Stroud Theatre Festival – Sunday

Tickets and How to Book

We have acquired EXTRA PLAYS for the Theatre Festival! The following plays will now be taking place in the Gallery – book as you would for any other Stroud Theatre Festival play

Sunday 16th 4pm – 5pm
Performance – Test Transmission from the Edge
Company – Jonny Fluffypunk

 

4.00 P.M. -THE ACCIDENTAL ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

– TOBACCO TEA THEATRE COMPANY

When Sherlock Holmes unknowingly murders his own client, the game is on to track down the criminal mastermind who did it – Holmes himself! Do Watson’s troubling financial straits and inability to pay his rent have anything to do with the accident? Has this case been secretly planned by a narrative genius? Could Moriarty’s hunger for detective fiction fuel a global terror plot of unimaginable proportions?

Satire maestros Tobacco Tea Theatre Company bring you this witty, absurd take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s creation. Expect extraordinary plot twists, metafiction, twisted logic and “almost unparalleled entertainment”! Sell-out show at Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes. ***** Theatre Bath. ‘Fine crime foolery.’ **** TheReviewsHub.com

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

 

5.30 P.M. – THE MEDIATORS – DROP OF A HAT THEATRE

Life has its own story, its ups and its downs, its own narrative that has nothing to do with you. Can you explain how you feel? No! Of course you can’t. And no one would want you to either. So why not try the The Mediators.

Drop Of A Hat Theatre Company performed The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter at the Stroud Theatre Festival in 2016. Through gritted teeth, they return with a comic attempt to master the art of mediation, through the absurd, physical theatre and clown. Its mediation for the nation.

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6.30 P.M. -THE BEAR – THE SMALL SPACES THEATRE COMPANY

Anton Chekhov’s play “The Bear,” also sometimes called “The Boor” or “The Brute”, is a comedy said to have been inspired by his friend Nikolai Nikolaevich Solovtsov’s boorish performance in a French Vaudeville production, not dissimilar to today’s television situation comedies.

Elena Ivanovna Popova, mourning for the death of her cheating lying husband, has sworn to never love another man, or see any man until her death, just to show her deceased husband the meaning of faithfulness and true love.
Well, that is before she meets Grigory Stepanovitch Smirnov. Still owed money by Popova’s deceased husband Smirnov wants repaying and repaying immediately. But can she do this? Should she do this?

They get into an argument about propriety, the capricious female nature and the fickle “female logic” of women. This escalates to Smirnov challenging her to a duel and, which to his surprise, she accepts.

Fast-paced with biting dialogue and exaggerated over the top emotions this hilarious comedy reflected on, and poked fun at, Russian mid nineteenth-century liberal discussions and women’s emancipation.  Has much changed in the 1950’s? We shall see.

The Small Spaces Theatre Company was formed in the autumn of 2016 following the successful summer tour of the murder mystery play “The Drop of a Pin” by Carol Sheppard. The Company intends to bring quality theatrical productions to audiences in both towns and rural countryside.

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8.30 P.M.  – THE MEDIATORS – DROP OF A HAT THEATRE

Life has its own story, its ups and its downs, its own narrative that has nothing to do with you. Can you explain how you feel? No! Of course you can’t. And no one would want you to either. So why not try the The Mediators.

Drop Of A Hat Theatre Company performed The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter at the Stroud Theatre Festival in 2016. Through gritted teeth, they return with a comic attempt to master the art of mediation, through the absurd, physical theatre and clown. Its mediation for the nation.

Image may contain: 2 people, people smiling, people standing and text