Theatre Severn

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...
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...
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 Hemmings. It seemed that the audience were...
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 children and a show that creaks under the weight of all...
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...
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