“Pride and Prejudice” – truly timeless – at Heidelberg Theatre.…28 Apr – 13 May, 2017


Mr Darcy (James Antonas) tries to explain to Miss Elizabeth Bennet (Aimee Sanderson), the reasons for his interference in the marriage plans of Elizabeth’s sister, Jane.

Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” is adapted for stage by Simon Reade, and directed by Tim Scott for HTC.

Handsome Mr Darcy meets engaging Elizabeth Bennet and is as much drawn by her charms as he is put off by her family’s lower social standing.

Jane Austen’s much-loved classic love story is brought vividly to life in this new stage adaptation, where dances abound, marriages are sought and made, and pride is finally overcome. Pride and Prejudice, the play, is replete with all the familiar, comical characters of the novel. It boasts period costumes, music and witty dialogue, where the deserving are rewarded, the self-serving are put in their place and love is triumphant.

(Text by Chris Mclean)

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Image by Dave Belton)

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Heidelberg Theatre Company’s “One Man, Two Guvnors”…18Nov-3 Dec, 2016

Francis struggles wif a real Guvnors dilemma!

Francis struggles wif a real Guvnors dilemma!

“One Man, Two Guvnors” is written by Richard Bean, and directed by Chris Baldock for HTC.

One easily-confused and ever-ravenous Francis Henshall finds himself a minder of two men, a gangster and a criminal in hiding, both of whom are linked in a web of schemes, extortions and romantic associations, in 1960’s Brighton. To prevent discovery Francis must keep his two guvnors apart at all costs. But it’s tricky. Mistaken identities, cross dressing, multiple mishaps and a lot of dodgy cash transactions, soon coalesce to engulf him in pandemonium.

This internationally-acclaimed smash hit is a glorious celebration of British comedy. It has a wonderful mix of satire, slapstick and witty one liners, wonderfully supported by the music and songs of Grant Olding.

Adapted from Carlo Goldoni’s “Servant of Two Masters” (written in 1743!), this vibrant comedy continues to wow audiences. Its theme of tangled relationships continues to speak to us after nearly three centuries.

(Text by Chris Mclean & Dave Belton)

Heidelberg Theatre Company, Rosanna, Melbourne VIC Australia.

(Image by Dave Belton)

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