Oscar Wilde classic play at The Seagull
PUBLISHED: 10:31 01 April 2011
TONIGHT and tomorrow at 7.30pm local theatre company Nudge productions offer Oscar Wilde’s first produced play, Lady Windermere’s fan, at the Seagull Theatre, Pakefield.
Set in the high society world of Victorian London this tale of misunderstanding and deception marvellously displays Wilde’s wit, intelligent writing and enduring charm. Tickets are £9/£8.
On Sunday (7.30pm) lead vocalist of The Blind Lemon Soul Band, Rachel Beckett returns to the Seagull Theatre in a new duet with Andy Baker on guitar. This is an evening of of songs from artists such as Joni Mitchell, The Police and Crowded House.
Supporting Beckett and Baker will be acoustic harmony duo, The Isatopes. Admission free.
On Wednesday (7.30pm) and back by popular demand, The Art Deco Hot Orchestra combines a heady cocktail of contagious rhythm laced with subtle syncopation, a dash of humour, elegant presentation and unadulterated enthusiasm.
Their entertainment is of the very highest calibre, evoking that magical atmosphere of a bygone era, and featuring the amazing vocals of Simon Denny. Tickets, £9/£7
On Thursday (7.30pm) Owen Evans, one half of Norfolk’s much-loved comedy duo The Nimmo Twins, returns to his roots as a serious character actor in One Eighty, a new play penned by Rob John.
Former darts genius Norman Rhino Hamilton has fallen from grace. Once ranked fourth in the world Norman sees it all fall through fingers when his best mate, wife and throwing action all desert him on the same night. Now after four years in the wilderness and spurred on by two extraordinary women, Norman prepares for a make or break comeback both as a player and as a man. Tickets, £8/£7
On Friday, April 8 (7.30pm) celebrated international folk musician Jez Lowe makes a rare visit to the East Coast. Jez, from Co. Durham and part of the Sony award-winning team behind BBC Radio 2 radio ballads series, is a gifted musician whose songs are invariably, thoughtful, melodic, memorable, often beautiful and very funny. Tickets £10/£9.
For more details, contact the box office on 01502 589726; or visit the website www.theseagull.co.uk