BATS is the renowned drama group at Queens' that has traditionally put on Shakespearean plays in Cloister Court each summer, as well as a variety of other productions.

Co-Presidents 2018-2019: Holly Mackinlay and Hope Whitehead

Information on the History of the BATS can be found here.

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Michaelmas Season 2018 term card

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 Co-Presidents: Holly Mackinlay and Hope Whitehead

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Famous former BATS members include

  • Stephen Fry
  • Emma Hall
  • Roger Michell (director of Notting Hill)       
  • Olivia Emden
  • Simon Bird (The Inbetweeners)
  • Hannah Murray (Game of Thrones)
  • Zoe Svendsen
  • Mark Watson
  • Adam Barnard
  • Rachel Sternberg
  • Khalid Abdalla
  • Lloyd Thomas
  • Cressida Trew
  • Ed Coleman
  • Rahul Signal
  • Lydia Wilson
  • Olly Riley-Smith
  • Zara Tempest-Walters
  • Lowrie Amies
  • Stephanie Bain
  • Bea Walker
  • James Walker
  • Will Attenborough
  • Charlie Parham
  • Jessie Haughton-Shaw
  • Maria Pawlikowska