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August 2019

Summer Theatre Workshop 11+

August 7 @ 10:00am - 17:30pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£18

Wednesday 7th August  11yrs+ 10-5.30pm  £18 DISASTER! It's a DISASTER! It all goes wrong and you are at the centre of it! Join us for a for a one day workshop to explore what happens when disaster stories and theatre collide! Create script and scenes through imagination and improvisation. This workshop is aimed at giving you creative ownership over ideas and inject them with drama! Led by a professional director and playwright this experience will culminate in a short performance and sharing. If…

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September 2019

NTLIVE: Fleabag (15)

September 12 @ 19:30pm - 21:10pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £12

SOLD OUT Notice from NTLIVE to those coming to Fleabag on Thursday FLEABAG - 12 SEPTEMBER ***Please let audiences know that the show will start promptly at 19:30*** Due to the popularity of this title, we are wary that some audience members that are not used to watching Live satellite broadcasts might walk in late due to there usually being 15-20 mins of trailers ahead of feature films. Please remind audiences to be in their seats ahead of the advertised…

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NT LIVE: One Man, Two Guvnors

September 26 @ 19:00pm - 22:00pm
Sparc Theatre Bishop's Castle, United Kingdom
£8 – £12

by Richard Bean, based on 'The Servant of Two Masters' by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding. ★★★★★ “… it really is fantastic entertainment and fabulously funny. “ London Theatre Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. ★★★★★ “Corden's gift is for combining a porpoise-like physicality with a profound geniality that even incorporates the…

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October 2019

Screening: Wise Children

October 3 @ 19:00pm - 21:30pm
Sparc Theatre Bishop's Castle, United Kingdom
£8 – £12

★★★★★ ‘Fantastic. Life-enhancing, brilliantly uninhibited, all-singing and dancing... Stars? I’m not sure why you would stop at five.’ The Observer ★★★★★ ‘It's pure, unadulterated theatre with an airtight company, subject, direction, and production. Rice not only blind-casts the whole piece, but single-handedly gives a masterclass on how to play with gender.’ Broadway World Wise Children By Angela Carter Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter’s great last novel in this brand-new theatre production. A…

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LIVE THEATRE: Hey Diddle Diddle

October 10 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm
SpArC Theatre
£5

Book for 11am show          1.30pm show SOLD OUT Goblin Presents - Hey Diddle Diddle A hilarious adventure filled with music and puppetry, for ages 3+. We have two shows at 11am and 1.30pm  for public and group booking Please note priority booking offered to all the primary schools . Show duration approx 1hr When the full moon shines bright here’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play. Stay up late with…

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NT LIVE: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

October 17 @ 19:00pm - 22:00pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £12

★★★★ A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare ‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ ★★★★★"Could be the most joyously affirmative Shakespeare production I’ve ever seen." Metro ★★★★★"Five stars might not be enough." Observer A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and…

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November 2019

NT LIVE: Hansard (15)

November 7 @ 19:00pm - 20:40pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£8 – £12

  National Theatre Live Hansard; noun The official report of all parliamentary debates. See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.   ★★★★  ‘Touching and illuminating all at once.’ The Times ★★★★  ‘Engrossing and incisive. Performances take the breath away.’ WhatsOnStage     It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to…

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42nd Street – The Musical

November 14 @ 19:00pm - 21:20pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £12

It is warm here at SpArC we are open for business and the show  will go on tonight! 42nd Street – The Musical Filmed live at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London now on SpArC's big screen ★★★★★ ‘Achingly beautiful revival of an American classic’  THE TELEGRAPH ★★★★★‘Glorious’ THE EXPRESS ★★★★★ ‘Utterly moreish extravaganza of glitz’ THE TIMES ★★★★★‘Extraordinary’THE STAGE 42nd Street, the legendary Broadway musical theatre classic, is a ‘glorious’ (★★★★★ Express) and ‘utterly moreish extravaganza of glitz’ (★★★★★ Times).…

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LIVE: MID WALES OPERA: Mrs Peachum’s Guide to Love and Marriage

November 23 @ 19:30pm - 21:30pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
TBC

PLEASE NOTE: The tickets are sold through Shropshire Music Trust's Ticket Source there is a booking fee. We are thrilled to be hosting Mid Wales Opera at Sparc for the second year in collaboration with Shropshire Music Trust. "The Wench is married! Do you think your father and I should have liv'd comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Can you support the expense of a husband, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to…

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CANCELLED Castle Player’s Christmas Extravaganza

November 29 @ 19:30pm - November 30 @ 20:00pm
Sparc Theatre, Brampton Rd
Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
£3 – £6

Unfortunately the Castle Players  have informed us they are now unable to do a performance this year. All performances have been cancelled.     J        

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