Owen J.Lewis

06 Sep 2022
Following the incredible success of the last Sound of Shrewsbury Folk concert at The Hive back in May, organisers have promised another one. Over a thousand pounds was raised for Ukrainian relief. Money came in from private donations, raffle and ticket sales. The organisers were delighted and said that they had hoped to reach a thousand but weren’t sure until the first note was played as to just...
14 Jul 2022
Calum McColl & Peggy Seeger Walker Theatre Theatre Severn 14/ July/2022 Well this was a long awaited concert due two years ago, it now finally came: Calum McColl and Peggy Seeger with their own brand of music and a hand full of songs to share with the audience. An audience  that had waited for so long to see this Folk icon in the flesh and listen to her songs and maybe even hear how much like...
05 Apr 2022
Theatre Severn, National Dance Company of Wales One Another/Law Ynllaw Tuesday 5th April When one goes to watch a production by the National Dance Company of Wales one expects to be not only entertained but to be challenged. After all one is seeing someone’s idea or interpretation of a situation you may fully understand: But that understanding is stretched and challenged as the audience and the...
15 Aug 2020
Flash A Tribute to Queen Theatre Severn (Live Stream) 15th  August 2020 Firstly I have to say, it is a delight to be talking to you again. I hope you came through it all and you can't wait to get back to normal, be it new normal or old normal. It truly is a warming feeling to have something to tell you about…. Tonight Flash appeared live at Theatre Severn. It was a tribute described by the BBC as...
28 Apr 2020
I have missed so much telling you all about my theatre trips but I have been using my time wisely during this unprecedented state of affairs. Here is something I wrote to give us all hope. I hope you enjoy it and find that extra ounce of strength you need for the final push! Lockdown Outside tonight in the dead of night, the silence like a shroud, I thought of the measly stalker and thought I’d...
28 Jan 2019
Selladoor Productions Present Fame 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 awaiting the weekly edition of...
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. With Luke Barton in an expertly played...
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 built in the sprit of the new found...
26 Jan 2018
Theatre Severn Vampire’s Rock Ghost Train Theatre Severn 25th January 2018 Well as the precursors to this show tells us, Steve Steinman has ramped up the vamp..more like ramped up the camp.  More of that later.  A pretty packed theatre had gathered to see how things had changed since we all saw them last in their Vampire Rock show. Imagine the scene: The centre stage is filled with a clever bit...
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