Show Time, Downend
What is it: Showtime! presents DVDs of popular shows and operettas - the only criterion being that they have good music (and, in some cases, dance).
Operettas are usually in the original language with English subtitles.
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 write via the Contacts page.
Just turn up. Easy access. Nearby Parking. 2 mins to bus stop
updated 18/6/17 KP
|Dates for your Diary|
|Thu Feb 15th||RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN - CAROUSEL - Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones in this dazzling film with one good song after another. (123 mins)|
|Thu Mar 1st||Jacques OFFENBACH - LA GRANDE DUCHESSE DE GÉROLSTEIN - a comedy mocking militarism. Laurent Pely's stylish and funny production. (154 mins)|
|Thu Mar 15th||Johann STRAUSS II - VIENNA BLOOD - A vehiclce staged to include all the best of the Waltz King's music. "Top class acting and singing". (94 mins)|
|Thu Mar 29th||GILBERT & SULLIVAN - THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD - Joel Gray, Alfred Marks and Elizabeth Bainbridge in this classic production. (116 mins)|
|Thu Apr 12th||CY COLEMAN - SWEET CHARITY - Shirley MacLaine, Chita Rivera, Stubby Kaye and Sammy Davis Jr in "An unforgettable production of a classic". (146 mins)|
|Thu Apr 26th||COLE PORTER - DE-LOVELY - A musical biopic of the life and work of Cole Porter - naturally full of his songs. (120 mins)|
|Thu May 10th||DREAMWORKS - SHREK THE MUSICAL - turns the world of fairy-tales upside-down in an all-singing, all-dancing musical comedy. (130 mins)|
|Thu May 31st||ROGERS & HAMMERSTEIN - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - The story of the young Austrian governess who brought music and hope into the lives of a family of seven children. (107 mins)|