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PREVIEW: Chase me up Farndale Avenue, S’il Vous Plait

PREVIEW: Chase me up Farndale Avenue, S’il Vous Plait

KCA PLAYERS present “Chase Me Up Farndale Avenue, S’il Vous Plait”  a comedy by David McGillivray & Walter Zerlin Jnr The ladies of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society make a much-anticipated return visit to Kinson, this time with their take on the classic French farce…and the formidable ladies do it like no one else!  An unintelligible plot, a plethora of doors and a grand range of characters all contribute to a hilarious evening’s entertainment. Venue:  Kinson Community Centre, Pelhams Park, Millhams Road, Kinson, Bournemouth.  BH10 7LH  (01202 572826) Dates:  Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th, Friday 29th &
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PREVIEW: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

PREVIEW: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

“Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight” The Arts University Bournemouth and Kokoro present an exciting and enchanting musical adaptation of this well-loved children’s story.   Join Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy as they step through a wardrobe and enter a gateway into a frozen, magical world where the White Witch reigns.  A world that is always winter but never Christmas, and in which animals talk and mythical creatures roam.  Together they must find the courage to join Aslan the Lion in a deadly struggle between good and evil, and free Narnia from the White Witch’s spell. A co-production
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PREVIEW: Lord of the Flies

PREVIEW: Lord of the Flies

A new dynamic theatre production by graduating students from the Arts University Bournemouth that re-envisions the classic William Golding story for our times with an all-female cast.  Director and fight choreographer Erica Gould directs a visceral, haunting, and visually stunning production of Nigel Williams’ adaptation that takes the audience on a journey through comedy, violence, and moments of transcendent, elegiac, and tragic beauty. In the not-so-distant future, a group of schoolgirls survives a plane crash to find themselves stranded on an uninhabited island after a failed attempt to save them from an unnamed global cataclysm. A seeming Eden slowly and
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PREVIEW:  Far from the Madding Crowd

PREVIEW: Far from the Madding Crowd

“Don’t any of you assume that because I am a woman I am not capable.  I’ll be up before you’re awake, afield before you are up and breakfasted before you are afield. In short, I shall astonish you all.” Bathsheba Everdene inherits a farm and, against the prevailing views of the time, decides she will manage it herself. Her independent streak attracts three suitors, each offering something different.  First, the dependable and thoughtful shepherd, Gabriel Oak. Then the prosperous and eligible gentleman farmer, William Boldwood. Finally the dashing and reckless grenadier, Sergeant Frank Troy. Who, if any, will gain the
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – The Musical

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – The Musical

Based on the popular 1988 MGM film, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity. Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of mischief, this hysterical comedy musical features a delightfully jazzy score by David Yazbek (The Full Monty) and was nominated for a staggering 11 Tony Awards. Lawrence Jameson makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their money in Beaumont sur Mer. Freddy Benson more humbly swindles women by waking their compassion with fabricated stories about his grandmother’s failing health. After meeting on a train, they attempt to work together only
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Stories of Ghosts and Queens

Stories of Ghosts and Queens

SUP’s next theatrical offering is a double-bill of one-act plays about life, love and relationships GHOST STORY by Mark Ravenhill – directed by Troy Chessman A satirical look at ‘positive thinking’, exploring issues ranging from faith healing to women’s relationships, poignantly depicting the lies and half-truths we tell ourselves and each other. Director Troy Chessman: “The power lies in the dialogue: the script allows three actresses wonderfully poignant and powerful moments.” AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATHS OF QUEENS by Tennessee Williams – directed by Paul Cresser A tragicomic melodrama by famed US playwright Tennessee Williams, Candy Delaney is
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