News And Previews

Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler? A chance to get involved…

PROJECT PLAY: DAD’S ARMY…. BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER Project Play returns to the Tivoli Theatre Wimborne next spring, bringing the local community together to perform a stage production of the classic TV sitcom Dad’s Army. Do you have what it takes to play one of the iconic characters such as Captain Mainwaring, Sergeant Wilson, Lance Corporal Jones or Private Pike? Or perhaps you’d like to experience the adrenaline of working backstage? Project Play offers male and female roles, both on and off stage for anyone with a passion and enthusiasm for theatre. A script read-through with the opportunity for find out
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Plays ‘n’ Chips

Plays ‘n’ Chips

Broadstone Players Theatre Company will be performing their annual Plays ‘n Chips performances over the first two weekends in September. This is the time when the audience sit around tables, watch three one-act plays, enjoy a fish and chip supper in the first interval and a raffle during the second interval. At the matinee, a Dorset cream tea is served rather than fish and chips. Plays ‘n Chips are a long standing and very popular item on the Broadstone calendar and this year take place on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September at 7.30pm and there
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PREVIEW – Inspector Drake and the Time Machine

PREVIEW – Inspector Drake and the Time Machine

He’s back!!! After the hilarious Inspector Drake and the Black Widow, performed back in 2013, Inspector Drake and his hapless sidekick return to investigate the mysterious case of a missing professor. His dead body is found floating weightlessly in the study, his daughter has vanished, and everything points to the mysterious Time Machine. Can the intrepid Inspector Drake, ably hampered by Sergeant Plod, solve the crime of the century? The 30th century that is? Fasten your seat belts for a comedy that’s way ahead of its time! Inspector Drake and the Time Machine, by David Tristram, is coming to Bishopstoke
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Ladies in Lavender

Ladies in Lavender

‘Ladies in Lavender’ a heart-warming drama to be brought to the stage by ImpAct Theatre Dorset’s ImpAct Theatre is set to bring ‘Ladies in Lavender’ the period drama set in Cornwall to two Bournemouth venues this autumn. Adapted by Shaun McKenna from the well-known film of the same name by actor-director Charles Dance, ‘Ladies in Lavender’ is an evocative, heart-warming story of two sisters who save a stranger and the stranger who steals their hearts. The highly regarded ImpAct Theatre has a reputation for staging plays of a challenging nature, and this exciting production will be no exception. Directed by
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PREVIEW – The Wizard Of Oz

PREVIEW – The Wizard Of Oz

Wimborne Musical Theatre Society (WMTS) are performing the timeless and classic musical The Wizard Of Oz next week from Tuesday 25 June to Saturday 29 June at the Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne. One of the reasons we chose this show is to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the original MGM film starring Judy Garland, but also because it is such a joyful and heart-warming story for people of all ages. The film was based on the wonderful novel by L Frank Baum written in 1900! Our version is based on the RSC stage version, which was specially adapted from the original
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Pirates, Castaways & Codfish

Pirates, Castaways & Codfish

Fun for all the family at Scaplen’s Court, Poole As part of Poole Maritime Festival, explore Scaplen’s Court and speak to the team behind the Pirates, Castaways and Codfish project to learn more about Poole’s maritime past. Delve into the fascinating stories and extensive research carried out in 2018 as part of an HLF funded project. A chance to ask your questions, take part in craft activities and enjoy some living history performances. Enjoy some refreshments and family entertainment throughout the day. Build your own pirate ship and discover more about the development of Poole between 1580 and 1730. Organised
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