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 Apr 26th||Cole PORTER - DE-LOVELY - a musical biopic of the the life and career of Cole Porter with Robbie Williams, Natalie Cole, Elvis Costello and more singing their way through the wonderful songs. (120 mins)|
|Thu May 10th||DREAMWORKS presents SHREK THE MUSICAL - The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life as never before. "Shrektacular" "A big fat hit" "A big brilliant hit show". (130 mins)|
|Thu May 31st||RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN - THE SOUND OF MUSIC - The multi-award-winning film of the story of the young Austrian governess who brought hope and music into the lives of a family. (167 mins)|
|Thu Jun 14th||Johann STRAUSS - THE GREAT WALTZ with Luise Rainer, Fernand Gravet and Miliza Korjus in this delightfully entertaining but very sketchy (American) biopic of the Waltz King.|
|Thu Jun 28th||LERNER & LOEWE - MY FAIR LADY "A superlative film, enchantingly conveys the rich endowments of the famous stage production." NY Times. Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfred Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, etc. (166 mins)|
|Thu Jul 12th||GILBERT & SULLIVAN - ENGAGED! or CHEVIOT'S CHOICE - A rarely produced pastiche with a play by GILBERT and music by SULLIVAN (from many sources) devised and written by Kenneth Mobbs and George Rowell for Bristol Opera School, 1962 (175 mins)|