Sunday Afternoon Play Reading

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A warm welcome awaits you at The Swallow Theatre. These enjoyable play reading afternoons are great for anyone who wants to join in reading a script, reading different character parts and learn a little about the background to the play. No experience necessary Tea and coffee provided Admission Free (Suggested donation towards costs £3)

Wild as the White Waves

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‘Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.’ It is 19th October 1950, at Steepletop, a remote farmhouse in the pinewoods of upstate New York. Through the early hours of the morning, Edna St Vincent Millay drinks and reminisces, sharing the extraordinary highs and lows of her tumultuous … Read more Wild as the White Waves

Sunday Afternoon Play Reading

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A warm welcome awaits you at The Swallow Theatre. First staged in 1836, ‘The Government Inspector’ has been performed many times since, in a variety of settings. Nabokov called it the greatest play in the Russian language. In a small town at the back of beyond, corruption is rife and the Mayor and his cronies … Read more Sunday Afternoon Play Reading

The Play’s The Thing

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Do you know your Bottom from your Puck…How about your Henry from your Hecate…Shakespeare buff or Bard blagger? This exciting and fun-filled production is a fantastical tour through the world of Shakespeare for novice and aficionado alike. Using scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet and more, The Globe Players (your tour guides) create an accessible … Read more The Play’s The Thing

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet – Illustrated Talk on Schubert Quartet in G major D.887

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The Swallow Theatre Association are delighted to welcome back The Fitzwilliam String Quartet.  The quartet, named after Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, gave their first performance 50 years ago.  This makes them one of the longest established string quartets in the world – and possibly unique in having reached this milestone with an original player still on board! … Read more The Fitzwilliam String Quartet – Illustrated Talk on Schubert Quartet in G major D.887

… And This is My Friend Mr. Laurel

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Fulfilling a long held desire to pay tribute to his hero Stan Laurel, Jeffrey Holland tells this intriguing, funny and often poignant tale of friendship, love and dedication about one of Hollywood’s great film comedians. Jeffrey stars in this one-man show about friendship, memories and a couple of remarkable lives. Set in the bedroom of a … Read more … And This is My Friend Mr. Laurel