Sarah Singleton looks at the shows on at Swindon theatres this week

  • Reach Inclusive Arts presents Making it Art at the Wyvern Theatre tonight, with students from three schools performing. Tickets are free.
  • Western Players will perform Alan Ayckbourn’s acclaimed play Bedroom Farce for four days next week. From Wednesday to Saturday, Swindon Arts Centre will play host to the story of Trevor and Susannah, whose rocky marriage leads them to inflict their miseries on their nearest and dearest - three couples whose own relationships are tenuous at best. Tickets are £13, with a £2 discount for concessions.
  • Theatre company New Old Friends will present their comedy thriller Crimes Under the Sun at Swindon Arts Centre next Tuesday. The show features four actors playing multiple outrageous characters, and a plot that romps along in the company’s trademark inventive style. Tickets are £16.50, with a £2 discount for concessions. Discounts available for groups.
  • The Phoenix Theatre at New College will be the setting for a recital performed on Thursday March 8 at 7.30pm. A wide range of instrumentalists will be showcasing their musical talent in a variety of styles and musical genres. Tickets are £3.50 in advance or £4 on the door.
  • Put on your red shoes for the Bowie Experience at the Wyvern Theatre on Saturday. The concert will celebrate the music of the pop icon David Bowie, promising an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all his hits. Relive the golden years at this tribute show, and let’s dance. Tickets are £27.50.
  • Enjoy Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis on Tuesday, when the Australian actor and singer ponders a life in show business as part of a special tour with a twist - to new locations across the country, including Swindon’s Wyvern Theatre. Hear some new stories and some songs at 7.30pm next Tuesday. Tickets are £28.50.
  • Prime Theatre is proud to present the Young Arts Showcase, funded by the Friends of Swindon Arts Centre.The youth of Swindon will be demonstrate their creative talents while celebrating their achievements through Arts Award. Tickets are £5.
  • Youngsters from Swindon schools join forces with the Swindon Music Service to deliver songs from around the British Isles at a series of Wyvern Theatre concerts on March 14 and 15. Tickets are £7 and performances begin at 4.45pm and 7.30pm each day.