TYKES Festival of Achievement
Jul
18
to Jul 21

TYKES Festival of Achievement

Rachel Swain, Artistic Director of Tykes, is pleased to

announce that Tykes’ first ever summer Festival of

Achievement will be held this month.

On Wednesday 18th until Friday 20th July at 6:30pm, the juniors and intermediates will present a number of one - act type performances in the Ice Factory Studio Theatre.

Tickets for these performances are available from the Ice Factory box office.

On Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd, the seniors will present a murder mystery in The Methodist Church Hall.

 This will include food in the form of pasties and salad.

 Tickets for this event are only available direct from Rachel on 07970 557508.

 Adults £10, children (under 16) £7, to include food.

View Event →
Blackadder - Richard Curtis / Ben Elton - tickets on sale now
Aug
22
to Aug 25

Blackadder - Richard Curtis / Ben Elton - tickets on sale now

Blackadder Goes Forth (at Pavilions) –
Richard Curtis/Ben Elton

 

Directed by Amy Burton-Smith

 

With its fourth and final chapter the chronicles of the Blackadder dynasty brings us into the twentieth century and into a much darker period of history.

Often voted one of television's greatest moments, it again showed Blackadder to be one of the most intelligent as well as among the funniest of British sitcoms.

 

Tickets available NOW from Pavilions Teignmouth click link below

Blackadder Goes Forth 2.jpg

 

 

View Event →
Snake in the Grass - Alan Ayckbourn
Sep
25
to Sep 29

Snake in the Grass - Alan Ayckbourn

Snake in the Grass – Alan Ackbourn

directed by John Miles

Set in a neglected garden. Annabel returns home unwillingly to sort out father’s estate. Alice has also returned to demand a bribe of £100,000. She has witnessed Miriam’s slow overdosing of the old man and threatens to go to the police. Miriam has been worn down by caring for her father and is resentful of her deliberately absented sister.

She can’t pay Alice the blackmail so plans to ‘dispose’ of her by drugging her and pushing her down a well! Awakened memories and father’s ghostly presence disturb Annabel. Who is throwing tennis balls at her and calling her name?

There’s an uneasy undercurrent of fear in this garden. But that’s not all..... What happened in the tennis court? Is Alice dead? What has happened to ‘Lewis’, Miriam’s boyfriend? Was Alice really sacked by Miriam, or was it Alice who dispatched the old man?

 

 

View Event →
My Old Lady - Israel Horvitz
Nov
6
to Nov 10

My Old Lady - Israel Horvitz

My Old Lady – Israel Horvitz

 

directed by Steph Austin

 

A down on his luck middle aged man inherits an apartment in Paris and must live with the elderly woman that has inhabited it for decades.

]here, he learns friendship, falls in love, and must finally deal with the death of his father.

 

View Event →

Mindgame - Anthony Horowitz - Tickets on sale now
Jun
12
to Jun 16

Mindgame - Anthony Horowitz - Tickets on sale now

Mindgame – Anthony Horowitz

directed by Ken Swan

Tuesday June 12th at 7:30pm

Wednesday June 13th at 7:30pm

Thursday June 14th at 7:30pm

Friday June 15th at 7:30pm

Saturday June 16th at 7:30pm

Borrowing its template from what used to be called the "psychological thriller" Mindgame is a relentlessly clever and witty comedy.

A prominent author of novels and "true crime"stories enters a secluded mental institution to interview a serial killer who has been confined there for thirty years. The superintendent of the institution does not want the interview to take place and is hostile. In an effort to make the writer to understand what it means to be insane, he restrains him in a straight jacket.

View Event →
Something to Say by Richard Everett - tickets on sale now
May
25
to May 26

Something to Say by Richard Everett - tickets on sale now

A One Act Play  

Written by Richard Everett

Directed by Jackie Wesley-Harkcom

Performances Friday May 25th at 7:30pm
                       Saturday May 26th at 7:30pm

 

£10 Ticket price includes a fork supper before

and a discussion with cast and author afterwards

Maddie has something important to tell David, but David is not in the mood to listen. Her desperate attempts to get his attention fail and when she finally does, David’s reaction is both unexpected and extreme - almost comedic. It is not what Maddie had anticipated or hoped for and as David’s response becomes increasingly more bizarre, what unfolds is an evening that no one expected. 

The award-winning World Premiere Production of this darkly comic and insightful play about a relationship in crisis was originally produced for the Teignmouth & Dawlish Drama Festival starring Rebekah Hayden and David Warren. 

Now it hits the stage at

 The Ice Factory in Teignmouth!

 

 

STS poster 1.jpg
View Event →
Cygnet Theatre presents - Strawberries in January
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

Cygnet Theatre presents - Strawberries in January

Strawberries in January is a version by Rona Munro of Evelyne de la Chenelière's 1999 play Des Fraises en Janvier  

The play is a romantic comedy about four single people looking for love in contemporary Montréal.

Munro's version was first performed on 1 August 2006 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in a co-production with Paines Plough as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

SIJ Graphics.jpg
View Event →
The Woman who Cooked her Husband
May
15
to May 20

The Woman who Cooked her Husband

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

Warning.png

by Debbie Isitt


directed by
Paul Loveless

 

A cordon bleu comedy for those who like their humour rich and black – so wicked it makes your toes curl.

Gives a whole new meaning to the old adage ‘The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’!

 

Tickets now available

Tuesday 15th May at 7:30pm - £8

Wednesday 16th May at 7:30pm - £10

Thursday 17th May at 7:30pm - £10

Friday 18th May at 7:30pm - £10

Saturday 19th May at 7:30pm - £10

 

Husband Poster.jpg

Rehearsal photos - click to enlarge

View Event →
Apr
28
7:30 PM19:30

Tea for Two Theatre present  I am Not a Bad Person

Buy tickets HERE

Doors open at 6:30pm
Performance 7:30pm

The synopsis is: 

Madison Granger is an upbeat, ambitious girl, preparing for her gap year in North Africa. Tommy Greene is a nature-loving boy, working towards his goal of being an ordained Buddhist priest, moonlighting as a French teacher. Madison takes his class, falling in love with him in the process, despite the religious complications of being romantically involved with someone with strong religious aspirations. Can she keep her emotions in check, as lust struggles to get the best of her?

Please can you note that there are themes of sexual abuse and infrequent use of strong language. This is a performance which is suitable for age 16+.. 

Tea for Two.png
View Event →
The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare
Mar
6
to Mar 10

The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice – Shakespeare

directed by Jon Miles

TICKETS AVAILABLE - BOOK NOW

TUESDAY 6th MARCH @ 7:30pm - BOOK HERE
WEDNESDAY 7th MARCH @ 7:30pm - BOOK HERE
THURSDAY 8th MARCH @ 7:30pm - BOOK HERE
FRIDAY 9th MARCH @ 7:30PM - BOOK HERE
SATURDAY 10th MARCH @ 2:30pm MATINEE  - BOOK HERE
SATURDAY 10th MARCH @ 7:30pm EVENING  - BOOK HERE

The Merchant of Venice, with its celebrated and moving passages, remains one of Shakespeare’s most beautiful plays.

Depending on whom you ask, it also remains one of his most repulsive.
Was Shakespeare being anti-Semitic, or was he merely exploring anti-Semitism?

Screen Shot 2017-12-20 at 22.35.48.png

Things are not always what they seem.

Characters include: -

Shylock - A Jewish moneylender in Venice

Portia - A wealthy heiress from Belmont.

Antonio - The merchant whose love for his friend Bassanio prompts him to sign Shylock’s contract and almost lose his life.

Bassanio - A gentleman of Venice, and a kinsman and dear friend to Antonio.

Gratiano - A friend of Bassanio’s who accompanies him to Belmont

Jessica - Although she is Shylock’s daughter, Jessica hates life in her father’s house, and elopes with the young Christian gentleman, Lorenzo.
And more

Come along to the Ice Factory Theatre in Teignmouth and indulge in an evening of Shakespeare at it's finest. Tickets £10 per person can be booked online at www.teignmouthplayers.com or from our box office which is open daily (except Sunday) 10am - 12 noon Tel: 01626 778991

View Event →
Mind The Gap - Peter Whittle
Feb
22
to Feb 24

Mind The Gap - Peter Whittle

Mind the Gap

Arne House Productions are proud to present our next show called the ‘Mind The Gap’. A  short play, with song, charting a mother's gradual mental decline into old age. A serious topic but with the familiar farcical situations and faux Gilbert & Sullivan rip offs.

There will be 3 nights in the Ice Factory,  22-24th February 2018.

Then 2 nights in the Woodway Room, Chudleigh ( box office me on 01626 854768 or email) on 3-4th March 2018. 

Tickets (£7) are now available. All shows start at 7.30pm. As ever, Peter is happy to sort out and pop round with tickets for those living locally. Just let me know how many and which night you would like to come.

Further information is available on <www.ArneHouse.webs.com>.

Peter Whittle

Screen Shot 2018-02-06 at 22.24.31.png

    

The performances will last about 1hour and will be followed by a short discussion of the issues raised. Programmes will be free. There will also be a collection box for those wishing to contribute something towards the work of a local dementia awareness charity.

Further information:     www.arnehouse.webs.com

Poster 1.jpg
View Event →
Princess and the Pea
Dec
27
to Jan 1

Princess and the Pea

The 2017 Teignmouth Players pantomime to be produced at PAVILIONS TEIGNMOUTH

Directed by Sally Falçao

Performance dates and times

Evenings at 7:30pm - December 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th

Matinees at 2:30pm - December 28th, 30th, 31st and January 1st

 

CLICK HERE to book online at Pavilions Teignmouth  

A full-length British pantomime, taking the Hans Christian Andersen story as its starting point.

Every year, Queen Green holds a competition so that she might find a suitor for her son, Prince Pea. But her meticulous, and often impossible, challenges have (quite deliberately) left him a bachelor.

So when the mischievous Mandarin Orange kidnaps the original fairy tale Princess, Cinderella, to train his two daughters, will Prince Pea finally be wed?

Or will the unique charms of the boisterous Raspberry Sorbet win his mother over? And in a land where fruit and vegetables walk and talk, what exactly will be hidden beneath that famous mattress?

Rehearsal photos..

View Event →
Crack Open Christmas
Dec
8
to Dec 9

Crack Open Christmas

BOOK ONLINE

December 8th CLICK HERE

December 9th CLICK HERE

Gay White and Angela Healy present a cabaret with a difference at the Ice Factory this December for two nights only.

Full of fun and laughter with a smattering of Christmas tunes the evening will include mate- rial old and new. The auditorium will be trans- formed into a cabaret setting with tables each seating up to four people and our very own “Elf Service” will be on hand so you don't even need to go to the bar to get a drink.

Tickets are £10 and include mulled wine, mince pies and tidbits to help to get you in the festive spirit. Get yours from the box office or online at teignmouthplayers.com.

Please note that due to the different layout beIng adopted, there will only be forty seats available for each performance.

Crack-Open-Christmas-Poster A6a.jpg
View Event →
Friday's Child - Austin Hawkins
Nov
14
to Nov 18

Friday's Child - Austin Hawkins

Friday’s Child is from the pen of local playwright Austin Hawkins. Austin’s one act plays have won a clutch of awards in recent years in theatre festivals for actors, directors and for his original scripts, including ‘Runner Up’ in a National play writing competition.

In this three act play ‘Friday’s Child‘, Alan and Mary Hurst are predictably going about their lives, he an insurance executive and magistrate, and Mary a ‘pillar of the community’, playing bridge, in the Townswomen’s Guild and doing charitable works.

Returning from the office one evening Alan has a chance encounter with a young sex worker, Sharon, and agrees to go back to her flat. Their meeting triggers a chain of unwelcome revelations as Sharon, Alan and Mary have their settled lives challenged and face a catalyst for change.
Hang on to your seats as the verbal sparks start to fly!

BUY TICKETS

Tuesday November 14th @ 7:30pm

Wednesday November 15th @ 7:30pm

Thursday November 16th @ 7:30pm

Friday November 17th @ 7:30pm

Saturday November 18th @ 2:30pm Matinee

Saturday November 18th @ 7:30pm

 

Rehearsal photos

Mary Hurst - Maura O'Donoghue, Alan Hurst - Kevin Booker, Sharron - Jemma Carlin-Wells

Friday's Child Poster A6 (no bleed) (TMTH) PRINT.jpg

 

 

View Event →
Powderham Live - Sessions
Oct
1
1:00 PM13:00

Powderham Live - Sessions

 

 

The Powderham Live Sessions!
Sunday 1st October 2017 at The Ice Factory, Teignmouth

Welcome young musicians! 

Applications are now open for the opportunity to perform at an event which will showcase the fantastic musical talent in our local area. The sessions are open to young musicians and singers of all genres, whether you perform on your own, with others or as a group. 

To apply you must be aged between 13 and 19 and live (or go to school) in the Dawlish, Kenton, Starcross or Teignmouth area. (and have your parent or guardian's permission)

The event is being organised following the hugely successful Powderham Live! evening held last November and is designed to give more young people the opportunity to perform at the castle. Some of the acts will be invited in November to perform in the beautiful, historic music room for the second Powderham Live!
Take a look at our youtube channel to see photos and video clips from last year's event. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

View Event →
What a Way to Go - Arne House Productions
Sep
13
to Sep 16

What a Way to Go - Arne House Productions

What a Way to Go

Following the success of The Cankerbury Tales last year, Arne House Productions is proud to present its latest venture.

What a Way to Go is a musical comedy following the fortunes of Mabel Potts in her bid to gain freedom from the limitations of her family life.

The script, music and lyrics have all been devised by Peter Whittle, a local songsmith and scribbler who is once again delighted to see his doodlings being performed by such a talented and enthusiastic group of performers from the South Devon area.

Further information can be found on: www.arnehouse.webs.com

BOOK Tickets as follows:-

View Event →
Blackadder
Aug
23
to Aug 27

Blackadder

Teignmouth Players Return to the Pavilions Teignmouth for Blackadder the Third

Last Summer theTeignmouth Players took to the stage at the new Pavilions Teignmouth auditorium for the first time and hit just the right note with their much acclaimed production of Blackadder II.
It seems that the Players are ‘on a roll’ at this venue as they return this month with a cunning plan to reprise the Blackadder connection with three episodes from Blackadder the Third.   These hugely popular scripts, originally for Television, are written by Ben Elton and Richard Curtis who will generously donate their royalties from this production to Comic Relief.

 

BA 1.png
View Event →