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Richmond Shakespeare Society : The Railway Children (stage version)

by E. Nesbit adapted by Mike Kenny, directed by John Roth

If ever there was a "timeless" classic tale, this is surely it. There have been many Stage adaptations, but the one by Mike Kenny for the now famous presentation at Waterloo Station, later at Kings Cross, is the one chosen for our Christmas production.

This is loosely described as the "Adult" version, but do not let this influence you, since it is basically nostalgic: all it needs, as Mr. Kenny points out, is imagination, and as Bobbie says in the very opening: "Do you remember? We were the Railway Children".Come and enjoy this charming and exquisite piece of our literary heritage.

More information

  • website
  • Saturday 9 to Saturday 16 December 2017
  • Evenings at 7.45p.m. except for Sunday at 3p.m.
  • Second matinee at 3p.m. on Saturday 4th November - no performance on Wednesday

Please enquire of the Box Office before booking tickets as to the extent of the provision available at the Mary Wallace Theatre for those with disabilities.

Venue

Mary Wallace Theatre

Event Sponsor

Richmond Shakespeare Society

December
9-16
   

Teddington Theatre Club : THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

By Alan Bennett, adapted from the book by Kenneth Grahame Directed by Matt Beresford

Join Mole, Ratty, Badger and Mr. Toad in this festive family show!

When Toad's latest craze lands him in prison the Weasels occupy Toad Hall and plan to turn it into a Leisure Centre...Will Toad escape to reclaim the ancestral home? Will Mole, Ratty and Badger forgive him and come to his aid? Will Albert the horse EVER cheer up?!

This timeless English classic is given a festive, musical twist in Alan Bennett's charming adaptation. A perfect Christmas treat! Poop Poop!

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  • Performance times: Saturdays & Sunday 2.30pm & 6.30pm No performance Monday, 11th - Weekdays: 7.30pm
  • Tickets: Child (14 years or under) £9.00
    • Members £13.00 Non-Members £17.00
    • Member family tickets £35.00 Non-member family tickets £38.00 (Family tickets are for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
  • Box Office: Telephone: 0845 838 7529 (10am - 8pm) Online

Venue

Hampton Hill Theater

Event Sponsor

Teddington Theatre Club

Kids OK
December
9-16
   
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Winter Walker : The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

  • Running time: 50 mins
  • Tickets: £12 / £10 full price or (£11/ £9 concessions)

Once upon a time, on Christmas Eve...

A young Prince is transformed into a wooden Nutcracker doll by the evil Mouse King's curse. Can a brave little girl break the spell in time for them both to join the magnificent Christmas party in the magical Kingdom of Sweets?

This playful, pocket-sized production is a funny and modern adaptation of Hoffmann's timeless tale. Combining storytelling, dance, and puppetry with original music, inspired by Tchaikovsky's elegant ballet, The Nutcracker Suite, this seasonal classic is a must-see this Christmas time.

Presented by acclaimed family theatre company WinterWalker, the perfect Christmas treat for the whole family to enjoy together!

Venue

Watermans

Event Sponsor

Winter Walker

Kids OK
December
9-30
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society : Bette and Joan

by Anton Burge, directed by Harry Medawar

Robert Aldrich's 1962 film tells the story of Blanche and Jane Hudson, two sisters bound forever by guilt and deceit. Playing the title role, Bette Davis was nominated for an Oscar while her co-star, Joan Crawford, was not. Anton Burge's highly entertaining comedy gives us Hollywood's grandest at close quarters in their adjacent dressing rooms on set. After thirty years, was the first time the two actresses had worked together, an opportunity to bury past rivalries and for any sense of antipathy to be forgotten. Yeah, ...

More information

  • website
  • Saturday 20 to Saturday 27 January 2018
  • Evenings at 7.45p.m. except for Matinee at 3p.m. on Sunday, 21st January - no performance on Wednesday 24th January

Please enquire of the Box Office before booking tickets as to the extent of the provision available at the Mary Wallace Theatre for those with disabilities.

Venue

Mary Wallace Theatre

Event Sponsor

Richmond Shakespeare Society

January
20-27