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

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)
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