After 26 years of amazing dedication, the Bethel Crowd’s dame Will (the plumber) Taylor is hanging up his dress. During his career with the society, Will has been sent to Mars, blown up a variety of ovens and scared off an infinite number of ghosts. This January’s production of Puss in Boots was his final performance on the Bethel’s stage as the dame.
Will Taylor is local to Westhoughton but can be seen fitting and fixing bathrooms all around Bolton. His years as a full time plumber and part time dame have, unfortunately, taken their toll on him. Mr Taylor says, ‘I’ve enjoyed every minute of being on the stage but I can’t handle it with my plumbers knees anymore.’
Over the years Will has brought much laughter to audiences of all ages. He brought so much personality to his performances that there wasn’t always space on the stage for the rest of the actors. After 26 years, Will finally got the hang of spotting when he was being stitched up. This skill would have saved him trying to reassem...
Our annual general meeting was held last Wednesday evening and we thought we'd share with those of you who were unable to attend what happened. This a chance for us to review as a society the year that has just finished and what exciting new plans are on the horizon. It is also a chance for members of the society to be voted onto the committee as either a co-opted member or into a specific role or job.
Welcome everyone to our 2017 AGM.
Thanks to everyone who has helped us to make a success out of this year. We have put on some very
challenging shows throughout the past 12 months. I believe it is a record number of productions this
year; ‘Directing Dilemma’, ‘Wind in the Willows’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, ‘Silent Night’ and ‘Puss in
Boots’ in addition to a quiz night. Needless to say all of those involved in the committee are
It was great to perform a play written by a member of the society. Tom must be given a lot of credit