7:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014
COINCIDING with the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth on October 27, 1914, a programme on Sunday afternoon by poet Edward Storey and Revd. Preb Stephen Hollinghurst celebrates the tragically short life of the poet, more than the man.
8:50pm Saturday 18th October 2014
1:26pm Saturday 18th October 2014
6:46am Saturday 18th October 2014
HAY Theatre Company are in the final stage of their reminiscence project, Reflections, which began in October last year, and set out to collect memories from elderly people local to Hay-on-Wye borders, with a view to creating a new play script and production from the material.
10:16am Friday 17th October 2014
A THEATRICAL institution, a byword for longevity, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, running at Malvern Theatres until Saturday, certainly looks its age. But in a world hurtling towards a technological takeover, it's something of a comfort to spend a couple of hours in a world that's now vanished out of sight.
7:53pm Thursday 16th October 2014
FOLLOWING the success of its NT Live screenings of Medea and A Streetcar Named Desire, The Playhouse Cinema in Leominster is extending its screenings to include ballet and opera, starting on Saturday with live streaming of The Royal Ballet's Manon, Kenneth MacMillan's acclaimed tragic ballet.
1:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014
12:09pm Thursday 16th October 2014
VETERAN actor Timothy West narrates an evening of readings and music, The Pity of War, drawing on the poems and letters of Wilfred Owen, which reveal his courage and humanity as he endured experiences and conditions from which many of his fellow soldiers were never fully able to recover.
6:28am Monday 13th October 2014
IN the year of the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Pentabus has commissioned Each Slow Dusk, a new work for village halls written by Rory Mullarkey. The production, directed by Elizabeth Freestone, will tour to 25 village halls, theatres and arts centres all over the country this autumn, starting on October 14 in All Stretton village hall.
5:19am Saturday 11th October 2014
5:24pm Thursday 9th October 2014
1:35pm Thursday 9th October 2014
THE award winning Black Country company Kali Theatre presents My Big Fat Cowpat Wedding, inviting the audience to be the guests at the wedding reception of Clare and Arjun. It’s a celebration of a marriage between a country girl and an Indian lad from the city, with all their friends and family. What could possibly go wrong? Plenty, of course, in this fast moving comedy drama, full of misunderstanding and mishaps with plenty of neat twists and a Bhangra disco dance for everyone to join in at the end.
7:44am Friday 3rd October 2014
9:09pm Thursday 2nd October 2014
4:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014
12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014
10:46am Thursday 2nd October 2014
A HUGE success on the Arts Alive circuit a couple of years ago; here’s a second chance to fall into the pages of a Raymond Chandler novel; wear your coat collar high and lurk in the shadows for this multi-award winning one-man comedy show … with a dark side.
6:53am Sunday 28th September 2014
3:55pm Thursday 25th September 2014
8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014
MALVERN Theatres offers a very different space to that offered by Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London, but Tim Sheader will be bringing his acclaimed production of To Kill a Mockingbird indoors for a 30-date tour, including a six day run in Malvern.
2:30am Sunday 14th September 2014
STARRING Andy Day from Andy’s Wild Adventures (CBeebies) alongside comedy partner Mike James, join Mike and Andy as they go on a marvellous adventure in a Time Machine, which sends them on a quest to collect the things they need from the past to help make a very old Andy in the future.
5:19am Saturday 13th September 2014
8:15am Friday 12th September 2014
HAVING recently produced a play which saw a classic Morgan motor car on stage, Malvern Theatres' writer-in-residence Nick Wilkes is going one step further for Adrian's Wall and is building a Roman wall right across the theatre.
7:25am Friday 12th September 2014
5:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014
LOCAL drama group the Cradley Village Players mark the centenary of the start of World War I and its impact on their rural community with Herefordshire to the Somme - a ‘staged’ evening of poetry, prose, pictures and song on Wednesday.
4:36pm Thursday 11th September 2014
3:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014
5:27am Sunday 7th September 2014
TWO crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun! Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: The Ladybird has a plan of her own.
2:10am Saturday 6th September 2014
3:32pm Thursday 4th September 2014
9:12am Sunday 24th August 2014
7:03am Saturday 23rd August 2014
9:58am Saturday 16th August 2014
A THRILLING new production of Thérèse Raquin starring Alison Steadman, Pippa Nixon, Desmond Barrit, Kieran Bew, Michael Mears, Charlotte Mills and Hugh Skinner will be on stage at Malvern Theatres from Monday until Saturday, August 23.
6:38am Sunday 27th July 2014
WRITTEN by local writer and Ledbury Amateur dramatic Society member Paul Costello, Terms and Conditions Apply is a hilarious new comedy, a fabulous political satire about a five-year coalition government, seen through the eyes of ordinary households and in stark contrast to how it's seen through the rose tinted spectacles of politicians.
5:41am Sunday 27th July 2014
2:46am Saturday 26th July 2014
9:41am Friday 25th July 2014
4:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014
2:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014
9:19pm Monday 14th July 2014
4:23pm Monday 14th July 2014
5:46am Sunday 6th July 2014
7:19am Friday 4th July 2014
4:51am Friday 4th July 2014
ODDSOCKS are back at Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School with their production of Twelfth Night, a madcap musical treat with Shakespeare's love stories intertwined with well-known British chart hits to keep the blood pumping and the mood merry.
10:30am Monday 30th June 2014
5:38am Sunday 29th June 2014
WHO’S Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a multi award-winning masterpiece is set during the course of one brutal and hilarious night when George, a college professor, and his wife, Martha, invite a young couple back for late-night drinks after a faculty party.
5:41am Saturday 28th June 2014
JOIN the Worcester Repertory Company in Hereford Cathedral’s beautifully atmospheric Chapter House Garden for a magical production of one of the Bard's funniest and best loved plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Set in a realm rich in fantasy, this enchanting tale of mischief, magic and mistaken identity promises a night of sheer fun and entertainment.
5:29am Saturday 28th June 2014
12:52pm Friday 27th June 2014
NATIONAL Theatre Wales's new production, Mametz, which runs on a sheep farm near Usk until Saturday, July 5, is a site-specific piece with a site so perfect for its subject - the battle for Mametz Wood in 1916, fought by the 38th (Welsh) division during the First Battle of the Somme - that for two and a half hours we felt we had been transported in both place and time.
7:27am Friday 27th June 2014
A UNIQUE piece of drama will be premiered on July 9 and 10 by The Courtyard's Senior Youth Theatre, when they present Stories on our Doorstep, the result of an intergenerational project, which has involved the group in visits to residents of care homes to uncover their wonderfully rich and diverse stories.
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