Arlington Arts Centre
Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury, RG14 3BQ. A map is here.
Whistle Down the Wind, 5th to 6th December,
19:30 and 14:30 on Saturday
Hungerford Rotary Club in conjunction with The Community of Hungerford Theatre Company and Arlington Arts proudly present a fund-raiding production in aid of Mary Hare School for Deaf Children and Young People. Andrew Lloyd Webber's emotive score combines hauntingly beautiful love songs and explosive rock music with lyrics by the aclaimed rock 'n' roll song wirter Jim Steinman.
Duck in a Truck, 14th February, 11:30 and 13:30
Join Duck on this yucky, mucky adventure. It'll drive you quackers! Based on the bestselling book by Jex Alborough, this funny, silly, yucky mucky show will have you giggling away, singing along and laughing out loud. Age 3 to 7.
Tom Cream, 25th February, 20:00
Tom Cream, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland's unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley.
Beauty and the Beast, 12th to 14th March, 19:30 and 14:30 on Saturday
A Newbury YoungStars production. Once upon a time in a faraway land, an Enchantress turns a cruel, unfeeling Prince into a hideous Beast. To break the spell, the Beast must learn to love another and earn her love in return before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose. Belle arrives at the Beast's castle looking for her father who has been taken captive by the Beast. Could this be the girl to break the spell? Features all the well-loved songs.
Teechers, 25th March, 13:30 and 19:30
John Godber's classic comedy about life at a modern comprehensive. Teechers brings to life an array of terrifying teachers and hopeless pupils throught hte unuque eyes of Sally, Gail and Hobby, three Year 11 students about to leave school for good. Will Mr Nixon abandon his students for a green and pleasant private school? Who puts the bounce in Miss Prime, the PE teacher? And why does everyone smell of spriing onions?
Magic Porridge Pot, 15th April, 11:30
On today's menu there is a trio of traditional and tasty tales to tantalise and tease. For starters we have the magic pot which won't stop producing porridge. The main course is a delicious soup made from the scrummiest stone in the world and for pudding (if you can catch it) we have a walking talking Gingerbread Man, who is just asking to be munched!. Age 3+.
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs, 16th April, 15:00
Based on the award-winning book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto. Join Flinn as he discovers a Pirate hiding in a cupboard, hold on tight as the cupboard falls away and together we tumble into a real life adventure!. All aboard for a non-stop action-packed theatrical experience with live music, puppetry, physical performance and dastardly dinosaurs!
For more details
see the Arlington Arts Centre web site at www.arlingtonarts.co.uk.