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Curiouser and curiouser

Swindon Advertiser:

9:43am Thursday 24th July 2014

Escape with Alice at Lydiard Park... EMMA DUNN hears all about it

Check out this mousical!

Swindon Advertiser:

9:36am Thursday 24th July 2014

Miranda Larson, writer and director of Angelina Ballerina The Mousical, tells us about the stage show which is sure to delight her fans.

A midsummer dream...

Swindon Advertiser:

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

PACK up a picnic and enjoy a live performance of Much Ado About Nothing at Lydiard Park tomorrow.

World class music

Swindon Advertiser:

9:59am Thursday 24th July 2014

BARRY LEIGHTON looks ahead to some special treats at this year’s WOMAD festival

Drama at the Front told with guts, gusto and greasepaint

Swindon Advertiser:

9:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

A PERFORMANCE of Troupers in Lechlade on Tuesday will bring to life an unsung war effort full of guts, gusto and greasepaint.

Snap up your ballet tickets

Swindon Advertiser:

4:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Tickets have now gone of sale for the Russian State Ballet and Opera House’s autumn production of the magical Swan Lake.

Theatre puts on the style

Swindon Advertiser:

1:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FROM Friday, one of Danny La Rue’s most extravagant costumes will be on display at the Wyvern Theatre.

Bad boy Bugsy a nice guy at heart

Swindon Advertiser:

9:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

Swindon’s Fraser Green is brushing up on his gangster movies, as he takes on the leading role of Bugsy Malone, in the 20th Summer Youth Project.

Liven up your summer with a big Milkshake!

Swindon Advertiser:

9:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

EXPECT plenty of singing, dancing and fun when Milkshake! comes to the Wyvern Theatre on Monday, August 3.

Bugsy’s back for project’s 20th anniversary

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

SWINDON’S Summer Youth Project notches up 20 years of giving youngsters a taste of professional theatre this year.

Python classic returns to big screen

Swindon Advertiser:

9:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

THERE is still time to get tickets to watch Monty Python’s Life of Brian at the Wyvern Theatre.

Women take centre stage in cheer amid fear

Swindon Advertiser:

5:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Troupers are marching into Lechlade this month to mark the 100 years since the beginning of the First World War.

Take on the Bard's baddies in Swindon workshop

Swindon Advertiser:

6:01pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Outlawed Nomad Theatre Company will be toting their drama guns, when they visit Swindon to out-ride and out-shoot the villains in Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

Dancing for life

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 11th July 2014

DANCERS wowed a packed-out audience at the Wyvern Theatre for a special show for professional dancer Ann-Marie Burgess, who has been given just six months to live.

Alan Bennett's Kafka's Dick has something for everyone

Swindon Advertiser:

7:41pm Friday 11th July 2014

LAUGHTER rippled through the audience from start to finish during this new production of Kafka’s Dick at the Theatre Royal in Bath.

You’ll laugh your pants off

Swindon Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

BEST-SELLING children’s book Aliens Love Underpants will be brought to life at the Wyvern Theatre on Sunday.

Tread the boards with professional actors

Swindon Advertiser:

10:04am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Two former Hollyoaks actors have teamed up to create a new theatrical production company.

Taking on the Bard's villains

Swindon Advertiser:

9:58am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Nomad Theatre Company will be toting their drama guns, when they visit Swindon, to out-ride and out-shoot the villains in Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

Stuck in the grip of social media

Swindon Advertiser:

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

EMMA DUNN previews #theorder and learns it could have a chilling effect

They’re still going strong more than 60 years on

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

EMMA DUNN catches up with The Drifters THERE are not many bands who can claim they have been around for more than 60 years.

Tale of love and sorcery in the open air

Swindon Advertiser:

9:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PACK up a picnic and enjoy live theatre in the beautiful open-air surroundings of Lydiard Park when Quantum Theatre comes to town.

Hurry if you’d like to enjoy a wild night out

Swindon Advertiser:

8:20am Thursday 3rd July 2014

TICKETS have almost sold out for the chance to take a walk on the wild side with Chris Packham at the Wyvern Theatre.

It’ll be a Tragedy if you don’t enjoy this musical treat

Swindon Advertiser:

7:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

FANS of 1970s music will be struck with night fever at the Wyvern Theatre next week.

Spellbinding piece of theatre that evokes emotion

Swindon Advertiser:

1:18pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014


Summer drama for Swindon

Swindon Advertiser:

5:28pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Next week Swindon schools take a dramatic turn with two new productions.

Singers mark 10 years of music making

Swindon Advertiser:

11:19am Tuesday 1st July 2014

 Sarah Covey, is taking time out from her busy schedule in the West End musical, We Will Rock You, to return to her home town and sing in a special gala performance.

A pressing role for Billie at the theatre

Swindon Advertiser: Billie Piper

5:00am Friday 27th June 2014

IN A week when tabloid editors are hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, it has been announced Swindon’s Billie Piper will be one herself from next week.

Break down the barriers

Swindon Advertiser: Break down the barriers

9:53am Thursday 26th June 2014

Swindon theatre company Wrong Shoes has got off on the right foot by winning a place at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.

Musical theatre is my passion

Swindon Advertiser: Judith Sharp and Ray Dance

4:32pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Judith Sharp is a well known face on the Swindon stage having performed alongside Ray Dance, business partner and co-founder of R and J Musicals for the past 30 years.

Classic comedy comes to stage

Swindon Advertiser: Classic comedy comes to stage

9:49am Thursday 26th June 2014

ONE of the most popular television comedies of all time will be performed at Swindon Arts Centre this week.

King summons residents to the theatre

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Loftus as Henry the VIII with George Williams in the stocks. Picture: THOMAS KELSEY

5:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

THE town centre got a Tudor twist yesterday when Henry VIII took to Regent Street with his wooden stocks.

All the drama of war

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9:46am Thursday 26th June 2014

EMMA DUNN looks ahead to a moving production of Birdsong

Have a really wild night

Swindon Advertiser: Wildlife expert Chris Packham with a special friend

9:41am Thursday 26th June 2014

BARRIE HUDSON chats to wildlife expert Chris Packham

A handful of great songs

Swindon Advertiser: A handful of great songs

9:36am Thursday 26th June 2014

THERE will be something for everyone when A Handful of Songs is performed at Swindon Arts Centre.

Strictly Come Dancing stars' Swindon show cancelled

Swindon Advertiser: Kevin Clifton and Karen Hauer

10:53am Tuesday 24th June 2014

HUNDREDS of dance fans in Swindon will be disappointed after the producers of Flash Mob cancelled the tour.

Brand new show from Ten In A Bar

Swindon Advertiser: Ten in a Bar presents In Full Voice

5:26pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

War of the Worlds is the dramatic climax to a special one-off show from Swindon close harmony group Ten In A Bar.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? We are certainly not!

Swindon Advertiser: Clare Higgins as Martha and Tim Pigott-Smith as George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Photo courtesy of Nobby Clark

9:35am Friday 20th June 2014

Marion Sauvebois reviews Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf at the Theatre Royal Bath.

A fairytale performance from school of dance

Swindon Advertiser: Budding actor rescues dance school musical

10:22am Thursday 19th June 2014

Every two years Swindon’s Estelle School of Dance presents an all-singing, all-dancing spectacular, performed by the students in aid of charity.

It’s Strictly incredible

Swindon Advertiser: Strictly Come Dancing stars Karen Hauer and Kevin Clifton

10:17am Thursday 19th June 2014

EMMA DUNN meets the stars of a thrilling new dance show with a difference IT FELT like I was having one of those weird dreams.

A summer of dance is on the cards for kids

Swindon Advertiser: A summer of dance is on the cards for kids

10:34am Thursday 19th June 2014

Swindon Dance gets down with the kids this summer, offering a summer school and dance events aimed at young people.

Celebrating the Piano Man

Swindon Advertiser: Celebrating the Piano Man

10:24am Thursday 19th June 2014

THE first ever British and Irish tour of a Billy Joel theatre show will arrive at Swindon Arts Centre on Wednesday, June 25.

A cunning plan for a night out

Swindon Advertiser: A cunning plan for a night out

10:20am Thursday 19th June 2014

A BRITISH classic will be brought from screen to stage when Almost Legal Productions come to Swindon Arts Centre.

Budding actor rescues dance school musical

Swindon Advertiser: Matt Perry as Hanx Christian Anderson

5:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Matt Perry stepped into the breach to help a Swindon dance school, which lost its leading man just five weeks into rehearsals.

Pupils prove they have talent on the dance floor

Swindon Advertiser: The Lyneham Primary School pupils who were runners-up in the Great Big Dance Off. Picture: THOMAS KELSEY

5:30am Tuesday 17th June 2014

PUPILS at Lyneham Primary School brought tears to audience members’ eyes when they danced their way into second place in a UK competition.

Pupils put on musical show to raise cash

Swindon Advertiser: The Glee and Fame Academy singing Stick To The Status Quo from High School Musical

3:18pm Monday 16th June 2014

STUDENTS from Commonweal School dazzled audiences with An Evening Of Broadway.

Something wicked this way comes...

Swindon Advertiser: Something wicked this way comes...

10:43am Thursday 12th June 2014

Macbeth is one of the great tragedies, full of ambition, dirty tricks, love and hate, murder and the supernatural.

It’s your dream date

Swindon Advertiser: Dreamy

10:31am Thursday 12th June 2014

EMMA DUNN takes a peek at a show with plenty of muscle

Bringing the war to life

Swindon Advertiser: Peter Duncan as Jack Firebrace and George Banks as Stephen in the production of Birdsong

10:22am Thursday 12th June 2014

EMMA DUNN talks to Peter Duncan about WW1 drama

Enjoy a fairytale of a show

Swindon Advertiser: Enjoy a fairytale of a show

10:59am Thursday 12th June 2014

SWINDON company the Estelle School of Dance presents the musical Hans Christian Andersen later this month – a tale full of memorable songs by Frank Leosser, including The Ugly Duckling, Inchworm, Wonderful Copenhagen and more.

Get to know the neighbours

Swindon Advertiser: Get to know the neighbours

10:40am Thursday 12th June 2014

PREPARE to find out there is no such thing as ordinary when Behind the Blinds comes to Swindon Arts Centre on Saturday.


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