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The Swallow Theatre 2019

 
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Near Whithorn
January - December 2019


JULY – DECEMBER 2019

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The Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Isle of Whithorn Church

Monday 29 July 2019 – 7.30pm
In their 50th anniversary year, the quartet play music by Schubert, Shostakovich and Haydn
Tickets : £14.00 (Friends’ Early Bird: £13.00 – when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Two concert offer! Buy with the Tuesday concert for £25 (Early Bird – £22) – a saving of £3.
Presented and sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association.
Proceeds will be donated to The Agar Trust and Jessie’s Fund – supporting young people through music.

Two Concert Offer – The Fitzwilliam String Quartet

Monday 29 July 2019 – 7.30pm (Isle of Whithorn Church) AND Tuesday 30 July 2019 – 7.30pm (Glasserton Church)
The celebrated quartet play music by Schubert, Shostakovich, Haydn and Mozart in two lovely local churches.
Tickets : £25.00 (Friends’ Early Bird – £23)
Presented and sponsored by The Swallow Theatre Association.
Proceeds will be donated to The Agar Trust and Jessie’s Fund – supporting young people through music.

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet – Illustrated Talk on Schubert Quartet in G major D.887

Tuesday 30 July 2019 – 10.30am
A fascinating opportunity to learn about one of the pieces in tonight’s concert
Tickets : £5.00 – tea/coffee included
Approximately 90 minutes.
Presented and sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet at Glasserton Church

Tuesday 30 July 2019 – 7.30pm
In their 50th anniversary year, the quartet play music by Mozart and Schubert
Tickets : £14.00 (Friends’ Early Bird: £13.00 – when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Two concert offer! Buy with the Tuesday concert for £25 (Early Bird – £22) – a saving of £3.
Presented and sponsored by the Swallow Theatre Association.
Proceeds will be donated to The Agar Trust and Jessie’s Fund – supporting young people through music.

The Play’s The Thing

Thursday 8 August 2019 – 6.30pm & Friday 9 August – 2pm
The Globe Players
A delightful and engaging show of selected scenes from Shakespeare’s most popular works.
Tickets : £12 adult (Friends’ Early Bird: £11 – when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Children (age 4-16) : £6, children (age under 4) : £2*
Suitable for all the family.
Approximately 2 hours including an interval.
This event takes place outdoors, or if very bad weather inside the theatre (*£2 ticketholders will need to sit on a parent’s lap)

Robert Ross: A Funny Way to Make a Living

*** CHANGE OF DATE ***
Thursday 29 August 2019 – 7.30pm

Robert Ross in conversation with Rebecca Vaughan
The comedy historian shares memories of working with famous British comedy stars
Tickets : £8.00
A benefit event in aid of The Swallow Theatre Roof Appeal.

Are There More of You?

Monday 9 September 2019 – 7.30pm and Tuesday 10 September 2019 – 2.00pm
Written and performed by Alison Skilbeck
 (Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London, The Power Behind the Crone)
Directed by Jeremy Stockwell.
A one-woman comedy drama telling the linked tales of four women with only a postcode in common.
Tickets : £12.50 (Friends’ Early Bird: £11.50 – when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Recommended for age 12+ (some strong language)
70 minutes with no interval.

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Sunday 15 September 2019 – 3.00pm and 7.30pm
Gypsy and folk-flavoured music from the ever-popular four-piece acoustic band.
Another chance to see this feel-good show.
Extra afternoon performance now added in!
Tickets : £16.00

Lily – sorry this event is postponed

Saturday 28 September and Sunday 29 September 2019 – 7.30pm
SORRY – due to events outside our control this event is postponed

A fast-paced new play inspired by Edith Wharton’s House of Mirth.

A Substitute for Life

Monday 30 September 2019 and Tuesday 1 October 2019 – 7.30pm
Written by Simon Brett, starring Tim Hardy, directed by Alison Skilbeck
A rivetting dark Victorian thriller
Tickets : £12.50
Recommended for age 14+ (contains adult themes)
Approximately 50 minutes.
Presented by The Swallow Theatre as part of the Wigtown Book Festival.

Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort

Wednesday 2 October 2019 and Thursday 3 October 2019 – 7.30pm
Written and performed by Jan Carey
Directed by Michael McCaffery
A celebration of the friendship between the First World War poet and composer Ivor Gurney and Marion Scott, musician, writer and pioneering woman critic.
Tickets : £12.50
Recommended for age 12+ (contains description of war)
Approximately 60 minutes
Presented by The Swallow Theatre as part of the Wigtown Book Festival.

The Turn of the Screw

Friday 4 October and Saturday 5 October 2019 – 7.30pm
Box Tale Soup (The Picture of Dorian Gray, Northanger Abbey)
Henry James’ disturbing story of horror and corruption featuring puppetry and a haunting original soundtrack. Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out show.
Tickets : £13.50
Recommended age 12+
Approximately 60 minutes.
Presented by The Swallow Theatre as part of Wigtown Book Festival.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales and Other Dylan Thomas

Monday 9 December 2019 and Tuesday 10 December 2019 – 7.30pm
Performed by Guy Masterson (Under Milk Wood, A Christmas Carol)
A magical Christmas show conjuring the romantic lyricism and genius wordplay of one the world’s greatest writers.
Tickets : £14.50 (Friends’ Early Bird: £13.50 – when booked at least 28 days in advance)
75 minutes with no interval.
Mulled wine, mulled soft fruit punch, hot chocolate and mince pies available!

A Christmas Carol

Tuesday 10 December 2018 – 2.00pm
Performed by Guy Masterson. From the text by Charles Dickens.
Adapted & Directed by Nick Hennegan​. Original Music by Robb Williams.

Dickens’ mystical Christmas fable brought to life – a perfect Christmas treat!
Following last year’s sell-out performances, a chance to see this great show at a matinee.
Tickets : £14.50 (Friends’ Early Bird: £13.50 – when booked at least 28 days in advance)
Suitable for the whole family except for very young children (recommended age 7+).
85 minutes plus an interval.
Mulled wine, mulled soft fruit punch, hot chocolate and mince pies available!

 

 

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You can book tickets using our easy online booking system. No registration is required, and there are no booking fees to pay.  You can print your ticket at home (it arrives by email as a pdf attachment), or show us on your phone or tablet.  If you cannot print or see the ticket, then we will have a list of ticketholders so will just need your name.You can also book using a credit or debit card over the phone on 01988 850368.  Please note that we cannot often be by the phone so please leave a message and we will phone you back later.Please note that tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be collected on the door but we are sorry, like all other theatres we know of, our policy is that tickets will not be reserved until paid for.If you have mobility problems and therefore require disabled parking and/or a reserved seat without steps please phone or email us in advance so we can co-ordinate requirements.
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