Events

THE BLINDING LIGHT

THE BLINDING LIGHT
When: 17 October, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 20 October, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

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[…]

Malvern French Cinema – LES AVENTURES EXTRAORDINAIRES D’ADÈLE BLANC-SEC

Malvern French Cinema - LES AVENTURES EXTRAORDINAIRES D’ADÈLE BLANC-SEC
When: 21 October, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

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[…]

Malvern French Cinema – Le Havre

Malvern French Cinema - Le Havre
When: 16 September, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

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.[…]

FINDING JOY (VAMOS THEATRE)

FINDING JOY (VAMOS THEATRE)
When: 20 November, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

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 (AUTUMN IN MALVERN)

LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT THE BBC (AUTUMN IN MALVERN)
When: 28 October, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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[…]

THE FOUR SEASONS STRING QUARTET WITH ALAN FAIRS

THE FOUR SEASONS STRING QUARTET WITH ALAN FAIRS
When: 14 September, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

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[…]

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (MALVERN THEATRE PLAYERS)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (MALVERN THEATRE PLAYERS)
When: 27 December, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 30 December, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

(Resident Company of the Coach House Theatre) 42nd Season Present THE RAILWAY CHILDREN Adapted for the stage by Dave Simpson From the novel by E Nesbit By arrangement with Samuel French Ltd A superb adaptation for the stage of E Nesbit’s classic novel. Following the wrongful arrest of their father, an Edwardian family are forced to move from their London home to the country and endure a life of genteel poverty. Their modest house, “Three Chimneys”, is close to a railway line which becomes the children’s main interest and source of many adventures, shared with the family of the station porter. Saving lives,[…]

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (MALVERN THEATRE PLAYERS)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (MALVERN THEATRE PLAYERS)
When: 15 December, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 21 December, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

(Resident Company of the Coach House Theatre) 42nd Season Present THE RAILWAY CHILDREN Adapted for the stage by Dave Simpson From the novel by E Nesbit By arrangement with Samuel French Ltd A superb adaptation for the stage of E Nesbit’s classic novel. Following the wrongful arrest of their father, an Edwardian family are forced to move from their London home to the country and endure a life of genteel poverty. Their modest house, “Three Chimneys”, is close to a railway line which becomes the children’s main interest and source of many adventures, shared with the family of the station porter. Saving lives,[…]

Emma in Priory Park

Emma in Priory Park
When: 4 August, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Priory Park Malvern

Jenny Wren Productions present Jane Austen’s EMMA Adapted by Martin Millar and Doon MacKichan Jenny Wren Productions delve into the dating scene of the early 19th century in this playful adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. Emma constantly tries to pair off her unfortunate friend Harriet Smith with unsuitable men but is convinced that, for herself, the single life is the only way. Matches are made and unmade quicker than you can say “how delightful”, but after all the outrageous flirting, declarations of love and heaving of bosoms, will Emma’s heart escape unscathed? As Jane Austen writes, members of her family become her characters; blushing[…]

Act Up for a day!

Act Up for a day!
When: 3 August, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: The Coach House Theatre

Act Up for a day on Friday 3rd August at Malvern’s Coach House Theatre Act Up is a one day drama workshop for 7 to 12 year olds lead by a professional theatre coach – voice, movement, costume, putting on a show, and a look back stage in a professional theatre. A taster for a planned weekly after school young people’s drama group working towards a fully staged production. Starts at 10.00, finishes at 4.00, and lots of amazing activities in between. The cost is £20 for the day, or £10 for Malvern Theatre Players junior members. For more information,[…]