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A Bolt From The Blue

A Bolt From The Blue

  BacktoBack Theatre present A Bolt From The Blue Written by David Tristram; Directed by Kitty Cecil-Wright   “An ordinary man. An extraordinary story.” An electrifying comedy by David Tristram. Edward Jones was just an ordinary man, doing ordinary things – until one day before his 40th birthday. What happened next was, quite literally, incredible. It defies belief. It defies logic. It defies the fundamental laws of science and nature. But it happened. And it came like a bolt from the blue. Join BacktoBack Theatre Company as they take you on Edward’s outrageously funny and truly incredible journey of self-discovery.
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When We Are Married

When We Are Married

  Wimborne Drama Productions present When We Are Married   JB Priestley’s farcical comedy When We Are Married plays at the Tivoli Theatre in February. Best known for his time-shifting thriller An Inspector Calls, Priestley also had a great gift for comedy. Set in 1908 in Yorkshire, where Priestley was born, When We Are Married ridicules the smugness and hypocrisy of the Edwardian middle class. Three well-to-do couples (the Helliwells, Parkers and Soppitts) married on the same day, at the same church, and by the same vicar, join to celebrate 25 years of blissful matrimony. The happy celebrations are brought
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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

  Centrestage Productions Youth Theatre (CPYT) present Shrek the Musical   “Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand… and his name is Shrek. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The
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Colder Than Here

Colder Than Here

  Bournemouth Little Theatre presents Colder Than Here By Laura Wade; Directed by Caroline Burr   There are boilers to be fixed, cats to be fed and …. the perfect funeral to be planned… This black comedy depicts a family dealing with the inevitable loss of a family member. As a mother researches burial spots, bio-degradable coffins and prepares a hilarious PowerPoint presentation of her funeral wishes, she gradually pulls her family closer together. Laura Wade’s Colder Than Here finds opportunities for joy and laughter – a testament to family relationships and finding light even in the darkest of times. Ticket prices
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Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow

Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow

  4 January 2022: POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 Important update from Bishopstoke Players: “It is with great regret that, due to the current Covid situation, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow until later this year. The revised dates will be posted here as soon as they are known. If you have already bought tickets, you will be emailed shortly and given the choice of a refund, transferring your tickets to a re-arranged performance of your choice, or, if you prefer, we can pass your refund as a donation to Action for Children.
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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

  19 December 2021: POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 Important update from New Forest Players: “New Forest Players are deeply saddened to announce our decision to postpone the pantomime Robin Hood, which was due to start at The New Milton Memorial Centre shortly after Christmas. Due to the uncertainty and risk surrounding the Omicron variant of Covid-19, we have taken the difficult decision to reschedule the production. The health and safety of our audience, cast and crew is our primary concern and given the current situation we believe that the best decision for this show is to move it to next
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