Bristol

Show Time, Downend

What it is: At each session we show a DVD from the great days of musical comedy.

When it is: Generally twice a month on Thursdays, curtain up at 2pm prompt

Where it is: Castle Suite, Badminton Gardens, Beaufort Rd, Downend BS16 6UE

For more detail please see the Annual Bulletin, latest Newsletter or click on the pigeon 'send a message' link to contact the convenor.

Just turn up with your card; Easy access; No dedicated Parking - may find some nearby; 5 mins to bus stop

Updated 23/7/18 BC

Dates for your Diary
Thu Jul 4th GILBERT & SULLIVAN - THE SORCERER Their first (surviving) full-length collaboration setting the pattern for most of the works to come. (116 mins)
Thu Jul 18th JOHANN STRAUSS II - A NIGHT IN VENICE The hedonistic revelries of Carnival in Venice with its masked amorous intrigues enacted to the lilting rhythms of waltzes and polkas. (96 mins)
Thu Sep 5th LIONEL BART'S - OLIVER! The film with Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe and Shani Wallis (144 mins)
Thu Oct 17th GILBERT & SULLIVAN - THE GONDOLIERS a truly wonderful performance from Opera Australia. (155 mins)
Thu Oct 31st RICHARD HEUBERGER - DER OPERNBALL - The Opera Ball, the only work by this professor of the Vienna Konservatori by which he's now known but it has a feast of lovely music and one number which will surely live forever "Gehen wir ins Chambre séparée". (100 mins)
Thu Nov 14th LEONARD BERNSTEIN - WEST SIDE STORY - The musical that won ten Academy Awards, full of enchanting songs and vibrant dancing. George Chakiris, Rita Moreno and a host of lesser stars. (146 mins)
Thu Dec 5th RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN- SOUTH PACIFIC - A haunting South Sea love story of a naive young US Navy nurse and an older French plantation owner blossoms during wartime. Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi give us some of the most romantic songs ever. (143 mins)
Thu Dec 19th GILBERT & SULLIVAN - THESPIS - A reconstruction of their first collaboration for which the greater part of Sullivan's music has been lost. This production by the Philadelphia G&S Players has new music in the style of Sullivan and is equally delightful.
"An entirely original Grotesque Opera in Two Acts" (127 mins)
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