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09 Nov 2017

It’s good of Shropshire Drama Company to mention on their publicity that this is an amateur production of ‘Bedroom Farce’ … because you’d never guess. Instead, this is one of the most skilful and professional presentations of an Ayckbourn play I have seen outside Scarborough….and an excellent ensemble of actors were rewarded by gales of laughter on their first night at Theatre Severn.


25 Oct 2017

Ten percent of the profit from a forthcoming play at Theatre Severn will be donated to Severn Hospice, it was announced today.

Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce runs from 08 to 11 November at Theatre Severn’s Walker Theatre.

A comedy set in the 1970s, the events of the play revolve around the up and downs in the lives of four related...

14 Sep 2017

Shropshire recycling and resale organisation Reviive has stepped in to help with Shropshire Drama Company’s (SDC) forthcoming production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce at Theatre Severn in November.

Reviive will provide three beds and a selection of furniture, and recently offered its Shrewsbury store as a location for a promotional photo shoot.

Directed by Jonathan Cross, his...

21 Aug 2017

Acclaimed Canadian indie-folk music band The Fugitives will pay a gig at The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 04 October as part of a three-week UK tour.

Based in Vancouver, they bring brilliant musicianship, top-notch song-writing, complex vocal harmonies and a funny, uplifting vibe to their live performances. Described as ‘the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The Pogues’,...

13 Jul 2017

A Shrewsbury based cricket club has recorded its highest ever youth membership in 2017, the most since the club was established in 2003.

Based at the Frankwell ground, Saxonby sponsored Beacon Cricket Club (BCC) has 80 young people aged 15-years-old or under on its books. U15, U13 and U11 teams play in the Shropshire Junior League and an U13 team in the North Shropshire Cricket Forum on...

21 Jun 2017

Shropshire recycling and resale organisation Reviive has installed its free-to-play piano on the second floor in The Market Hall Shrewsbury.

Based on an idea originated by the worldwide Street Pianos organisation, the aim is to encourage budding musicians to showcase their talents while at the same time entertain the public. The upcycled piano, donated to Reviive in 2015, was previously...

31 May 2017

Reviive is one of two organisations that have secured three-year contracts as reuse partners at Telford & Wrekin Household Recycling Centres.

The decision comes after a successful three month trial at the sites run by recycling contractor Veolia in partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council.

Reviive is based at Hortonwood 50, and complements MJP based at Halesfield 1. Both...

31 May 2017

A Shropshire based recycling and resale organisation has signed an agreement with one of the world’s leading high quality furniture wholesalers to sell its products.

The indefinite arrangement will offer Reviive customers SourceByNet’s Loma Living range at each of its stores in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Telford, as well as online at

27 Apr 2017

“I seem to have started out on an almighty Girls Own Adventure…with monumental consequences”

Chris Eldon Lee’s new play Ursula, Queen Of The Jungle, is the breathtakingly unlikely story of former BBC India correspondent Mark Tully’s eccentric aunt who lived amongst the head-hunting Naga natives of north east India. It will premiere at the Wightman Theatre in Shrewsbury...

09 Mar 2017

Organisers of the inaugural Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) have secured Hobsons Brewery as a major sponsor.

Established in 1993 by the Davis family, Hobsons Brewery is now a leading craft brewer in Shropshire and one of the most environmentally sustainable breweries in the UK. Based in Cleobury Mortimer, Hobsons cask ales and bottled beers have won multiple national and...


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