About Us

Alton Operatic and Dramatic Society (AODS) are an amateur operatic and dramatic society who put on many different productions including musicals, operettas, plays and revues.

Founded in 1921, AODS has grown to become a two-shows-a-year society which provides first class entertainment for the people of Alton and a hectic social life for its members.

The very latest news about what is happening in the society can be found on our Facebook page. If you are a society member you can also join the conversation about AODS on our Facebook group!

We are always looking for new members, so if you like what you see on this website please contact us about becoming a member!

Autumn 2024 – The Ghost Train

AODS proudly presents The Ghost Train:

We are delighted to announce the cast for The Ghost Train, as follows:

Richard – Martin Sampson

Elsie – Tamasin Ellis

Charles – Finn Walters

Peggy – Lauren Palmer

Saul – Greg Shaw

Miss Bourne – Sue Sampson

Teddie – Dave Towns

Julia – Josie Opio

Stirling – Darren White


The Ghost Train will be on stage at the Alton Assembly Rooms from 14-16 November 2024.

For more information visit the “The Ghost Train” Page or contact secretary@aods.org


There’s a role for you in the AODS crew!

Visit their page to find out more…