Panto will be wheely different

Kidderminster Shuttle: Busy rehearsing: Sally Edwards and Tom Farley will be starring in Dick Whittington In The Hood.

7:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A THEATRE group for adults with learning and physical disabilities in Kidderminster will be performing their modern pantomime next week.

Bewdley Passion play to return to town in 2015

Kidderminster Shuttle: ‘Moving’: Jesus, played by Jared Thomas, dies on the cross.

7:40am Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE team behind Bewdley's first Passion play have announced Easter 2015 will again see the telling of Christ's crucifixion on the town's streets.

Ghostly goings on at Rose Theatre

Kidderminster Shuttle: GHOSTLY PRESENCE: Back, from left, Nonentities members Stephen Downing, Andy Bingham and Olivia Rimes and front, Louise Fulwell and Chris Clarke.

7:10am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THERE'S something ghostly going on at Kidderminster's Rose Theatre for the Nonentities next production.

Stourport Civic group take national stage

Kidderminster Shuttle: NATIONAL RECOGNITION: John Caldwell, left, with John Holden outside Stourport's Civic Centre and Civic Hall. Picture: Phil Loach. 111409L.

6:30am Thursday 27th March 2014

A THEATRE group created to save Stourport Civic Hall is to be plunged into the national spotlight when its chairman addresses an annual conference.

Complete word of God comes to Stourport

Kidderminster Shuttle: Members of the Reduced Shakespeare Company

8:10am Monday 24th March 2014

THE word of God is coming to Stourport with a show of "jokes as old as Moses' toes and just as corny".

Ex-Kidderminster College student takes theatre company to Brussels

Kidderminster Shuttle: POWERFUL DRAMA: Voices of the Holocaust's youth apprentice cast performing I Never Saw Another Butterfly  at the European Parliament in Brussels.

10:40am Monday 17th March 2014

A FORMER Kidderminster College student's theatre company took centre stage at the European Parliament to perform as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.

Inheritance will be more than just a play

8:30am Friday 14th March 2014

A DRAMATIC telling of the story of Christ's crucifixion will be performed in Bewdley by the Riding Lights Theatre Company.

Once Removed Theatre Company returns to the Rose

Kidderminster Shuttle: RUMOUR MILL: Cast members Rosa Clark and Peter Biggs will be performing at the Rose Theatre. Photo: COLIN HILL.

7:10am Thursday 13th March 2014

THE rumour mill is churning at Kidderminster's Rose Theatre for the return of the Once Removed Theatre Company.

Script has Theatre 282 cast in stitches

7:20am Wednesday 12th March 2014

THE cast of Theatre 282's latest production have been struggling to compose themselves rehearsing for one of the "funniest plays ever to reach the stage".

Theatre company holding coffee morning to meet costs

9:10am Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE Wheely Different Theatre Company will be holding a coffee morning in Kidderminster to help meet production costs for its latest show.

KODS to perform Summer Holiday

Kidderminster Shuttle: NO MORE WORRIES: Chris Yates will play Don in KODS production of Summer Holiday. Picture: COLIN HILL.

8:40am Monday 24th February 2014

KIDDERMINSTER Operatic and Dramatic Society (KODS) are packing their shorts and t-shirts for 10 performances of feel-good musical Summer Holiday.

A Wilde year at the Rose Theatre

Kidderminster Shuttle: WILDE TIME: Marika Farr as Lady Windermere, left, and Sandy Tudor as Mrs Erlynne.

8:50am Wednesday 19th February 2014

THE Rose Theatre's Nonentities are continuing a celebration of the life and plays of Oscar Wilde with their next production of Lady Windermere's Fan.

Ali Baba and the 40ish Thieves to be staged in Areley Kings

Kidderminster Shuttle: OPEN SESAME: The Areley Kings Players will perform Ali Baba and the 40ish Thieves.

9:02am Tuesday 11th February 2014

MORE than 60 actors will be treading the boards for this year's Areley Kings Players pantomime.

Wolverley pupils get their splurge guns ready for Bugsy Malone

Kidderminster Shuttle: TAKE AIM: Wolverley students to take on Bugsy Malone.

9:02am Monday 10th February 2014

GANGSTERS and molls will be taking a trip to Fat Sam's Grand Slam for Wolverley CE Secondary School's upcoming musical.

Kidderminster stagecoach students head to Blackpool

7:40am Tuesday 4th February 2014

TWENTY-two young performers from Stagecoach Kidderminster are set to take part in a theatrical spectacular in Blackpool.

Improvised comedy set for Clows Top

11:42am Friday 31st January 2014

AN improvised comedy theatre show will be taking place at Clows Top Victory Hall.

King Charles school musical is something to honk about

Kidderminster Shuttle: Show time: From left, Jack Brookes as Drake, Connor Hartley as Ugly and Bryony Woodward and Katherine Ray as Fluffies.

6:50am Monday 27th January 2014

KIDDERMINSTER students will be ruffling up their feathers to perform a the tale of the ugly duckling.

Nonentities in flight for next production

Kidderminster Shuttle: Boeing Boeing: Nonentities members Richard Taylor as Robert and Louise Fulwell as a stewardess.

7:40am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

A FARCE written by Marc Camoletti will be performed by the Rose Theatre’s amateur group the Nonentities.

Stourport set for panto eggs-travaganza

Kidderminster Shuttle: 'Eggs-citing: Humpty Dumpty' Wayne Clarke, 'Mother Hubbard' Sam Maher, and 'Bonzo' played by Ben Carrier are all set for the Monday Night Group panto.

7:20am Wednesday 15th January 2014

REHEARSALS are in full swing for the Monday Night Group's eggs-cellent production of Humpty Dumpty to take place in Stourport.

Sleeping Beauty comes to Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: Panto flashback: Sam Wall as the beast with village girl Daisy Bunn in last year's production.

7:40am Monday 23rd December 2013

IT'S panto time at Kidderminster's Rose Theatre with the curtain going up for Sleeping Beauty: A Magical Tale.

Nonentities to perform Wind in the Willows

Kidderminster Shuttle: Lovable rogue: Bob Graham as Mr Toad.

7:30am Thursday 28th November 2013

MR Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole will be taking a riotous road trip at Kidderminster’s Rose Theatre.

Photographic exhibition at Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Kidderminster Shuttle: Dame Judi Dench.

9:00am Wednesday 27th November 2013

ACTORS preparing to perform will be featuring in a new photographic exhibition which opens shortly at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Cinderella shall go to the ball in Stourport

Kidderminster Shuttle: Ugly sisters: Saltmine Theatre Company’s production of Cinderella.

7:50am Wednesday 27th November 2013

SALTMINE Theatre Company will be making sure Cinderella goes to the ball when their touring production comes to Stourport.

Special performance of Snow White at Hippodrome

10:19am Tuesday 26th November 2013

It will be the theatre’s first ever ‘relaxed performance’ which is specially designed to ensure that children on the autism spectrum, plus those with learning difficulties or sensory and communication disorders, have the opportunity to enjoy a live theatre experience.

Jack to spread festive cheer in Wyre Forest

Kidderminster Shuttle: He’s behind you: Gary Starr’s pantomime cow will be making an appearance in Cookley.

8:20am Tuesday 26th November 2013

JACK will be taking on the giant at the top of the beanstalk twice this week in Wyre Forest.

Children's detective drama at Rock Village Hall

Kidderminster Shuttle: Family fun: Red Earth Theatre’s Emil and the Detectives. Photo: Robert Day.

9:30am Monday 25th November 2013

A TOURING production of children’s adventure story Emil and the Detectives will be visiting Rock Village Hall.

Holy Trinity to come alive with sound of music

Kidderminster Shuttle: Do-Re-Mi: From left, ‘Mother Superior’ Katie Jones, 14, ‘Maria’ Alice Foster, 15, and ‘Louisa Von Trapp’ Arabella Withers, 15, get ready to take to the stage.

7:10am Monday 11th November 2013

KIDDERMINSTER’S Holy Trinity International School will be coming alive with the sound of music for their next production.

To Meet Oscar Wilde to be performed at Rose

Kidderminster Shuttle: Friends and enemies: Nonentities members Colin Young and Sue Downing in To Meet Oscar Wilde.

7:30am Monday 4th November 2013

THE Nonentities will be exploring the characters surrounding Oscar Wilde in their latest production at the Rose Theatre.

Come on Jeeves to be performed by Cleobury Players

Kidderminster Shuttle: Come on: Nigel Hodgson as Jeeves and Carl Phillips as Bill, the Earl of Towcester.

7:10am Sunday 27th October 2013

THE play that inspired PG Wodehouse’s novel Ring for Jeeves will be staged the Cleobury Players.

Birmingham Illuminate

9:00am Sunday 20th October 2013

SHOULD you fancy a night out with a difference then grab your coat, round up your friends and family and get down to Birmingham’s Southside later this month.

Wendy & Peter Pan at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

6:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

THE festive offering at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre will be the world premiere of a fresh new adaptation of a much loved children’s classic.

Family Sleepover at the Birmingham Hippodrome

6:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

RALLY the troops! Birmingham’s Hippodrome Theatre is about to host a special family sleepover.

Merchant of Venice at Worcester Repertory Company

10:11am Friday 18th October 2013

THE stunning setting of Great Malvern Priory will provide the backdrop for one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragic-comedies.

Twelve Angry Men at the Festival Theatre

Kidderminster Shuttle: Twelve Angry Men at the Festival Theatre

1:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

OCTOBER ends with a bang and also a splash of Hollywood glamour as far as Malvern’s Festival Theatre is concerned with a star-studded line up set to appear in the riveting Twelve Angry Men immediately prior to the play heading for the West End.

Butterfly Lion

Kidderminster Shuttle: Butterfly Lion

3:27pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

WARTIME, especially the First World War, conjures up not only scenes of horror but also immense courage and drama, and from time to time great tenderness.

Wyre Forest boys earn Oliver! roles

Kidderminster Shuttle: Please, sir: From left, back, Gorgi Makazliev, 10, Stagecoach principal Zoe Priestley, ‘Oliver’ Ben Sidaway, 10, middle, ‘Artful Dodger’ James Bastable, 10, understudy ‘Artful Dodger’ Oliver Hart-Bradford, 12, Tom O'Leary, 10, and front Jack P

7:20am Monday 7th October 2013

SIX pupils from Kidderminster’s Stagecoach will be performing in a production of Oliver next week.

Guys and Dolls take to the stage in Kidderminster

Kidderminster Shuttle: Toe-tapping: The Hot Box Girls get ready for Guys and Dolls.

6:50am Friday 4th October 2013

GANGSTERS and showgirls will be making their way to Kidderminster for the Carpet Trades Musical Theatre Company (CTMTC) production of Guys and Dolls.

Wartime drama to be Nonentities latest production

Kidderminster Shuttle: Wartime drama: James Stevens as Sergeant Dusty Miller in Flare Path.

8:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013

BRITAIN was at war when the Nonentities’ latest production Flare Path was first staged.

KODS take on Alan Ayckbourn's Bedroom Farce

8:10am Monday 9th September 2013

THE new season at the Rose Theatre kicks off with Alan Ayckbourn’s hilarious comedy Bedroom Farce.

Tragic story of Romeo and Juliet to be performed at Bishops Wood

Kidderminster Shuttle: Star-crossed lovers: Folksy Theatre will perform Romeo and Juliet.

9:10am Wednesday 24th July 2013

THE tragic story of Romeo and Juliet will be performed in the open air at the Bishops Wood Centre in Crossway Green.

Theatres plan Super September

12:00pm Monday 22nd July 2013

SUPER September will launch what promises to be a phenomenal autumn season for Malvern Theatres with a host of big names from the world of stage and screen set to appear in a wide variety of offerings.

Young performers to star in Rose Theatre show

Kidderminster Shuttle: Young performers to star in Rose Theatre show

9:48am Thursday 4th July 2013

TALENTED young actors will be be performing in the Nonentities Youth Group’s latest production in Kidderminster.

Nonentities meet Blood Brothers cast ahead of next production

Kidderminster Shuttle: Separated: Chris Drew as Eddie and Nathan Lawrence as Mickey.

8:10am Monday 10th June 2013

THE Nonentities had the chance to pick up some tips for their next production from the professional touring cast of Blood Brothers at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre.

Romeo and Juliet to be performed at Hartlebury Castle

Kidderminster Shuttle: Star-crossed lovers: Romeo and Juliet will be performed at Hartlebury Castle.

9:40am Monday 3rd June 2013

SHAKESPEARE’S tragic love story Romeo and Juliet will be performed at Hartlebury Castle on Friday in the open air.

New Horizons Youth Arts group in need of funding

Kidderminster Shuttle: ‘Fantastic’: New Horizons Youth Arts Group performed A Birthday Humbug.

11:20am Saturday 1st June 2013

A THEATRE group for people with learning and physical disabilities have held their eighth dance and drama production at the Rose Theatre in Kidderminster.

STAG to return to the Civic with new comedy

Kidderminster Shuttle: Welcome return: Stourport Three Arts Guild members will perform Party at the Civic.

9:10am Thursday 30th May 2013

STOURPORT Three Arts Guild (STAG) is returning to the Civic Hall Theatre to perform an Edinburgh festival award-winning play.

From Broadway to Broadwaters for Wyre Forest singers

Kidderminster Shuttle: Super group: The Starlight Singers will perform in Stourport.

7:30am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

SINGERS from two Wyre Forest musical theatre groups will be teaming up at a concert in Kidderminster.

Nonentities sinking their teeth into next show

Kidderminster Shuttle: Gothic horror: Nonentities members Stef Austin, as Jonathan Harker, and Karen Whittingham, as Mina Westerman.

7:30am Tuesday 14th May 2013

THE Nonentities will be sinking their teeth into their next production of Dracula.

Nonentities society celebrates 75 years

Kidderminster Shuttle: Gala night: Former mayoress and mayor of Bewdley Carol and Paul Gittins with artistic director Jenny Eglington, centre. Picture: COLIN HILL.

10:11am Thursday 2nd May 2013

KIDDERMINSTER’S Nonentities Society is celebrating 75 years of providing live theatre, music and arts in Wyre Forest.

Original theatre company to be launched in Bewdley

8:20am Friday 26th April 2013

A THEATRE group has been launched in Bewdley following the success of the town’s first passion play at Easter.


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