Terry joined BasOp in 1966 his first show was The Rebel Maid and a favourite show that he has been in was Die Fledermaus. Shows he would love to have the chance to be part of are Brigadoon and Camelot and his all time favourite show is Charlie Girl.
Terry has lived all his life in Langdon Hills (part of his family since the 1700s), he played cricket since 1957 until a bad knee injury stopped him playing but he remains Chairman and has been for the last 20 years its Chairman.
He joined the Wolf Cubs in 1951 and stayed with the Scout movement ending
as District Cub Scout Leader for Basildon, he is still in scouting but in a support role.
Terry was on BasOp’s committee for 27 years and became the society archivist, he has been married to his wife Joan for 50 years!
Patrick Trained at London’s Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Patrick has played over 100 leading roles ranging from Don Jose in “Carmen” to Kipps in “Half a Sixpence”, in operas, operettas, musicals and concerts with societies in London and the South East. Having spent most of his life as an actor/singer he has also, for some years now, worked as a vocal coach and Musical Director of shows and concerts. On stage some of his favourite roles have included Kipps (Half a Sixpence – twice), Harold Hill (Music Man – 3 times), Dolittle (My Fair Lady), Browning (Robert & Elizabeth), Don Jose (Carmen) and King Arthur (Camelot) to name but a few! At Chelmsford Civic Theatre, Queens Theatre, Hornchurch and Basildon’s Towngate Theatre, he has been Musical Director of many shows for CAODS, BOS, Stageability/Essex Group and Tomorrow’s Talent including Les Miserables ( four times), Jesus Christ Superstar, Beauty & the Beast, Chess, West Side Story, Miss Saigon, Titanic, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Witches of Eastwick and one of the very first amateur productions of Phantom of the Opera. He has also devised and been MD for 14 concerts of current West End and Broadway Hits at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford and the Queens Theatre, Hornchurch. He is delighted to be working with BasOp for the first time as MD for Fiddler on the Roof 2017.