Owen Lewis

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 anticipation for what it has all been...
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 company and NHS workers, exploring the real...
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. Spark Plug is a play that...
19 Feb 2019
The Classic Rock Show Theatre Severn 19/February/2019 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 performances one has ever seen and there...
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 level they breathe together, they...
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 doing it because it’s fun to be scared...
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, Victoria Mc.Cabe, Lisa Davina Phillip...
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. The singing of Sea Shanties...
12 Nov 2018
Mr. Charles Dickens Presents A Christmas Carol Walker Theatre 12/November/2018 It is 175 years since Mr. Dickens first put quill to velum to bring us the most favourite story of our great Christmas season. A Christmas Carol. It is hard to believe that a piece of work so relevant and so fresh can be so old, but it is and for all those decades this allegorical tale of Mr. Scrooge delights and warns...
09 Nov 2018
Poppies For Pals Tommy, Tony and Tiny had been mates for years back when, From scruffy lads with bloodied knees to three smart grown young men, Tommy married Tiny’s Sister, Tiny stood Best Man, Tony drove the wedding car and ensured they stuck to plan. Beneath the Lancashire Fell Sides they dug the coal together, Early mornings they would go in every kind of weather. Together on a Saturday they...
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