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Kelvin Players present a wild comedy of love, loathing, lust and looting

Archer: "Instead of riveting your eyes to a beauty, try to fix ‘em upon a fortune – that’s our business!” Aimwell: “No woman can be a beauty without a fortune [and] I am a marksman!”…
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New theatre experience shaping up nicely

An exciting combination of experimental theatre, new writing and forgotten works of art is coming to Kelvin Players this February. Performed on simple sets in an enclosed space, the theatre will be bringing to life…
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Play examines London bombings & asks where were you in 2005?

For six days in July 2005, London seemed to be the centre of the world. Almost a decade on, Kelvin Players take a look at how ordinary peoples lives were affected by the events that…
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Growing pains in an older people's home

Bristol theatre company the Kelvin Players take a look at life in an older people's home in their latest production. A Month of Sundays follows two elderly male residents living out their days in a…
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Sartre Returns to Bristol in October

For the first time in more than 10 years Jean-Paul Sartre's classic play 'Huis Clos' returns to Bristol in an updated translation by the noted director Frank Hauser entitled 'No Way Out'. Award-winning non-professional theatre…
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Enjoy all the fun of the fayre at the Canterbury Tales festival

Bristol theatre company the Kelvin Players are offering a saucy mix of an outdoor performance combined with a medieval festival to bring Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to life this summer. Based on Phil Woods and Michael…
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Celebrate mythology and broken Britain this St George's Day!

Bristol theatre group the Kelvin Players are presenting a premiere of the West-Country based play Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth this April. A production that has an unrivalled reputation in contemporary play writing since it first …
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Come and pay a visit to The Hothouse this December

The latest production from Bristol-based group Kelvin Players tackles subjects which have perhaps never been more in the public spotlight than they seem to be at present. With allegations of institutional abuse and mismanagement hitting…
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Kill Yourself Laughing this February with Natural Causes!

Bristol theatre group The Kelvin Players are excited to present one of the later plays from one of Britain's most well-loved and successful tv sitcom writer's and playwright Eric Chappell. Originally performed in 1984 with…
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Celebrate the works of Shakespeare with drama, song and food

As Hollywood brings the question of Shakespearean authorship into the mainstream conscious with Roland Emmerich's film Anonymous, now is the time for Bristol to honour the playwright with a series of sketches and songs which…
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Bursting at the seams!

Kelvin Players Theatre Company, Bishopston's own drama company is rapidly running out of room. The non-professional company, which produces at least five quality dramatic productions each year at its own studio theatre on Gloucester Road,…
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Vincent in Bristol one starry, starry night this October

The mysterious early life of artist Vincent van Gogh is the subject of the latest play from multi award-winning Bristol theatre group, the Kelvin Players. Premiered at the National Theatre in 2002, ‘Vincent in Brixton’…
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