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19 Feb 2019

The Classic Rock Show

Theatre Severn


The Rock fan’s ultimate juke box this show is billed as. One might disagree because in a juke box one knows who the artist is..no such luck here.

It is uncharacteristic to start with a moan however one is flummoxed as to why shows like this never carry programmes. I have just seen some of the best rock...

15 Feb 2019

Get Your Wigle On

The Adams Family

Theatre Severn

Wednesday 13th-Saturday 16th  (Matinee on Saturday)

When there is evidence of a company working hard and happily together one is very quickly aware there has been a lot of work done. The pay offs are immense and the audience get a sense that it is easy when of course, it’s far from that. For the cast to reach that...

04 Feb 2019

Peter James’

The House On Cold Hill

Theatre Severn

Monday4th…Saturday9th February 2019


Everyone loves a good ghost story especially when Winter stretches ahead like an interminable dark sentence, we love to illuminate the darkness with scary and blood curdling tales. We have done since the days we sat round the camp fire in furs and for sure we will go on...

28 Jan 2019

Selladoor Productions Present


Theatre Severn

Monday 28th January-Saturday 2nd February

There was a whole host of intrigue into the operations of the American Fame Academies. Imagine 1978, Irene Cara was whizzing up the charts with Fame (the Song) and on a Thursday if the video jukebox and the Lycra in the pub didn’t tempt you then you may have been sat at home...

23 Jan 2019

Blackeyed Theatre

Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four

Theatre Severn

23rd - 25th /January / 2019

If you have ever wondered what theatre is really for and what it is really about you could do no better than to go and catch Blackeyed Theatre’s, “Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four.” It is not only a masterclass in all things theatrical, it is also a masterpiece.


20 Jan 2019

Roy G.Hemmings

Hits of Motown

Theatre Severn

20th January 2019

As my first article of the year firstly Happy New Year. Hope you had fun at the festivities. Now back to it!

So beating the cold and miserable grey January evening Theatre Severn thronged with countless Forty and Fifty -somethings all waiting for the original member of the Drifters, Mr. Roy G...

20 Dec 2018

Sam Bradshaw Presents

Santa’s Elves and the Shoemaker

Walker Theatre

19th to 24th December

(See Brochure For Matinees)


Just when one thought Mother Goose was the ultimate Christmas show one stumbles into another festive offering on at Theatre Severn and that is, Santa’s Elves and The Shoemaker.

Believing one may be assaulted by screaming...

30 Nov 2018

Mother Goose

Theatre Severn

28th November 2018-6th January 2019

(For Matinees check brochure)

Take an oversized goose, a man in a frock, a narcissistic baddy, a flying fairy, a bevy of villagers and some hilarious one-liners, put them all together and you’re half way to creating the perfect pantomime. To complete the other half bring in Brad Fitt, Eric Smith,...

29 Nov 2018

Kimber’s Men

Wrecks on the Shore

Released: Autumn 2018

We have talked about Kimber’s Men before with their last CD. The reason being is they are friends of Shrewsbury and have, nationwide following notwithstanding, a large Shropshire fan base. Their new album "Wrecks on the Shore." floated over my desk so I thought I would have a listen and let you know how it fares.

17 Nov 2018

Concord College

A Celebration of Peace: Dance and Drama from around the World

Theatre Severn

17 November 2018

Concord…..Meaning “Hearts Together.” (Miriam Webster)

There are still some Salopians who don’t know about the fantastic work that takes place every day in the little village of Acton Burnell. Concord College is a school that, since 1949, when it was...


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