Testimonials

Linda Thompson, Wardrobe Manager, Herstmonceux Amateur Theatrical Society – Sister Act, November 2017.

We’ve just had our costume call and the costumes are terrific.  Everyone looked amazing and we’re really looking forward to wearing them next week.

Max Reynolds, Director, Bromley Youth Musical Theatre – Thoroughly Modern Millie, October 2017.

The outfits all looked stunning and really helped to make the show look great!

Lynette Lawrence, Wardrobe Manager, Chelmsford AODS for their production of Anything Goes in February 2017.

The wardrobe was wonderful thank you and we have had so many compliments regarding the costumes and good reviews. It has been an absolute pleasure dealing with you and I really appreciate all your time and help.

Fiona Whitaker, Wardrobe Manager, Billericay OS – Music Man

The costumes looked great; we had lots of positive comments. Thank you so much for your help and support, and attention to detail, it is much appreciated.

Meg Bray, Chairperson, Rustington Players – Crown Matrimonial

I am so impressed with them. Beautifully prepared and complete down to appropriate ties. The men looked amazing in their tails and dress suits at our opening night.

Kent College, Claudine Sinnett – Oklahoma!

Thanks so much for the fantastic costumes. Everyone commented on how amazing they all were!

Wendy Nolan, Wardrobe Manager, Dursley ODS – “Sister Act”

Your costumes are going down brilliantly. They are superb and comments have come flooding in about how wonderful they are. I am really pleased with them and with the quality – I am so glad I came to you. Your contact has been first-class too and I feel I have known all about the costumes before receiving them.

Peter Swallow, Oxford University G&S Society, Director of “Patience”

How wonderful those costumes were; many people have told me how exceptional they made the play look, so thank you very much. OUGSS will work with you again in the future, I’ll make sure to pass your details on to future directors!

Lynne Barry, Secretary, Shenfield Operatic Society

On behalf of the committee & cast of Oklahoma! I would like to thank you for the superb costumes you provided once again for our show. We know we can always rely upon you to give us exactly what the script demands – and they always fit!!

Jacquie Newman, Theatre At Baddow

Great costumes for our production of Hayfever. So helpful and obliging. Many Thanks

Head of Drama at Uxbridge College, Rachel Lane

I have to say, Dress Circle Costumiers have done it again. The costumes for our pantomime next week of Treasure Island are amazing!! Thank you so much

Wendy Whitaker, Teacher, Portsmouth Grammar School – Thoroughly Modern Millie

I just wanted to thank you to all of you for such a professional service and friendly approach. This was my first production as Wardrobe Mistress for Portsmouth Grammar School, and you all made it a less worrying time.

Jill Gillam, Production Team Cassio Operatic Society

It was a joy to work with Dress Circle. They were polite, helpful, efficient and delivery and collection was completely hassle free – how often can one say that! They provided wonderful costumes for our November production of Singin’ in the Rain – AND they all fitted!

Amy Clayton, Director of The Wiz, Brentwood Operatic Society

The Wiz would not have looked so darn great without you guys. What a triumph! The sheer volume of styles and options I requested was mammoth enough without you actually giving me All of exactly what I asked for. All hail DCC!

Jenny Harris, Wardrobe Manager @ Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead Theatre Company – Production Oliver!

Absolutely thrilled with costumes and I have a very happy cast. Once more Dress Circle have worked their magic!

Simon Whitehorn, Performing Arts Manager, Ivybridge Community College

Can I say how thrilled we were with the costumes for the production of Into the Woods. The standard of the costumes and the customer service we received was excellent. We will certainly be in touch about next year’s production

Dave Holden, Founder, Manchester Musical Youth

Thank you for your support with costumes for Hot Mikado. We’ve been really pleased with the service from Dress Circle – I was sure to recommend you to our NODA district rep as he had been asking about costumiers.

Jenny Harris, Wardrobe Manager, Maidenhead Operatic Society – Carousel

A million thanks for the Carousel costumes. A very pleased Director and a thrilled cast. The most frequent comment ‘but it fits – my costumes never fit’. Of course they fit they’re from Dress Circle Coustumiers.

From Louise Christian, Wardrobe Manager, Basildon Operatic Society – Sweet Charity

Your costumes are amazing! Thank you!

Kevin Murray, Chairman Harrow Light Opera Company

Thank you for the fantastic costumes provided for Jekyll & Hyde, they were a huge contribution to the overall success of the production.

Teresa Reed, Secretary, Oxted Operatic Society

I would like to say a huge thank you on behalf of Oxted Operatic Society for all your help and assistance with the costumes for My Fair Lady.

Margaret Brown, Bedford Modern School – Guys & Dolls

We’ve had rave reviews for the Guys & Dolls costumes, so thank you for all your help.

Sister Act – Hawick AOS – Kev Sykes, Business Manager

Fantastic costumes!! The company have been overwhelmed with the quality and fit. Can’t thank you enough!!

Judith Kelly, Leatherhead Operatic Society

Just a quick huge thank you for the costumes for Annie. We had the dress parade yesterday The company were all very pleased with them, and the ‘look’ is great. Thanks again for – what I know, is an immense amount of work.

Stephanie Haskins, Chair, Redruth Amateur Operatic Society – Sister Act

We are all thrilled with the Sister Act costumes. Members of the audiences have all made positive comments about the overall effect, and how they have complimented the set, lighting and actors. I hope that when you watch the show on Saturday, you will be as delighted with your handiwork as we are.

Vernon Keeble-Watson, Director, Romford Summer Theatre.

At the Havering Drama Festival, Romford Summer Theatre were awarded the Costume Trophy for the best and most appropriate costumes of all the plays in the Festival for our production of Twelfth Night. Thank you so very much for all your help and advice.

Jenny Harris, Wardrobe Manager, Maidenhead Operatic Society – The Merry Widow.

Thank you so much. Lovely costumes all fitting beautifully. Thrilled leading ladies and delighted director. Best wishes Jenny

Jane Foufas, St Albans Operatic Society production of Annie

Great costumes, we get to use them tonight for the final rehearsal run tonight before going to the Theatre

Isobel Lewis, Wardrobe Manager @ Musical Youth Theatre, Oxford

I just wanted to let you know that the Guys & Dolls suits look great on our boys and our director is very pleased with them!

Nicola McBride, Letterkenny Musical Society

Many thanks to all at DCC for our fabulous Guys & Dolls costumes . They added so much to our production.

Steph Webb, Basingstoke AOS

Fab costumes, well organised, friendly, helpful team! Thank you

Sandra Anderson, St Philips Drama Group, Edinburgh. Production of Hot Mikado.

Thanks very much for dealing with this Hot Mikado show so smoothly. It’s great to be able to have confidence in the hiring. This set was a breeze to use and gave me the easy time I was looking for this year. Thanks very much!.

Maggie Clinton, The Tamaritans Theatre Group, Plymouth.

Thank you very much for your help at such short notice. I will certainly use you again should the situation arise.

June Fitzgerald, College Players.

Thank you for assisting to dress our Pantomime in such a splendid fashion – it enhanced the show. We look forward to using you again in the future.

Chris Cann, Director, New London Opera Group.
The Sorcerer.

Many thanks for your care and attention with the costumes – they were just the ticket and the “period” authenticity was noted in the very favourable adjudication at the end of the performance. We won the Sullivan Memorial Cup for best musical direction and had a couple of other nominations at the awards. Just as significantly, we have been asked back to the Buxton Festival!

Stephen Oliver, Epsom College.
‘Beggar’s Opera’

Your “Beggar’s Opera” costumes looked absolutely splendid on stage and under lights. Their colour range was exactly what I wanted. Thanks for your help. I shall certainly be recommending you to others and will use you again.

Glynis Smith, Director, Worcester Operatic & Dramatic Society
‘Hello Dolly’

I would like to thank you all for the lovely costumes we received from you for the above production. The cast were thrilled to have costumes that fit, were colourful and did not smell! They really made the show come alive.

Sam McCarthy, Chairman, Clacton Musical Theatre Society
Pantomime

We would like to express our thanks for the fantastic costumes we had for our recent Pantomime. They looked wonderful on stage. It was nice to receive costumes that were clean & smelled so fresh. The Wardrobe Manager & Director were both very complimentary of the professional, friendly & helpful manner you had to meet our needs.

Laura Sheppard, Wardrobe Manager, Guildburys

I just wanted to drop you a line to thank you so much for your fantastic service. We had the Tech. last night and the costumes look absolutely stunning – thank you so much.

Kirstie de Salis, Windsor & Eton Operatic Society

Thank you so much for the wonderful costumes – we had such fun in them and we looked terrific, David – the Producer – was so pleased with the overall appearance, we much appreciate all the efforts you made for us.

Chris Siddall, Saxilby Drama Circle

We were so impressed and happy with the costuming of our play. Your service lived up to all the reports! Many, many thanks for your superb commitment and assistance, all our costumes were all we wanted – and more! And all superbly efficient. Here’s to the next time, there will certainly be one.

Maria Coston, Vice Chair, Shenfield Operatic Society

I must congratulate you on the costumes for ‘Anything Goes’. We’ve had so many wonderful comments about them. Even the NODA rep said that everything was spot on down to the smallest detail. Many thanks.

Caroline Ward, Wardrobe Manager, Melody Makers, Anglesey

Thank you very much for supplying us with brilliant costumes for our show. You certainly took all the stress of my shoulders. They were a perfect fit. Thanks again and look forward to using you again for our future productions.

Karen Allison, Wardrobe Manager, Huddersfield Light Opera Company

I would just like to say it has been a pleasure working with you and I really wish you could have seen the ‘Me & My Girl’ costumes on stage. We have had some fantastic comments from cast and audience.

Chris Cann, Director, New London Opera Group

Just a brief message to say a sincere thank you for your work on the costumes for ‘Utopia Limited’. They were exactly what was required and looked wonderful on stage. They were delivered in good time and were clean and in superb condition. I’d have no hesitation using Dress Circle again and will mention you if I’m asked for a recommendation.

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Updated July 2013