about any shows listed or not listed here, please get in touch!

Reading University Drama Society is associated with the Reading University Students' Union which is a registered charity (No. 1140375)

Feb 1985 - The Elixir of Love

June 1994 - As You Like It

March 1995 - Les Liaisons Dangereuses

June 1995 - The Winter's Tale

Oct 1995 - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolk

Feb 1996 - Cabaret

June 1996 - Richard III

Dec 1996 - Gyrano de Bergerac (with an extract from Talking Heads)

June 1997 - Much Ado About Nothing

Feb 1998 - A Slice of Saturday Night

March 1998 - Original Plays (Flowers for Mother, Demo, In with the New, He spoke Emancipation)

June 1998 - The Tempest

Oct 1998 - Streetcar Named Desire

Nov 1998 - Christmas-Hanukkah Revue

Dec 1998 - Cherry Orchard

Feb 1999 - Fiddler on the Roof

March 1999 - Original Plays  (Harpo's Harp, Rehearsing Reversing, Gobpiece, in the Final Analysis)

May 1999 - A Cabaret Performance

June 1999 - Midsummer Night's Dream

Oct 1999 - Enter a Free Man

Dec 1999 - Stags and Hens

Feb 2000 - Company

March 2000 - Importance of Being Earnest

June 2000 - Romeo and Juliet

Oct 2000 - Abigail's Party

June 2001 - Macbeth

Aug 2001 - Rehearsing Reversing ( Ed Fringe)

Oct 2001 - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Dec 2001 - 2001: A Space Oddity

Feb 2002 - Week 6 Original Plays (Sandwich, From Dusting to Drawing, Dearly Beloved, Spring is Springy, A Seat by the Window)

Feb 2002 - The Real Inspector Hound

March 2002 - Guys and Dolls

June 2002 - Titus Andronicus

Oct 2002 - Bouncers + Shakers

Nov 2002 - Week 6 Original Plays

Dec 2002 - To Kill a Mockingbird

Jan 2003 - The Lion, The Witch and the Pantaphobe

Jan 2003 - 'First Night' Original Plays (40,000 Coat Hangers, The Ferang Prostitute, Sandwich II, Royal Cuisine)

Feb 2003 - The Breakfast Club

March 2003 - Oklahoma

May 2003 - The Clink

June 2003 - Twelfth Night

Aug 2003 - Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Ed Fringe)

Oct 2003 - The Weir

Nov 2003 - Original Plays (What a man needs, Sandwich III, 5:09)

Dec 2003 - Daisy Pull's It Off

Jan 2004 - 'First Night' Original Plays

Feb 2004 - Blithe Spirit

March 2004 - Cabaret

May 2004 - Albert's Bridge

June 2004 - Hamlet

June 2004 - Electra

Oct 2004 - Mojo

Nov 2004 - Week 6 Original Plays

Dec 2004 - A Laughing Matter

Jan 2005 ' 'First Night' Original Plays

March 2005 - Grease

June 2005 - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Aug 2005 - Being Charlie Kaufmann

Oct 2005 - The Visit

March 2006 - Little Shop of Horrors

June 2006 - Much Ado About Nothing

Mrach 2007 - We Will Rock You

June 2007 - Taming of the Shrew

March 2008 - Return to the Forbidden Planet

June 2008 - King Lear

Dec 2008 – Importance of Being Earnest

March 2009 – Jesus Christ Superstar

June 2009 - Twelfth Night

Nov 2009 – Closer

Nov 2009 – Shopping and F**king

March 2010 – Fame

March 2010 – An Ideal Husband

June 2010 – As You Like It

June 2010 – Hamlet

Aug 2010 – The Talented Mr Ripley (Ed Fringe)

Aug 2010 – Shakers (Ed Fringe)

Dec 2010 - Pool (no water)

Dec 2010 - Hysteria

March 2011 - Spring Awakening

June 2011 - The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged)

June 2011 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Aug 2011 - Cigarettes and Chocolate

Dec 2011 - Kafka's The Trial

March 2012 - Cabaret

June 2012 - Much Ado About Nothing

Aug 2012 - Wild Allegations (Ed Fringe)

Nov 2012 - The Pillowman

March 2013 - Sweeney Todd

March 2013 - The Importance of Being Earnest

June 2013 - Romeo and Juliet

June 2013 - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (24 Hour Charity Musical)

Aug 2013 - Gotcha (Ed Fringe)

Dec 2013 - The Tragical History of Dr Faustus

March 2014 - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

June 2014 -Twelfth Night or What You Will

June 2014 - Beauty and the Beast (24 Hour Charity Musical)

July 2014 - Boys (Reading Fringe)

Dec 2014 -The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Feb 2015 - The Tempest

March 2015 - Little Shop of Horrors

June 2015 - Oliver (24 Hour Charity Musical)

Aug 2015 - Savage (Ed Fringe)

Nov 2015 - Station X

Dec 2015 - The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Feb 2016 - King Lear

March 2016 - RENT

June 2016 - High School Musical (24 Hour Charity Musical)

Aug 2016 - Tartuffe (Ed Fringe)

Nov 2016 - The Frogs

Nov 2016 - Dracula

Nov 2016 - A Night at the Cabaret - a Musical Theatre Showcase

 

Feb 2017 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 2017 - Cabaret

June 2017 - Wizard of Oz (24 Hour Charity Musical)

Aug 2017 - The Importance of Being Frank (Ed Fringe)

Nov 2017 - Sunflowers (Original Play)

Nov 2017 - Scouting for Boys (IUDF - original play)

Nov 2017 - The Crucible

Nov 2017 - The Performing Arts Showcase