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11 Jul 2015

English Youth Ballet

Swan Lake

Theatre Severn

11/April/2015

 

It was a massive ovation that heralded the end of this magical and spectacular performance of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake; and it was earned.

Reaching out into the community and auditioning youngsters from all corners of the British Isles, this company goes the extra mile keeping the art form...

09 Jul 2015

Midlands Creative Projects,

In association with Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Bloodaxe Books

Present

The Hundred  Years’ War

Walker Theatre

July 9th 2015

Take thirty five of the most poignant poems inspired by the conflicts of the last hundred years, add interpretation and understanding of that work, blend with three wonderfully rich voices and you...

22 Jun 2015

Original Theatre Company

Birdsong

Theatre Severn 22/27 June 2015

 

Take everything that’s wrong about war , blend in everything that’s great about theatre, twist in a tangled love story and you will be close to imagining what Sebastian Faulks’s , Birdsong, is all about.

This is a magnificent show, poignant, moving and emotionally charged. Taking the audience...

20 Jun 2015

Treorchy Male Voice Choir

Theatre Severn

20/June/2015

Obviously being a border town there is much fun to be had between the English and the Welsh. But tonight all ribaldry forgotten as the spirit of Wales was released on the audience and for the evening we were all honoury Welsh citizens to the last.

When one ventures to see Treorchy Male Voice Choir one expects the...

16 Jun 2015

London’s Studio Centres

Jazz Dance Company

Theatre Severn

16/June/2015

 

Whether you love dance or had never explored it as a medium before , this is a show with everything.

Presented by The London Studio Centre’s Jazz Dance Company they proved they certainly know how to move. The dancers were all final year student of the London Studio Centre, having...

11 Jun 2015

Ms. Chamberlain Presents

Eglantyne

The Walker Theatre

11/June/2015

 

If you weren’t at the theatre tonight here’s a fact you might not know about Shropshire. One of the most influential females of the Twentieth century was born and grew up here in our county.

Eglantyne Jebb, the philanthropist and founder of the charity, Save The Children Fund,  was...

26 May 2015

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Theatre Severn

26/27 May 2015

Theatre goers were certainly out in force this week as the Birmingham Royal Ballet hit town. Sporting three very different dances it was obvious audience members were delighted to learn their ticket money had been a great investment.

Firstly with a cavalcade of colour, expression and delight Les Rendevous...

22 May 2015

Opera Dinas Abertawe/Swansea City Opera

Theatre Severn

May:22:2015

Swansea City Opera, to celebrate its tenth year this year, has wheeled out the little performed opera;  Charles Gounod’s,  Faust.

A cautionary allegory with debauchery, hedonism, mild Homo-eroticism, greed and death as its central themes should be explosive……Well it was! This is a powerful,...

09 May 2015

Tony Stockwell

Psychic Medium

Walker Theatre

9th May 2015

If you believe or even if you don’t, a show with a medium  is always going to be an interesting if not slightly contentious night of entertainment.

Tony Stockwell with a list of credits as long as your arm, was on stage in the Walker Theatre chatting as he told us,  with people on the other side!

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07 May 2015

Midge Ure

Theatre Severn

7/May/2015

It was a full house from a large strata of society that waited patiently for the former golden boy of New Romance, Midge Ure. Patiently they waited. Then without fanfare or ceremony onto the stage walked two lads. People murmured and muttered about warm up groups etc. etc. then they started to play.

Wow! This was the first...

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