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The Edelweiss Pirates

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Germany 1942 - WWII rages into its fourth year. All internal opposition has been viciously silenced and the population blindly follow Adolf Hitler and his policies of total war and domination. Around Germany small groups of youth form themselves into societies.  Some just to listen and dance, others are becoming more aware that it is they, the youth of the country, who have to start resisting the Nazis, in whatever way they can.  One such group are The Edelweiss Pirates of Cologne.

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th February at Stiwdio Stepni, Ffwrnes

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Birdy

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Birdy is a moving story of friendship and family, dreams and survival, exploring the effects of war, notions of sanity and one man's obsession with birds.

Inspired by the William Wharton novel, we are introduced to Birdy - confined in a World War 11 military psychiatric hospital, locked in silence and trapped in a bird persona. Led by his childhood friend and fellow casualty of war Al, we journey back through their early years as we relive their memories.

Wednesday 18th February 7.00pm at the Ffwrnes

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Y Tŵr

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“loving ‘til it hurts ... hurting ‘til it’s love”

Two people, trapped in love, ascend an isolated Tower. Torn between desire and resentment a tender patchwork of their life together - both real and imagined - emerges.

An expansive study of relationships, memory and the limits of love by one of Wales' most important playwrights.

Performed in Welsh, with English surtitles.

Award-winning Invertigo Theatre Company reunites the critically-acclaimed team behind their sell-out production of Saer Doliau / Doll Mender at the Finborough Theatre 2013.

 

Monday 2nd February 8.00pm at the Lyric

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Only Fools and 3 Courses

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Join us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action, served up Only Fools and Horses  style.

Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Will Raquel put in an appearance and sing! Surely not after the last time?

Expect an evening of chaos and mayhem with extra large portions of comedy. This is a big fun night out in a friendly party atmosphere with some of the finest comedy actors in the land, professionally produced to the highest standards with your enjoyment at the top of the menu.

Friday 27th February 7.30pm at the Ffwrnes

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The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

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Written and Directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor.

They’ve skewered history, the Bible and the world’s most celebrated playwright, now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Moliere (Is Moliere funny? Why not?) to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show and Nick Clegg (Is Nick Clegg funny? Why not?)

Tickets to The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) are far more affordable than tickets to an amusement park, but you’ll come away with the same feeling of nausea and motion sickness. From cavemen telling “Rock Rock” jokes to Chris Rock and everything in-between, the bad boys of abridgment leave no joke untold as they deconstruct the entire history of comedy in 90 rollicking minutes.

“My cheeks still hurt from laughing so much. Way too funny.” Napa Valley Register

“A wild, wild ride! It’s funny. Really, really funny... And most of all, it’s really, really smart.” Cincinnati Enquirer

Saturday 28th March 7.30pm at the Ffwrnes

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