Intimate theatre at its best

Home » Latest News » Intimate theatre at its best
Audlem Scout & Guide Hall

A packed Scout Hall enjoyed a spooky and original 'frightful comedy' by Day-Star Theatre on Saturday night — A Night at Blackstone Hall.

This really is 'professional theatre on your doorstep' — for cast, sound, lighting and promoter are all from Audlem. It was also theatre of the highest order that would give any stage a run for its money.

The plot sees Britain's most popular psychic medium, Clarissa De Vere, being accused on a live TV show of being a fake by her old adversary Dr Thomas Cruikshank, who debunks all things paranormal.

The two agree to spend a night in England's second most haunted house in England. But they will not be alone!

The six characters involved are all played by Pete and Jane Marshall with numerous and stylish changes of costume and accent. There is a beautiful twist at the end and the audience seemed engrossed and involved throughout as the well-constructed plot unfolds.

This was a true family affair with George Marshall on lighting and Jack Marshall responsible for the music and sound. The evening was promoted by Ian Haughey of Hoc Productions of Cheshire Street.

With the audience enjoying their own liquid and light refreshments throughout the evening, this is relaxed and intimate theatre at its very best.

Look out for future productions by Day-Star Theatre in the village — on Saturday night's evidence, satisfaction is guaranteed.

 

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

adam-lovatt-memorial-window
Sun 17 Jun 6:09am  |  hits: 1,720

I would first like to thank the very kind people of Audlem for their kind acts during our families grieving of my brother Adam.I've visited Audlem a couple of times now since the very sad loss of my brother and it's comforting to see the cards and well wishes to Claire, Declan & Jordan.Please may I appeal to the kind people of Audlem to talk amongst yourselves about what happened that...

Adam Lovatt
Fri 15 Jun 6:09am  |  hits: 1,382

This horrendous action took place on the 25th May in the early hours. I am sure the whole village has read the posts that have been on the AudlemOnline web site by his family thanking all for their support and their words of comfort . The police carrying out their duties to the letter have appealed for any witness that can assist them with their enquiries and have published a dedicated and...

Adam Lovatt
Tue 19 Jun 6:10am  |  hits: 1,092

The funeral of Adam Guy Lovatt, who died tragically on the 25th May 2018 aged 45 years, will take place in St James' Church, Audlem on Saturday June 30th at 12.15pm, followed by burial in Audlem cemetery.Family flowers only please, kind donations received will be given to the Critical Care Unit, Royal Stoke University Hospital, together with two other charities chosen by Adam's wife...