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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: The Importance Of Being Earnest

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: The Importance Of Being Earnest

18 March 2020: POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS   All Saints’ Dramatic Society celebrates its 70th anniversary with a production of Oscar Wilde’s most celebrated play. Two young gents have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. Jack Worthing has invented a brother, Ernest, whom he uses as an excuse to leave his dull life behind to visit Gwendolen in the town. Algernon Moncrieff decides to take the name Ernest when visiting Jack’s young and beautiful ward, Cecily, in the country. Things start to go awry when they end up together in the country
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Disco Comes To Bournemouth

Disco Comes To Bournemouth

19 March 2020: POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER THE PAVILION THEATRE, BOURNEMOUTH 8 – 11 APRIL 2020 DISCO COMES TO BOURNEMOUTH Saturday Night Fever is coming to the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth for the very first time this April! Featuring all your favourite Bee Gees’ songs, it’s the perfect way to put a smile on your face and get your feet dancing again! Running from 8-11 April there will be 6 chances to catch this iconic disco-fuelled show. Told through the eyes of a talented streetwise kid from Brooklyn who attempts to escape his dead-end life through dancing,
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: 9 To 5 The Musical

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: 9 To 5 The Musical

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical coming to Christchurch following smash hit West End run! Local theatre company, BMT Productions, are back, and this time they are bringing the magic of the ‘80s to the stage with the hilarious musical based on the seminal 1980 hit movie, 9 to 5. The show will be running at The Regent Centre, Christchurch from 20 – 23 May. The stellar cast includes familiar faces to the Christchurch theatre scene including Louise King (Evita, Cats, Sunset Boulevard) and James Dixon-Box (Summer Holiday, Whistle Down the Wind, Evita). Leading the way is Director, George
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: South Pacific

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: South Pacific

19 March 2020: POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS Milton Musical Society presents South Pacific South Pacific is one of the most well-known musicals, with popular classics such as: ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, ‘Bali Ha’I’, ‘There Is Nothing Like A Dame’, ‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair’, ‘Younger Than Springtime’, ‘Happy Talk’ and ‘I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy’. Adapted from the 1948 Pulitzer Prize winning novel Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, it was controversial at the time and still ringing chords today, as it
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: NIGHTFALL

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: NIGHTFALL

17 March 2020: ALL PERFORMANCES POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS ImpAct Theatre to stage intense drama Nightfall Nightfall, a powerful drama penned by acclaimed Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, is to be staged by ImpAct for their 2020 Spring Production. The doorbell rings. Emily and Edward Kingsley open the door. On the porch stands a young woman. They have dreamt of this night for seven years. At the same time, however, they have shared the dread that their dream may turn into a nightmare. But nothing has prepared them for the decision they must face which will change the nature of their relationship forever.
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Sizzling Summer Season at Bournemouth’s Shelley Theatre

Sizzling Summer Season at Bournemouth’s Shelley Theatre

LONDON REPERTORY PLAYERS return for their fifth sizzling summer season in 2020 with their best ever bill of fare!   Thursday 30 July – Tuesday 4 August Who Killed ‘Agatha’ Christie? by Tudor Gates A creepy and compelling season opener starring LRP favourites Al Wadlan and Neil James. John Terry, writer of popular plays, is obsessed by the idea that his career has been damaged by Arthur, an elitist drama critic. He arranges a meeting; now it’s payback time…   Thursday 6 August – Tuesday 11 August Deathtrap by Ira Levin Deathtrap holds the record for the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway and
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