Mandy Parsall

In 2021 we sadly lost long time member Mandy Parsall, who had been been performing with caods for many years in both principal and ensemble roles. We all remember her fondly and keep those memories close. Her husband, Frank,...

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100th Anniversary Ball

After being postponed due to the events of 2020 and 2021, caods were finally able to hold their 100th Anniversary Ball at Stock Brook Manor. A wonderful time was had by all and was a fantastic way to reminisce and reconnect....

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100th Anniversary Afternoon Tea

A great time was at the caods 100th Anniversary Afternoon Tea at the County Hotel Chelmsford. What a lovely way to meet old, new and current members and reminisce about past shows. It’s amazing to think about all the...

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caods History

Thank you to Christopher Yorke-Edwards for completing this wonderful history of caods piece. It is a very good read and to see where we have come as a Society over the years and remember all of those people who have put so much...

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CAODS 100th Anniversary Radio Show

Eric Smart on Broomfield Hospital Radio recently ran a programme to celebrate caods 100th anniversary. Songs were played from the shows we have performed and the ones we hope to be able to bring to you in 2021. caods members...

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Audiences Say…

“Congratulations to you all. I brought a coach party to your afternoon matinee yesterday, and we all thoroughly enjoyed the show immensely, and thought it was your best ever. Such an enormous cast, and the dancers were so all together, professionals could not have done better. The main characters were excellent, such strong voices – I certainly could not have been able to remember all that script!!!”

— Audience member, My Fair Lady, March 2019