seating will be removed and revolved to create a stage in the middle
of the stalls, giving the venue more intimacy and enabling the audience
to sit on all sides of the action and interact with performers.
week starts at 8pm on Tuesday 12th July with a one-man tribute to
the legendary Stanley Holloway. Cosmethika's Dave Sealey takes on
the role of narrator and Holloway himself as he charts Stanley's
roller-coaster ride to fame, from his extraordinary success in the
legendary Ealing Comedies to My Fair Lady. The great classic monologues
and songs will be revisited, and Dave even takes a look at Stanley's
'Bottom', courtesy of W. Shakespeare of course. Tickets cost £10,
Wednesday 13th July at 11.30am, there's a post SATS treat for children
aged 5 and up when leading children's theatre companies Tall Stories
and Network of Stuff present Them With Tails. Them With Tails will
create a world where stories, comedy and a lot of silliness come
together in a place where your most ridiculous thoughts can come
to life. Three stories from around the world and one created live
from audience suggestions means it's never the same show twice!
Tickets cost £5, and school parties and group bookers can
get a free ticket with every 15 purchased.
a first on Thursday 14th July from 7pm. All but the back rows of
the stalls will come out for a night of Ceilidh dancing suitable
for all ages. Music and calling will be provided by The Woodpecker
Band, a popular five-piece Ceilidh band that plays regularly at
Oxfolk, Towersey, Sidmouth and Stroud festivals. Tickets cost £5.
week will culminate in a spectacular Circus Show and Open Fun Day
on Saturday 16th July.
Celebrating the glamour, fun and sophistication of the circus, the
show (which starts at 2pm and 7pm) will feature clowns, jugglers,
and in another first for The Theatre, you can see the beauty and
grace of tissue and rope acrobatics as the performers swing from
the rafters. Suitable for all the family, tickets for the circus
show cost just £5. A family circus skills workshop will take
place from 4.30pm-6pm, with tickets costing £5 (suitable for
of free activities for all ages will also take place throughout
the day from 2pm-6pm, including live music, backstage tours, dressing
up and craft activities for children.
more details or to book contact the Box Office on 01608 642350.