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 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)