So much Moore than a night out

Swindon Advertiser:

5:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

An Evening With Roger Moore New Theatre, Oxford

Oh what a lovely way to spend an evening

Swindon Advertiser:

10:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

FLICKY HARRISON checks out the Phoenix Players’ latest play In a completely different vein to many of the tributes marking the centenary of the First World War, a Swindon theatre company is tackling a satire.

In the spirit of communication

Swindon Advertiser:

9:58am Thursday 18th September 2014

DEREK Acorah makes the latest of many visits to the Wyvern Theatre next month.

Evening with Sir Roger is Moore than just a night out

Swindon Advertiser: Roger Moore

4:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

An Evening With Roger Moore at the New Theatre Oxford

Magician will make you laugh and gasp

Swindon Advertiser:

10:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

MAGIC and comedy will be combined into one during Pete Firman’s show.

Legend’s return will be pure magic

Swindon Advertiser:

10:05am Thursday 18th September 2014

MAGIC legend Paul Daniels and ‘the lovely’ Debbie McGee will be wowing the audience at the Wyvern Theatre on September 24.

Classic tale of a boy done good is modernised

Swindon Advertiser:

9:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MODERN adaption of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations will bring the tale into the present day at Swindon Arts Centre on Tuesday, September 30.

Panto star Lewis is a charity hit (oh yes he is)

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A DOZEN theatre workers paid homage to the lead character of this year’s panto while raising money for a good cause.

A horrible time for all

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WORLD War One will meet tag-team wrestling at the Wyvern Theatre this week during a show with an alternative take on the conflict.

Stage is set for new generation to shine in war play

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE children of Mike and Nikki Sly, stalwarts of the Swindon drama scene, are proving to be chips off the old block as they tread the boards alongside their parents.

REVIEW: What the Ladybird Heard was great to see

12:08pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SHOW based on the award winning picture book called ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ was a great success for little ones and parents alike when it came to Swindon’s Wyvern Theatre on Saturday.

Researcher digs up extra hundred years of drama group’s existence

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

TONY Manders discovered decades of Swindon history – but he couldn’t have finished his task without The Three Hunchbacks.

Classy comedy has audience in fits of giggles

1:05pm Friday 12th September 2014


Country stars shine brightly at a bargain price

Swindon Advertiser:

10:14am Friday 12th September 2014

COUNTRY and western music has never been to my taste, but when you have a partner who has loved it since she was young you can’t pass up the chance to take her to the Country Superstars Experience, can you?

Now that really is magic

Swindon Advertiser:

10:49am Thursday 11th September 2014

EMMA DUNN catches up with magician Paul Daniels “WELL, that’s not my fault,” magical legend Paul Daniels replied when I told him I was calling from the Swindon Advertiser.

Aussie Joe will make you laugh

Swindon Advertiser:

5:36pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ONE of Australia’s top comedy exports is getting back to his Italian roots with his new show, Back to Basics.

Duo hit the right notes

Swindon Advertiser:

5:34pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MUSICIANS Worbey and Farrell will be hitting all the right notes with their comedy piano act at Swindon Arts Centre tomorrow.

Have the time of your life at show

Swindon Advertiser:

5:32pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE audience will be up on their feet when tribute show An Evening of Dirty Dancing comes to the Wyvern Theatre.

Spend an evening with golfing champ

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

EMMA DUNN chats to sports hero Tony Jacklin

It’s all horribly good fun

Swindon Advertiser:

10:45am Thursday 11th September 2014

THERE are not many actors who can say they play Guy Fawkes, Prince Albert and Catherine Parr in one show.

True grit of women at war

Swindon Advertiser:

5:23pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

This year drama, film and art commemorate the anniversary of the start of the First World War and the bravery of the men who fought for freedom, but a new play entitled 12-10-15 focuses on a female war heroine, Edith Cavell.

Royal visit for Swindon Dance

Swindon Advertiser: The Duke of kent

10:26am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A SWINDON dance group is set to receive royal approval during a visit next month.

Ladybird is seen as well as heard as she takes to the stage

Swindon Advertiser:

5:08pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

In the month that JULIA DONALDSON (The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom) is announced Scotland’s No 1 selling author (more people have now purchased her books than JK Rowling and Dan Brown) and the animated film adaptation of her book Room on the Broom is nominated for an Oscar, Julia talks to us about What the Ladybird Heard and the brand new stage show it’s based on.

Riotously funny farce with dreaded audience participation

Swindon Advertiser:

12:16pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

One Man, Two Guv'nors Theatre Royal, Bath Until September 20

Theatre puts on show for visually impaired

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 5th September 2014

IT’S CURTAIN up at the Wyvern Theatre for a new service aimed specifically at visually impaired people.

Country music fans should love this experience

Swindon Advertiser:

3:39pm Thursday 4th September 2014

DOLLY Parton, Billie Jo Spears and John Denver are just some of the stars celebrated in the Country Superstars Experience.

Get rabbiting on about Chas & Dave at the Hippodrome

Swindon Advertiser:

3:37pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MUSICIANS Chas & Dave promise to give the audience a night to remember when they perform at Bristol Hippodrome.

You’ll have the time of your lives at tribute show

Swindon Advertiser:

3:34pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE audience will have the time of their lives when An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show comes to the Wyvern Theatre.

There’s magic in store with jokes and tricks galore

Swindon Advertiser:

10:44am Thursday 4th September 2014

Pete Firman tells EMMA DUNN he loves to make people laugh

Drama to build confidence in young ones

Swindon Advertiser:

10:27am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Tom Hanks, Robert Downey Jnr and Matthew Lewis who played Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter, all began acting when they were five years old.

Timeless classic for young and not so young

Swindon Advertiser:

5:11pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee At Wyvern until September 6

Learn to be a playwright

Swindon Advertiser:

10:28am Thursday 28th August 2014

Swindon playwright Matt Fox is passing on his skills, this autumn, to aspiring script writers.

‘Why do I do it? I love applause’

Swindon Advertiser:

9:39am Thursday 28th August 2014

Katherine MacAlister talks to former 007 Roger Moore, who will be at the New Theatre next month

In the swing with golfing super star

Swindon Advertiser:

11:31am Thursday 21st August 2014

Golf star Tony Jacklin chats to EMMA DUNN about his new show THE most successful European Ryder Cup captain of all time will be sharing his fondest memories with the audience at the Wyvern Theatre on September 11.

Join Shrek and Donkey for a magical theatrical experience

Swindon Advertiser:

11:37am Thursday 21st August 2014

BASED on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical is this year’s must-see show for all the family and it will be at the Bristol Hippodrome until September 7.

Mousical is fun for youngsters

Swindon Advertiser:

11:35am Thursday 21st August 2014

EVERYONE’S favourite little star, Angelina Ballerina, pirouettes on to the Wyvern stage next week in her brand-new musical.

Enjoy a night of country stars

Swindon Advertiser:

11:29am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE audience will be taken back in time when The Country Superstars Experience comes to the Wyvern Theatre.

Dancer beats the odds to succeed

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

DANCER Hannah Sumner is leaping to new heights after securing a place with the Northern Ballet School.

Making a song and dance of it

Swindon Advertiser:

9:19am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Samuel Parker is at heart a storyteller, whether on stage as an actor, directing his own theatre company, making music or choreographing a full scale musical.

Treading the boards in 20th Summer Youth Project

Swindon Advertiser:

9:34am Wednesday 20th August 2014

With Splurge guns at the ready, 250 aspiring young actors, are currently dodging flour bombs and hurling custard pies in the Wyvern Theatre this week.

Cast and crew of Bugsy 2014

Swindon Advertiser:

9:57am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Bugsy Malone 2014 Swindon Wyvern Theatre's 20th Summer Youth Project

Bugsy crew launch splurge attack in town centre

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Monday 18th August 2014

THE gangs of Wharf Green waged war with custard and foam on Saturday as the cast of Bugsy Malone clashed with splurge guns and cream pies.

Michael McIntyre heads to town

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

COMEDIAN Michael McIntyre had such a welcome from Swindon audiences for his warm-up gig last year that he has decided to come back.

Say bonjour, mon ami to Hercule

Swindon Advertiser:

9:32am Thursday 14th August 2014

Jason Durr, better known as PC Mike Bradley in Heartbeat, is not daunted by his latest role of Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee.

Splurge guns at the ready

Swindon Advertiser:

9:57am Thursday 14th August 2014

The star of Bugsy discusses the Summer Youth Project with FLICKY HARRISON

Funny man’s show is a sell-out

Swindon Advertiser:

10:19am Thursday 14th August 2014

ONE of Britain’s funniest and most successful comedians will be at Bristol Hippodrome for four sold-out performances this week.

Have an adventure with Alice

Swindon Advertiser:

10:14am Thursday 14th August 2014

FOLLOW the fantastical adventures of Alice through the Looking Glass during a live theatre show at Lydiard Park.

Avenue Q will make you blush and warm the cockles

Swindon Advertiser:

12:40pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THOSE of you who have heard of Avenue Q will immediately think two things: puppets and rude. And yes – it is rude. There’s swearing, full frontal puppet nudity, raunchy sex and songs such as Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist and The Internet Is for Porn.

Postman Pat delivers lots of fun for children

Swindon Advertiser:

3:42pm Friday 8th August 2014

THURSDAYS are proving to be the best day of the week for children in Swindon this summer, as a string of popular children’s characters visit the town centre.

Charlie wins coveted role in Dr Seuss musical

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

TEENAGER Charlie Lock has beaten stiff competition to land himself a role with hit musical, Seussical The Musical.


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