Dramatic Readings!!! Charles Dickens and Victorian Theatre

Thursday, 4 January 2018

7pm

 

In association with Brunel University, and funded by the Marie Curie Fellowship,  Professor Thomas Betteridge presents Extracts from Three Variants of a Christmas Carol –

Past, Present and Future by Edward Stirling and Charles Dickens,

A Message from Mars by Richard Ganthony (1899) Early Science Fiction

        Mrs Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge by Christopher Durange (2005)

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Normansfield Theatre Lighting Appeal

Normansfield Theatre has just launched a Lighting Appeal to upgrade all of our stage and front of stage lighting.   We are hoping to raise £19,000 to enable us to move to more economical and environmentally friendly LED fittings.  If you would like to contribute to the appeal, there are several ways to donate:-

  • please make a donation below or
  • go online to http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fund/Normansfield  or
  • contact us on 0333 1212 300 and donate by credit/debit card
  • send in a cheque to Down’s Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington TW11 9PS (write theatre appeal on the back) or
  • make a bacs payment to sort code 160032 Account No 10025447.  Account Name: Down’s Syndrome Association.  Reference:  Theatre Appeal

Please remember to gift aid any donations.  Gift Aid forms can be downloaded from the DSA website www.downs-syndrome.org.uk.  Click here for the DSA Gift Aid Form DSA GIFT AID V4 1

Thank you for your donation.

 

 

 

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Now Here’s a FUNNY STORY (evening performance)

Saturday, 17th March

3pm and 7.30pm

Tickets:  Matinee £12/£10 (£13 on the door)  Evening £14/£12 (£15 on the door

Evening 7.30pm

Written by Mitch feral and staring Miss Airlie Scott and Mr Tommy Parsons.  Directed by Jan Hunt

A jaunty romp through the Golden Age of Music Hall, often delving into its dark underbelly.  Experienced Music Hall artists, TOMMY PARSONS and AIRLIE SCOTT take you on a journey from its very beginnings through to its 1890s heyday with the likes of Marie Lloyd and Champagne Charlie, onto wartime jingoism and the cross-dressing Vesta Tilley of the Great War.

Excellent entertainment with appeal for everyone…..amusing, touching rowdy” Brian Dazley, Max Miller Appreciation Society

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James Henry Pullen: The Genius of Earlswood Asylum

henry james pullen shipA talk about the life of James Henry Pullen, (1835-1916), a resident of the Royal Earlswood Asylum near Redhill, who is believed to have had the condition of savant syndrome. Known as the Genius of Earlswood Asylum, Pullen created a series of ships including a model of Brunel’s Great Eastern and the Princess Alexandra, a 40 gun man of war. The talk will also look in detail at his pictorial autobiography, imaginary ships and paintings. This will be followed by a viewing of a short film made about Pullen and a guided tour of the objects, models and paintings in the museum.

10-11 am Saturday 9 July 2016
Cost: Free.

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