The Wedding Singer Belts Them Out In Theatre Severn.

The Wedding Singer

Theatre Severn

12th September-16th September 2017

 

When a show bills itself as hilarious one always feels suspicious that they are saying it because sometimes others won’t. So, "The hilarious musical, The Wedding Singer,” is debatable.

Owen Lewis Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet.

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There's No Business Like Snow Business! Theatre Severn announces this year's Panto

Snow White And The Seven Dwarves.

Theatre Severn

29 November -7th January 2017/18

Well having just taken the tree down from last year I find myself again talking of Christmas. I know it is rather early but Theatre Severn is already busy preparing their annual spectacle , Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Featuring as ever the utterly hilarious Brad Fitt, the equally funny Eric Smith (BBC Shropshire’s Breakfast presenter) and, as beautiful as the guys are funny Victoria McCabe  looks every inch the Snow White we all remember from our earlier days

Owen Lewis Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet.

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Pop in to have your say on the future of Shrewsbury

Townspeople and businesses are being invited to help create a visionary plan which will shape the future of Shrewsbury at a special ‘pop-up’ space.

Law firm reveals new charity partners

Staff at a Shropshire law firm have voted to adopt a hospice that provides support for children with life limiting illnesses and a national dementia organisation as its chosen charities.

FBC Manby Bowdler will fundraise for Hope House and the Alzheimer’s Society over the next two years. The first major fundraising drive takes place this month when 17 hardy walkers from the firm take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in 12 hours.

Transformation approved as Radbrook celebrates anniversary

As Shrewsbury’s iconic, former Radbrook College celebrates its 120 year anniversary, Shropshire based developer Floreat Homes has secured permission to begin its transformation of this beautiful building.

Shropshire Council has approved plans to create 17 one to two-bedroom spacious apartments catering for high spec, modern living, with features including under floor heating, bespoke kitchens and beautiful sanitary ware.

Galliers hoping for third time lucky at coracle challenge

Staff from a Shropshire building company are aiming to make it third time lucky and be crowned world champions at this year’s coracle championship.

The team of four from Galliers Homes have entered the event on September 15 organised by Macmillan Cancer Research.

The race, held in Shrewsbury, sees crews from organisations throughout the county taking part in the annual competition when they paddle in relay across the River Severn in the small boats.

Shrewsbury students get help with cutting costs

Shropshire students are being given a helping hand to trim costs by a county business.

Hairdressing salon Toni & Guy is introducing ‘VAT-free’ days for anyone with a student card.

“We are going to pay the VAT for students on Mondays to Thursdays so that effectively our prices will be reduced by 20% to them,” explained Gavin Pulham, who owns the business, based in Castle Street, Shrewsbury.

“The initiative was the idea of our younger members of staff here, many of whom have been at college and know how difficult it is to get by on a grant, especially these days.

Excellent entry from young Shropshire aces makes Junior Championship a huge hit

An excellent entry of nearly 170 players made it the best supported Shropshire Junior County Tennis Championship for many years.

Bob Kerr, the chairman of Tennis Shropshire, was delighted with the backing the popular annual event held at The Shrewsbury Club - and organised in conjunction with inspire2coach and sponsored by Deloitte - received from young players from around the county.

They competed throughout the week at the Sundorne venue to earn the right to feature in last Saturday’s busy finals day.

Shrewsbury Town Football Club new training facility a huge success - thanks, in part, to Telford firm

The new training ground at Shrewsbury Town Football Club is running like clockwork, bosses have said.

Brian Caldwell, CEO of the club, said he is delighted with the new Sundorne Castle training complex, which opened at the end of June.

It is now complete with full business equipment, including a photocopier which was sponsored by Telford-based Unique Copiers as part of the club’s wider contract.

Mr Caldwell said: “We love working with local businesses and we have made sure we have while creating this new complex too.

Local Charity’s Transport Scheme Receives £25,000 from Shropshire Freemasons in Public Vote

Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC) is delighted to announce that it is to be awarded the top grant of £25,000 following the Masonic Charitable Foundation Awards campaign this summer.

The Awards are a major part of Freemasonry’s 300th anniversary celebrations. The Masonic Charitable Foundation is distributing three million pounds to 300 charities across the country, with the public vote deciding on the range of awards from £4,000 to £25,000.

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