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Shooting with Light

It is 1933 and a young German refugee flees to Paris, reinventing herself as Gerda Taro. Discovering the wonder of photography, she falls in love with a fellow refugee who teaches her, ‘if your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough’. Together they venture to the Spanish Civil War and capture the tyranny of fascism. As pioneers of frontline photo journalism, he would go on to receive international recognition as the iconic war photographer Robert Capa – she would be forgotten.

Using innovative staging, physicality and multimedia, internationally renowned company Idle Motion piece together the life of an exceptional woman, glimpsed through the lost photographs she risked her life to take.

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Shooting with Light

Romeo And Juliet broadcast @ Malvern Theatres

Romeo and Juliet 2

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live cinema season continues with a new vision of Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.

Branagh and his creative team present a modern passionate version of the classic tragedy.

A longstanding feud between Verona’s Montague and Capulet families brings about devastating consequences for two young lovers caught in the conflict.

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet and Sir Derek Jacobi as Mercutio.

DATE 7th – 7th July, 2016

TIME 7.15pm

TICKET PRICE£16.80/£19.04 (including 12% booking fee)

LOCATION Grange Road, Malvern, WR14 3HB Get Directions, by car, or by public transport

What’s on at The Savoy Theatre Monmouth

 

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***LIVE SHOWS***

Friday 6th May- Chris Packham- 7pm £9, tickets from Rossiter Books

Saturday 7th May- Measure for Measure: Globe on screen, 7:30pm  Tickets £12 and £10

Sunday 8th May- Mark Steel: Who Do I Think I am, 8pm tickets £15

Friday 13th May- An Evening Of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show 7:30pm tickets £18.50

Saturday 14th May- ED ACZEL: The random flapping of a butterfly’s wings. 8pm tickets £12

Wednesday 18th- Saturday 21st May: Relatively speaking off center theater. 7:30pm tickets £10

Sunday 22nd May: Monmouth- waldrown variety show. FREE TICKETS 6pm

Thursday 26th May: The Gruffalo and friends with Julia Donaldson- 4:30pm tickets £12 and £9 ( under 16’s)

 

***FILMS***

 

Friday 29th April – Thursday 12th May , The Jungle Book (PG),

  • 29th-5th: everyday at 5pm &7:30pm Additional matinees on sat/sun/mon at 12:39pm &2:45PM.
  • 6th-12th: Friday at 12:30 only, sat 12:30pm, 2:45pm and 5pm
  • sunday at 12:30pm and 2:45pm
  • Monday- Thursday 5pm ONLY

The man who knew infinity ( 12a)

  • Sunday 22nd- Thursday 26th May
  • Sunday 2pm ONLY
  • Monday- Wednesday 4:45pm & 7:30pm
  • Thursday 7:30 pm ONLY
  • Additional matinee wed 2pm

Trumbo ( 15)

  • Monday 9th- Thursday 12th may
  • Everyday at 7:30pm
  • Matinees wednesday 2pm & 4:45pm

The Angry Birds Movie (u)

  • Friday 27th may – Thursday 2nd June
  • Friday at 5pm ONLY
  • Sat-Thur 2:30pm and 5 pm

Zootropolis ( pg)

  • sat 21st- sunday 22nd may
  • sat 12pm and 2:15pm
  • Sunday at noon ONLY

Florence Foster Jenkins (12a)

  • Friday 27th may- Thursday 2nd June
  • Daily at 7:30pm

Booking tickets: Online at www.monmouth-savoy.co.uk or phone 01600 772 467

 

 

 

 

Whitney: Queen Of The Night- 23rd January 2016

Taking us on a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of classic hit’s that include, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, My Love is Your Love, So Emotional Baby, Run to You, Saving All My Love, I will Always Love You, and many more!
This show beautifully remembers the most highly awarded female artiste in the world ever!
Whitney’s one true legacy was her music which touched most of us at some time in our lives. Share her life and get ready for the greatest love of all in Queen of the Night!

 

you can have a sneak preview by following this link https://youtu.be/LAydgkAtQVU

 

Start time: 19:30

 

Price: £22.50, concessions £21.50

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Beauty and the Beast

download (10)Directed by Estelle Van Warmelo

Written by Lyndsay Maples

The Courtyards pantomime is back with a “Beast” of a show!

Beauty’s family have fallen on hard times and when her father hears a chance to regain some of his fortune, he sets off on a long journey. On his way home, empty-handed and without gifts he promised, he gets lost in the forest and takes refuge in a mysterious castle. As he is leaving in the morning, he sees a beautiful rose and picks it to take home. Little does he know that the master of the house, a fearsome beast has decreed the penalty of picking the roses is death. The beast promises to spare the fathers life if his beautiful daughter comes to live with him at the castle. But what will happen to Beauty and will she ever find true love? Continue reading

Jack and Jill and The Red Post Box @ The Courtyard Theatre 10/09/2015

Jack and Jill and the Red Postbox is a sensitive, humorous and challenging performance which encourages us to think about how we live and work alongside those in our communities who have a diagnosis of dementia. Using nursery rhymes, live and recorded sound/music and images, the performance invites us to follow the journeys of Jack and Jill and those who live among them, as they encounter considerable changes in their everyday life events.

This fictionalised performance has been inspired by 89 anonymous transcripts, collected in a research project in Northumberland: the ‘Risk and Resilience: living with dementia’ project. The stories are based upon ‘common’ themes which help us to explore questions involving changes in identity, sense of place and roles within community and society.

ticket price- Adult £14, concession £13

For more details and to book your ticket go to http://www.courtyard.org.uk/events/jack-jill-and-the-red-post-box/

Gypsy Fire at the Savoy Theatre 13th may 2015

Venue: Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth

Making a welcome return to the Savoy Gypsy Fire bring their acoustic spectacular show Narrated by the mysterious ‘Creator’ this dynamic show combines breathtaking musical performances with an otherworldly theatrical ambience. Featuring Ben Holder (violin) Will Barnes and Stuart Carter-Smith (acoustic guitars) and Paul Jefferies (double bass). Licensed bar

 

7:30pm Tickets: £ 14.00 direct from the box office, by phone 01600 772467 or online: www.monmouth-savoy.co.uk

Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 3BU

ROH Live: La Fille Mal Gardee- The Blake Theatre, Monmouth. 5th May 2015

Venue: The Blake Theatre, Monmouth

Dates: 05/05/2015 to 05/05/2015

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 Frederick Ashton’s final full-length ballet is one of his most joyous creations, inspired by his love for the Suffolk countryside. It is based on an 1828 French ballet and the music was adapted by John Lanchbery from Ferdinand Hérold’s original score. La Fille mal gardée was a resounding success on its premiere in 1960 and has remained a firm favourite in The Royal Ballet’s repertory. The title translates as ‘The Wayward Daughter’. La Fille displays some of Ashton’s most virtuosic choreography – the youthful passion of Lise and her lover, Colas, is expressed in a series of energetic pas de deux. The ballet is laced with good humour and a whirl of dancing chickens, grouchy guardians and halfwit suitors take to the stage. Ashton affectionately incorporated elements of national folk dance into his choreography, from a Lancashire clog dance to a maypole dance, making La Fille mal gardée (despite its title) The Royal Ballet’s most emphatically English work. Osbert Lancaster’s colourful designs reinforce the robust wit of the production. Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Choreography Frederick Ashton Conductor Barry Wordsworth

Running time: . 2 hours 15 minutes (including 1 interval)

for details visit http://showmeengland.co.uk/ross-on-wye/events-entertainment/roh-live-la-fille-mal-gardee/