An announcement in the local newspaper states the time and place
when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house.
The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an
unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie
puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death, a
determined Inspector grimly following the twists and turns, and Miss
Marple on hand to provide the fi nal solution at some risk to herself in
a dramatic confrontation just before the final curtain.
Farcical situations where three people borrow a friend's flat all
unbeknown to the other resulting in three couples converging
on the apartment expecting to find it empty; chaos and
The highly acclaimed 17 piece, now into its 33rd year, makes
a welcome return to the Little Theatre, Torquay, with another
exciting programme of feel-good classics which takes a
nostalgic musical journey back to the golden age of swing. With
a special tribute to the fabulous Ella Fitzgerald from the band’s
stunning vocalist Paula Mitchell, this is an unmissable show. As
usual the band is led by saxophonist Ken Parr and features some
of the leading musicians in the West Country.
(“Brilliant music making” Somerset Gazette)
This production celebrates the 400th anniversary of the death
of William Shakespeare. It is a new adaption of his classic
tale of treachery, murder and witchcraft and is presented in
collaboration with South Devon College Performance and
Members of local youth theatre groups present their own
versions of the work of the Bard.
Original, imaginative and entertaining.
A well known play that centres around Ebenezer Scrooge and
his clerk Bob Cratchit. Scrooge refuses to spend any money and
receives a visit from the ghost of his ex partner Jacob Marley
who chastises him for being, well, such a scrooge! There follows
visitations of other ghosts all serving to show Scrooge the error
of his ways. A happy ending!
An entertaining evening of delightful words and music including
some of the well loved poems, readings and carols capturing
the moods, feelings and true spirit of the festive season.
Jeremy and Celia return a week early from their unsuccessful
honeymoon to find that both Jeremy’s partners have accepted
his offer to stay in his house while he is away. As if there aren’t
enough problems, Sid the plumber is up to his eyes in water in
A musical entertainment featuring the songs of Flanders and
Swann and the poetic wit of Sir John Betjeman. Indulge in a
little nostalgia for a by-gone world and the more gentle humour
exemplified by these arch-observers of the national character.
Performed from the piano (and everywhere else!) by actor,
singer and pianist Michael Lunts.
“Peter Baffles genuinely amazed with his well-crafted magical skills.
Great tricks were backed by good lively banter.”
“This is Baffles at his best - the droll delivery an engaging foil for
some very sophisticated magic.” (Thisissouthdevon.co.uk)
Cadenza (or Pete & Nina) are an acoustic-style duo with a vast
repertoire incorporating classic and contemporary songs. Their
philosophy of musical dynamics ranges from light background music,
performance numbers and the good old sing along, combined with
generous helpings of fun and enthusiasm.You will be amazed how
versatile the ‘unplugged’ approach can be.
This stage adapted play is based on the popular Roald Dahl
The witches hate children! In fact they even go so far as to try to
kill them. The witches are disguised so it’s difficult to distinguish
them from ordinary people.
The story includes a Grandma and the narrator who find
themselves in the middle of the annual meeting of witches.
Set in 1925, the Bliss family is ultra Bohemian. One weekend
each family member has invited a guest for the weekend which
doesn’t go down well! After an uncomfortable dinner, they play
a word game that only the family members understand which
results in the terrified guests leaving the next morning!
Behind the glamour and gossip of a small Regent Street couture
fashion house, secrets and lies are rife, and when a murder
happens this fuels more gossip and lies!
A night of romance in her luxurious riverside apartment with
the good-looking stranger from next door. How can Joanna
possibly go wrong? Except the flat isn’t hers, her name isn’t
Joanna and heaven knows what the good-looking stranger is
really after. Instead of romance comes considerable danger…
Joanna’s only option is to play her part to the end.
Set in the early 20th century it’s the play upon which the musical
‘My Fair Lady’ was written. Professor Higgins is an expert in
phonetics and he undertakes to transform Eliza - a cockney
flower girl from Covent Garden - into speaking like a duchess
in 3 months.