The Barony Theatre are delighted to be hosting Grange Primary School on 29th October in a fundraising film screening of Hotel Transylvania. It is set to be a fantastic night of family halloween fun – tickets are still available so grab some while you can.
The Barony Film Society are opening their 2017/2018 season on 22nd September with three fantastic must-see films.
September 22nd – LION
US, 2016, Cert PG, 118mins
Directed by Garth Davis
With Dev Patel Nicole KidmanSaroo, a five year old Indian boy, becomes separated from his brother and finds himself alone and trapped on a moving empty train that takes him to Calcutta 1500miles from home. Now totally lost he survives as a street child until he is sent to an orphanage and is ultimately adopted by an Australian family. 25 years later, plagued by his memories, he sets off to India to find his family and the brother he thought he had lost.
October 6th – JACKIE
US, 2016, Cert 15, 100mins
Directed by Pablo Larrain
With – Natalie Portman
First Lady, Jackie Kennedy has her world turned upside down after her husband John F Kennedy is assassinated. Over the next seven days she must deal with her own grief, comfort her children, make funeral arrangements and vacate her home. She very soon realises that these few days will be crucial in shaping her husband’s legacy. An intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American History.
October 2oth – A STREET CAT NAMED BOB
UK, 2016, Cert 12A, 103 mins
Directed by Roger Spottiswoode
With Luke Treadway and ‘Bob’
Based on the international best selling book of the same name, this is the true story of James Bowen (Luke Treadway) a busker and recovering drug addict whose life is transformed when he comes across a stray ginger cat. Guaranteed to bring a warm glow to a cold winters evening.
The full year’s programme and more details on how you can join the Film Society or who to contact if you just want to come along to see the occasional film can be found on the Barony Film Society page on our website or call 01506 823142.
Our winter production this year is going to be the hilarious Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth (author of Neville’s Island).
The eight-year-old pupils of Flint Street Primary School, all played by adults, perform the nativity play for their parents. The story is based on real events, collected over a period of ten years from members of Tim Firth’s family and friends who were teachers.
Director – Wendy Turner
Narrator – Steve Corrall
Mary – Lauren Scott
Gabriel – Claire Withnell
Herod / Joseph – Jamie Wright
Wise Frankincense – Sue Spencer
Wise Gold – Moira Davies
Innkeeper – Garry Withnell
Ass – Ian Stewart
Star – Jake Matthieson
Angel – Steph Ferguson
Shepherd – Judy Barker
Shepherd 2 – Liny Mullins
Sheep – David Todd
Rehearsals so far have been so much fun – the script is brilliant and we can’t stop laughing.
Tickets on sale now though our Box Office.
We are really excited to be hosting a Youth Summer School this year. For youths aged 9 – 18, we have an exciting week of workshops covering a large variety of theatre arts.
Barony Youth Theatre Amy Grieve will be joined by Calum Campbell (Wee Tree Youth Theatre, LAMP and Bo’ness Children’s Theatre) and Jamie O’Rourke (Project Theatre, Bo’ness Children’s Theatre) in what will be a fun filled week.
To book your place contact us on 07541 346639 and pay a £10 deposit per person via Paypal by following the button below. We will confirm your deposit by return email on receipt of the deposit where you can provide details of the youth(s) taking part in the Summer School.
Limited places available so book soon!
Our newsletter with details of everything that’s been going on at The Barony Players and The Barony Youth Theatre is attached.
Please do take a moment to read through it to find out what we’ve been up to over the past few months and what we have planned for the future.
There are lots of ways you can offer your help with the running of the theatre – so do please consider helping out; and pass the word round.