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David Pibworth | The Blog

ACTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR

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Open Air Theatre: How Did It Become So Popular?

Open air theatre has grown in popularity and has turned into somewhat of an annual tradition for many in the UK ...

 

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When It Comes To Women Comedians, Don't Forget Marie Lloyd!

We celebrated Victoria Wood for International Women's Day as she did so much for women in stand up and comedy ...

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Stan And Ollie Vs Laurel And Hardy

I don't normally go in for recommending films, but I'm making an exception today. Stan and Ollie is an outstanding film in my opinion ...

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The Arches Theatre: Did You Know There's No Booking Fee?

For those of you who've been to any production that I've had a part in, you will know that there are no ticket booking fees ...

   
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The Arches Theatre Box Office Is Officially Open!

The Arches Theatre box office is now taking bookings for the 2019 season, starting with Romeo and Juliet on the 10th August ...

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The Pink Panther Strikes Again

We're in the middle of casting The Pink Panther ready for our 2019 season. We have the main roles cast already ...

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The Arches Theatre: Romeo and Juliet To Open The 2019 Season

The first production at the Arches Theatre in 2019 will be Romeo and Juliet. You may have spotted it was originally Richard III ...

   
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One More Job To Do On The Arches Theatre

Actually, there are quite a number of jobs to complete on the Arches Theatre as it's an ongoing project ...

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The Arches Theatre Box Office Is Opening Soon

We're about to set up the Arches Theatre box office. This means tickets for Richard III and The Pink Panther will be on sale soon ...

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The Stage Hires Have Started To Come In for 2019

One of my other businesses is stage hire. We have a stage trailer that we tow onto your site as well as custom staging ...

 
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The Arches Theatre: Planning For 2019

We had our initial production of As You Like It at the Arches Theatre over the summer and we are now working on the 2019 season ...

 

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Merry Christmas And All That Jazz

As Christmas is approaching, I thought I'd wish everyone a Merry Christmas. I'm not going to say Happy Holidays ...

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The Arches Theatre: The Pink Panther Strikes Again

I'm very pleased to announce one of our productions for the 2019 season at the Arches Theatre in Clifton Reynes ...

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Well, Here It Is: It's Christmas Again

For the first time in years, I'm not doing panto this Christmas. I did it for 9 years and decided to take a couple of seasons away ...

   
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The Arches Theatre: An Aerial Perspective

We had some fabulous weather recently and Ian from Video Drone Services got his eye in the sky flying above the Arches Theatre ...

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The Arches Theatre In All Its Panoramic Glory

Although we're not doing anything with The Arches Theatre for the rest of the year, I was pleased to get an alternative view of the site ...

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Black Labrador Puppies: Only Two Remaining ...

Since Myrtle gave birth, there's been a lot of interest for our new litter of black Labrador puppies. There are only 2 left ...

   
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The Last Outing Of 2018 For Our Stage Trailer

Just a short one this week as we're putting our stage trailer away for the winter. A bit of cleaning, oiling and fettling is required ...

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Our Labrador Pups Are Getting Noisier!

As my blog readers know, our bitch Myrtle had 6 labrador pups, 4 dogs and 2 bitches. We're keeping 1 girl ...

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Me, Tom Cruise And Barry Seal

I've done a few interesting filming jobs. The one I'm on at present is especially interesting as it's about a chap named Barry Seal ...

 
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A House Full Of Labrador Puppies Again

Every two or three years we breed a litter of black Labradors. Our Myrtle has just had a little of six pups ...

 

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Pantomime And The Art Of The Disappearing Act

It's time to turn my attention to pantomime. I'm currently working on making people disappear and re-appear somewhere else ...

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Over The Top Chaps!

This week, starting tonight, Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy will be presenting the last ever Blackadder episodes ...

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BOFF: All The World's A Stage

We set up the Big Olney Food Festival stage and sound desk on Friday, then on Saturday morning, I rehearsed with my jazz band ...

   
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Blackadder Goes Forth: The Final Push

I'm very pleased to be appearing in this excellent performance of Blackadder Goes Forth: The Final Push this September ...

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Taking Our Stage Trailer Further Afield

Every year we take our stage trailer a little further afield, to an event in Sussex. It's an annual French market at Heathfield ...

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Stage Hire At The Right Price

This summer, we've done stage hire at places like Fenny Poppers, the Henry Allen Trust at Brooklands School and Campbell Park ...

   
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The Arches Theatre Is For Hire

After last week's opening performance of As You Like It by the Wet Mariners, the Arches Theatre is formally open ...

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An Entertaining Evening At The Arches Theatre

On 4th August 2018, the Wet Mariners entertained the crowd at The Arches Theatre with their performance of 'As You Like It' ...

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Too Many People Want To Be Taken Seriously

Last week my daughter asked me why some people want to be taken seriously and others don't. A bit philosophical for me really ...

 
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Just Occasionally, One Has To Take A Day Off

Occasionally, one has to take a day off. Neither my wife or I do very often other than for a week's holiday each year ...

 

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The Arches Theatre: Nearly Finished!

We have the fence up for the Arches Theatre and we need to hang the gates. The weather looks good for our first production ...

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The Arches Theatre: The First Performance Has Sold Out!

So, we're now getting near the stage with the Arches Theatre, where we can photograph it almost completed and work out hire rates ...

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The Arches Theatre: The Groundworks Are Done

Well, the weather has been fabulous and we've been working hard at the Arches Theatre at Clifton Reynes near Olney ...

   
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The Arches Theatre: Marching Towards Opening Night

Onward goes the march towards the opening of the Arches Theatre on the 4th August. We've been working hard on the site ...

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As You Like It at The Arches Theatre

A digger is at the Arches Theatre. This is to clear the stones and level the ground before we put the hard surface down

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Where Are We Up To With The Arches Theatre?

We've put a lot of work into the Arches Theatre so far. I was out and about yesterday and took some photos of the place ...

   
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I Know All About Stage Illusions

At this time of year, my mind turns to pantomime. Apart from appearing in them, I'm called upon to advise on stage illusions ...

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More About Doris, The Aston Martin DB2

Some of you will know Doris, who is our Aston Martin DB2. She's currently being serviced and made ready for action ...

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Have Stage Trailer Will Travel

Well, summer is near so it's back to outside events once more and our stage trailer is getting booked out for events ...

 
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Current News About The Arches Theatre

Our new outdoor theatre, The Arches at Clifton Reynes will be opening with a production of 'As You Like It' on the 4th August 2018 ...