A Christmas Carol

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Another chance to enjoy this perfect Christmas treat! Following two sell-out performances here in 2018 we are delighted that Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson, is returning with his one-man adaptation of Dickens’ classic festive fable. Famed for bringing multiple characters to vivid life, Masterson recreates Scrooge, Marley, the Fezziwigs, Tiny Tim, et al, in an […]

A Child’s Christmas in Wales and Other Dylan Thomas

A Child's Christmas in Wales Promotional Picture

Following two amazing visits from Guy Masterson firstly with ‘Under Milk Wood – Semi Skimmed’ by Dylan Thomas and then in December with his wonderful one man performances of ‘A Christmas Carol’ we are delighted that Guy is returning this December with a festive Dylan Thomas poem and other pieces plus a matinee performance of […]

The Turn of the Screw

The Turn Of The Screw Promotional Picture

“Nobody but me, till now, has ever heard. It’s beyond everything. Nothing at all that I know touches it.” Award-winning Box Tale Soup present a new adaptation of Henry James’ disturbing story, featuring puppetry and a haunting original soundtrack. At an isolated estate, a young governess arrives. Before long she fears there is something darker […]

Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort

Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort Promotional Picture

A celebration of the friendship between the First World War poet and composer Ivor Gurney, and Marion Scott, musician, writer and pioneering woman critic. Gurney sent Scott his music and poetry from the trenches. The horror of the Great War, contrasted with his love for his native Gloucester, coloured his writings. After he was gassed […]

A Substitute For Life

A Substitute For Life Promotional Picture

‘Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for real life’. Robert Louis Stevenson’s words resonate for Francis Kenworthy. Born to affluence in the middle of the nineteenth century, Francis has always used books as a means to insulate himself from real life. Books can make him forget about […]

Lily

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Lily is the protagonist of Edith Wharton’s 1905 novel of New York high-society, The House of Mirth. And also Lily is a thirty-year-old with a dead-end job who’s starting to panic that it’s 2019 and the party is over. A fast-paced new drama inspired by a literary classic, Lily is a story of ambition, independence, […]

Robert Ross: A Funny Way to Make a Living

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Robert Ross is Britain’s foremost comedy historian. He is a frequent guest broadcaster on radio and television, and is the author of over twenty books on comedy. He is the official consultant for the Carry Onfranchise, and has written several scripts for the Doctor Who audio collection. Robert has been writing about the history and […]

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 […]

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Glasserton Church

Fitzwilliam Quartet Promotional Picture

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! […]

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

Fitzwilliam Quartet Promotional Picture

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! […]