SpArC Theatre

SpArC Theatre
Brampton Road, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5AY

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  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US/UK
  • 117 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Written by: Roald Dahl (novel), Melissa Mathison (screenplay)
  • Cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Bill Hader, Rebecca Hall
  • UK release: 22 July 2016

Eight year old Sophie (Barnhill) looks out her window one evening to discover something terrifying – the Big Friendly Giant (Rylance), who unlike his giant brothers doesn't actually want to eat her. Magical, funny and surprising stuff from Spielberg, lacking only some of the menace of Dahl's original, but genuinely…

Mon 19 Dec


Film:bridget Jone's Baby

  • 15

After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth),. Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch … she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.

Thu 9 Feb 2017

Film:i Daniel Blake

  • 15

New from Ken Loach * * When an ill carpenter finds himself in need of state welfare, he meets a desperate single mother who needs the same thing. Together, the duo discovers that negotiating through the red tape is a challenge.

Thu 2 Mar 2017

Finding Dory

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 103 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Andrew Stanton
  • Written by: Victoria Strouse
  • Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell, Willem Dafoe
  • UK release: 29 July 2016

In the sequel to the much-loved Finding Nemo, annoyingly forgetful Dory goes on an adventure to find her family, crossing three oceans to get to them with Marlon and Nemo just a swish behind her.

Fri 30 Dec

Friends Of Sparc Theatre

Become a Friend of SpArC and support your local theatre to continue providing fantastic arts opportunities in our wonderful corner of rural Shropshire. As well as pledging your much valued support for the theatre’s vibrant future, you would also receive:-Special advance notice of the upcoming season-Priority booking for…

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Hunt For The Wilderpeople

  • 12A

A rebellious kid and his foster uncle (Sam Neal) go missing in the wild New Zealand bush A hilarious, touching crowd-pleaser, reminds us about the journey that growing up is (at any age) and those who help us along the way

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Kubo And The Two Strings

Animated Adventure:*** Kubo*** must locate a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past

Mon 20 Feb 2017

Live Music: Celebrate Life Through Song And Dance

Don’t let the SpArC go out Fund raiser Listen to the haunting and beautiful songs of Susan Raven & Satch Norton. Dance to the glorious West African beats of Ubuntu Drum. With a chance to have a go at the end!

Live Music: Kit Hawes And Aaron Catlow

Best known as the virtuoso guitar and fiddle players from energetic Balkan-folk act Sheelanagig, Kit and Aaron draw on a of traditional music from both sides of the Atlantic and throughout Europe, alongside their own original compositions. Their musicianship is matched by their warm and witty repartee sure to charm all…

Live: Vamos Theatre: The Best Thing

A swinging sixties story of unconditional love from the UK’s leading full mask theatre company It’s 1966. The record player’s on, her hair’s bobbed and eye-lashes curled: for seventeen year old Susan, life is an adventure waiting to begin. But what happens next turns everything upside down, and its repercussions will…

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Live: Worklight Theatre: Labels

This intimate, funny solo show uses writer & performer Joe Sellman-Leava’s experiences of mixed heritage and racism to unpick the curiosities and fears around immigration, as well as the on-going refugee crisis. Amid a cacophony of statistics and sound bites, Labels offers an honest, human story about multicultural…

Metropolitan Opera: La Traviata

  • 2017

Verdi's opera about the passionate, consumptive Violetta, broadcast live from The Met Opera in New York.

Metropolitan Opera: L'amour De Loin

  • 2017

Kaija Saariaho’s yearning medieval romance L’Amour de Loin (Love From Afar), has its Met premiere this season. Debuting Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki leads the performance, which stars Susanna Phillips as Clémence, Eric Owens as Jaufré, and Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who carries messages of love between them.

Metropolitan Opera: Roméo Et Juliette

The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod’s opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher’ s new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher’s…

Morgan & West=- Parlour Tricks

Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West presents a brand new show chock full of jaw dropping, brain bursting, gasp eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache. Be sure to wear a hat – Morgan & West might…

Panto: Sinbad The Sailor

Great Family Fun from The Castle Players

Thu 23 Feb 2017

Fri 24 Feb 2017

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Sun 26 Feb 2017

Royal Shakespeare Company: The Tempest

Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. The play is brought to life with the help of Intel and Andy Serkis' Imaginarium, featuring advanced technology in a bold reimagining of this Shakespearean classic.

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