Past Performances

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AUSTENTATIOUS

Saturday 29 October 2016 – 7.45pm

Austentatious are saddling the horses for a Grand Tour! Join the all-star cast as they improvise a brand new Jane Austen work before your very eyes, based on a single audience suggestion.


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THE ENTERTAINER

Thursday 27 October 2016 – 7.15pm

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COSI FAN TUTTE – Royal Opera House

Monday 24 October 2016 – 6.30pm

Semyon Bychkov conducts a cast of young and up-and-coming talent including American soprano Corinne Winters in a new production of Mozart and Da Ponte’s opera on the nature of love.


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THE CURIOUS ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO

Monday 24 October 2016 – 2PM

One of the best loved classics for children comes to life, literally.

Crickets, cats, foxes and, of course, the world-famous puppet, will spring out of our collection of dusty, old, magic books…


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LEGALLY BLONDE

Thursday 20 October 2016, FRIDAY 21 OCTOBER, SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER – 7.45PM

This show is now sold out.


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KING LEAR RSC

Friday 14 October 2016 – 7PM

RSC Associate Artist Antony Sher is Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare in this, one of Shakespeare’s most epic and powerful plays, directed by RSC Artist Director Gregory Doran.


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THE WOODLANDERS

Friday 07 October 2016 – 7.45PM

Hammerpuzzle Theatre Company is back on tour with a distilled adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s romantic, rural novel. This is a co-production with the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham.


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TONY’S LAST TAPE

Sunday 02 October 2016 – 7.45PM

Tony Benn sits in a room faced with a collection of recording devices that he has collected over his long and eventful life. He pours himself the first cup of tea of the day, opens a drawer and takes out a pipe…


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BROOKS WILLIAMS

Saturday 01 October 2016 – 7.45PM

One of the best blues, roots and Americana singer-songwriters in the UK today. Williams is a man on a mission. He not only tours like a hellhound’s on his trail, but creates a super-charged music that is electrifying and fighting fit. His influences fly so fast and furious they blur… No one does it like Brooks Williams.


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CYMBELINE RSC

Wednesday 28 September 2016 – 7PM

Cymbeline is a ruler of a divided Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him.


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NORMA – Royal Opera House Live

Monday 26 September 2016 – 7.15pm

Antonio Pappano conducts a wonderful cast led by Sonya Yoncheva, Joseph Calleja and Sonia Ganassi in a new production of Bellini’s operatic masterpiece.


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ROMEO AND JULIET – Pocket Oxford Theatre

Saturday 24 September 2016 – 3PM

In the ultimate love story of all time, Shakespeare and his maid, Mrs P, discover a masked ball, a barmy balcony scene, a crazy horse chase, and some serious sword fighting…


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HAMLET – Pocket Oxford Theatre

Saturday 24 September 2016 – 6pm

Being a teenager is hard enough, but when the ghost of your father sends you to avenge his murder, it would surely drive anyone mad! A hilarious journey of ghosts, duels, poison, murder and THAT skull routine…


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SING OUT FOR CANCER!

Friday 23 September 2016 – 7PM

A showcase full of all your favourite songs from well known musicals such as Grease, Les Miserables, Wicked and many more.

It will be a night filled with laughter, talent and a whole lot of singing.


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THE THREEPENNY OPERA – NTLive

Thursday 22 September 2016 – 7PM

Mack the Knife is back in town.

A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.


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MITCH BENN – Don’t Believe a Word

Wednesday 21 September 2016 – 7.45PM

From “the country’s leading musical satirist” (The Times), Mitch Benn, a firm favourite on BBC R4’s The Now Show brings you his new critically acclaimed show.


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JUAN MARTIN’S FLAMENCO TRIO

Saturday 17 September 2016 – 7.45PM

Juan Martín, a truly awe-inspiring guitarist, composer and all encompassing musician returns to tour the UK with a new flamenco programme of music, song and dance direct from Spain.


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FORGET ME NOTROB GEE

Saturday 10 September 2016 – 7.45PM

Forget Me Not – The Alzheimer’s Whodunnit

Jim’s wife, a patient on a dementia ward, has died from what appears to be natural causes. Jim is a retired police detective and he smells a rat.

Written and performed by comic, poet and ex-psychiatric nurse Rob Gee, Forget Me Not has just completed a sellout run across Canada.


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THE DEEP BLUE SEA – NTLive

Thursday 01 September 2016 – 7pm

A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing…


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BUGSY MALONE

Saturday 20 August 2016, Thursday 18 August, Friday 19 August – 7pm

The rise of “Bugsy Malone” and the battle for power between “Fat Sam” and “Dandy Dan” from the well-loved musical movie of the same name.


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THE SCANDALOUS LOVE OF OSCAR WILDE

Saturday 06 August 2016 – 7.45PM

It is 6th April 1895 and Oscar Wilde waits at Cadogan Hotel for his arrest.

In this one-man play Oscar will talk openly about those he has loved and the actions that threaten ruination upon them all.


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RICHARD III

Thursday 21 July 2016 – 7pm

Join us for this live screening of Richard III from Almeida Theatre with Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave.


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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAMILLYRIA

Wednesday 20 July 2016 – 7PM

This heady brew of Shakespearian confusion, magic and mischief is the perfect comedy for a summer evening.


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PEE WEE ELLIS AND THE FUNKA-NOVA QUARTET

Sunday 10 July 2016 – 7.45pm

A fabulous Festival finale.

In the newly formed Funka-Nova Quartet, Frome’s own Pee Wee Ellis and the acclaimed Berlin based vocalist/guitarist Peter Fessler present an acoustic fusion of music they are both passionate about: funk and bossa nova.


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HIGGLEDY PIGGLEDY PIE

Saturday 09 July 2016 – 11am

The royal chefs are helped by their vegetapals to collect the special nursery rhyme ingredients.

How many rhymes will it take to make a higgledy piggledy pie, and will it be ready before the dish runs away with the spoon?


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DR PHIL HAMMOND

Saturday 09 July 2016 – 7.45pm

Doctor, comedian, writer and broadcaster Phil Hammond makes a welcome return to the Frome Festival with a new show shortly to appear at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


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ROMEO AND JULIET – Branagh Theatre Live

Friday 08 July 2016 – 7.15pm

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet, Sir Derek Jacobi as Mercutio and Meera Syal as the Nurse.


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AN EVENING WITH WILLIAM CHEUNG FRPS

Wednesday 06 July 2016 – 7.45PM

William Cheung FRPS has been a keen photographer for over three decades and has been a member of the specialist photographic press for 30 years.

He achieved his Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society in 1982 and his Fellowship in 1983.


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WHERE R THOSE WMDS?

Monday 04 July 2016 – 7.30PM

TV journalists Dan Glazebrook and Neil Clark are joined by rapper Clayton Blizzard – described as a ‘lyrical genius’ – and internationally acclaimed performer Tayo Aluko in this highly amusing but hard hitting anti-war satire with music.


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THE TEMPEST – Quantum Theatre

Friday 24 June 2016 – 7pm

A magical and enchanting comedy, The Tempest is also William Shakespeare’s play best suited to the great British summer weather.


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BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Wednesday 22 June 2016 – 7pm

Struggling writer Paul Varjak moves into a New York apartment building and becomes intrigued by his pretty, quirky neighbour Holly Golightly. Holly’s lifestyle confuses and fascinates Paul; in public she flits through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they’re alone she changes into a sweetly vulnerable bundle of neuroses. A classic ‘60s movie.


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EDINBURGH COMEDY PREVIEWSNIGHT 3

Wednesday 15 June 2016 – 7.45pm

Jarlath Regan and Annie McGrath

Watch these rising stars of comedy as they try out their Edinburgh shows. See them now before you have to pay £20!


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EDINBURGH COMEDY PREVIEWSNIGHT 2

Tuesday 14 June 2016 – 7.45PM

Adam Hess and Steve Bugeja

Watch these rising stars of comedy as they try out their Edinburgh shows. See them now before you have to pay £20!


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EDINBURGH COMEDY PREVIEWSNIGHT 1

Monday 13 June 2016 – 7.45PM

Gareth Richards and Naz Osmanoglu

Watch these rising stars of comedy as they try out their Edinburgh shows. See them now before you have to pay £20!


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HAMLET RSC

Friday 10 June 2016 – 7pm

Simon Godwin (The Two Gentlemen of Verona 2014) directs Paapa Essiedu as Hamlet in Shakespeare’s searing tragedy.


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THE AUDIENCE

Thursday 09 June 2016 – 7pm

For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience. No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses.


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MONSTERSAURUS!

Sunday 05 June 2016 – 3pm

This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters.


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DANNY CHAMPION OF THE WORLDILLYRIA

Sunday 29 May 2016 – 3pm

Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible and exciting plot ever attempted.

Illyria promises a magnificent, funny and heartwarming story perfectly suited to the open-air.


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THE GOD PARTICLE

Thursday 26 May 2016 – 7.45PM

A scientist and a vicar walk into a bar… joining forces to solve a perplexing mystery they stumble on faith, knowledge, love and the importance of keeping an open mind.

A sell out run at Edinburgh Festival 2013. The play is a mix of romantic comedy with a hint of science fiction.


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IMAGES BALLET COMPANY

Saturday 21 May 2016 – 7.45PM

Fresh and exciting new work from the best and brightest choreographers in the UK. A full evening of light and dark, drama and beauty – ballet with a fresh perspective.


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THE BEST THING

Friday 13 May 2016 – 7.45pm

A swinging sixties story of unconditional love from the UK’s leading full mask theatre company.


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A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Encore

Thursday 12 May 2016 – 7pm

FILMED THEATRE ENCORE SCREENING

A stellar cast led by Mark Strong in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014.


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ALL ENGLAND THEATRE FESTIVAL

Saturday 07 May 2016 – 2.30PM AND 7PM

A fun and wonderful opportunity to see directing, acting and stage presentation at its most polished level. Book your tickets for a day of pure, competitive entertainment.


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JOE LYCETT

Friday 06 May 2016 – 7.45pm

The self-proclaimed ‘absolute lad’ is back with an all new stand-up show, following appearances on Live at the Apollo and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown


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OUR TOWN

Thursday 28 April 2016, FRIDAY 29, SATURDAY 30 APRIL – 7.45pm

Lauded as a ground-breaking theatrical masterpiece, Our Town paints a compelling picture of small-town life in America. The setting may be Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire at the turn of the 20th century, but the themes are universal and timeless.


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SHAKESPEARE LIVE! FROM THE RSC STRATFORD

Saturday 23 April 2016 – 8.15pm

Hosted by David Tennant on Shakespeare’s birthday, and screened live from Stratford-upon-Avon, this star-studded show celebrates Shakespeare’s plays and their enduring influence on music, dance, opera, musical theatre and comedy.


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STIG OF THE DUMP

Sunday 10 April 2016 – 3pm

It is nearly 50 years since Stig and Barney’s adventures first saw the light of day but this timeless children’s classic remains as charming and entertaining as ever.


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TRI.ART: MYTHS AND MAGIC

Saturday 02 April 2016 – 2pm and 6.30pm

Join us as we step into a world of magic and mythology. We challenge our students to awaken their imaginations, exploring stories such as La Boutique Fantasque and A Midsummer Nights Dream.


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THE PRODUCERS

Monday 14 March 2016, TUES 15, WED 16, THURS 17, FRI 18, SAT 19 MARCH – 7.45pm

Based on Mel Brooks’ beloved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards.


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ZONES OF AVOIDANCE

Friday 11 March 2016 – 7.45pm

A powerfully moving story of a mother caught up in the drama of her daughter’s addiction. Award-winning production fusing real life testimonies with vivid language and evocative film. Written and performed by Maggie Sawkins.