Hertford Dramatic & Operatic Society

Registered charity 271065

HD&OS has been performing plays and musicals in Hertford for 98 years. Since our first production "Of Mice and Men" at the Corn Exchange in 1919 we have captivated our audiences with a wide range of theatre from hard hitting dramas and lavish musicals right through to our annual pantomimes.

HD&OS caters for all ages. There is something in our programme for everyone. We provide opportunities for everyone to get involved too - on and off stage. Those members who are aged between 9 and 17 are well looked after by our Young Idea section.

To find out more, please select an option from the menu at the top. Some of our forthcoming productions and events are listed below.

Our Next Presentation


09 Oct to 13 Oct
Hertford Theatre, Hertford

Based in 1960's Baltimore, Hairspray tells the story of dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad. Tracy auditions for a spot on ‘The Corny Collins Show’ and wins! She becomes an overnight c...

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The Vicar Of Dibley

14 Nov to 17 Nov
Hertford Theatre, Hertford


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Coming Soon


16 Jan to 20 Jan
Hertford Theatre, Hertford

Directed by Darren Smith
Musical Director - Joanna Pierce
Choreographer - Ella Martin

Audition Details to be announced.

Get together dates: 26th & 29th Junemore »

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