Cast Announced For Lear At Exmoor’s Valley Of The Rocks

Pleasure Dome Theatre Company present Lear in the Valley of Rocks

Pleasure Dome Theatre have announced the cast for their production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear to be presented at Exmoor’s Valley Of Rocks. After their critically acclaimed The Importance of Being Earnest and “stunning” Lorna Doone Pleasure Dome Theatre Company present LEAR; Shakespeare’s greatest play re-imagined in a gritty, dystopian production created especially for Exmoor’s Valley of the Rocks. Scott Le Crass returns to direct a cast including Judith Rae, Ian Pink, Kate Austen, Samuel Tucker, Helena Payne, Timothy Blore, Helena Northcote and Neil Keats The company invite you to come and experience “theatre in the wild,” watch the sunset and enjoy great entertainment on “nature’s greatest stage,” but don’t forget to wrap up warm, even on balmy summer nights the weather can be changeable. Bring your own seating and picnic or pre-order one from Perfect Picnics. Tickets can be bought online before the show or on “the door.” LEAR … Read more

REVIEW: Sid, Above The Arts ✭✭✭✭✭

Sid at Above The Arts Theatre

Sid Above The Arts 21 September 2016 5 Stars Book Tickets If the last you heard of Sid Vicious was seeing Gary Oldman gradually die of heroin addiction in Alex Cox’s 1986 biopic, ‘Sid ‘n’ Nancy’, you will be delighted to hear that he’s back – and every bit as corrosive and destructive as he was then.  Well, nearly. This is all thanks to terrific new writer, Leon Fleming, who has rejuvenated the 62-year old mythic figure via the obsessive, manic, troublesome, 18-year-old’ish revolutionary-living-at-home-with-his-mum, Craig.  Our hero in this one-act drama is not the taciturn, sneering, wincing guitarist of The Sex Pistols, but a despot only in his own bedroom, a tyrant merely to his lone parent and neighbours (whom he intermittently deafens with blasts of punk music from his personal music centre).  Craig has a list – of course – of pet hates, and this forms the substance (ah, … Read more