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10:33am Thursday 5th December 2013
WOMEN will be screaming for more when stripper Floyd Flash performs in the Wyvern Theatre’s restaurant. The entertainer will be performing in Ladies Night at The Place in the Wyvern Theatre tomorrow and on December 20.
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Magical musical role is a dream come true, writes EMMA DUNN EVER since watching the video of Cats as a youngster, former Judith Hockaday student Collette Coleman has dreamed of performing in the musical.
11:49am Wednesday 4th December 2013
9:51am Wednesday 4th December 2013
THE cast of the Wyvern’s pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, were introduced to the Cotswold Players’ cast of the same production - and two Jacks and two Dames equalled one very confused Keith Chegwin.
11:04am Tuesday 3rd December 2013
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Children’s writer Hans Christian Andersen has given the world a deep love for fairy stories and moral tales which are passed down the ages from generation to generation and often adapted into films, plays, musicals and pantomimes.
5:30am Friday 29th November 2013
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1, 2, 3, 4, Five will make you get down now... Emma Dunn meets up with the reformed boy band REFORMED nineties band Five will be slam dunk da funking their way to New Theatre Oxford on Thursday, December 5.
9:29am Thursday 28th November 2013
10:20am Wednesday 27th November 2013
The last really big hit for Gilbert and Sullivan was the12th of the Savoy operas, The Gondoliers, a merry romp where the famous composers poke fun, with a sharp satirical pen, at the aristocracy and even the monarchy.
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11:58am Thursday 21st November 2013
When Nick Arnold was a schoolboy he was fascinated by the ‘yucky’ bits of education, so he can’t believe his luck now he is making a living out of exploring the heights and depths of Horrible Science.
11:55am Thursday 21st November 2013
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5:06pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
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MUCH is made of the dangers of alcoholism and the long-lasting emotional, physical and mental after-effects of dependence, but this year a charity has shifted the focus onto the other equally important side of addiction: recovery.
7:20pm Monday 18th November 2013
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A GROUP of young performers from Swindon will be treading the boards of the West End stage later this month. Stagecoach Swindon Troupe are currently in rehearsal polishing their act before appearing at the famous Her Majesty’s Theatre, currently the home of one of the longest running and most successful musicals, The Phantom of the Opera.
1:00pm Monday 18th November 2013
Fred Blunt, 38, has many books to his credit. He recently helped some Churchfields School pupils discover their own inner artist as part of Swindon’s Youth Festival of Literature. Fred lives in Okus and is married to Clare. The couple have two children, three-year-old Bonnie and one-year-old Sonny THE images Fred Blunt creates in his second floor home studio find their way into childhood consciousness all over the world.
7:00am Monday 18th November 2013
7:00pm Thursday 14th November 2013
1:21pm Thursday 14th November 2013
Weightless is a new work from Flexer and Sandiland, celebrating the company’s 20th anniversary. It is a tongue in cheek piece of theatre that questions the ‘weight’ of history, both personal and aesthetic: It is at Swindon Dance, Regent Circus, Swindon on Friday, November 15. The show includes a live digital projection and a sonic environment of disembodied voices and after images with text by Wendy Houstoun. Tickets are £10 & £7 from 01793 601700.
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11:08am Wednesday 13th November 2013
The day Sheila Harrod was born her father, who desperately wanted a son, took one look and said: “Please put her back. If not, then please Lord make her musical.’' Well, Sheila is now approaching her 70th year and will be celebrating her Kentwood Show Choir’s 50th anniversary next year, so it seems her father got his wish.
10:57am Wednesday 13th November 2013
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Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson’s memorable performance in the atmospheric, British film Brief Encounter, is a hard act to follow, but actors from the Western Players are always eager to step up to the mark.
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