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The Arches Theatre: Planning For 2019

Three productions already booked ...

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We had our initial production of As You Like It at the Arches Theatre over the summer. The Wet Mariners put on a hugely successful show, and we are now working on the 2019 season ...

We're planning the 2019 season for the Arches Theatre and have three productions booked already.

We're planning the 2019 season for the Arches Theatre and have three productions booked already.

Amy Marchant and The Wet Mariners will be back to open the season and given their success in August, it should be another sell-out evening. And do you remember Peter Sellers?

"I have the rights to produce The Pink Panther Strikes Again"

I am currently casting and will be a Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy production, and ETC Theatre Company are taking a week with one of their own productions. Last year they produced a hugely successful show with Spamalot, so we have at least three productions booked in already.

This venue is a totally non-funded project, and if anyone is interested in sponsoring the Arches Theatre, we will give full publicity to your company and a lot of fun into the bargain.

We are still finishing the venue and are looking at a cover for the audience (in case of rain) and a permanent roadway for ease of getting disabled people to the site, so all sponsorship will be appreciated.

Our season runs from the start of August to the end of September so come and have a coffee and we can chat over any possibilities.

If you'd like to find out more about hosting your own production at the Arches Theatre then do give me a call on 01234 241357 or click here to ping me an email and let's see how I can help you.

Until next time ...


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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.