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Dear all  Here is a review of Monday's drama session; I will only mention some items as we did a lot. The visitors were Emily from Trestle Theatre Company, and Helen, High Sheriff of Surrey. Everyone was there today.   It was special session taken by Emily. ...

This morning we edited the Treloar film for our History project and I found it interesting. Sometimes I got lost because I didn't go to Treloar's. This afternoon we did an improvisation for the Police project and Gary filmed with the new camera to see how...

In 2009 we started improvising a care home run by disabled people, called “SHADY OAKS’. I fell into my character quite quickly and we have now finished it and I feel quite sad about it. My character’s name was Sylvia Doubell-Cross and I was quite...

This is technically Day 2 and I don’t know yet whether I am going to join Freewheelers. Today I observed life at FWs and also participated in some improvisation work as a politician. That was OK because I was a bit nervous but it was...

My name is Luke Tye and I’m 30 years old and I have been with the Freewheelers for a number of years now. I love the gym, being with people, acting, singing, storywriting and songwriting. I recently played Taylor Tom in our comedy drama “SHADY...

I had another session looking at Nelson Mandela's life which we want to do next year. Every week I learn a bit more about the story of Mandela, how he grew up in the Transkei, and so on. Coming on to myself: it's so long ago...

It's great to get back to the old days! This is another production about Nelson Mandela's life that we are starting on. It has been different working with Chris. I am used to Brandon directing, not anyone else. It's easier for me than doing a...

Dear all today in drama we had no visitors and everybody was there.    We started with Viv bringing in a copy of the latest Freewheelers Newsletter (which is on our new website) and asked who had seen it yet? Not many members said 'yes', so Viv...

The Freewheelers Media Group is entering a new phase with two large ventures in its sights: first comes a police drama, working title “DEATH SQUAD”, about a corrupt officer to be played by Ems Dooley (of Dotty Dish fame in Shady Oaks); the second big...