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14 May 2019

Seven Drunken Nights

Theatre Severn

Tuesday May 14th 2019

There is just so much to this show incredibly enjoyable and in some places exhilarating. One believes the people of Shrewsbury suspected it might be a good one as the theatre was packed. They were right.

Seven Drunken Nights is the story in Song, Words and Music of the great Irish band, The Dubliners. Framed...

07 May 2019

National Dance Company Wales:

Cenedlaethol Cwmni Dawns Cymru

Awakening

Tuesday 7th May 2019

To understand or even to enjoy modern dance one has to erase and preconceptions one has, any expectations in fact anything at all. What one needs to watch modern dance is a completely open mind. When one is in that receptive state of no expectations then the stage will be...

25 Apr 2019

That’ll  Be The Day

Theatre Severn

Thursday 25th April

 

Well this show promised to be full of Rock and Roll Music laced with hilarious comedy. Hilarious? Very bold indeed. The music was almost faultless, the hilarious comedy? What a subjective claim. To say it creaked like a rickety staircase is being unfair to the stairs. The comedy was incredibly obvious and...

12 Apr 2019

Terrible Tudors

Theatre Severn

Wednesday 10th April-Sunday 14th

(For times see brochure)

As explained in the last review (Awful Egyptians) Horrible Histories have two shows playing. Today it was, The Terrible Tudors. Luckily the only terrible thing about this show is the name and that’s not really terrible at all; As anticipated it is my delight to inform you right...

11 Apr 2019

Horrible Histories

Awful Egyptians

Theatre Severn

Wednesday 10th April-Sunday 14th April

Awful Egyptians

This is a two halved review . Today I will talk about Awful Egyptians and tomorrow I will review the Terrible Tudors. Both playing at Theatre Severn twice a day until Sunday.

If you are over twenty but under thirty one imagines that you were amused...

08 Apr 2019

Steeleye Span

Theatre Severn

Monday 8th April 2019

 It is inconceivable but nevertheless true that Steeleye Span are this year, celebrating fifty years in the music industry. Yes that’s fifty years. Admittedly the line up has changed many times over those five decades but throughout it all steadfastly leading from the front is the inimitable Maddy Prior.

Over the...

31 Mar 2019

Townsend Theatre Prodctions Present,

Rouse Ye Women

Walker Theatre

31/March/2019

 

One is always pleased to be able to welcome a theatre company to The Walker Theatre that has triumphed there previously. Townsend Theatre Productions have not only triumphed once but twice already with “The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist” and “We are Lions Mr. Mananger," both...

18 Mar 2019

Art

Theatre Severn

Monday the 18th –Saturday 23rd March

 

It has been a while coming to Shrewsbury has this quirky little three hander. Written , originally in French by Yasmina Reza it has been making English people laugh for almost two decades. So obviously there was an excitement in the packed house as the lights went down and the silence descended in...

12 Mar 2019

Pipeline Theatre Presents

Drip, Drip, Drip,

Tuesday 12/March/2019

Walker Theatre

 

With not a cream tea in sight Pipeline Theatre, a Cornish Theatre company, work their way through an explosive storyline to pay homage to the NHS and the heroes who work within it.

The piece was written following a week’s workshop and fact finding mission amongstthe...

07 Mar 2019

Box of Tricks Presents

Spark Plug

Walker Theatre

Thursday 7th -Friday 8th March  2019

There’s an intimacy about the space in the Walker Theatre, Actor’s are very close to their audience and a personal connection is made. In a space like Walker audience members feel they are personally being addressed. Terrifying for the actor but wholly rewarding for the audience....

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