The Lights, Andover
01264 368368. www.thelights.org.uk
The Lights, West Street, Andover SP10 1AH.
A Christmas Carol, 17th to 18th December, 19:30
The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company present a brand-new adaptation of Charles Dickens' fantastical festive fable. Performed by a multi-talented cast in The Pantaloons' own inimitable, hilarious and moving style, this will be an evening out to remember. Featuring live music, audience interaction and absolutely no humbug.
Robin Hood, 10th January
Oddsocks bring their trademark humour, fast-paced action and live music to the legend that is Robin Hood! Join Robin, Little John, Maid Marion and of course Friar Tuck as they take on some of their hardest challenges to date: A conniving king, a sinister sheriff and a downtrodden village of peasants who’s ‘get up and go’ has got up and gone. Can the merry band teach the baddies a lesson? The villagers to revolt? The world to sing? Find out when Oddsocks rumble in with their rumbustious new adventures of this legendary folk hero in a show for all the family.
Jack the Lad - The Untold Tale of the Prodigal Son, 18th to 19th January
Unity Christian Theatre present their original tale of Jack the Lad - The Untold Tale of the Prodigal Son. Jack lives in boring Dullington with his father and his brother Jo. Jack demands his inheritance from his Father and goes out in the big wide world to seek fun and adventure! He finds it in Funsville but Dame Dolly Dollop's daughter has been taken by The Dreadful Dragon of the Deep! Don’t miss this new and magical production from Unity Christian Theatre which promises magic, mystery, mayhem and maybe a little romance… A story of forgiveness and love that never ends.
Be Happy, Harry Hippo!, 21st February, 11:00
Harry Hippo has lost his smile and can’t seem to get it back. No matter what he tries or where he looks, Harry can’t find his smile anywhere. What will he do? Join Hodgepodge Theatre on their quest to deliver the ultimate pick-me-up to one of the world’s most massive mammals. We’ll need all the help we can get as we take Harry on a journey to remember all of the things that make him smile and what makes him truly happy.
The Odyssey, 21st March, 19:30
O Muse, of the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons and their hilarious new modern-verse adaptation of the most epic journey of all time… Stranded war hero Odysseus must struggle against the odds to get home to his wife; but can he battle his way through grumpy gods, naughty nymphs, monocular monsters and over a hundred sleazy suitors? All whilst wearing an Ancient Greek robe that looks suspiciously like a bedsheet?
Bird's Nest Billy, 17th April, 11:00
Billy is a little boy with a big brother called Bo. They both have big hair. Bird’s nest hair! One day, when his big brother is at school and Billy has no-one to play with, a magical bird chirps out of his big, curly, bird’s nest hair. The bird grants him three wishes. The show brings his fantastical adventures to life with Fidget’s trademark wit and warmth, blending imaginative storytelling, puppetry and playful audience interaction. For ages 3-7.