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 Sep 6th||HELLO DOLLY ! with Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau & Michael Crawford Winner of 3 Academy Awards (139 mins)|
|Thu Sep 20th||CANCELLED - I regret IOLANTHE must be postponed to another date.|
|Thu Oct 4th||SINGIN' IN THE RAIN - "The best loved Hollywood musical ever!" with Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor (98 mins)|
|Thu Nov 1st||LAND OF SMILES - Captivating film version of Lehar's beloved operetta particularly famous for the song "You are my heart's delight", with René Kollo & Dagmar Koller (100 mins)|
|Thu Nov 15th||OKLAHOMA! - Rodgers & Hammerstein's first, and possibly best, collaboration. A story of frontier life combining tender romance and violent passion. (145 mins)|
|Thu Nov 29th||THE MIKADO - Jonathan Miller's wacky and very funny production of the Gilbert & Sullivan favourite for English National Opera, with Felicity Palmer, Eric Idle, Richard van Allen, etc (130 mins)|
|Thu Dec 13th||DIE FLEDERMAUS - Johann Strauss's masterpiece in a production for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden with Kiri Te Kanawa, Hermann Prey & Benjamin Luxon (176 mins)|
|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)|