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    • 15 October 2019 - 19 October 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

      Sweeney Todd

      Thought by many to be Stephen Sondheim’s ultimate masterpiece of musical theatre, Sweeney Todd is a story of bloody revenge…. and pies!

       With a score to die for including songs such as, ’Not While I’m Around’ and the beautifully crafted ‘A Little Priest’, plus a story that will keep you on the edge of your seat, you are invited to attend the tale for a tasty, thrilling, bloody treat of a show! 

      See website for more information and booking link

      BROS Theatre Company event

    • 16 October 2019 - 19 October 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

      An Experiment With An Air Pump by Shelagh Stephenson

      “Is the value of knowledge worth more than the value of life?”

      In 1799 Newcastle Joseph Fenwick, a radical forward-looking physician and scientist carries out experiments while his neglected wife consoles herself with brandy, his twin daughters feud, and one of his two assistants attempts to seduce the deformed maidservant. In the same house in 1999, Ellen, an eminent geneticist, is torn between ethical doubts and the lure of a new job offering a significant and much-needed increase in salary. A gruesome discovery under the kitchen floor adds further complications.”

      This is a thought-provoking and moving play. It demonstrates the differences in attitude towards ethics, towards women, towards science and towards women in science in two different eras - how much has changed and, sadly, how much hasn’t. The characters are convincing, with their complexities slowly revealed. Having the same actors playing the main roles in both eras underlines the differences and similarities.” 

      Director | Bryony Wilman

      “Just how far would someone go for the advancement of science?”

      Join St Michael’s Players this October and discover what lurks beneath the surface!


      Ticket prices: From £8 (£12 on the door)

      Venue: St Michael’s Centre, Elmwood Road, Chiswick, W4 3DY

      Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @smpchiswick

      St Michaels Players event

    • 18 October 2019 - 20 October 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

      La boheme

      La Boheme

      Normansfield Theatre

      18 October at 7.30pm

      19 October at 7.30pm

      20 October at 5pm

      Tickets are £18 to £25 from EVENTBRITE.CO.UK (search:  Intant Opera La Boheme) or go to for ticket bookings and full cast details.

      INSTANT OPERA returns to the Normansfield Theatre to premiere its spectacular new production of Giacomo Puccini's most loved masterpiece La Boheme featuring a stellar international cast.  The performances only, this is not to be missed!


      Langdon Down Centre event

    • 18 October 2019 - 20 October 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

      La bohème

      INSTANT OPERA returns to Normansfield Theatre to premiere its sensational new production of Giacomo Puccini's most-loved masterpiece. Featuring a stellar international cast and Instant Opera Orchestra and Chorus on 18th, 19th & 20th October 2019. Tickets available NOW only at:  OR at   (search instant opera la boheme).  

      Instant Opera event

    • 22 October 2019 - 25 October 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals


      A campaign pledge to abolish student tuition fees – for the bin? A stray hand on a delicate knee – a slip? A meeting at the boss’s place – an ambush?

      What price integrity? Can those with power or influence be expected always to behave with integrity, political or sexual? Are we that different?

      In a dramatic finale, YOU decide…!

      ‘Engaging, sexy, immensely entertaining, yet thought-provoking’, Integrity by Vaughan Evans was premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2018 and recieves its London premiere in Barnes in October 2019.

      Krimson Kestrel Theatre Co event

    • 23 October 2019 - 26 October 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

      84 Charing Cross Road

      1n 1949, Helene Hanff, a struggling American writer started a correspondence with a firm of British antiquarian booksellers that was to last for twenty years.  The warm, compassionate and very human exchange of letters, mainly with Frank Doel, the bookshop manager, was published as a book and then adapted for the stage by James Roose-Evans. 

      The play was West End hit in the 1980s, and then made into a film starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins. ‘An evening of enchantment and charm the like of which is rarely encountered in the theatre’  What’s on in London

      Tickets are £14 for all seats and will be available from:

      Call 020 8941 1267 (answerphone if no reply) or

      St Mary's Drama Group event

    • 26 October 2019 - 2 November 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals


      In the rain-soaked streets of modern Denmark civil unrest is simmering.  The King has died suddenly and strangely.  His brother Claudius has immediately seized the throne in a breach of custom, democracy and law, and then married the widowed Queen.  The heir apparent, young Hamlet, has been brushed aside.  Can friends, lovers, political manoeuvring or popular support for Hamlet sort this out?  Or will violence bring down the Royal House?

      Box Office:  07484 927662

      Richmond Shakespeare Society event

    • 30 October 2019 - 2 November 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

      The Pirates of Penzance

      We are delighted to be performing this much loved Gilbert & Sullivan operetta and invite you to join our rollicking band of pirates on this musical adventure as they proceed with cat-like tread towards what we all hope will be a happy ending, with lots of well-known tunes along the way! 

      Hounslow Light Opera Company event

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Friday 19 July 2019 - Friday 6 December 2019

poetry anthology 'Time'

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