It will be a festival of France in Malvern on the weekend of March 15 to 17, when the Coach House Theatre plays host to the music of Jacques Brel and a series films based on French history.

On Friday, March 15 at 7.30pm the Hereford-based trio Alive and Brel will present their cabaret revue of the finest songs by the iconic Belgian singer-songwriter, Jacques Brel. Alive and Brel have been hailed by Stagetalk magazine as ‘a surprise package’ and the Hereford Times called their recent performance at the Three Choirs Festival a ‘charming way to end the evening’.

The music of Jacques Brel, acclaimed for its emotional power and ironic wit, features famous songs such as If You Go Away, Jackie and Amsterdam, which have been recorded by many international stars. Songs will be performed in English and French.

On Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, the Malvern French Film Centre will be presenting a series of classic French historical films with themes ranging from 16th century intrigue, to the court of Louis XIV and the Revolution and on to the French Resistance. More information can be found at

Tickets for Alive and Brel and film screenings can be booked via Malvern Theatres' box office on 01684 892277 or visit to book online.