6TH FEBRUARY 2019 – 9TH FEBRUARY 2019 Here to There Productions Ltd present RACING DEMON By David Hare In a Church of England torn with internal dissension on matters of doctrine and practice, four clergymen struggle to make sense of their mission in the inner city. “Quite simply drama at its athletic and magisterial best.” The Sunday Times “Bracingly intelligent and highly entertaining.” The Guardian This production of Racing Demon is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.
“Everybody has their story to tell. This is mine.” So opens Zuzka’s concert in which she performs songs to illustrate her journey as a musician, mother-of-3, partner, career-woman and lover of all things that sparkle! Zuzka reflects on these various roles through sharing songs from the film ‘The Greatest Showman’, Christmas songs and other classics from film and stage. The show offers heartfelt high-quality vocal performances, readings and ‘time out’ to reflect on what makes each one of our lives uniquely extraordinary and celebrate that during the busy festive season!
UN SAC DE BILLES Sunday 9th December ’18 at 2pm 2017 (12) – colour 110 mins (drama) Christian Duguay A Beautiful film not yet on UK release. The setting is occupied France in World War II. A Jewish family knows if they stay in Paris, they’ll be captured and sent to a concentration camp. Their plan is therefore to escape to Vichy where, though under German control, most of the occupying soldiers are Italian. When Italy signs an armistice with the allies, German soldiers move in and Vichy is no longer the relatively safe haven it had been. The story[…]
Sunday 18th November ’18 at 2:30pm 1972 (12) B&W 86mins (drama/war) René Clément In June 1940 five-year old Paulette loses her parents in an air-raid fleeing the Battle of Paris. She meets Michel, whose peasant family take her in and the two quickly become firm friends. They attempt to cope with the death and destruction that surrounds them by secretly building a small cemetery for animals, marking their graves with crosses stolen from a local graveyard. In the end Gendarmes escort Paulette to a Red Cross camp. The film is noted for the guitar music played by Narciso Yepes. Venice[…]
Howard Brenton’s new play tells the astonishing story of August Strindberg’s ‘Inferno’ period. Abandoning theatre, living a life of squalid splendour, Strindberg practises alchemy. In his hotel room, he attempts to make gold by finding the philosopher’s stone, the secret of creation. As his grasp of reality weakens his first two wives visit him to bring him to his senses. But their interventions spin out of control. And – are they really his wives at all? For four years in fin-de-siècle Paris, Europe’s most famous playwright vanished. Most people thought he had gone insane. When he reappeared, his new plays[…]
Sunday 21st October ’18 at 7pm 2010 (12) colour 107mins (adventure/fantasy) Luc Besson Desperate to cure her near catatonic sister, intrepid Adèle Blanc-Sec braves ancient Egyptian tombs and modern Egyptian low life to locate a mummified doctor and get him back to Paris. Her hope is that Professor Espérandieu can then use his unusual powers to bring the doctor back to life so he, in turn, can use his centuries-old skills on the unfortunate sister. In Paris however Espérandieu is already causing mayhem, having brought to life what was a museum egg but is now a very active pterodactyl, making Paris[…]
Sunday 16th September ’18 at 7pm 2012 (PG) colour 93 mins (comedy/drama) Aki Kaurismaki When a group of illegal African immigrants arrives by container ship in the port of Le Havre, young Idrissa is the only one to escape the border guards. The first friendly face he sees is Marcel, an ageing shoe shiner and one time artist who takes pity on him and welcomes him into his home. Marcel, with the help of his friends, keeps Idrissa in hiding and, learning the boy’s story, sets about trying to get him to London, the original end destination of the ship.[…]
Vamos Theatre present FINDING JOY at Coach House Theatre, Malvern The funny and fearless sell-out mask production from the UK’s leading full mask company. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll find joy! Joy is 83 today: she’s feisty, loves to dance, and is losing her memory. Her grandson Danny is rebellious, bright and always getting into trouble. When Danny decides to look after Joy, they discover a shared playfulness and growing love. But is that enough to face the challenges ahead? Approaching the subject of dementia with humour and humanity, award-winning Finding Joy has performed to audiences across the world, including China,[…]
LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT THE BBC Marking the centenary of Bernstein’s birth A BBC documentary film made for the renowned Monitor arts series. The eloquent Bernstein talks about his work and conducts Elgar’s Nimrod in a breathtaking performance, never to be forgotten. Location – Coach House Theatre On the left of Malvern Theatres, Grange Rd. WR14 3HA Sponsored by Hilary Elgar & Jean Upton The Autumn in Malvern Festival is a renowned series of artistic events & exhibitions held annually in the surroundings of the glorious Malvern Hills. Some of the most prestigious musicians, poets, writers, film makers and other artists[…]
Style and fashion have been important in the evolution of dance and the concert displays some short dance pieces that show the way that dance has evolved through the last three hundred years. So let us entertain you with a minuet, a rumba, a waltz and a tango and other toe tappers. In the second part of the concert we listen to“the breath of the night wind” in a setting of Dover Beach by Samuel Barber with Alan Fairs as soloist, and some other songs for String Quartet. The Four Seasons (Vyvyan Lucas and Celia Thomson: violins; Naomi Gaffney: viola; Robina Sabourin: cello) have known each other for[…]