The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in conjunction with Wells Operatic Society presents George Farquhar's ‘Beau Stratagem’, directed by Paul Clarkson. Farquhar knits together a panoply of stock and 'not so stock' characters, weaving plots and sub plots in an 18th Century One Man Two Governors, where not all is as it seams and the country folk of Lichfield are not quite as dumb as we think. Well not quite...
Spend Spend Spend is a musical with a book and lyrics by Steve Brown and Justin Greene and music by Brown.
In 1961, Yorkshire housewife Viv Nicholson won £152,319 in the football pools. When a reporter asked her what she planned to do with her new fortune, she replied, "I'm going to spend, spend, spend!" This is her rags to riches to rags again story, encompassing the dizzy heights and tragic lows of this real life story.
Our four comic duologues set on deckchairs will be taking place in the bar on Friday 20 March AND Saturday 21 March beginning at 7.30pm. . This will be a very lighthearted informal evening which is this month's Social Night so do come along and support our 8 ladies, 2 dogs, 2 deckchairs, several bags of shopping, 2 pairs of dancing shoes and a beachball!
Wells Little Theatre takes on the classic fairy tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves introducing a few new twists and turns! How will Fairy Serafinia-melisandrina (Fairy Bob to her friends!) manage to stop the the evil magic of Queen Malicia? How can the Dwarves hope to fight off the giant Beast that terrorises the kingdom. Will Prince Darion save Snow White in time?....come and find out and laugh along the way!
On the eve of the First World War the young men of Accrington hear Kitchener’s call for a New Army and become the smallest town in England to raise a Pals Volunteer Brigade.
Peter Whelan’s epic and deeply humane play, dramatises the lives of ordinary people caught up in historical events. Funny, intimate and moving THE ACCRINGTON PALS charts the fortunes of a close-knit community on the brink of change.
Stepping Out, by Richard Harris,is a warm and very funny play about the lives, laughs and loves of a group of women (and one man) attending a weekly tap-dance class in a dingy North London church hall. As the play progresses, the class’s dancing improves to such an extent that by the climax, a grand charity show performance, they have been transformed into triumphant tappers, worthy of any chorus line. Voted Comedy of the Year by the Evening Standard Drama Awards 1984.