9 October 2014

Politically Incorrect: The Songs of Tom Lehrer - 30th January 2015


Politically Incorrect is a 90 minute show of the best-loved songs of the master satirist Tom Lehrer. Written over 50 years ago, Lehrer's songs and his irreverent attitude have survived the passage of time, though his satire is now perhaps darker and more politically incorrect than most of today's wits would risk.

Join pianist, vocalist and all round entertainer Peter Gill in a wonderful performance, reliving the golden days of cutting satire to hear such gems as Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, I Got it from Agnes, The Masochism Tango, The Irish Ballad, I Hold Your Hand in Mine, Pollution, Smut, When You Are Old and Grey and Oedipus Rex.

Tickets, priced £10 are available from http://www.beyondeternitypromotions.com/Tickets.php



1 October 2014

5th - 6th November - It’s a Long, Long Way to Tipperary from Flanders Fields

The Arden Faversham Nov 5th and 6th at 7.45

Katapult Theatre Company (Kent Equity Members) is presenting a new commemoration review exploration of the songs and poetry of the First World War in  The Arden theatre Faversham on Wed 5th and Thurs 6th Nov at 7.45 andon Sunday 9th November at The Criterion Theatre Blue Town Sheerness
With a special focus on the way women were changed by and involved in the war, the show presents less well known material by soldiers, nurses, journalists, factory workers and performers, as well as many familiar and popular songs of the time.  Mixing pieces on the pity and horror of war with coarse humour, and tender songs with trench bred comic parodies, this show promises to be always entertaining, provocative and full of surprises. 
American Broadway songs rub shoulders with bitterly ironic poems and Victorian sentimentality meets ragtime.  We hear from those whose job it was to fight the enemy and those committed to healing the injured regardless of nationality.  We hear the voice of a woman enjoying working on the busses and the orders of a struggling Field Marshall.
In the centenary year of the outbreak of hostilities in 1914, ‘It’s a Long, Long Way to Tipperary from Flanders Fields’ makes a new contribution to the reawakening of interest in the first world war and its consequences for so many people. 
Katapult is returning to The Arden  a year after presenting ‘On The Halls’, which went on to tour throughout the southeast and enjoyed a short run in London.   The company is dedicated to bringing new and original theatre to audiences in Kent and is run entirely as an actors’ co-operative.  The Criterion is a new venue for the company.
Cast:  Julia Burnett, Ann Lindsey Wickens,
Marie Kelly, Alan Simmons
Musical Director: David Harding
Directed and Devised by: Michael Thomas

Retiring collection in support of Help for Heroes

Tickets are on sale from The Arden Theatre Faversham   01795 531 600 and

The Criterion Sheerness  01795 662981

30 September 2014

EVIL IN THE SUN 13 - 15 November 2014

‘EVIL IN THE SUN’
The latest murder mystery written by Brian Booth

Thursday 13th, Friday 14th & Saturday 15th November 2014

At The Arden Theatre. 7.45pm.

When mysterious people start to book into a country hotel for the weekend, their odd behaviour attracts the attention of the owners' teenage children, Philip and Pippa. 

Pippa is convinced something evil is going to happen... she had every reason to be concerned!

Tickets are £13, available from Sweet Scene, Preston Street or book online now.

Price includes boxed buffet

4 September 2014

TWO by Jim Cartwright -- 18th - 20th September 2014

Our September production was performed to appreciative audiences from 18th to 20th September - well done to everyone involved.


27 August 2013

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