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The Arches Theatre: The First Performance Has Sold Out!

Now we're thinking of the future ...



So, we're now getting near the stage with the Arches Theatre, where we can photograph it almost completed and work out hire rates for companies who wish to come and use the venue ...

The Arches Theatre is nearly there and we're thinking of hire rates now.

The Arches Theatre is nearly there and we're thinking of hire rates now.

We're not quite finished yet, as you can see by the photo. We're just putting up fencing and a gate and completing the groundworks, but by the end of the week, we will be there.

"Our first performance is sold out"

For the production of 'As You Like It' on the 4th August, we will use the far right arch as the bar, and the 2nd from the right as the acting area and the two others won't be in official use, but obviously portable loos and generators are required and they will be placed along there.

The seating which is a 'Bring Your Own Chair' affair will be outside looking into the arch, so the weather is our only possible problem, but as I've said to everyone, we can guarantee that the performance will go on, the bar will be open and we'll have a splendid time, but we are keeping our eye on the weather and cagoules will be available if it's piddling down with rain.

Once it is finished we will be able to market it and will, of course, keep you informed of any developments and other productions we are planning.

"Would you like to know more?"

If you'd like to find out more about the Arches Theatre and using it for your business event, 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.