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
Refreshments are served at a convenient moment.
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 (number 48)
Updated 07/07/2019 GS
|Dates for your Diary|
|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)
|Thu Jan 9th 2020||THE GYPSY BARON One of the great successes of the Waltz King, Johann Strauss Jr in lush and exuberant Viennese style with the ebullient Treasure Waltz. (97 mins)|
|Thu Feb 6th 2020||THE DANCING YEARS - - A radiant film adaptation of IVOR NOVELLO'S enchanting romance which was a West End hit. (94 mins)|
|Thu Feb 20th 2020||SWEET CHARITY - CY COLEMAN'S spectacular musical set in New York with Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr, Stubby Kaye and Chita Rivera. (148 mins)|
|Thu Mar 5th 2020||HMS PINAFORE & TRIAL BY JURY - A GILBERT & SULLIVAN double bill from Opera Australia with their witty and enthusiastic production. (203 mins)|
|Thu Mar 19th 2020||LA VIE PARISIENNE - JACQUES OFFENBACH'S wonderfully tuneful and amusing portrayal of Parisienne life ina stylish production by Laurent Pelly. (135 mins)|
|Thu Apr 16th 2020||THE SOUND OF MUSIC 1965 film version of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S musical based on the story of the von Trapp family and Maria, their governess. (165 mins)|
|Thu Apr 30th 2020||SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS - possibly the greatest 'stand alone' musical. "Close to perfect. One of the big screen's most entertaining musicals.". (98 mins)|