Tag Archives: Park Theatre

Game of Bones: Raising Martha at the Park Theatre

Saturday 14th January 2017 Raising Martha had instant appeal for us.  It is on at the Park Theatre, a venue which has consistently put on interesting and engaging work.  It is a dark comedy, always a plus for us.  And it … Continue reading

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Going for Bold: ‘The Busker’s Opera’ sets up its pitch at the Park Theatre

Saturday 30th April 2016 We weren’t quite sure what to expect from ‘The Buskers Opera’ at the Park Theatre. The idea of an updated version of John Gay’s ‘The Beggar’s Opera’ caught the imagination and we were familiar with the … Continue reading

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Je ne regrette rien: The Patriotic Traitor occupies the Park Theatre

Saturday 20th February 2016, matinée It’s been open for less than three years, but the Park Theatre is rapidly taking centre stage as a place for controversial and thought-provoking theatre.  So it seems a natural home for the world premier … Continue reading

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Marathan Sham: An Audience with Jimmy Savile at the Park Theatre

Saturday 13th June 2015, matinée Some have asked if the Park Theatre‘s new production of Jonathan Maitland’s play ‘An Audience with Jimmy Savile’ is too soon.  We say it’s not soon enough.  It’s probably about fifty years too late.  An … Continue reading

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Euthanasia – let’s have a mass debate: Kill Me Now at the Park Theatre

Sunday 22nd February 2015, matinée We’ve had some great experiences so far at the Park Theatre, so when we heard that they were going to be hosting a black comedy about disability and euthanasia called ‘Kill Me Now’, we felt … Continue reading

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The life of staff: Toast at the Park Theatre

Saturday 30th August 2014, matinée Toast is, unsurprisingly enough, set in a bread factory in the seventies.  Well, the time is indeterminate, but we assume it’s the seventies based on the clothes and lack of health and safety compliance.  A … Continue reading

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Don’t mention the war: Bomber’s Moon at the Park Theatre

Sunday  6th April 2014, matinée William Ivory is known for following the old writers’ adage ‘write about what you know’, giving his work a real sense of depth and texture.  In the case of ‘Bomber’s Moon’, currently enjoying a well-deserved outing at … Continue reading

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