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25 Sep 2016

Jeremy Hardy

Theatre Severn

Ssaturday 24th September 2016

Of all the performing arts, possibly with the exception of juggling knives whilst dangling upside down from a tightrope, it is fair to say that the lot of a stand-up comedian must rate highly on an entertainer’s fear factor scale. After all so much could go wrong. Probably skydiving without a parachute might be akin...

19 Sep 2016

All Or Nothing

The Mod Musical.

Theatre Severn

19th-21st September 2016

As the audience gathered it was apparent that no one really knew how this show might pan out. Would it have a follow-able storyline or would it be just a tribute concert? It became clear very quickly that this is indeed a show with a narrative; and what a story it was.

Quite apart from...

18 Jul 2016

Sasha Regan’s All Male

H.M.S. Pinafore

Theatre Severn

Monday 18th – Wednesday 20th July (Wednesday Matinee 14.10)

 

There are allegedly only three jokes ever written in the world and every other joke is a derivative thereof, well that might or might not be true but as this performance proves the best comedy is timeless. Offering up classic Victorian humour...

27 Jun 2016

Rehearsal  For Murder

Theatre Severn

Monday 27th June-Saturday 2nd July

 

The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s, “Rehearsal for Murder,” opened to a full house tonight in Theatre Severn. Here for the week it is highly likely that this show will bring in the big audiences as have other Bill Kenwright Productions throughout this theatrical year.

With a star...

26 Jun 2016

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra

Theatre Severn

Sunday 26th June 2016

It is always an enlightening experience when one is introduced to local talent, groups or artists. So it was in Theatre Severn this afternoon , as Shrewsbury residents were introduced to their local Philharmonic. Might be stretching a point claiming them as our own but Birmingham is our local city....

15 Jun 2016

I, Elizabeth

Walker Theatre

Wednesday 15th June.

There are so many times one sees the Royals going about their royal business, a wave, a smile and a handshake and it is difficult if not impossible, to really see what they are thinking or worrying about behind closed doors.

Tonight theatre goers were treated to a fascinating look inside the rather tortured mind of...

31 May 2016

The Sound Of Music

Theatre Severn

31st May- June 11th2016

The laws of objectivity must apply here otherwise it would just be easy for one to use every superlative in the thesaurus and quite simply leave it at that.

That said initially attention should be upon Theatre Severn , just for a second, whilst praise is lavished upon them for securing this absolutely,...

24 May 2016

Nelson,The Sailors’ Story

Walker Theatre

24/May/2016

 

If you have ever wondered what makes a good one man show one suggests you should head off to catch Nicholas Collett’s exemplary lesson in delivering one.

Nelson, The Sailors’ Story is a witty, observational, accurate and compelling tale of how England found its way into the forefront of French hating and...

21 May 2016

The Naked Truth

Theatre Severn

Thursday 19th-Saturday 21st May

 

As a member of the gender that is challenged to attend this show if they dare. I as a male, felt suitably dared. Do I wish I hadn’t been?.............Read on.

The Naked Truth is a robust and hard hitting play that takes on issues considered to be of a female only interest.  Whether these are...

17 May 2016

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Theatre Severn

17th -18th May

(With Class on stage Wednesday 18thMay 11.45)

The auditorium filled up quickly tonight as Ballet fans and aficionados rushed for their seats to catch the welcome return of Birmingham Royal Ballet.

Taking inspiration from the works of Shakespeare the show delivered step after intricate and beautifully...

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