SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle

Bishops Castle, SY9 5AY

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Toilet access Yes Toilet access
Toilet space limited No Toilet space limited
Wheelchair access level Yes Wheelchair access level
Standard WC Yes Standard WC
Rear wheelchair access No Rear wheelchair access
Ramped wheelchair access No Ramped wheelchair access
Ramped down wheelchair access No Ramped down wheelchair access
Level entrance No Level entrance
Designated parking Yes Designated parking
Reservable parking No Reservable parking
Internal lift No Internal lift
Induction loop No Induction loop
Guide dogs Yes Guide dogs

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Upcoming Events

Thursday26Sep

NTLive
One Man, Two Guvnors (encore)

by Richard Bean based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Friday11Oct

Toy Story 4U

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realise that they're two worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £4.00 

Time
6.00pm

Running Time
100

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday17Oct

NTLive
NTLive A Midsummer Night's Dream 2019

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences. Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom. Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Extra Event Information
Filmed live in front of an audience

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

This Beautiful FantasticPG

Bella Brown is a beautifully quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a successful children's book. When she is forced by her landlord to deal with her neglected garden or face eviction, she meets her nemesis, match and mentor in Alfie Stephenson, a grumpy, loveless, rich old man who lives next door and happens to be an amazing horticulturalist.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £3.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
2.00pm

Running Time
100

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday7Nov

NTLive
Hansard

By Simon Wood Hansard; noun The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport. Don’t miss this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, directed by Simon Godwin (NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night) and part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday season.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
15

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday14Nov

more2screen
42nd Street - The Musical

Telling the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway, this is the largest ever staging of the Tony® Award-winning musical and it was filmed live at the magnificent Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in the heart of London’s West End. Fresh off the bus from small-town America Peggy is just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she’s always dreamed of…Directed by the show author, Mark Bramble, this ‘achingly beautiful revival of an American classic’ (★★★★★ Telegraph) stars national treasure Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock, Tom Lister as Julian Marsh, Clare Halse as Peggy Sawyer and Philip Bertioli as Billy Lawlor, performing with a dazzling tap-dancing and show-stopping ensemble cast. Featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re In The Money, Lullaby Of Broadway, Shuffle Off To Buffalo, Dames and I Only Have Eyes For You, this is pure musical magic on the big screen – entertainment doesn’t get bigger than this!

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
TBC

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:30

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Tuesday19Nov

Calamity JaneU

Deadwood, Dakota Territory, is largley the abode of men, where Indian scout Calamity Jane is as hard-riding, boastful, and handy with a gun as any; quite an overpowering personality. But the army lieutenant she favours doesn't really appreciate her finer qualities. One of Jane's boasts brings her to Chicago to recruit an actress for the Golden Garter stage. Arrived, the lady in question appears (at first) to be a more feminine rival for the favours of Jane's male friends… including her friendly enemy Wild Bill Hickock.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £3.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
2.00pm

Running Time
101

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday21Nov

The Sisters Brothers15

Based on Patrick DeWitt's novel, THE SISTERS BROTHERS revolves around the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm, who's being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £6.00  Child: £4.00 

Time
7.00pm

Running Time
122

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday5Dec

NTLive
Present Laughter

by Noel Coward Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching. Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Extra Event Information
Filmed live in front of an audience

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Saturday7Dec

NTLive
Present Laughter

by Noel Coward Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching. Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Event Type
Satellite Screening

Age range
12A

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £8.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Tuesday17Dec

Get SantaU

When nine-year-old Tom discovers that Santa Claus has crashed his sleigh into his parent's garden shed he tries to get his dad Steve to help him get Santa home to Lapland in time for Christmas. There is just one problem: Santa's reindeer have escaped and are running wild through the streets of London.

Event Type
Film

Tickets
Adult: £3.00  Child: £3.00 

Time
2.00pm

Running Time
102

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Friday31Jan

2020

Luca Silvestrini's Protein
The Little Prince

Welcome to the incredible story of The Little Prince, retold in this dance and theatre show by a pilot stranded in the desert. Find out how the Little Prince leaves behind his own tiny asteroid and beloved rose and journeys through the universe, coming face to face with the baffling world of grown-ups! Upon landing on planet Earth, the Little Prince is welcomed by a mysterious snake and a truly wise and friendly fox before encountering the lone pilot. Together they discover the power and beauty of friendship and the complexity of love. Based on the famous story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince is brought to life using Protein’s award-winning mix of dance, humour and spoken word. Protein’s invites us to look at the world through one’s heart and to reconnect with our inner child. “St-Exupéry’s enigmatic tale ...delivered with quirky charm.” The Observer

Event Type
Live

Age range
5+

Tickets
Adult: £7.50  Child: £7.50  Family: £30.00

Time
18:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Thursday20Feb

2020

Nick Cassenbaum
Bubble Schmeisis

Nick Cassenbaum invites you into the warmth of the Canning Town Schvitz, East London’s last authentic bath house. Amongst the steam, ritual and live Klezmer, Nick will take you on a journey to find the place he belongs. Schlaping through summer camps, barber shops and Spurs games… will he find what he was looking for? Bubble Schmeisis is full of intimate and personal true stories about identity, home and getting schmeised (washed) by old men. Followed by a second half of a fabulous live Klezmer music set.

Event Type
Live

Age range
14+

Tickets
Adult: £12.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:30

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

Saturday22Feb

2020

Rhubarb Theatre
Henry Moon and the Greasy Spoon

Flo’s café is no tea at the Ritz, in fact it’s a little bit shabby, but Flo is always ready with a welcoming smile. Only problem is, where are the customers? All seems doomed for Flo until one cold windy day a strange old chap blows through the doors, bursting with imaginative stories! Could Henry Moon be the answer to Flo’s problems?

Event Type
Live

Age range
5+

Tickets
Adult: £7.50  Child: £7.50  Family: £30.00

Time
14:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number