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Ropsley Village Hall

Postcode: NG33 4BN

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The Tale of Little Bevan

Show Details

Presented by Pentabus Theatre Company

Performance date and time
Thursday, 14th November 2019
7:30 PM

‘It was a full moon, so I suppose we should’ve known. Nothing good happens on a full moon. Well, not in our village. He came one night. No-one could really remember quite when or from where. He just had so many stories you see. We forgot to ask for the details…’ Introducing a darkly comic modern fairy-tale written by the award-winning Robert Alan Evans. Live music and original songs underpin a unique piece of theatre about three people seeking happiness as the full moon unsettles their gentle way of life. Set over 24 hours, ‘The Tale of Little Bevan’ will make you question what community really means to you, while exploring issues both universal and specific to these villages. This play was made in collaboration with village hall promoters and rural communities across Norfolk and is essential viewing for anyone who saw and loved Pentabus Theatre Company’s previous shows, 'Here I Belong' by Matt Hartley. 'Anyone who lives, or who has ever lived, in a village would immediately recognise the setting and characters in Pentabus's production of The Tale of Little Bevan - Actually, add to that anyone who's listened to The Archers, because as The Tale of Little Bevan demonstrates as it goes under the skin of the village and, quite literally, under the village, nothing - and no one - is ever quite what it seems.' - Hereford Times

★★★★ The Telegraph, ★★★★ Time Out, ★★★★ The Independent, ★★★★ The Sunday Times, ★★★★ The Scotsman, ★★★★ Evening Standard, ★★★★ Metro (on Pentabus Theatre)

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Performer's website
www.pentabus.co.uk

Running time
70 mins + interval

Audience Type
Adults/Older Children

Age Range
12+

Ticket Prices
£11.00 Standard / £32.00 Group / £7.00 (Under 16)

Other Ticket Information
Bring own drinks and nibbles. Theatre seating.

Main Box Office Telephone Number
01476585739

Available From
Call: 01476 585 739 or from Trevor Hammond, 49 High Street, Ropsley.

Additional Information
No bar. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Theatre seating.

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Venue's website
https://www.sites.google.com/site/rmhents/home

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This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England