Bristol

Show Time, Downend

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

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

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

For more detail please see the Annual Bulletin, latest News Sheet or click on 'send a message' above to contact the convener.

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 Jan 3rd CHICAGO - Six Academy Awards including Best Picture for this musical gangster movie set in the Jazz age of the 1920s with Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Richard Gere (103 mins)
Thu Jan 17th IOLANTHE - Gilbert's not so gentle mocking of the House of Lords and parliament in general with some of Sullivan's most imposing and music. Filmed with Anne Collins, Derek Hammond-Stroud, Beverly Millls and Richard van Allen. (115 mins)
Thu Jan 31st GYPSY PRINCESS - Emerich Kalman's unlikely romance between a Budapest cabaret singer and an aristocrat: full of wonderful music and dancing. "Irresistable" - "Gloriously tuneful" - "Sweet and Spicy" (95 mins)
Thu Feb 14th A STAR IS BORN - A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral. ... Judy Garland & James Mason with music by Moss Hart
Thu Feb 28th THE GRAND DUCHESS OF GEROLSTEIN Jacques Offenbach's very funny musical poking fun at militarism; and of course the duchess. Felicity Lott plays the duchess in Laurent Pelly's superb production. (154 mins)
Thu Mar 14th STATE FAIR - Said to be Rodgers & Hammerstein's best kept secret but with many well known songs. Starring Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews and Dick Haymes.
Thu Mar 28th THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - 25th Anniversary production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical version of the story with this one at the Royal Albert Hall.
Thu Apr 11th KING'S RHAPSODY - Ivor Novello's enchanting Ruritanian romance echoing the abdication crisis that enthralled pre-war Europe. Errol Flynn as the Prince and Anna Neagle as the commoner he falls for. (89 mins)
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