Archive 2017

2017 Season

The Underground Man

The Underground Man
Monday 13 February : 3.00pm

The Underground Man tells the story of a whimsical journey through the tunnels of a Victorian mind adapted from the Booker-shortlisted novel by Mick Jackson.

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Write on with Des Dillon

Write on with Des Dillon Promotional Picture
Saturday 11 March
10.00am - 4.00pm

Supported by The Swallow Theatre Association and the Scottish Book Trust
A writing workshop with internationally acclaimed award winning writer Des Dillon

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Siobahn Miller

Siobhan Miller promotional picture
Thursday 2 March : 7.30pm

One of Scotland’s foremost vocalists joined by double bass and guitar/bouzouki.

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Richard III

Richard III Promotional Picture
Monday 13 March : 7.30pm

Richard III. An Audience. Anything can happen. What part will you play? Pushing the boundaries of Shakespearean performance, Brite Theater presents their multi award winning one-woman show.

1 hour performance followed by an opportunity to discuss the show with performer Emily Carding.

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Claude Bourbon

Claude Bourbon Promotional Picture
Thursday 16 March : 7.30pm

Medieval and Spanish blues and much more – guitar and songs

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Give Me Your Love

Give Me Your Love Promotional Picture
Monday 20 March 2017 : 7.30pm

A funny, fragile and profound fable about Post Traumatic Stress and the therapeutic effects of MDMA.

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Oskar's Amazing Adventure

Oskar's Amazing Adventure Promotional Picture
Monday 3 April : 3.00pm

An original, heartwarming and entertaining play for young children and their families. Full of good humour, adventure, music and song.

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An Evening with Late Bloomers and The Cochranes

Promotional Picture for An evening with Late Bloomers and The Cochranes
Thursday 6 April : 7.30pm

Blues, bluegrass, folk with acoustic singer-songwriters from our local region.

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Jimmy Lee : The Runaway

Jimmy Lee The Runaway Promotional Photograph
Saturday 15 April : 7.30pm

Jimmy Lee performs extracts from his very personal show – ‘The Runaway’, including narrative and projected images.

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Crazy Glue

Crazy Glue Promotional Picture
Monday 17 April : 3.00pm

A wordless play about the messy side of love told through physical comedy, mime and a 1930s soundtrack.

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey Promotional Picture
Saturday 29 April : 7.30pm

Come and enjoy this award-winning adaptation of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey

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Manalive! Promotional Picture
Sunday 30 April : 3.00pm

Award-winning Box Tale Soup present G.K. Chesterton’s ‘Manalive!’, featuring beautifully hand-crafted puppets and stunning original music.

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The Trials of Galileo

The Trials of Galileo promotional pic
Monday 1 May : 7.30pm

Witty, chilling, and passionate one-man rollercoaster about Galileo’s heresy trial

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Music Double Bill : Simon Kempston with Kim Ayres and Richie Hamilton

Richie Hamilton, Kim Ayres and Simon Kempston Promotional Picture
Thursday 4 May : 7.30pm

Join Three uniquely talented singer/songwriters for an evening of original music.

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Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin

Stewart Hardy and Frank McLaughlin promotional picture
Friday 12 May : 7.30pm

Fiddle and guitar/pipes mixing traditional borders music with influences of classical, blues and jazz.

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Jane Money (mezzo-soprano) and Richard Haslam (piano) - The Scottish Connection

The Scottish Connection : Jane Money and Richard Haslam promotional pic
Friday 26 May : 7.30pm

Leider and songs with links to Scottish themes.

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Jane Money (mezzo-soprano) and Richard Haslam (piano) - By George!! The Golden Age of Musicals

The Scottish Connection : Jane Money and Richard Haslam promotional pic
Monday 29 May : 3.00pm

Songs by George Gershwin and others to enjoy and join in with.

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Constellations Promotional Image
Tuesday 30 May : 7.30pm
Wednesday 31 May : 7.30pm

Nick Payne’s hit play Constellations takes “boy meets girl” explores free will and friendship, quantum multiverse theory, love and honey!

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They Built It. No One Came.

They Built It. No One Came. Promotional pic
Saturday 3 June : 7.30pm

A tragicomedy with original live music inspired by a true story.

Tickets : £12 / Under 26s : £10

Far From The Madding Crowd

Far from the madding crowd promotional picture
Saturday 10 June : 7.30pm
Sunday 11 June : 7.30pm

Hotbuckle Productions bring Thomas Hardy’s romance to life with live music and ensemble style.

Presented by The Swallow Theatre Association

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Austen's Women

Austen's Women Promotional Picture
Friday 23 June : 7.30pm
Saturday 24 June : 7.30pm

Rebecca Vaughan brings thirteen of Jane Austen’s heroines to life in this bold revisiting of some of literature’s most celebrated works.

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Every Wild Beast and Night Creature

Every Wild Beast and Night Creature Promotional Picture
Friday 30 June : 7.30pm
Saturday 1 July : 7.30pm

Casey Jay Andrews writer of My Friend Peter returns to The Swallow Theatre with her latest plays Every Wild Beast and Night Creature.

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Scriptwriting Workshop with Casey Jay Andrews

Scriptwriting Workshop with Casey Jay Andrews Promotional Picture
Saturday 1 July
10.00am to 4.00pm

This scriptwriting workshop with Casey Jay Andrews is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in writing for the stage.

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Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Glasserton Church

Fitzwilliam String Quartet Promotional Picture
Friday 7 July : 7.30pm
At Glasserton Church

The highly respected string quartet perform music by Schubert at the newly renovated Glasserton Church.

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Fitzwilliam String Quartet – An Illustrated Guide

Fitzwilliam String Quartet Promotional Picture
Saturday 8 July : 10.30am
The Swallow Theatre

The highly respected Fitzwilliam String Quartet present an illustrated guide to Beethoven Opus 130.

2017 Archive
(includes tea / coffee & traybake)

Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Isle of Whithorn Church

Fitzwilliam String Quartet Promotional Picture
Saturday 8 July : 7.30pm
Isle of Whithorn Church

The highly respected string quartet perform music by Beethoven at The Isle of Whithorn Church.

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Young Persons Drama Weekend : Ages 14 to 25

Young Persons Summer Drama School Promotional Picture
Sat 15 – Sun 16 July : 10.00am – 5.00pm
Ages : 14 – 25

A weekend course for anyone aged 14-25 with an interest in theatre and performing the opportunity to attend a 2 day drama course.

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Find The Lady

Find The Lady Promotional Picture
Saturday 29 July : 7.30pm
Sunday 30 July : 2.00pm & 7.30pm

Dominic Goodwin & friends appear in a gloriously funny and exciting new adaptation of the story which inspired Hitchcock’s ‘The Lady Vanishes’

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The Budapest Café Orchestra

The Budapest Café Orchestra Promotional Picture
Tuesday 5 September : 7.30pm

The Swallow Theatre is delighted to welcome back “The finest purveyors of Balkan music this side of a Lada scrap heap”

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The Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers Promotional Picture
Thursday 7 September : 7.30pm
The Tannahill Weavers have received worldwide accolades over the years for performances that seemingly can’t get better …

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Just an Ordinary Lawyer

Just an ordinary lawyer promotional picture
Sunday 24 September : 7.30pm
Monday 25 September : 7.30pm

He is Britain’s first Black judge, a fine singer and keen cricket lover.

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Lucy, Lucy & Lucy Barfield

Lucy, Lucy & Lucy Barfield Promotional Picture
Tuesday 26 September : 7.30pm
Wednesday 27 September : 7.30pm

A show about finding the real Lucy from the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London

Mrs Roosevelt flies to London Promotional Picture
Thursday 28 September : 7.30pm
Friday 29 September : 7.30pm

One-woman show exploring the public and hidden life of one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th century.

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Sing Me A Song!

Robert Louis Stevenson Sing Me A Song! promotional Picture
Saturday 30 September : 7.30pm

Follow one of Scotland’s favourite sons, Robert Louis Stevenson, using his own words in this musical show, as he travels from his birthplace in Edinburgh to America and the Pacific.

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Thursday 9 November : 7.30pm

Jazz-folk blues, finger-picking guitar and a great voice.

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Winter Play Reading - 'All That Fall'

Play Readings Promotional Picture
Sunday 12 November : 2.00pm

Why not join us at The Swallow Theatre on Sunday 12 November for the first of our monthly Sunday afternoon play readings?

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Jane Eyre : An Autobiography

Jane Eyre Promotional Picture
Monday 13 November : 7.30pm
Tuesday 14 November : 7.30pm

Charlotte Bronte’s gothic classic distilled for the stage in this 5-star one-woman show.

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Concert by Local Young Musicians

Concert by local young musicians promotional picture
Sunday 19 November : 3.00pm

Come and enjoy a concert performed by talented local young musicians in Mochrum Church. The ticket price includes Coffee/Tea/Juice and Traybake.

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Winter Play Readings - 'An Inspector Calls'

Play Readings Promotional Picture
Sunday 10 December : 2.00pm

Join us at The Swallow Theatre on Sunday 10 December when we’ll be reading the classic play ‘An Inspector Calls’ by J B Priestley.

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