1890 - 1914:
ILFORD SOCIAL CLUB
1890:-Ilford Church / Reading Room, Ilford HIgh Road
1902 until WW1:- Ilford Town Hall
The History of IODS
ILFORD SOCIAL CLUB:
Excerpts from the 1911 programme for The Duchess of Danzig
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.
1975 - 2020:
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 - 2018:
Annual musical theatre productions at the Kenneth More Theatre.
Musicals and Plays at The Redbridge Drama Centre. Two Musicals a year performed in The Lovegrove Theatre and one Play each year performed in The Telford Studio within the Redbridge Drama Centre.
A rehearsal in 1950 at Cleveland Road School
A rehearsal in 2015: Youth Members and Active Members combine for ANYTHING GOES
A rehearsal in 2022: Cast rehearse the finale of RENT
A rehearsal in 2022: Cast rehearse a scene from our first play in 50 years, 'Murder in Play' by Simon Brett