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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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Present Laughter

Present Laughter

New Forest Players Summer 2019 Production will be:- PRESENT LAUGHER BY NOEL COWARD Our summer production is to be performed 17th – 20th July at Ballard School Performing Arts Centre. At the centre of his own universe sits matinee idol Garry Essindine: suave, hedonistic and too old, says his wife to be having numerous affairs. His line in harmless, infatuated debutantes is largely tolerated but playing closer to home is not. Just before he escapes on tour to Africa the full extent of his misdemeanours is discovered. And all hell breaks loose… To reserve you tickets visit our website www.newforestplayers.com
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How To Train Your Husband

How To Train Your Husband

How to train your husband? An impossible task? Not when you have a legendary Husband Trainer living right next door!  Thus the scene is set for Bishopstoke Players’ next production, Devon Williamson’s madcap comedy, How to Train your Husband, which takes to the stage of the Memorial Hall in May. Addressing an issue close to every woman’s heart, we follow the adventures of three generations of the Smith family as they attempt to turn their men into fully trained members of the opposite sex. Nothing quite goes according to plan and the result is an hilarious comedy with plenty of unexpected twists
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