Theatre Severn

26 Sep 2022
Mersey Beatles Theatre Severn 25/September/2022 I think the most amazing truth about the Beatles music is the fact that just 18 years after the West and the East met in Berlin to destroy fascism together; The Beatles were riding high at number one with “I wanna hold your hand.” Doesn’t it make you wonder, did the one lead to the other? Would have love been all you need if we had never had the...
26 Jul 2022
Theatre Severn Shrewsbury Castle Three Inch Fools Present The Gunpowder Plot 26th/July/2022 To put a play on in the round can expose theatre companies to all manner of conventions which previously they may not have encountered. After all, in a proscenium arched performance the audience is in one place: In the round, they are everywhere. However, these conventions offered no real challenge to the...
23 Jul 2022
Curtain Call Theatre Company 9 TO 5 The Musical, Walker Theatre Sat 23rd…Sunday 24th  2.30 & 7.30   Started many years ago as the Young Performers Theatre Group, Curtain Call Theatre Company is an amateur group in Shrewsbury. Taking on the bigger shows it seems this company is well resourced and well attended. As for the noise in the audience it was obvious, they had friends throughout the...
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...
27 Jun 2022
Walker Theatre Curtain Call Juniors Present, Matilda The Musical Jr. Monday 27th -Thursday30th     Well here is a story that anyone who had a young child in the Nineteen Nineties couldn’t have possibly missed; the Hollywood blockbuster, Matilda. Starring Danny DeVito as the Wormwood family’s patriarch: Charting their relationship with their sweet and lovable daughter Matilda, It’s a lovely story...
11 Jun 2022
The Bob Dylan Story Walker Theatre Theatre Severn 11. June. 2022   If you were around in the Sixties, maybe even if you weren’t you must be aware of the sense of revolution that was in the air. The Vietnam War was boiling away, grinding the best of American Youth to dust. Martin Luther King was shot and killed, Kennedy suffered the same fate and the air both here and stateside was full of a feel...
23 May 2022
Steeleye Span Theatre Severn 23/May/22   It seems true that if you change a broom head and then the broom handle you still have the same broom. Well, operating under much the same maxim, no matter how many times Steeleye Span change their personnel, as they do often, they still produce that inimitable sound of what is now considered to be classic Folk Rock. Classic Steeleye Span. Take the amazing...
13 May 2022
Walker Theatre Theatre Severn Bob Drury’s Viva Neil Diamond Unplugged 13: May: 2022 Well, I’ll start by giving you a smile. As I sat in the Foyer there was only about seven people sitting waiting and I thought “Oh Dear, Poor Fella,” The joke was on me! Totally misreading my ticket I manged to arrive a full forty-five minutes before the start of his 8pm show. Lesson for Owen J. Lewis? Read your...
24 Apr 2022
The Amazing Bubble Man, Walker Theatre, 24th April 2022 It was a packed Walker Theatre that welcomed back Louis Pearl A.K.A. The Amazing Bubble Man. One saw immediately why this event was so well attended. He is so good and everyone there knew something special and unusual was going to occur this afternoon; and it did. With a variety of fascinating objects to make bubbles for a full hour and a...
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...
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