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The Arches Theatre: Local Musicians Wanted!

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To add to our audiences' experience and the ambience at The Arches Theatre this summer, we'd like to introduce live music to our August programme ...

You could be playing at The Arches Theatre before each show!

You could be playing at The Arches Theatre before each show!

As big believers of supporting local people and businesses, we feel showcasing new, emerging home-grown artists will only add to the evening for our guests and will benefit the performers too.

We are looking for local musicians, singers or bands who would be interested in playing a 30-minute set, preferably acoustic, whilst patrons enjoy their picnics prior to the live theatre performances.

The live music will take place at The Arches Theatre from 7 - 7.30pm. Dates available are as follows:

  • Thursday 15th August - The Pink Panther: A Shot in the Dark

  • Friday 16th August - The Pink Panther: A Shot in the Dark

  • Saturday 17th August - The Pink Panther: A Shot in the Dark

  • Thursday 22nd August - The Taming of the Shrew

  • Friday 23rd August - The Taming of the Shrew

  • Saturday 24th August - The Taming of the Shrew

You could be playing to up to 120 theatregoers each night.

Your name/logo will appear on The Arches Website, and you will have the opportunity to sell your CDs and other merchandise on the night you play.

If you believe your music would fit our theatre performances and you would be happy to volunteer your time, please do give me a call on 01234 241357 or click here to ping me an email and let's listen to your demo.

Until next time ...


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More about David Pibworth ...

David is the owner of David Pibworth Productions (DPP) which provide corporate entertainment and also actors for corporate training and development.

Having worked in the Light Entertainment field for many years and produced shows for Al Murray & Joe Pasquale amongst others, David is in a position to advise on well-known comedy and musical acts. DPP also represent Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's scripts which include Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son.

He is the director of MK Theatre of Comedy who are very well known locally for their stage adaptations of classic comedy scripts such as Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley, Allo Allo and many others.

He is a long-standing member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain and has acted in, and directed, many productions over the years, mainly in Light Entertainment, but with occasional forays into Shakespeare etc. Every Christmas he is contracted as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, currently with 'That's Entertainment' who also use him as a director.

He teaches eccentric magic for The Pauline Quirke Academy and MKTOC also run a youth drama school in Olney from the DPP offices.

David maintains his busy lifestyle is a surefire way to avoid being on any committees. He is married to Julie, and they have one daughter, Esther and live in Clifton Reynes, surrounded by dogs, cats and horses. They live so close to the church that David has instructed his daughter - when he dies and not before - to fire him over the wall from a circus cannon.