SpArC Theatre

Bishops Castle, SY9 5AY

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Toilet space limited No Toilet space limited
Wheelchair access level Yes Wheelchair access level
Standard WC Yes Standard WC
Rear wheelchair access No Rear wheelchair access
Ramped wheelchair access No Ramped wheelchair access
Ramped down wheelchair access No Ramped down wheelchair access
Level entrance No Level entrance
Designated parking Yes Designated parking
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Internal lift No Internal lift
Induction loop Yes Induction loop
Guide dogs Yes Guide dogs

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Upcoming Live Shows


Friday21Nov

Bon Debarras & Productions de l'Onde
Bon Debarras in Concert

Bon Débarras’ folk music is deeply rooted in the memory of French-speaking America. On their guitars, banjo, mandolin, accordion, washboard and harmonicas, and integrating foot percussion, jig and body percussion, the trio creates magical musical atmospheres. Still reaching deep into their roots, Bon Débarras draws its inspiration from an Americanness flavoured with Cajun, rock, blues, rap and country music undertones.Oh, and did we mention that they also rap and do awesome body percussion?

Age range
7+

Tickets Adult: £10.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:30

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Thursday8Jan

2015

Farnham Maltings
It's a Wonderful Life

Welcome to Bedford Falls. Welcome to small town America. Welcome to Farnham Maltings Winter show. Frank Capra’s classic 1946 movie needs no introduction. George Bailey, a desperate middle aged clerk discovers the difference he has made to his family, his friends and his home town. (with a little help from Clarence, the apprentice angel.) Following the success of Miracle on 34th Street Farnham Maltings is bringing the struggles and joys of 1940s small town America to the villages and towns of England. Using their own, inimitable style the company has created two hours of theatre that promise to warm the coldest of places through the long winter nights

Age range
Aged 8+

Tickets Adult: £10.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:30

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Upcoming Satellite Screenings


Wednesday26Nov

The Royal Opera House live
L'Elisir D’Amore

Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging of Donizetti’s most popular comic opera returns to Covent Garden with a star-studded cast. Lucy Crowe takes the dazzling soprano lead as Adina, the most sophisticated woman in the village, loved from afar by Vittorio Grigolo’s handsome but shy Nemorino. Nemorino meets a worrying rival in Levente Molnár’s braggart Sergeant Belcore, until the love potion sold to him by Bryn Terfel’s larger-than-life travelling quack, Dr Dulcamara, gives him a powerful dose of courage – with both comic and touching results. Donizetti’s romantic melodrama radiates tenderness, humour and southern sunshine.

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Tuesday9Dec

NT Live
JOHN

JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 16yrs+. Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John. What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. Years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive lead John on a search in which his life converges with others, in an unexpected place, unknown by most. Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated new production, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Age range
18+

Tickets Adult: £11.00 

Time
20:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Tuesday16Dec

The Royal Opera House live
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland RB

A brilliantly imagined show and, with a magical score, ingeniously inventive designs and a wealth of theatrical effects, has something for everyone to treasure. Orchestra of the Royal Opera House: Conductor David Briskin

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Wednesday11Feb

2015

Royal Shakespeare Company
Love's Labour's Lost

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their idealistic pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive, presenting the men with a severe test of their high-minded resolve. Shakespeare's sparkling comedy delights in championing and then unravelling an unrealistic vow, and mischievously suggesting that the study of the opposite sex is in fact the highest of all academic endeavours. Only at the end of the play is the merriment curtailed as the lovers agree to submit to a period apart, unaware that the world around them is about to be utterly transformed by the war to end all wars

Tickets Adult: £11.00  Child: £7.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Wednesday4Mar

2015

Royal Shakespeare Company
Love's Labour's Won (Much Ado About Nothing)

Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own altogether more combative courtship. Shakespeare's comic romance plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party, as youthful passions run riot, lovers are deceived and happiness is threatened – before peace ultimately wins out. Christopher Luscombe directs the second of Shakespeare's matching pair of comedies that rejoice in our capacity to find love in the most unlikely places. Better known as Much Ado About Nothing, the play is performed under the title Love's Labour's Won, a name possibly attributed to it during Shakespeare's lifetime.

Tickets Adult: £11.00  Child: £7.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Upcoming Films


Thursday6Nov

Belle (12a)

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mabatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the colour of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.

Tickets
Adult: £4.50  Child: £3.00 

Time
7.00pm

Running Time
104

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Thursday13Nov

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (15)

The cheerful, charming, story of sprightly Allan who disappears from the old people’s home on his 100th birthday and soon has the police and a gang of Nazis on his tail. Through Allan’s picaresque journey we learn the story of his life and his impact on world events. The great pleasure he gets from blowing things up leads via mental hospital, the Spanish Civil War, the Manhattan Project, and the Gulag, to ridiculous encounters with Franco, Stalin, Reagan, and finally to a career as a double agent. A wonderfully entertaining shaggy dog story that neatly balances dark humour and playful storytelling.

Tickets
Adult: £4.50  Child: £3.00 

Time
7.00pm

Running Time
114

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Friday5Dec

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)

The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace -- and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago.

Tickets
Adult: £4.50  Child: £3.00 

Time
6.30pm

Running Time
102

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Thursday18Dec

Pride (TBC)

Set in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. The activists are not deterred, however, and they decide to ignore the Union and go directly to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

Tickets
Adult: £4.50  Child: £3.00 

Time
7.00pm

Running Time
120

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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Thursday15Jan

2015

Magic in the Moonlight (TBC) (12a)

Stanley is a magician who has dedicated his life to revealing fraudulent spiritualists. He plans to quickly uncover the truth behind celebrated spiritualist Sophie and her scheming mother. However, the more time he spends with her, he starts thinking that she might actually be able to communicate with the other world, but even worse, he might be falling in love with her.

Tickets
Adult: £4.50  Child: £3.00 

Time
7.00pm

Running Time
97

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038 www.sparctheatre.co.uk

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