The 8th annual WriteFest @ Progress Theatre

The night was filled with the sweet lyrics of Carol Anne Duffy, the wise words of Christopher Robin, the informed advice of Roald Dahl and some cheesy jokes – and that was just from the compere Jon Speed. Although he set the bar high, with some lofty introductions, the plays, written by local winners of […]

Blithe Spirit @ Progress Theatre

Coward’s comedies are always hilariously shrewd and the main joke of this play is depicting an afterlife that is very much the same as every day life, which would have had a certain sting in its post-war context. Filled with the tedium of paper work and queuing, we realise that we escape nothing in death, […]