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BUY YOUR ACTORS’ BENEVOLENT FUND CHRISTMAS CARDS ONLINE

The Actors’ Benevolent Fund 2014 Christmas Cards are now on sale. Click here http://www.actorsbenevolentfund.co.uk/shop to browse the selection of designs for this year – there are nine to choose from.  Last year’s cards are also available at the bargain price of £2.99 per pack.  Post and packing is free to UK addresses. All profits from [...]

Thame Players 70th Birthday Bash Hits the High Notes!

Members, friends and supporters of Thame Players Theatre Company gathered recently to celebrate their 70th birthday in grand style.  The event was held at The Spread Eagle in Thame on 3rd October and was attended by patrons Nicholas Parsons and Bruce Alexander.  The distinguished company included the Mayor of Thame, Jeanette Matelot Green and the Chair of [...]

SIR IAN MCKELLEN ENJOYS NEW WRITING AT THE CHESIL THEATRE

Sir Ian McKellen, award-winning actor in British Theatre and Film, whose most notable roles include Gandalf in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in X-Men, surprised Winchester’s Chesil Theatre members and a packed auditorium when he attended the biennial 10×10 Festival of New Writing, which took place over the weekend of [...]

Questors rename Playhouse the Judi Dench Playhouse

“This year marks the 50th anniversary of our main performance space – the Playhouse. As part of the anniversary celebrations your Board of Trustees is honoured and excited to announce that our President, Dame Judi Dench, has agreed to our proposal that the Playhouse be renamed as the Judi Dench Playhouse. Our Playhouse will be [...]

Welcome to the Bear Pit Theatre

The company was founded in 2008 to bring amateur arts, and in particular theatre, together in town and acquired its present premises, a former church hall, in 2012.     The Bear Pit Theatre has an auditorium seating 100 and presents 5 to 7 productions each season, recent plays include “When We Are Married”, “Talking Heads”, “Stepping [...]