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Colin Heinink

Colin Heinink
Chairman, Hall Liason
Colin joined the group in 2005 and quickly made a name for himself in productions email Colin

Gill Taylor

Gill Taylor
Gill has been with Woodhouse since 2008 and has been busy adapting and translating plays and then directing them, notably The Lark which was the first translation to be approved since 1955. email Gill

Cathy Love

Cathy Love
Cathy joined Woodhouse in 2007 and has been busy in the group ever since with acting and production roles including directing A Christmas Carol which featured 30 actors and a ghost.

Vi Gostling, our President

Vi Gostling

Our President, who is also President of the Leytonstone Festival, has a wealth of experience in local drama, as well as a history with the group.

Dan Usztan

Gary Adams

Having joined the group in 2006, Gary has been busy acting, directing and writing plays within the group and now also organises the Play Reading Pub Nights.

James Daybell

James Daybell

James' first production was Twelfth Night in 2007 and he has gone on to many roles both on and off stage since that time including directing The Real Inspector Hound and Last Tango in Little Grimley.

Basil Clarke

Basil Clarke
Members Secretary
A Woodhouse member for many years, both on stage and in putting plays forward for production, Basil has now taken on the role of Members Secretary in the committee email Basil

Sharon Trotter

Sharon Trotter
A member since 2007, Sharon has been in such productions as The Cemetery Club and The Crucible, and now has the job of dealing with social events within the group.
email Sharon

Vaughan Prosser

Robert Bettelheim

With his first production being the 1997 performance of Dick Whittington's Cat, Robert has been performing outstanding technical feats ever since along with a rare outing on stage in 2005 to play a parrot.

Phil and Liz together in 'Jekyll and Hyde - make mine a double'(2005)

Phil and Liz Braithwaite
Box Office

Not on the committee, but Phil and Liz look after the Woodhouse box office and programme production.

Pete at the back of the hall doing technical things

Peter Raggett
Also not on the committee, Pete maintains this very website you are looking at now and is generally seen at the back of the hall doing technical things on shows. | email Pete

Victoria Bettelheim

Victoria Bettelheim

Not on the committee, Victoria keeps track and looks after our collection of costumes

Jackie Withnall

Jackie Withnall
Community Liaison
Not on the committee, Jackie liaises with local community and arts groups, local businesses and residents groups. She furthers links and networks for projects and events in the E11 area and beyond. email

2009-10 committee >

 W H A T   W E   D O

The committee exists to support the members in pursuing their chosen activities and goals. We handle money and make operational decisions so that things run smoothly and the members get a good experience.

We meet every six weeks. Any member of Woodhouse can come to committee meetings. The dates of forthcoming meetings are listed in the diary.

 M I N U T E S

We meet roughly every six weeks. Download the minutes of our meetings here:

See minutes for 2009-10
See minutes for 2008-9
See minutes for 2007-8
See minutes for 2006-7
See minutes for 2005-6
See minutes for 2004-5


If you need to claim expenses that have been incurred on behalf of the group, please complete a claim form and submit the costs to whoever authorised the expense (normally the treasurer or director of your production). Receipts, where available, need to be attached to the form.

 W A N T   I N ?

If you're interested in becoming a member of committee, you can stand for election at the AGM. For a quick rundown of this process, see here.

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