Events

KEMP’S JIG

KEMP’S JIG
When: 21 November, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

  “And let those that play your clowns say no more than is set down” – advice that Will Kemp may have done well to follow! In 1600 Will Kemp, the most famous comic and clown of his generation and Will Shakespeare, most famous playwright in history, fell out in an argument over a play. Shakespeare stayed in London, writing for The Lord Chamberlain’s Men and producing the plays still renowned the world over. Kemp embarked on a bizarre PR stunt, Morris dancing from London to Norwich. Based on Kemp’s own diary, “The Nine Daies Wonder”, Kemp’s Jig is a romp through Elizabethan[…]

MY DEAREST KATE

MY DEAREST KATE
When: 3 October, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

  Mistral Productions It is often difficult to believe that many historical figures were not what they seemed behind their façade of fame and respectability.  Yet the man whose works earned him a reputation as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era hid the bleak reality of an increasingly strained and unhappy union to Catherine Hogarth, seperating from her after 22 years, considering her to have become mentally disordered and an unfit mother.  On her deathbed in 1879, she handed a collection of letters to her daughter Kate “so that the world may know that he loved me once”.  These precious documents became[…]

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
When: 19 October, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 24 October, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

MALVERN THEATRE PLAYERS (Resident Company of the Coach House Theatre) 44th Season   THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE  By Jim Cartwright  Little Voice has a hidden talent. Alone in her room with only her dead father’s record collection for company, she sings along with the greatest divas of the 20th century with a voice that is pure gold. Downstairs, her hard drinking mother Mari is on the rampage – she’s after booze and a working phone line. When her latest squeeze Ray overhears LV’s secret talent, he realises that she may be his ticket to the big time. But LV[…]

AMELIA MARRIETTE – BOOK LAUNCH

AMELIA MARRIETTE – BOOK LAUNCH
When: 19 December, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

Book Signing and Reading with Author Amelia Marriette  Amelia Marriett grew up in Malvern and has had a long relationship with Malvern Theatre Players; they have performed all of her original dramatic pieces and adaptions.  Her version of Wind in the Willows is currently in the repertoire. Amelia relocated to Austria in 2015.  Her new book, Walking into Alchemy, traces her life from Malvern to Devon and to her new home in Bad Sankt Leonhard.  It also tells the story of a 13-mile walk that she completed 52 times in 52 weeks in the hills and mountains of Southern Austria. “This[…]

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
When: 15 December, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 2 January, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

  Malvern Theatre Players (Resident Company of the Coach House Theatre) 43rd Season THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS  adapted by Amelia Marriette from the book by Kenneth Grahame  The enchanting tale of river-folk is faithfully retold in Amelia Marriette’s adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s much – loved story. The combination of nostalgia for the warmth and security of times gone by and the simple humour combined with lots of audience participation will be a certain hit. Mr Toad is in his element in this production, defending his rights as a car stealing, horn – tooting, tyre – burning speed freak. His friends, Ratty, Mole,[…]

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
When: 10 March, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 14 March, 2020 @ 2:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

  Melting Pot Theatre Company returns to the Coach House to present Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? In the early hours of the morning at a New England college, as the alcohol flows, increasingly toxic games of truth or dare expose the secrets of two marriages against a backdrop of the fading of the American dream at the beginning of the 1960s. Expect an intense and absorbing staging of this American classic in the style of Melting Pot’s recent productions of God of Carnage and The Odd Couple. Check out our website, search Melting Pot on Facebook or follow us on twitter @meltingpot112 for further information[…]

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
When: 20 December, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 21 December, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

  A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BY CHARLES DICKENS  Adapted and performed by Nick Wilkes  Directed by Jon Legg Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL is one of the most beloved books in the English language and has become a classic Christmas tale for generations of grown-ups and children alike. Brought to life in an astounding one-man performance by actor and writer Nick Wilkes. For over two decades Nick Wilkes has appeared in countless productions both in the UK and overseas working in classical and contemporary drama, musical, pantomime and weekly rep, working alongside names as diverse as Charlton Heston and Simon Callow through to Keith[…]

Sue Black – is giving a talk

Sue Black - is giving a talk
When: 23 November, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

            The Vocal Road to Tosca Tea/Coffee and Cake! Proceeds to local singing groups

Malvern French Film Centre – PÉPÉ LE MOKO

Malvern French Film Centre - PÉPÉ LE MOKO
When: 16 February, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

SATURDAY 15TH & SUNDAY 16TH FEBRUARY SIX GREAT GANGSTER MOVIES Tickets £6 (£5 when three or more films are booked at the same time – only available through the box office on 01684 892277)   PÉPÉ LE MOKO Sunday 16th Feb ’20 at 7pm 1937 (PG) – B&W 94 mins (crime/drama/romance)  Julien Duvivier Pépé le Moko, one of France’s most wanted criminals, hides out in the Algerian Casbah. Protected by his gang, he eludes the authorities and capture, all the while knowing the police will be waiting for him if he ever tries to leave the city. When Pépé meets Gaby[…]

Malvern French Film Centre – DE BATTRE MON COEUR S’EST ARRÊTÉ

Malvern French Film Centre - DE BATTRE MON COEUR S’EST ARRÊTÉ
When: 16 February, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

SATURDAY 15TH & SUNDAY 16TH FEBRUARY SIX GREAT GANGSTER MOVIES Tickets £6 (£5 when three or more films are booked at the same time – only available through the box office on 01684 892277)   DE BATTRE MON COEUR S’EST ARRÊTÉ  Sunday 16th Feb ’20 at 3pm 2005 (15) – colour 108 mins (crime/drama/music)  Jaques Audiard Tom, 28, is a pretty tough guy who leads a life that might be regarded as criminal. While feeling he is at a critical point in his life, a chance encounter prompts him to take up the piano again and work to become a concert pianist[…]