Testament of Youth Film Screening & Talk

Doncaster 1914-18 Are hosting an evening at Doncaster Little Theatre as part of #DoncasterHeritageFestival.

Kate Vigurs will bring history to life as a First World War nurse. Discover more about the life of a nurse during wartime and about Doncaster’s Auxiliary hospitals.

The costumed talk will be followed by a screening of Testament of Youth. Testament of Youth is based on the memoir of the same name written by Vera Brittain, a First World War nurse.

Thursday 4th May – 7pm – 10:30pm
Cost: £5.50
Tickets can be purchased from the Central Library. Please call 01302 734307 or email [email protected]ster.gov.uk

Tickets can also be purchased from Doncaster Little Theatre’s Box Office or online…

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Les Misérables – School Edition

season-guide-spring-2017-15Presented by Carrnival Academy of Theatre Skills

Tickets: £12 / £10 (Under 16 / Over 60)

Tuesday 9th – Saturday 13th May – 7:00pm
Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th May – 2:00pm

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The Bachelors

RKC Promotions Presents

The Bachelors – The Two & Only

Thursday 18th May – 7:30pm

Tickets: £15 / £14 (Concessions)


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Triple Threat – A Little Theatre Production

Three short plays to enjoy in one evening.

We present three very different productions giving our members chance to develop and let their creative juices flow, to encourage new directors to gain theatrical skills within a safe environment.

Each play stands upon its own merit and there will be two short intervals.

This is a great value for money evening and a chance to see works very rarely performed on the Doncaster stages.

Wednesday 24th May & Thursday 25th May – 7:30pm

Tickets £10 / £8 Concessions (Under 16 / Over 60)

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The Enchanter – A Young Lit Production

Written & Directed by Barbara Upton

Donborough is in trouble! The refuse collectors are on strike and a plague of rats has unsettled the people who look to the Mayor for help. Sadly, the Mayor and the sycophantic councillors are too concerned about their own position to be effective. A travelling musician in strange apparel seems to offer hope.

Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd June – 7pm

Tickets: £7

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Teechers

Bedlam Theatre Group Present
John Godber’s Classic comedy returns to Doncaster. This fast-moving, inventive and highly entertaining evokes life at a comprehensive school in  the 1980s. Three fifth-formers re-create stories from their last school year, playing over twenty characters between them, the whole piece is inspired by their new drama teacher, Mr Nixon. 
 
Join Salty, Gail and Hobby as they tell the story of Whitewall high school, and the huge range of different students, teachers and other comical characters that everyone had in their school.
 
Some reviews of previous productions of John Godber’s Teechers:
‘…there is only one fitting description of Teechers…winner’ – Daily Telegraph
 
‘…freewheeling, highly original entertainment.’ – Daily Mail
 
”john Godber keeps things moving fast and light as he always does: the style is loud, cheerful, butch and pointedly political.’ – Time Out
Tickets £8
Monday 5th – Tuesday 6th June – 7:00pm
 
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Excellent Adventures Through Time

Acting Up Productions Presents:

A unique theatrical experience that will take you back in time and get your feet tapping and your hands clapping!

Saturday 10th June – 2:00pm / 7:00pm

Tickets:
Full Price £6
Dice Members £5
Family Ticket £14 (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Carers / Support Workers £4


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Dangerous Obsession – A Little Theatre Production

by N. J. Crisp

Directed by Barbara Upton

Sally is visited by a person who says he knows her but she has barely any recollection of him. When her husband returns the pieces of the puzzle are gradually put together but the completed picture is shattering. A tightly constructed thriller with surprises at every turn; it makes a good night out.

Thursday 15th – Saturday 17th June – 7:30pm

Tickets £10 / £8 Concession (Under 16 / Over 60)

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A Striking Friendship

Elite Theatre Arts presents A Striking Friendship…..

A play set in Yorkshire during the 1984 miners strike seen through the eyes of children. Alison and best friend Kevin struggle to fit in, but they have each other. That is until Kevin’s father decides to cross the picket line and is branded a scab, the pair try hard to remain friends against Alison’s fathers wishes.

A play full of nostalgic references to eighties pop culture this will appeal to young and old.

The playwright grew up in Yorkshire during the eighties, and now lives in Doncaster where she taught Drama in an old mining pit village secondary school for nineteen years. She is more recently the founder and principal of theatre school Elite Theatre Arts.

Thursday 22nd June – 7:00pm

Tickets: £9 & £8 (Concessions)


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Cheshire Cats

Grown women, aching feet and heaving bosoms!

Follow the Cheshire Cats team as they speed walk their way to fundraising success in the London Moonwalk. Hilary, Siobhan, Yvonne, Vicky and Maggie are attempting to walk 13 miles across the capital in record time, wearing decorated bras and posh new trainers, but the sixth member of their team doesn’t meet the physical criteria!

Cheshire Cats is a cross between a girls’ night out and a real mission to support a cause close to many hearts, with plenty of laughs and a few tears along the way.

Directed by Alba Coulson

Thursday 29th June – 7:00pm

Tickets £9 / £8 Concession

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Jeeves & Wooster- A Little Theatre Production

In Perfect Nonesense

From the works of P.G. Wodehouse By Goodale Brothers

When a country house weekend takes a turn for the worse, Bertie Wooster is unwittingly called on to play matchmaker – reconciling the affections of his host’s drippy daughter Madeleine with his newt fancying acquaintance Gussie Fink Nottle.

If Bertie assisted by Jeeves cannot pull off the wedding of the year he will be forced to abandon his cherished bachelor status and marry the girl himself!

P.G. Wodehouse would have loved this production (Telegraph)

Thursday 6th – Saturday 8th July – 7:30pm

Tickets: £10 / £8 Concession (Under 16 / Over 60)

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Broadway Magic

This show is filled with memorable numbers from the Broadway and Hollywood Musicals.

1920’s through to the golden age of the 50’s and 60’s. A cornucopia of song and dance that includes, tap, ballet, contemporary and Jazz. The young performers also delve into the modern musicals of today. So here there is something for every taste from a talented group of theatre entertainers.

Sunday 9th July – 4:00pm

Tickets £10 / £8 Concessions (Under 16 / Over 60)

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Facsinating Rhythms

An eclectic mix of Song, Dance and Acting .Here we meet West End, Broadway and Hollywood stars of musical theatre, pop and art.

A vibrant array of modern musical numbers fused with the traditional elements of the Theatre and Art.

This is an unusual selection of Music and dance with Solo songs and choral pieces to give an entertaining evening for all the family.

This ends C.A.T.S. season of work following on from their successful production of Les Miserables.

Monday 10th July – 7:00pm

Tickets £10 / £8 Concessions (Under 16 / Over 60)

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St James Church Skits and Hymns

Phase 2 Productions Present

Come and join us for some fun-filled Christian skits and hymns performed by St James’s Church Drama Group.

Saturday 15th July – 1pm

Tickets £6

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