Judith Dolley - full credits

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Judith has been involved in 41 RDG productions. Listed below are the productions we have in our online database where Judith has a credit of any kind.

27 Wagons Full of Cotton (Festival)

over 31 years ago

Aspects of Keith

This night production was devised and presented in 1990 by the company in memory of Keith Munks, one of our much-loved active members who had died earlier in the year. The evening comprised songs, ... almost 29 years ago


over 28 years ago

Cecily (Festival)

This production is unique in the RDG History. The playwright Gillian Plowman had seen our production of Agnes of God; subsequently she sent her new play Cecily to us suggesting we might like to pro... over 28 years ago

Definitely Eric Geddis (Festival)

almost 36 years ago

Entertaining Mr Sloane (Act One) (Festival)

over 34 years ago

For Your Entertainment

23rd Production. A revue consisting of "The Last Day of Term" by H M Paull, A Musical Interlude and "Mary Contrary" by C H Luckham (a play first performed in 1951). This was the last production st... over 60 years ago

The Happiest Days of your Life (1)

22nd Production. One of the few plays to be produced twice - exactly 25 years later in 1983. almost 61 years ago

If you're Glad I'll be Frank (Festival)

almost 37 years ago

The Land of the Christmas Stocking

21st production. about 61 years ago

Les Liaison Dangereuses

about 24 years ago

My Mother Said I Never Should

"My Mother Said I Never Should..." was premiered in 1987 at Contact in Manchester (winner of the Manchester Evening News Best Play Award) and in 1989 at the Royal Court Theatre in London (joint win... over 20 years ago

Pack of Lies

almost 32 years ago

The Room (Festival)

over 33 years ago

42nd Street

This is the musical production we have chosen for our November 2011 slot at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking. “42nd Street” is a well-known, good old-fashioned musical with some very familiar tunes... about 7 years ago

Absent Friends

In Absent Friends, Ayckbourn discards his usual technical high jinks and give us a relatively straightforward situation, a consolatory tea party thrown for Colin by his former friends after the dea... over 14 years ago

Agnes of God (Festival)

AGNES OF GOD is the powerful drama of a young nun accused of killing her own baby. Also involved in the triangular situation are a psychiatrist and the Mother Superior. We presented a shortened ve... over 30 years ago

All My Sons

Performed between 31st March to 3rd April 1999, Magna Carta Theatre, Staines. The 31st March was a Schools performance, other nights were open to the general public. America's most famous living p... almost 20 years ago

All that JazZ - an A - Z of Musicals

All that JazZ (an A to Z of Musicals) The musical romp through the alphabet is fast approaching and so I set out below the programme for you all to digest. This is what we hope will be the final ... over 8 years ago

Amy's View

This play by one of our finest living playwrights, mixes love, death and the theatre in an original way. Funny, moving and fascinating, the play traces actress Esme Allen's changing relationships w... almost 15 years ago

Another Fine Mess (Festival)

This breathtakingly switchback script allies the theme of AIDS with a struggling cabaret act as two enterprising actors impersonate Laurel and Hardy. Because of copyright difficulties over the j... over 25 years ago

Bazaar and Rummage (Festival)

BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE exhibits Sue Townsend's talent for extracting hilarious comedy from the most painful social insights. It tells of a group of agrophobic women persuaded to venture out of their h... over 29 years ago

Bed (Festival)

Our entry in the 2002 Elmbridge Festival is a surreal exploration of dreams and the twilight world of old age. Bed uses broad humour, dry wit and puns counterpointed by moving poetry to underline t... over 16 years ago

The Beggar's Opera

179th Production. The Beggar’s Opera transports us to a grubby London in the eighteenth century. It’s a world of dashing Highwaymen and women of easy virtue. The pulsating score with lilting folk m... over 2 years ago

The Beggar's Opera

179th Production. The Beggar’s Opera transports us to a grubby London in the eighteenth century. It’s a world of dashing Highwaymen and women of easy virtue. The pulsating score with lilting folk m... over 2 years ago


about 20 years ago

The Birthday Party

Setting - A seaside boarding house. Period 1958 Two sinister strangers arrive at a run-down boarding house enquiring about Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player, on the eve of his birthday. S... almost 8 years ago


BLONDEL was the first musical written by Tim Rice after his split with Andrew Lloyd Webber. It tells in a light-hearted jokesy way the colourful life of the 12th century troubadour accompanied by e... over 30 years ago

But Yesterday (Festival)

A haunting, lyrical and enigmatic play from the sensitive pen of Jimmie Chinn. Set in an English vicarage garden in the 1950s and before. Prior to leaving on a journey from which he will not return... over 10 years ago


The musical Cabaret was RDG's 58th production and showed increasingly how limited the constraints of the Literary Institute was as our productions were becoming more and more complex and ambitious. almost 44 years ago

The Cagebirds (Festival)

David Campton was a prolific writer of one act plays with well over 50 to his credit. Usually his work can be appreciated on different levels. THE CAGEBIRDS is clearly allegorical and thus open to ... almost 9 years ago

Calendar Girls

168th production. This play has been specially picked for our November 2012 production at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking. The RDG committee has decided that it would make a most fitting tribute to... about 6 years ago


This raunchy very American musical is pure pastiche and our 1987 full-bloodied version found all the fun - and pre-dated the long West End run a decade later. The bright, colourful show sends up t... over 31 years ago

A Chorus of Disapproval

A Chorus of Disapproval was a milestone RDG production as in 1989 it was selected to mark our one hundredth Main Production. It was felt to be an apt choice as the play concerns an amateur theatri... almost 30 years ago

Cold Comfort Farm

167th Production This adaptation of the well-loved Stella Gibbons’ classic rural novel, set in the 1930s, is written with its tongue firmly in its cheek, giving wonderful opportunities for hilario... over 6 years ago

The Cripple of Inishmaan

Like many Irish plays, The Cripple of Inishmaan combines humour, poignancy and a warm life-enhancing quality in the strong story-telling tradition. Although the play is set on the remote island o... over 12 years ago

The Crucible

The Salem Witches Early in 1692, in the small Massachusetts village of Salem, a number of girls fall ill, victims of hallucinations and seizures. In extremely religious Puritan New England, such f... about 9 years ago

Dancing at Lughnasa

This beautiful, lyrical, nostalgic play is set in remote Donegal where five unmarried sisters are trapped in the explosive tension of their frustration, fired by the conflicting impulse of religiou... about 23 years ago

Dark of the Moon (Festival)

over 35 years ago

Definitely Eric Geddis (Festival)

almost 36 years ago

Definitely The Bahamas (Festival)

Our entry in the October One Act Drama Festivals 2014. A dark, absurdist comedy and social parody set in the 1980s. Martin Crimp often writes about hum drum people in hum drum situations, but noth... over 4 years ago

Dial Ten Amazing Little Boyfriends (Festival)

over 37 years ago

The Diary of Anne Frank

over 38 years ago

The Elephant Man

The play tells the well-known heartrending true story of John Merrick and the Victorian society which exploited his repulsively deformed body. It makes for highly charged theatre. over 22 years ago

An Englishman Abroad (Festival)

An Englishman Abroad is based on actress Coral Browne's 1958 visit to Moscow with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she met the exiled English spy, Guy Burgess. In writing the play Bennett was ... over 8 years ago

First Time

almost 31 years ago

Follow the Star

about 34 years ago

Fool for Love (Festival)

almost 23 years ago

For Services Rendered

181st Production. Written in1933 this play paints a bleak picture of post war disillusionment as symbolised by the family of a country solicitor, living in a small village in Kent. This is a power... over 1 year ago

Fragments (Festival)

over 25 years ago

From Here to the Library

This production was performed with "Ill Met by Moonlight" (excerpts from A Midsummer Night's Dream) and "Hell and High Water" as an opportunity for new directors to try their hand at One Act Plays.... over 29 years ago

Funeral Games (Festival)

Written in Joe Orton’s lively and witty style this play was first broadcast on Yorkshire TV in 1968, a year after his untimely death. Orton is one of the greatest comedic talents to emerge from Bri... over 3 years ago

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

almost 23 years ago

Genesis (Festival)

An originally devised collection of prose, poetry, song and drama on the theme of creation and man's destruction of nature. over 39 years ago

Ghost Story (Festival)

Ghost Story is written by British Playwright Mark Ravenhill. The play was first staged as part of Sky Arts Playhouse Live Project. The play begins when Lisa, a breast cancer sufferer visits Meryl, ... 4 months ago

Guys and Dolls

over 26 years ago

Habeas Corpus (2)

Written in the early seventies, Habeas Corpus has proved one of Alan Bennett’s most popular plays. Rather like a satirical merry-go-round, it is a broad comedy written at a time when the phrase ~ ‘... over 7 years ago


184th production. When Maggie met the Queen - Tea at Four - Handbags at dawn - Two strong ladies; one believed there was no such thing as society, The other had vowed to serve it. Two icons; one de... 7 months ago

The Happiest Days of Your Life (2)

The Hitchhiker (Festival)

over 23 years ago

The House of Bernarda Alba (Festival)

Garcia Lorca’s final play, completed shortly before his death in 1936, is subtitled “a drama about women in the villages of Spain”. Like Lorca’s other plays, it portrays a code of honour and its tr... almost 12 years ago

Humble Boy

Set in a flower-filled garden on the edge of the Cotswolds this is a comedy tinged with sadness. On the surface this play- which won numerous Best Play Awards following its original production at ... 5 months ago

In The Name of Love (Festival)

This original play, written by a member of RDG, is set in a cheap American Motel in the 1990’s. A tautly written two hander it explores the fascinating theme of the relationship between an abducto... over 5 years ago

An Incident at the Border (Festival)

A new young Scottish writer Kieran Lynn offers us a vivid, unusual 35 minute play which is a fierce reminder that borders tend to create their own divisions and conflicts and often provide an excus... almost 7 years ago

Inherit the Wind

about 27 years ago

The International Stud (Festival)

over 24 years ago

Journey's End

This is the most popular anti-war play to appear after World War I. It was first produced professionally by Maurice Browne and starred a young Lawrence Olivier as Captain Stanhope. It still works w... about 11 years ago

The Killing of Sister George (Act One) (Festival)

almost 34 years ago

A Kind of Alaska (Festival)

A Kind of Alaska was inspired by Awakenings by the renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks. It was first performed in the Cottesloe Theatre in London in October 1982. The original cast included Judi Denc... over 6 years ago

The King (Festival)

This very unusual and intriguing play is a sort of anthropological fairy tale that modulates between realism and magic. It is a poetic fable that seems to be exploring the nature of our human desir... over 9 years ago

The Land of the Christmas Stocking

21st production. about 61 years ago

The Last Apache Reunion

over 22 years ago

The Last Yankee (Festival)

over 19 years ago

Lear's Daughters (Festival)

Lear's Daughters takes its story and characters from the 'gaps' in Shakespeare's King Lear. The story of King Lear is revised and refocussed onto his three daughters. We discover moments from their... over 17 years ago

The Lightning Play

This play was premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London in 2006. The play has just been released for amateurs so RDG may be the first to perform it. Charlotte Jones is the author of "Humble Boy" whi... over 10 years ago

Lock up your Daughters

over 33 years ago

Lone Star (Festival)

almost 24 years ago

Man of the Moment

over 24 years ago

The Matchgirls

Me and my Friend (Festival)

almost 25 years ago

The Memory of Water

This blackly comic astringent play premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1996. It was winner of the Lawrence Olivier Award for Best Comedy. Three sisters gather on the eve of their mother's funeral. B... about 17 years ago

A Midsummer Night's Dream (excepts)

This production, under the title "Ill Met By Moonlight" was performed with "From Here to the Library" and "Hell and High Water" as an opportunity for new directors to try their hand at One Act Play... over 29 years ago

Miss Julie (Festival)

almost 21 years ago

More to Love

A musical celebration of love with songs from "Salad Days", "Chess", "Sweeney Todd" and "Aspects of Love"" over 23 years ago

More to Love

A musical celebration of love with songs from "Salad Days", "Chess", "Sweeney Todd" and "Aspects of Love"" over 23 years ago

My Friend and Me (Festival)

almost 25 years ago

Nell Gwynn

185th Production. Nell Gwynn is a comedic play with music and dance about (spoiler alert!) the life of Nell Gwynn, the celebrated orange seller/prostitute who became one of the first women on the E... 3 months ago

The Night of The Iguana

Set during the summer of 1940 on the verandah of a crumbling Mexican inn perched on a jungle covered hill-top over-looking the sea, where Tennessee Williams spent that languid time surrounded by Ge... about 18 years ago

Not A Game For Boys (Festival)

A black comedy for three men. (Act I and III) This is a matter of life and death - Not A Game For Boys. Simon Block's razor sharp black comedy plunges us into a world of competitive obsessions pl... almost 13 years ago

Oliver! (1)

about 40 years ago

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

The story of a devil-may-care rogue who has been transferred from prison because of difficult behaviour into an American state mental institution. McMurphy transforms the cold, lifeless, loveless ... about 13 years ago

Party Time (Festival)

Any production of a Pinter play is a journey of exploration. Little in the way of obvious action takes place but much is seething beneath the surface waiting to be explored. This play focuses on t... over 12 years ago

Passion Play

Peter Nicols\' clever, ingenious play is a dissection of adultery. The title contains a deliberate pun for this is a play about sexual love and suffering and the fragile line which divides them. Bo... over 15 years ago


183rd Production. First performed at the National Theatre in October 2012, this touching and funny play had a star-studded cast headed by Frances de la Tour, Nicholas le Prevost, Peter Egan and Lin... 10 months ago

Primrose Way (Festival)

The ageing bag lady who opens the play is the eponymous Primrose Way, once a professional actress. As she reminisces about her life, her story unfolds and we see her enthusiastic, youthful self ret... almost 3 years ago

Privates on Parade

This semi-autobiographical account of the British Army in Singapore in 1948 is the starting point of one of Peter Nichols' funniest plays. Designed in the form of a variety show, the play concerns... almost 16 years ago

The Proof Of The Poison

39th Production. First play directed for RDG by Judith Dolley. This production was also notable for its fine setting, constructed by newcomer Peter Slark, who was to go on to lead the backstage tea... almost 52 years ago

The Purification (Festival)

almost 38 years ago

Quartermaine's Terms

178th Production. Quartermaine’s Terms, first staged in 1981, is perhaps Simon Gray’s finest work; an English drama that stands comparison with Chekhov in its ability to combine comedy with a power... almost 3 years ago

Riverside Drive (Festival)

This award-winning production will be performed as part of a Comedy Double Bill together with Alarms in July 2014. The play is set on a grey foggy day in New York in a secluded spot on the embankm... over 4 years ago


This play takes us into familiar Ayckbourn territory - one liners - tense silences - and the desperate efforts to end them; all fuelled by strongly drawn characters and escalating tension. The pl... over 9 years ago

Scarecrow (Festival)

An American Drama. A lonely young girl lives with her eccentric mother in an old farmhouse on the edge of a cornfield. She meets a strange man under a tree by the creek and is led step by step int... over 18 years ago

Seasons Greetings

about 32 years ago

Seven Year Twitch

175th Production. This sharply observed, fast moving comedy about emotional relationships in mid-life is a roundelay of marital discord filtered through the two key elements of psychotherapy and bi... almost 4 years ago

Sisterly Feelings

over 34 years ago

Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Festival)

almost 22 years ago

Songs from the Shows (1)

over 33 years ago

Songs from the Shows (2)

over 32 years ago

States of Shock (Festival)

A wild, surreal and scathing anti-war play whose characters embody the conflict and violent contradictions of America today. In States of Shock Shepard puts America on stage not just as a geograph... over 13 years ago

Stepping Out

almost 28 years ago

A Street Car Named Desire

over 25 years ago

Terra Nova

almost 27 years ago

Till I Fall Off (Festival)

TILL I FALL OFF comprises three very short plays (This Property is Condemned, Talk to me Like the Rain and Hullo From Bertha) by Tennessee Williams which reflect the conflicting passions within in ... over 16 years ago

Touching Tomorrow (Festival)

This is a powerful one act play which boldly tackles the subjects of homelessness, rape and disability with humour, honesty and warmth. Dorcas looks after her middle-aged brother Vincent who has l... almost 15 years ago

A View from the Bridge

almost 29 years ago

The Visit

This fascinating folk play is in turn intriguing, poetic, funny, atmospheric and highly theatrical. It also makes for a thought provoking evening. Duerrenmatt's macabre parable is his most grotesq... about 21 years ago


186th Production. Volpone was written by Ben Jonson and first performed in the early 1600s. Originally it had 5 acts/34 scenes, a cast of 20+ (2F, 18+M) and ran for over 4 hours with songs and danc... about 2 months ago

Whipping It Up

A sharp, slick, cynical comedy, recently released for amateurs, based around how the Whips operate in Westminster. Scandalously funny it has the same kind of feel as the TV series ‘Yes Minister’. S... almost 9 years ago

White Christmas

182nd Production. One of the most famous and well-loved films of all time is brought to the stage, telling a story of love and loyalty through the wonderful music and lyrics of Irving Berlin. A col... about 1 year ago

Whose Life is it Anyway?

over 37 years ago

Wings (Festival)

almost 32 years ago


Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Drama Festival - 2000
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Festival - 1997
Best Director Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 1999
Adjudicator's Award for Direction Judith Dolley Spelthorne Festival - 1999
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Festival - 1996
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Festival - 1994
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Festival - 2002
Best Actress Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 1990
Best Director Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 1988
Best Director Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 2002
Best Actress Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 1987
Best Actress Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 1985
Best Actress Judith Dolley Staines Festival - 1985
Best Actress Judith Dolley Woking Drama Festival - 1984
Adjudicators Award Judith Dolley Staines Festival - 1983
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Drama Festival - 2005
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Drama Festival - 2007
Best Director Judith Dolley Elmbridge Drama Festival - 2009
Best Director Judith Dolley Woking Drama Festival - 2010
Jane Walters Award for Best Director Judith Dolley Spelthorne & Runnymede Drama Festival - 2011
The Godalming Theatre Group Celebration 85 Salver for Best Director Judith Dolley Woking Drama Festival - 2013
Jane Walters Award for Best Director Judith Dolley Spelthorne & Runnymede Drama Festival - 2013
Jane Walters Award for Best Director Judith Dolley Spelthorne & Runnymede Drama Festival - 2014
Best Director Judith Dolley Leatherhead Drama Festival - 2016
Judith Dolley Woking Festival - 1988