The Leicestershire and Rutland Drama Festival is an annual competition which showcases the talents of amateur dramatic groups within the Leicestershire & Rutland area. We invite all local groups to enter a ‘One Act Play’ in the festival and these are showcased to the public over the course of several nights, culminating in a awards ceremony on the final night. The event also doubles up as a preliminary round of the AETF (All-England Theatre Festival) for those groups seeking to progress further.

Preliminary round of the AETF

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Meet The Festival Committee

The LRDfestival is run by a friendly committee made up of representatives from a number of local drama groups from in and around Leicestershire & Rutland.

Harry Bladon

President



Carrie Peters

Chair



Sandra Sutcliffe

Festival Organiser



Ben Thomas

Secretary

and Marketing Officer


Steve Cutler

Treasurer



Paddy McNair

Committee Member and Back Stage Time Keeper



Ray Collins

Festival Committee Member



Lyn Fox

Festival Committee Member



Jackie Sellwood

Vice Chair



Arran Smith

Festival Committee Member



Nicky Voyle

Festival Committee Member