Spring Season 2021

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Bristol School of Acting diploma students presents

The Suicide

Sam is at the end of his tether... no job, no prospects and no way of being the man he wants to be, that is until a momentous decision finally shines the spotlight his way... but the end is just another beginning... the problem is Sam's end seems to be everyone else's beginning. With the world and his wife watching every youtube upload, the corrupt politicians, tik-tok darlings and 'woke' warriors all want a piece of Sam's immortality and as the time ticks down to the grand finale, Sam's not sure if immortality is worth dying for!

 

A new take on the original by the Russain master of satire, Nikolai Erdman. Adapted by Suhayla El-Bushra and woven into the over-sensationalized media led world of british political society. Very funny, fast paces and thought provoking to the end. 

 

In these troubled times Bristol School of Acting brings you a comedy about taking control of the only thing you can when all else seems lost.. unless someone is filming it on their phone... then it's theirs really!

By Suhayla El-Bushra, after Nikolai Erdman / Directed by Sam Bridges / Designed by Aldo Vazquez

The Redgrave Theatre / Bristol

 

Tuesday 26 January 7.30

Wednesday 27 January 7.30

Thursday 28 January 7.30

Tickets £10 / Concessions £8

This production is presented by final year diploma students of the  Bristol School of Acting. The full time Extended Diploma in Professional Acting is a 3 A-Level equivalent course for young people 16-19 who are serious about becoming professional actors.

Find out more here.

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Bristol School of Acting diploma students presents

Pish!

PISH! Unlikely tales from St Petersburg.

Adapted from the stories of Nikolai Gogol by Toby Hulse.

 

From the wonderfully absurd mind of Russia's great satirist comes a supremely daft world of talking dogs, renegade noses, coat-snatching ghosts, and lovers who would choose a puff pastry over romance.  Silly, slapstick, and strangely sad, Gogol's comic vision of St Petersburg is brought to life in this energetic, physical and totally ridiculous production, adapted by two times winner of the AATE Distinguished Play Award, Toby Hulse.  This world is full of the most outrageous nonsense - here is some of it.

Adapted and directed by Toby Hulse / Based on the stories of Nikolai Gogol / Designed by Aldo Vazquez

Tobacco Factory Theatres / Bristol

 

Thursday 4 February 7.30

Friday 5 February 7.30

Saturday 6 February 7.30

Tickets £10 / Concessions £8

This production is presented by final year diploma students of the  Bristol School of Acting. The full time Extended Diploma in Professional Acting is a 3 A-Level equivalent course for young people 16-19 who are serious about becoming professional actors.

Find out more here.

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boomsatsuma acting diploma students presents

Animal Farm

“All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.”

Adapted from the novel by George Orwell.

Who can we trust to lead us? Who should have their hands on the levers of power? George Orwell's masterpiece of political satire is brought vividly to life, with warmth and humour, by a cast of 12; aided by the use of 25 beautiful made masks. Set on Manor Farm and featuring a cruel farmer, scheming pigs, hard working horses, gullible sheep, humourous hens and a sceptical donkey, this energetic, physical and visually pleasing production explores human fallibility and how revolutions (if not properly handled) can go very wrong, very quickly, with devastating consequences.

 

Featuring 12 talented actors and directed by Sunday Times Award winner Kevin Tomlinson, this fast paced production questions whether revolutions can ever end "happily ever after" and asks, "what should one do, when one's leaders are corrupt and selfish? What should one do, when they clearly do not have your best interests at heart?". A question that is as relevant today, as it was when Animal Farm was first published over 70 years ago!

By George Orwell / Adapted and Directed by Kevin Tomlinson / Designed by Bea Wilson

Pegasus Theatre / Oxford

 

Friday 5 February 7.00

Saturday 6 February 3.00 matinee

Saturday 6 February 7.00

Tickets tbc

This production is presented by final year diploma students of the Oxford Professional Acting Diploma. The full time Extended Diploma in Professional Acting is a 3 A level equivalent course for young people 16-19 who are serious about becoming professional actors.

Find out more here.

By Leo Tolstoy / Adapted by Helen Edmundson / Directed by Renata Allen / Designed by Bea Wilson

An amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hem books

Pegasus Theatre / Oxford

 

Friday 12 February 7.00

Saturday 13 February 3.00

Saturday 13 February 7.00

Tickets tbc

This production is presented by final year diploma students of the Oxford Professional Acting Diploma. The full time Extended Diploma in Professional Acting is a 3 A level equivalent course for young people 16-19 who are serious about becoming professional actors.

Find out more here.

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boomsatsuma acting diploma students presents

Anna Karenina

A beautiful young wife has everything in her life except passion. If she takes a lover, the scandal will be overwhelming. If she falls in love, she will risk everything.

 

Brilliantly adapted for the stage by Helen Edmondson. Anna Karenina is a fast moving whirlwind of desire set in 19th Century Russia. In a search for meaning and fulfillment, romantic passion threatens everyone’s happiness. But is a life without love worth living?

Due to the latest government announcement, these shows will be rescheduled and new dates will be announced in due course. 

Any current ticket holders for The Suicide please contact the Redgrave Theatre to receive a refund, or alternatively, hold on to your tickets for the postponed show. 

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