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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...

21 Apr 2015

Willy Russell’s

Blood Brothers

Theatre Severn

Monday 20th April Saturday 25th April

If you ever want to experience true genius in theatrical writing you would do no better than to check out this amazing show. There isn’t enough superlatives written to react toWilly Russell’s  brilliant penwork.

What we have here is a bundle of excellence wrapped in superb...

28 Mar 2015

Owen Lewis Portable Theatre Company Tour.

Whitchurch Talbot Theatre April 10th

Oswestry Kinoculture April 15th

Church Stretton Silvester Horne April 23rd

Shrewsbury Walker Theatre April 24th

For many years now I have been reviewing theatre and drama within Shropshire/Shrewsbury. Sometimes contentious, sometimes gushing, sometimes harsh but always honest. Well...

17 Mar 2015

Milked

Walker Theatre

17/March/2015

 

Milked, from the pen of Simon Longman and performed by our own local company, Pentabus; bravely explores the lot of two twenty-somethings stuck in in rural surroundings.

The play ran for a straight 67 minutes and demonstrates pure excellence in the art of theatre.

So many...

05 Mar 2015

Chicken Pox Fox

Donna Disco

Walker Theatre

5/March/2015

When one attends a play with little or no information other than what is written in the Theatre Severn handbook, it is always quite natural to feel a little trepidation. Sometimes it is well founded and one can be trapped in a disastrous piece...

02 Mar 2015

One Man Breaking Bad

Theatre Severn

2nd/March/2015

An impressive sized audience awaited for Miles Allen to take the to the stage to cook up his one man parody to one of the greatest  TV shows to come out of America, “Breaking Bad.”

A lot were there to answer their own curiosity as to how one man can do all sixty episodes, alone in little over an hour. The answer...

28 Feb 2015

Women on Top

Theatre  On The Steps

Bridgnorth.

28/2 /15

 

It isn’t a lot that gets Loveshrewsbury.com to leave its home. But every now and again if there is something worth seeing it does no harm. Gill Jordan’s one woman show, “Women on Top.” proved to be one such show.

Gill shot to fame in the West midlands when she introduced her character, house...

24 Feb 2015

Vamos Theatre

Nursing Lives

24/25 February 2015

It was a packed Walker Theatre that eagerly awaited the return of Vamos Theatre. After conquering Shrewsbury with their masked performance, “ Finding Joy,” it was really no surprise to see so many people had decided that a night in front of the TV lost out completely to the return of this much loved company.

It is a...

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