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Preview: Shadowlands

Preview: Shadowlands

Lyndhurst Drama & Musical Society present Shadowlands, an intensely personal and moving biographical drama concerning an intriguing episode in the life of CS Lewis. Probably best known as being the writer of The Chronicles of Narnia, Lewis was a Professor of English Literature at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities. In 1952 he met an American poet, Joy Gresham. Although on the face of it the two were very different individuals, they became close friends and later married each other, twice – the first time to help Mrs Gresham obtain British citizenship and the second when she became very ill with
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PREVIEW: One Man, Two Guvnors

PREVIEW: One Man, Two Guvnors

Regent Rep Present ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS A very British comedy of farcical proportions! Featuring a live four-piece Band playing a mix of skiffle standards and sounds of the swinging ’60s   Regent Rep’s production for 2019 is Richard Bean’s side-splitting, smash hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. Curtain up at the Regent in Christchurch will be from Thursday 3 – Saturday 5 October 7.30pm with a Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm. The play will be directed by Vicky Semple with production and stage management by Tom Critchell. Down on his luck, having been fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall
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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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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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