Glynis's Homepage

"Life is a performance for which I had no chance to rehearse"

Glynis's main hobby is amateur dramatics and her web space is used to promote this hobby.

Recent News:

March 2021: Covid hasn't gone away but the theatre are hoping to open in July for the Allo Allo Production postponed from last summer, in which Glynis has a small part.

March 2020: Glynis agreed to be in charge of Props for the TOADS production of Blithe Spirit (by Noel Coward) which was due to be on at the Little Theatre, Torquay from April 20th to 25th 2020. She also had a part in the TOADS Summer Production of 'Allo Allo' which should have been on on varying dates in August and September 2020 but sadly Coronavirus has caused the theatre to close with all events cancelled until May 2021 at the earliest.

December2019: Glynis was unable to audition for 'Babe the Sheep Pig' but was helping out backstage as a Chaperone for the sheep, sorry I meant the children who are in this show.

Opening on December 9th the show was on every night until December 16th (with an afternoon Matinee and an evening show on 16th.

September 2019: Glynis was in charge of Props for the TOADS play 'Death on the Nile' based on the Agatha Christie Novel of the same name. Opening on September 9th the show is on every night except Sunday until September 21st.

August 2019: Glynis had a small part in the TOADS play 'Vicar of Dibley' which ran from August 5th to August 17th. Glynis was in the last five performances of this show playing the part of Tinky Winky (one of Alice's Bridesmaids). Coming on for last 3 minutes of the show, and much liked by the audience.

April 2019: Glynis has been Asistant Stage Manager for the TOADS play 'Trap for a lonely man' which ran from April 13th to April 20th.

January 2019: Glynis has recently finished performing in the Teignmouth Players Panto 'Aladdin'. (December 27th 2018 to Jan 5th 2019).

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Glynis's dramatic life:-

Glynis has been a member of the following drama groups:

Glynis would be interested in taking up Acting, Film Extra or Voiceover work, within reasonable travelling distance of Paignton, Devon. If you can offer such work please contact Glynis by email.

Email address is

Glynis likes tigers and has adopted one.

Here is our current cat, Morgan (a family name - named after Glynis's great Grandfather Morgan Morgan). Here's an early picture of Morgan taken in August 2004:-

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Past Life.

Before moving to Devon, Glynis was involved in a large number of Duston Players productions in Northampton.

Early in 2005 she was in the thriller "The price to pay " in which she played the part of Carol, seen here being threatened by a kidnapper.

In November 2005 Glynis appeared in " Blackadder " taking two parts:

"The Wise Woman"

who Blackadder turned to
for advice
when he fell in love with "Bob"

"Lady Whiteadder"

from whom Blackadder
was hoping to get an inheritance

Some of the other parts played by Glynis include:-
the American widow, 'Mildred' in
'The Cemetary Club, 'Helga in 'Allo Allo'
Mrs Smith in 'Run for your Wife', 'A Baddie' in a pantomime, A Spirit in
'Ladies of Spirit'

Mildred Helga      

Glynis has been Producer for a number of Duston Players productions, including Are You Being Served, Little Women and Baggy.

Devon Life

Since moving to Devon, Glynis has appeared on Stage in the "SADS" production of "1984" in October 2008, the "TOADS" production of Katherine Howard in December 2008 and she was in the SADS production of Robinson Crusoe in January 2009, their 2010 Panto (Jack and the Beanstalk) and as Katherine in Jekyll & Hyde. Glynis was also the Assistant director for the 2009 Shiphay Amateur Dramatic Society (SADS) production, entitled "Love Me Slender".

Her most recent appearance with SADS was in the Pantomime Snow White in January 2014, and her appearances with TOADS include August 2010 as a Guest at Fawlty Towers.

In May 2011 she was in Black Widow, (her first speaking part with TOADS) and in August 2011 another three episodes of Fawlty Towers.

She has also worked backstage on a number of TOADS productions including "The Graduate", "Dial M for Murder" &"Sylvia"

Glynis started 2013 as a revolting peasant in A Tale of two Cities" and was then the Director for TOADS June 2013 production - 'Holiday Snap'.

She was backstage providing props for "The Haunting" which ran from the 9th November to 16th November 2013 and after getting the appropriate paperwork sorted she was Chaperone to the Children in the TOADS production of Railway Children.

Glynis started 2014 in the chorus for the SADS Pantomime, Snow White, was then seen performing in the TOADS play Double Cut (10th to 17th May 2014) and the TOADS Stage Musical Production of "Sister Act", from June 24th to 28th at the Princess Theatre Torquay. She followed this with a performance in the TOADS play "The Hound of The Baskervilles" on stage from 8th September to 20th September for which she got a good review from the local newspaper

Many of the following photographs from TOADS and TOADS Stage Musical Productions are the copyright of Brian Tilley, a freelance photographer and TOADS member. If you are interested in his work, would like to purchase high resolution copies of any of the photos or hire him for a photo session then please visit his website at


Glynis (Mrs Yardley) checks out of Fawlty Towers.(TOADS)


Glynis (Mrs Waring) studying the menu for dinner at Fawlty Towers


Glynis as she appeared in Katherine Howard. (TOADS)


Publicity photo for Robinson Crusoe. (SADS)


Glynis as Katherine Jekyll. (SADS)


Glynis with her "Children" (SADS)

More of Glynis's dramatic performances can be seen in her gallery click here to view


The SADS and the TOADS are Amateur Drama Groups in Torquay, does Musicals (as the name suggests). If you are interested in joining or would like to find out more about them then visit their web sites for more details.

The Duston Players are an Amateur Drama Group in Northampton, if you are interested in joining or would like to find out more about them, please contact them by email.


If you have a general interest in amateur theatre click here to find the amateur theatre network homepage which lists groups and productions from all around the UK.


This page was last updated on 19th March 2021


Page produced by  Bob Tame using AOLPRESS, Microsoft Frontpage Express and Cute HTML.

Animated cat from the animation factory

Welsh Flag from the Gwent Family History Society page.

Background image: Dylan, our late cat, photograph and digital editing by Bob Tame.