Three chilling tales. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night. Legend has it that many years ago a book of terrifying tales was found. Now, you are invited to discover the secrets of The Book of Darkness & Light… if you dare!
Join The Storyteller and The Musician for an evening of spine-tingling tales and haunting live music. Three ghostly stories to delight and horrify, accompanied by the beautiful sounds of the violin. Be thrilled, chilled and thoroughly entertained by this charming storytelling experience. But, be warned, once the pages of the book are opened, anything could happen.
LittleMighty Wednesday 1 November THEATRE – Corn Exchange 8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm) £12 / £10 members & concessions / £5 Live for 5 (Age guidance 14+)
Great Scott! Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you! Witness these temporal tricksters burst into the twenty-first century with a show brimming over with baffling magic, unparalleled precognitive powers, and a totally genuine ability to travel through time!
‘Hugely talented’ ★★★★ Daily Mirror
‘Charming and engaging’ ★★★★ The Stage
Also at Bridport Arts Centre.
Friday 3 November ENTERTAINMENT – Corn Exchange 8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm) £12 / £10 members & concessions / £5 Live for 5 Family friendly 7+
Struggling to think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master Edward Rochester take a dark journey towards sensual and intellectual liberation. Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance is now distilled for the stage – under its full title – by writer/director Elton Townend Jones. Performer Rebecca Vaughan embodies everywoman Jane – and several other characters – in this intimate study of love’s realities.
’A theatrical masterpiece’ ★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
Saturday 4 November THEATRE – Corn Exchange 8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm) £13 / £11 members & concessions / £5 Live for 5
Slightly Fat Features are a rabble rousing troupe of seven extraordinarily talented gentlemen who proudly pioneer Variety, giving this keystone of Great British entertainment a gloriously refreshing makeover for the 21st century.
They have won multiple awards for their highly original, chaotic and bizarre cabarets. The timeless shows that they create are stuffed to the seams with astonishing physical skills, orchestrated mayhem and lots of laughs- perfect for a wide ranging audience. Variety is back and it’s Slightly Fat.
‘Not often can you can say that a show suits all ages, shapes and sizes. This is one of those rare treats’ Broadway Baby
Saturday 25 November
COMEDY – Corn Exchange
8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm)
£12 / £10 members and concessions / £35 family ticket (max. 2 adults) / £5 Live for 5
Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, in 1996 award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London. Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, directing an arts festival at his college in Dublin, performing solo shows at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.
Written and performed by Inua Ellams.
Produced by Fuel Theatre.
Also at Bridport Arts Centre.
Inua Ellams Friday 1 December THEATRE/ SPOKEN WORD – Corn Exchange 8pm (doors & bar 7.30pm) £12 / £10 members and concessions / £5 Live for 5
Stef Conner – A Young Person’s Guide to the String Quartet
Fodé Lassana Diabaté – Sunjata‘s Time
Adam Caird and Charlotte Caird – A Child’s Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas, with narrator Mark Tattersall
A festive musical treat from one of the UK’s leading contemporary string quartets. This wonderful adaptation for strings and narrator of A Child’s Christmas in Wales chronicles Dylan Thomas’s own childhood memories and remains one of his most popular and loved works. Stef Conner’s new piece is inspired by Benjamin Britten’s much-loved work of a similar name. In the extraordinary Sunjata’s Time Malian composer Diabaté magically blends the rich musical heritage of West Africa with the sounds of the western string quartet.
Sunday 17 December CLASSICAL MUSIC / SPOKEN WORD – Corn Exchange 3pm (doors & bar 2.30pm) £16 / £14 members & concessions / £5 Live for 5
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