Anthony Wills will be giving a talk on Piers Of The Realm: The Great British Seaside Piers at the September meeting of In The Limelight on Thursday 20th September at the Club For Acts And Actors, 20, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HP.
Doors open at 7.15pm and the presentation begins at 7.45pm. All welcome. Voluntary donations towards the expense of meetings are greatly appreciated.
On 22nd and 23rd September many buildings, not normally available to explore, will be opening their doors to the public. These will include theatres such as Wilton’s, Hoxton Hall, The London Coliseum and The National Theatre. For more information click below:
Vince Hill is performing his final farewell show on Saturday 22nd September at the Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames. For further information click below:
FRIDAY 5TH OCTOBER 8PM – VERA FLETCHER HALL, THAMES DITTON
SATURDAY 13TH OCTOBER 8PM – ARDEN THEATRE, FAVERSHAM
SUNDAY 21ST OCTOBER 3PM – TOWER THEATRE, FOLKESTONE
FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER 8PM – THE OASTHOUSE, RAINHAM
FRIDAY 5TH APRIL 2019 8PM – THE WAREHOUSE, ILMINSTER
SATURDAY 6TH APRIL 2019 8PM – THE COTSWOLD PLAYHOUSE, STROUD
Hailed “A Triumph” in Lewes, broadcaster and BMHS member, John Henty, is now bringing his radio play Raymond Briggs’s Sofa to Brighton at the end of September. Described as stand-up comedy for sit-down people, the laugh-a-minute play uses the words of illustrator, Raymond Briggs, to outline the artist’s remarkable life and times.Supported by The Max Miller Appreciation Society of which he is a past chairman, John would welcome all BMHS members to the Holiday Inn, close-by the West Pier, on Sunday afternoon, September 30, at 3pm. £10 tickets are still available by phoning John on 01273 478070. All proceeds will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.
A blue plaque to Michael Flanders and Donald Swann will be unveiled on Wednesday 5th September at 2.30pm at 1, Scarsdale Villas, London, W8 6PT
Guest speakers/performers will be Jane Glover, Joseph Horovitz, Laura Flanders, Alison Swann-Smith, Stefan Bednarczyk, Leon Berger, Tim Fitzhigham and Kit Hesketh-Harvey.