Gloria Poole [2002]Member Profile:


Gloria Poole




Gloria joined us after moving to the area from Peterborough where she was a member of PMADS and The Peterborough Playgoers.  She was also a member of SLMADS in St Ives, Cambridgeshire and the Centre Theatre Playgoers.

Gloria holds an RSA Diploma in Drama and Theatre Arts. She is a member of National Operatic & Dramatic Association and is currently the NODA Rep for LRP.


LRP Productions
A Celebration of 40 Years at The Broadbent Theatre Canteen in Wartime by Joyce Grenfell / Memory from Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber / Without You from My Fair Lady by Lerner and Loewe May 2012
We'll Gather Lilacs Singer May 2011
The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomens' Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "Macbeth" Mrs Reece (Lady Macduff) May 2010
The Proms at the Broadbent Performer July 2009
An Evening of Entertainment "Turkish Bath", "Yours Always", Lady Lucre May 2009
Super Sleigh Ride French Lady, Fairy December 2008
Cabaret to Cats Performer July 2008
Christmas Games and Aeroplanes Hilda Nov/Dec 2007
The Shell Seekers Director October 2007
The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomens' Guild Operatic Society's Production of 'The Mikado' Mrs Reece (playing Pooh-Bah) May 2007
Aladdin Narrator Jan/Feb  2007
A Christmas Carry-On at St Primians Mrs Bakkerlott (cook), Cake and Refreshments December 2006
Habeas Corpus Director, Set Construction and Painting July 2006
Nunsense Sister Mary Hubert June 2006
Little Red Riding Hood Granny Hood Jan/Feb 2006
My Mother Said I Never Should Doris Partington, BLAG Co-Director September 2005
Steel Magnolias Director, Music Compilation May/June 2005
Steel Magnolias Director, Set Design, Publicity Co-ordinator, Music Compilation October 2004
The Inaccurate Conception Melanie, Spenser's Mum May 2004
Babes in the Wood Evan Jan/Feb 2004
World Premiere Director October 2003
The Inaccurate Conception Melanie, Spenser's Mum July 2003
Cinderella Count Dandini, the Prince's evil cousin February 2003
Deckchairs Director, Wyn Oct/Nov 2002
Jubilee Variety Performance "Canteen in Wartime" and "Service Wash" June 2002


Glo as Granny   Glo as Narrator in Aladdin   Gloria as Pooh-Bah in Farndale Mikado
Glo as Grannyin Little Red Riding Hood       Narrator in Aladdin       Gloria as Pooh-Bah in Farndale Mikado


Other Companies
Gloria's previous extensive acting and directing credits include:

Stilton Players (1985-1993) Directed Panto's: Goldilocks & the Three Bears, Sleeping Beauty, Mother Goose, Wizard of Oz
Acted in: Cinderella (Fairy Godmother), Aladdin (Apprentice Fairy), Robinson Crusoe, Robin Hood and his Merry Men, Bone Chiller (Zita)
Centre Theatre Players
Robinson Crusoe, Ali Baba, Robin Hood
California Suite (Hannah), Lord Arthur Savilles Crime (Nellie)
PMADs Sound of Music, Hello Dolly, A Will of Her Own (Mother), California Suite
Peterborough Playgoers Sailor Beware (Mrs Lack), The Childrens Hour (Mrs Mortar), A Christmas Carol (Sprite), Habeus Corpus (Mrs Wickstead)
SIMADS Guys & Dolls, The Arcadians, Carousel, Last Tango in Little Grimley (Joyce)
Various Revues including compiling and directing As Time Goes By and Rhythm of Life

Gloria's portrait 2002 Olan Mills