Some exciting shows in Chelmsford are coming up…
The Devil’s Bride
Monday 29 October 7.45pm
Drama in the Cramphorn Studio
Based on the chilling story by classic Victorian Gothic horror author Sheridan Le Fanu and presented by Rumpus Theatre Company.
Aspiring 17th Century painter Godfried Schalken seeks an apprenticeship with famous artist Gerard Douw, and falls in love with Douw’s niece Rose. But Douw achieved his fame by making a pact with the Devil, and when Gerard attempts to wed Rose, his evil rival returns to claim his wicked prize.
The Devil’s Bride is the perfect Gothic horror treat as evenings draw in!
Steve Peat – Bikes & Beers
Monday 29 October 7.45pm
Talks in the Civic Theatre
Mountain biking superstar Steve Peat tells the story of his illustrious racing career; the bikes, the world cups, the parties and the pursuit of the seemingly elusive World Championship title which some thought might never come!
In Bikes & Beers, Steve takes audiences along the journey that saw him rise from plumbing to podiums and become one of the most successful male downhill racers of all time, showing just how the man who wouldn’t back down earned his place as a legend in the sport of mountain biking!
NB. May contain some strong language
My Mother Said I Never Should
Tues 30 – Weds 31 Oct 7.45pm (Weds mat: 2.30pm)
Drama in the Civic Theatre
This classic play details the lives of four women through the immense social changes of the twentieth century. Using a kaleidoscopic time structure, Charlotte Keatley’s story focuses on four generations of one family as they confront the most significant moments of their lives.
In 1940, Doris, a former teacher, encourages her nine-year-old daughter, Margaret, to mind her manners and practice the piano. In 1969, Margaret’s relationship with her own daughter is strained, as art student Jackie experiments with her new found sexual freedom. When Jackie becomes pregnant at 18 and has baby Rosie, a decision is made that will affect all their lives irrevocably.
The NewGrass Cutters
Saturday 10 November 7.30pm
Music in the Cramphorn Studio
The NewGrass Cutters are all veterans of the UK music scene – featuring the same superb musicians who tour with Joe brown at his sell out shows: Pete Brown (Joe’s son) on lead vocals, guitar, lap steel and mandolin; the amazing Phil Capaldi on lead vocals, drums and percussion; Richard Collins an incredible Nashville recording artist and Banjo/Mandolin virtuoso plus Andy Crowdy a well-known and highly rated bass player on the UK Jazz scene.
Together, they’re touring UK theatres with their own style of music they call ‘NewGrass’ and are guaranteed to have you grinning and singing along. Don’t miss out – book now!