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

The Wet Mariners return ...

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It's official. our first production this year at the Arches Theatre will be Romeo and Juliet. The eagle-eyed amongst you will have spotted that it was originally to have been Richard III ...

I'm looking forward to the balcony scene at the Arches Theatre when the Wet Mariners perform Romeo and Juliet.

I'm looking forward to the balcony scene at the Arches Theatre when the Wet Mariners perform Romeo and Juliet.

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However, The Wet Mariners (the troupe bringing it to the Arches Theatre), who produced the sell out 'As You Like It' last year contacted me last week to let us know of the change. I'm delighted as I can see an interesting balcony scene coming up.

"It's is on the 10th August and is for one night only"

We are still working on the box office system so tickets are not yet on sale, but for those of you who want to come please email me and we will notify you as soon as we have the date for the box office going live. It's worth doing so as we did well out last year within a couple of weeks of tickets going on sale and there are only 130 tickets to sell.

We're encouraging you to get to the venue early and to bring a picnic and enjoy a whole evening knowing you will see a superb show with the added bonus that as you can bring your own drinks and won't be paying theatre booze prices. Now, that's what I call added value.

"Would you like to know more?"

If you'd like to find out more about the 2019 season 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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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.