Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association


Event review: Rope, by the Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association, performed at the Royal Russell School Theatre

Posted on February 20th, by Rob Preston in Culture. No Comments

Strong performances, occasional glitches and a real sense of danger from CODA

Why are all of Croydon’s best theatre spaces in schools? Coloma, Trinity, Royal Russell. What is the point of young people having access to such fantastic resources when once they become adults, they find that the only theatre in the borough is Surrey Youth’s Shoestring Theatre?

It’s due to a lack of decent local … Read More »



Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association (CODA) to stage Agatha Christie in the Braithwaite Hall

Posted on March 24th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association (CODA) is  to present a new production of Agatha Christie’s courtroom drama Witness for the Prosecution in the Braithwaite Hall at Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, this April.

Release begins: At the Old Bailey, a young man called Leonard Vole stands accused of murder, and only the advocacy of famed defence barrister Sir Wilfrid Robarts can clear him. Circumstantial evidence piles up against Vole, until the Prosecution produce their … Read More »