THE HISTORY OF IODS
1890 - 1914:
ILFORD SOCIAL CLUB
1890:-Ilford Church / Reading Room, Ilford HIgh Road
1902 until WW1:- Ilford Town Hall
ILFORD SOCIAL CLUB: excerpts from the 1911 programme for The Duchess of Danzig
IODS and IODS Productions
Operette and musicals at the Kenneth More Theatre twice a year.
Concerts at the Kenneth More Theatre and other venues.
1991 - present day:
Annual musical theatre productions at the Kenneth More Theatre.
1919 - 1975:
ILFORD OPERATIC & DRAMATIC SOCIETY is formed at the end of WW1 by former members of the Ilford Social Club, putting on Operatic & Dramatic performances at Ilford Town Hall (Redbridge Town Hall from 1965) and some Dramatic performances at the Little Theatre, Ilford during the 1960s.
A rehearsal in 1950 at Cleveland Road School
A rehearsal in 2015: Youth Members and Active Members combine for ANYTHING GOES