Maintenance man is in a real fix
KICK-STARTING the autumn season at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage is witty comedy Maintenance Man. The plot centres around two characters – Bob and Chris – and their marriage which sinks to a level of constant bickering when Bob meets a woman calle
KICK-STARTING the autumn season at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage is witty comedy Maintenance Man.
The plot centres around two characters - Bob and Chris - and their marriage which sinks to a level of constant bickering when Bob meets a woman called Diana.
Before long DIY enthusiast Bob transfers his affections to Diana but that relationship also seems doomed.
Stars of the show include Andrew Paul - better known as Dave Quinnan in The Bill and currently starring in Where The Heart Is - and Louise Harrison, who has also appeared in The Bill and was Dawn Prescott in Coronation Street.
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The show runs from September 5 to 9 and tickets start at £11.50.
Four plays are being shown in September - The Maintenance Man, A Party to Murder, Funny Money and The Ghost Train.
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Discounts are available from the box office if you book tickets for two or more plays.
o TIME is running out to catch the smash hit musical A Chorus Line at the Gordon Craig Theatre.
The unsung heroes of musical theatre are celebrated in A Chorus Line as each highly-trained, underpaid dancer auditions for a Broadway show and the chance of a lifetime.
Each dedicated dancer steps forward to reveal the story of their lives as they sweat it out for a place in the chorus.
o The show runs until Saturday. To book tickets for any of the above call the box office on 08700 131 030 or visit www.gordon-craig.co.uk
# IT'S promises to be a laugh-a-minute at Woodside Hall in Walsworth Road, Hitchin, next Friday, September 8.
The Lastminutecomedy Club presents Milton Jones and Jon Mann with some sort of order being maintained by regular MC Paul B Edwards.
Doors open at 7.30pm and the fun starts at 8.30pm.
For more information log on to www.lastminutecomedy.com
# AUDITIONS are fast approaching for The Bancroft Players' Christmas production of James and the Giant Peach.
There are many parts available as James sets off with his insect friends to New York.
All are welcome to attend auditions at The Queen Mother Theatre on September 5 and 7 at 7.45pm.
For information or a copy of the script call Jonathan Brown on 01462 637710.
# FANCY a fun family day out? Then head down to The Manor in Weston on Saturday.
The Weston village fete and dog show has plenty for the children, like a bungee run, carousel, bouncy castle, a 'toss the welly' competition and a dog show.
There will also be a beer tent to keep the adults entertained as well as a barbecue to stop those hungry tummies from rumbling.
The fete will run from 12 to 4pm.